can a bathroom sink be painted?

Old 12-29-01, 06:02 AM
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Question can a bathroom sink be painted?

looking for an inexpensive way to update my bathroom sink. wondering if it can be painted. not sure of the material - it's not ceramic.
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Painting bathroom sinks

There are paints available for painting bath fixtures and services which will do this for you. From the standpoint of long-term durability this tends not to be a viable option because the paint is constantly exposed to moisture, soaps, and cleaning chemicals.
Old 12-30-01, 03:05 AM
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painting bathroom sinks (or tubs)

You certainly can paint porcelain or porcelain like items, but you have to use a two part epoxy paint. As far as I know there is still one available made by Klenk's.........probably have to look for it at a "legitimate" paint store (as opposed to hardware or home center). Draw backs are that is has quite an odor when it is drying, and if you were to use it in a shower area (for instance) the shower or tub is not to be used for a couple of days after painting (make arrangements with your next door neighbor - to use their shower in the mean time!!!!!!!!!!! lh

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