Myths about Bathtub Resurfacing Chicago, IL
#1: High Price
The truth is that a tub refinishing project will cost less than replacements. The national average indicates that a professional bathtub refinishing project starts at about $500 and can reach up to $900 for complicated and unique tubs. A regular bathtub resurfacing project by Apref Bathtub Refinishing Chicago will cost a lot less than you might expect.
#2: Toxic Material
The potent and powerful chemicals used in tub resurfacing will need to be used in a well ventilated area and require from those using it to wear good-quality paint masks, gloves and follow basic safety standards. The worse these chemicals can do is to cause irritation if inhaled due to their odors. You do not need a HazMat suit to be around these chemicals, as long as the area is ventilated and there is no risk once they dry.
#3: It Takes Forever
The average tub resurfacing Chicago process takes around 8-hours to complete the various required steps that ensure a professional and long-lasting finish. This means that the contractor should be in and out of your home in 8 hours if refinishing a standard tub. More unique and complicated tubs will take longer and different materials have different crying times. A specialized high-quality coating can have a reglazing curing time of between 48 to 72 hours, depending on the coating.