Bathtub Refinishing Urbandale IA

Local resource for bathtub refinishing in Urbandale. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bathtub installation and bathroom design, as well as advice and content on bathroom remodeling.

Aim Kitchen & Bath
(515) 255-0731
2624 Beaver Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
H And H Plumbing Inc
(515) 277-5755
4201 Kingman Blvd
Des Moines, IA
 
R & C Company
(515) 243-0772
1712 Gillette St
Des Moines, IA
 
Buresh Home Solutions
(515) 274-2957
1609 59th St
Des Moines, IA
 
Dds Plumbing
(515) 979-4095
2335 Williams Street
Des Moines, IA
 
Bob'S Painting & Home Repair
(515) 255-0363
2500 53rd St
Des Moines, IA
 
Deremiah Denny
(515) 279-5574
1070 45th St
Des Moines, IA
 
American Plumbing Supply Co
(515) 244-6749
504 E Grand Av
Des Moines, IA
 
Jorgensen Home Improvement
(515) 953-6170
3406 Sw 31st St
Des Moines, IA
 
American Plumbing Supply Co
(515) 244-6749
504 E Grand Av
Des Moines, IA
 

Refinished Tubs - Are They Making a Comeback?

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Refinished bathtubs can last up to 15 years and prevent unforseen plumbing complications, common when replaceing the entire bathtub.

Bathtubs are an important feature in the bathroom, and over time they tend to fade and chip. If this is the case in your bathroom, or you are stuck with an obnoxious and outdated color, maybe it’s time to plan a bathroom remodel. There are other options besides completely replacing the tub. Refinishing your tub can cost a fraction of the price of a new tub, and can look just as modern and attractive.

Both porcelain and fiberglass finishes can be refinished in a variety of textures and colors. First the tub is restored by filling any chips, and then restored using a chemical called Aliphatic Acrylic Polyurethane Enamel . A refinished tub can last up to 15 years with proper care vs. a new tub which will last about three years longer. The clawfoot bathtub is a popular design to refinish or buy refinished. A new or antique clawfoot tub can cost up to $5000 before installation; whereas, a refinished one that looks just as nice can be as inexpensive as $900. Refinishing also prevents disrupting existing plumbing , which can add unforeseen time and money to a project.

According to The National Kitchen and Bath Association, the average cost to remove and replace a bathtub is $3000 and it can take at least a week to complete. The refinishing process will range between $400 and $900, depending on the extent of the damage. It can be completed w...

Read the full article in the CalFinder Remodeling and Home Solar Power Magazine

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