How to clean reglazed bathtub?


Old 01-11-21, 03:37 PM
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How to clean reglazed bathtub?

My tub was reglazed about10 years ago. I've only used Scrubbing Bubbles to clean it, as recommended by the company doing the reglazing. Lately, the floor of the tub where I stand when showering is gray. Does this indicated a wearing off of the glazed surface, or is it dirt from my feet - I don't know. I've tried cleaning it with another non-abrasive cleanser but no success. The tub floor doesn't feel worn out or pitted.

Any suggestions for what this is and how to clean it are much appreciated. Thanks for responding.
Old 01-11-21, 06:20 PM
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The term "re-glazing" implies that the surface will have a glass like porcelain finish like a new standard tub but this is not so.
Tub refinishing is normally done using an epoxy or urethane coating.
Both of these coatings, epoxy more so, are fairly durable but nowhere near what the original finish was.

Ten years is pretty good and the finish is likely worn off.
You might want to consult with the original re-finishers for an idea about what to do.

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Only you can see your tub. Look closely and see if you can tell whether it's dirty, stained or worn through.
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Call the refinishing company and ask what they recommend for a deep cleaning.

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