I'm thinking of selling my house and am tarting it up. One of the
problems is the bathroom suite which is avocado green (fashionable when
the house was built 27 years ago). The bath is cast iron and serves as
the platform for the shower.
Reading this group's Google archives leads me to think that plastic
baths don't work as showers and that painting the bath white using a Mr
Tubby re-enameling kit might suffice. However, I don't think I saw
anywhere how many coats would be required when changing the colour of a
bath as opposed to refurbishing an already white bath. The bath is in
The secret of getting Mr Tubby to work properly is to follow the
instructions to the letter - and this means stripping the paint off
the bath and the other units before applying the new paint. Remember
to keep it dry for at least 48 hours and, whatever you do, don't put
down one of those shower mats as this will cause the paint to blister
within two or three weeks!
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