A claw foot tub is a beautiful addition to any bathroom. Anyway, usually in older homes, a claw foot tub is not in good condition. The paint is usually peeled and old. Do not worry because you can give a new life to claw foot tub.
- Use the tape to mask to cover the drain, roll the edge and tap holes to protect them from sanding. If your bathtub can be moved outside, do otherwise put a plastic painter to cover other areas of your bathroom.
- Put on gloves and safety glasses and start sanding the outside of the claw foot tub. If your tub is porcelain in, focalization in sand only outside and old paints.
- When the paint has been stripped, off the sander. Examine well the claw foot tub and rub anywhere missing with sandpaper.
- Lava bathtub with a damp cloth, then proceeds to paint.
- Painting with a primer layer iron. Choose one designed specifically for metal.
- When the primer is dry you can apply the paint you want. Be sure to choose one that resists moisture. You can ask at your local hardware store which brands are best for bathrooms.
- Remove the tape and plastic masking painter and reinstall water into the tub.