When I was selling my parents' house, there some dinged up sinks and
bathtubs. I found out that there are porcelain refinishing kits that can
allegedly be used to match and repair the surface. I don't know; I never
When I sold my own house, my 1950s tub was rough and stained, so that
time I hired a professional tub refinisher. He did a very nice job. Two
drawbacks - 1) the process smelled! and 2) forever after you're supposed
to use soft scrub type cleaners and not leave mats in the tub. I'm not
sure how much of a hassle that would be for a kitchen sink or if they'd
even do that. Might be worth getting an estimate, though. (I think 5 yr
ago the tub was in the $300 range).
On Thursday, January 10, 2013 1:37:51 PM UTC-6, Percival P. Cassidy wrote:
You've probably solved the problem by now, but I ran across your post when
looking for a solution to a similarly worn sink. Like you, I can get the st
ains out, but they reappear when just a touch of anything colorful/acidic t
ouches the sink. Blueberries, tomato sauce, and raspberries make instant to
ugh stains. I noticed that most of your respondents didn't address the key
issue - a way to seal the porcelain to keep the stains from happening with
every contact (except the guys who insist that you get a stainless steel si
Anyway, I found a product here after reading these posts: http://www.superj
etco.com/Bprocess.html. They have a claning/sealing/polishing system that I
plan to order tonight. I'm going to get a "1-tub kit" for $34.95. Maybe I
can save part to reapply in the future if needed. I'll check back here afte
r I use it and let you know how it works out, if you would like. Let me kno
replying to Percival P. Cassidy, Linda Bennison wrote:
I have the same problem. I read the comments. Some people didn't even talk about
your sink problem.I am not sure about how to fix the sink.I have a three bowle
and I don't won't to give it up .I thank I might use the sand paper on the
surface. Go from there.thank you people.
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