Does your bath look something like this?
If a remodel is not in your budget there is an alternative to ripping out those tiles.
This waterbourne bonding primer called Stix by INSL-X is made to adhere to challenging surfaces. The best part is you can paint over it with almost any paint.
You can apply it with a brush or roller. It dries quickly so you need to work fast! Just make sure if you are rolling the paint on, you use a brush to level it out to give it a nice even finish.
Getting in between those grout lines are important. Here I’m using a 3″ flat nylon brush to apply.
And those ugly fixtures…. paint right over those too!
Once it dries you want to topcoat using a paint that has a mildew resistant finish. I recommend this product by Benjamin Moore
I’m a big fan of wood but we need to brighten this room up and painting it all white will give it a fresh, new feel. Using an Odorless Oil-based primer is key to sealing the wood before applying a topcoat. Here I’m using Kilz Stain-blocking oil-based primer. If you have any knots in your wood be sure to spot prime them with a shellac primer called B-I-N.
Start by applying the Oil-based primer. Once dried, lightly sand using a 220 grit sandpaper.
You can use the same paint for the trim and walls.
This is a good time to seal any gaps with a fast- drying caulking and fill any holes.
This is a quick, easy and inexpensive way to brighten up any dated bath.
No more ugly dated tiles.
Hope this blog encourages you to tackle your own DIY Room Makeover.
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