FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) MONTREAL BATHTUB REFINISHING
Q. How long does the bathtub refinishing process take?
A. It will usually take between 4 to 5 hours to refinish the bathtub and can be used within 24 hours thereafter.
Q. What is the cost benefit of refinishing in contrast to replacement?
A. Refinishing is on average 80% to 90% cheaper than the replacement process with an average cost per bathtub of $300.
Q. Is there a warranty for the services rendered?
A. JJ Refinishing offers a 3 year warranty on all workmanship and any other failure of the adhesion of the acrylic finish.
Q. Are there any scents that are let out during the process?
A. Like all refinishing processes there are scents that are present but JJ Refinishing has the necessary professional grade heavy duty ventilators to circulate all the air from the bathroom to the outdoors.
Q. How long will the bathtub last?
A. The durability of a bathtub refinished by JJ Refinishing is the same as a new bathtub. IF maintained correctly it should last you for many years to come.
Q. How do I clean the refinished bathtub?
A. Just as a new bathtub any abrasive cleaners will dull the finish. A refinished bathtub has a special product in it to repel dirt and grime. Thus, the cleaning process is even easier. You should use mild non abrasive cleaners to maintain its shine.
Q. Will my bathtub look painted?
A. No, No, No. The bathtub is not painted it is refinished with a special high tech acrylic. The pores of the tub are opened prior to the finish. Hence, the acrylic finish is absorbed in the tub giving a shine and feel like new.
Q. What colors does JJ Refinishing offer?
A. There are over 200 colors to choose from for the bathtub and the tiles and over 13 for the counter tops.
Q. What is the difference between a bathtub liner and a refinishing?
A. A bathtub liner can cost over $2000 and is rectangle in nature taking away the original look of the bathtub, essentially covering up the bathtub and tiles. With the refinishing process the caulking is removed and the bathtub and tiles are brought back to life for a minimal cost that makes them look like new not covered up.
Q. What will happen with the grout of my tiles?
A. The loose grout is removed and if new grout is needed it is then replaced. The refinishing process covers then covers over the grout to ensure a moist free atmosphere for years to come.