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At New Finish, we understand the importance of safety and aesthetics in your home or business environment. That’s why we specialize in non-slip surface treatments as part of our comprehensive bathroom resurfacing services. Our skilled technicians employ advanced techniques and high-quality materials to create a slip-resistant finish that not only increases safety but also rejuvenates the appearance of your bathtubs and showers. We are committed to using eco-friendly and durable coatings that extend the life of your surfaces, ensuring that they can withstand the rigors of daily use without compromising on style.

OUR SERVICES

ATTENTION TO DETAIL

Our unique approach to bathtub refinishing includes a meticulous application process that enhances the functionality and visual appeal of your bathing areas. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver a personalized finish that aligns with your aesthetic preferences and safety requirements. By choosing New Finish, you benefit from our expertise in the field, our attention to detail, and our dedication to customer satisfaction. Our non-slip treatments are tailored to meet the specific needs of each client, providing a cost-effective solution that avoids the need for complete replacement. Experience the difference with New Finish, where your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities.

Textured Coatings for Bathtub Safety

At New Finish, we enhance the safety and functionality of bathtubs and showers through the application of textured coatings. These specialized coatings are designed to provide a slip-resistant surface, reducing the risk of falls in wet conditions. Our textured coatings are applied with precision and care, using industry-leading materials that adhere to rigorous safety standards. This not only improves the safety of your bathroom but also extends the lifespan of the surfaces by adding an extra layer of protection against wear and tear.

Adhering to Safety Standards

Our commitment to safety at New Finish extends beyond the application of non-slip surfaces. We adhere strictly to national and international safety standards during our refinishing processes. This commitment ensures that all materials used are compliant with health and environmental regulations, providing peace of mind for our clients. Our team is trained in the latest safety protocols, ensuring that every project is completed with the utmost precision and care.

Technical Aspects of Bathtub Resurfacing

At New Finish, our approach to bathtub resurfacing is rooted in a detailed, technical process that ensures durability, safety, and aesthetic quality. This service is vital for extending the lifespan of a bathtub, improving its appearance, and making it safer to use. Here’s an in-depth look at the key technical aspects of our bathtub resurfacing process.

 

Surface Preparation

 

The first step in the resurfacing process is crucial—thoroughly cleaning the bathtub. This involves removing all traces of soap scum, mineral deposits, and old caulking. We use professional-grade cleaners and solvents to strip away anything that might interfere with the adhesion of the new surface. After cleaning, we repair any visible damage such as chips, cracks, or gouges. This not only helps in achieving a flawless finish but also prevents water from seeping under the surface, which could lead to further damage.

 

Application of Coating

 

Once the surface is prepped and primed, the actual resurfacing begins. We apply a high-quality, durable coating specifically formulated for bathtubs. This coating is typically a polymer-based product that bonds to the original bathtub material, creating a hard, glossy finish that is resistant to wear and tear. The application is done using specialized tools to ensure an even coat that is free from drips or brush marks. Depending on the client’s preference and the original material of the bathtub, we might use different types of coatings, such as acrylic, urethane, or epoxy.

 

Curing Process

 

After the new coating is applied, it needs to cure. The curing time can vary depending on the type of coating used but typically ranges from 24 to 48 hours. During this time, the coating hardens and becomes more durable. It’s crucial that the bathtub remains dry and is not used during this period to ensure the best possible finish.

 

Finishing Touches

 

Once the coating has fully cured, we apply non-slip treatments if requested, and perform any final detailing. This includes re-caulking the edges of the bathtub to ensure a waterproof seal and polishing the surface to achieve a high gloss finish. These finishing touches not only enhance the bathtub’s appearance but also improve its resistance to future damage and staining.

 

Quality Control

 

Throughout the resurfacing process, our team conducts multiple quality checks to ensure that the finish meets our high standards. This includes inspecting the smoothness and evenness of the coating, the integrity of the seal, and the overall aesthetics. We also test the surface for durability and slip resistance, especially if a non-slip finish has been applied.

Signs Your Bathtub Surface Needs Resurfacing

Recognizing the signs that your bathtub needs refinishing is key to maintaining both its functionality and appearance. Here are some common indicators that suggest it might be time to consider a professional refinishing service like New Finish:

 

Dull and Stained Surface

 

Over time, bathtubs can lose their original luster and shine. If your tub’s surface has become dull, stained, or discolored despite regular cleaning, it could be a sign that the protective coating has worn off and needs to be renewed.

 

Chips and Cracks

 

Visible chips and cracks not only detract from the overall appearance of your bathtub but can also become sites for water seepage, leading to further damage. Refinishing can repair these imperfections and restore a smooth, seamless surface.

 

Rough Texture

 

If the surface of your bathtub feels rough to the touch instead of smooth, this could indicate erosion of the finish or the accumulation of mineral deposits. A refinishing process will smooth out these rough patches and apply a new, glossy top coat.

 

Faded Colors

 

Bathtubs that have been in use for many years might show signs of fading, where the color has turned uneven or just isn’t as vibrant as it once was. Refinishing not only updates the color but can also allow for a change in color if desired.

 

Persistent Mold and Mildew

 

If mold and mildew stains reappear quickly after cleaning, this could be a sign that the surface is no longer effectively repelling moisture. A new refinishing coat can provide better resistance to mold and mildew.

Leaking

 

Although less common, a bathtub that leaks around the base or through cracks could benefit from refinishing. While refinishing is not a solution for all types of leaks (some might require plumbing work), it can seal and cover superficial fissures.

Adhering to Safety Standards in Refinishing

At New Finish, maintaining rigorous safety standards is integral to our bathtub refinishing process. Ensuring the safety of our customers and technicians alike is not just about compliance, but about upholding the integrity and reputation of our services. Here’s how we adhere to safety standards throughout the refinishing process:

 

Use of Safe, High-Quality Materials

 

We select coatings and solvents that are compliant with both environmental and health safety standards. This means using products that are low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are better for both the environment and indoor air quality. Our materials meet or exceed all relevant regulations, including those set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and local safety guidelines.

 

Proper Ventilation

 

Refinishing work can release fumes that, while safe within threshold limits, should be properly ventilated to maintain air quality. We use high-quality ventilation systems to ensure that fumes are expelled from the work area efficiently. This protects not only the homeowner but also our technicians from potential exposure to solvent vapors and particulates.

 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

 

All our technicians are equipped with the necessary personal protective equipment. This includes respirators, gloves, goggles, and protective suits, depending on the specifics of the job. PPE ensures that our staff are protected from chemical exposure during the application and curing phases of the refinishing process.

 

Training and Compliance

 

Our technicians receive thorough training on the latest safety protocols and refinishing techniques. This training is updated regularly to reflect the latest industry standards and innovations. Moreover, our operational procedures are designed to adhere strictly to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, which govern workplace health and safety.

 

Detailed Safety Procedures

 

Each refinishing project follows a detailed safety protocol, which includes steps for handling materials, preparing the work area, applying the finish, and cleaning up. These procedures are designed to minimize risks and ensure a safe working environment. We also conduct regular safety audits to identify potential hazards and refine our processes accordingly.

How To Get Started With Our BATHROOM Refinishing Services In 3 Easy Steps

We are thoroughly invested in helping you to realize your vision with our highly skilled bathtub refinishing team. Our goal is to help you have a home you can't get enough of. Here's how we make that happen.

1. Get In Touch

 Call us at +1 (989) 525-6479 or email us at info@newfinishonline.com. We’re here to answer your questions, provide detailed information about our services, and offer expert advice tailored to your Bathroom refinishing needs.

2. We Get To Work

We’ll plan out how to revitalize your new Bathroom to look how you need it to look. Once we have a plan and completely understand your vision, we’ll start working our magic.

3. Love Your New Space

We’ll go with you on a post-job walk-through with you to make sure you love your new space. Tell us your thoughts so we can make sure we’ve exceeded your expectations.