There are many home improvement projects undertaken each year, but the most common remodel is in the bathroom. Why is this?

Al Fernandez, owner of Al’s Bathtub Refinishing, explained that the bathroom is one of the few rooms in your house you will use every day and spend a substantial amount of time in. It’s a place where you can get away — a relaxing oasis in a crazy world. Your bathroom should also serve you and all of your needs. This is why the bathroom is the most common remodel.

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The average homeowner’s first thought when they think of remodeling a bathroom is to “tear out and replace” the entire room. Since bathrooms and kitchens usually have many hard surfaces, they are where the largest challenges and expenses occur. Complete or conventional remodeling involves messy tear outs of not only the fixtures, but also the floors, beams and walls before the room is rebuilt using new materials.

Fortunately, now there is an affordable way to renew your bathroom and kitchen without all the hassles, costs and inconveniences of conventional remodeling. This process is known as refinishing, resurfacing or reglazing.

This procedure has actually been around for about 50 years, but it is still unknown by many homeowners. Refinishing is the most economical and efficient way to revitalize your bathroom. Traditional fixture replacements involve not only the cost of new fixtures, but also replacing the wall, tile, wall-board and sometimes the floor. Also, pipes and hardware, which are damaged during the removal of the tub, can be very costly and time consuming. With reglazing, Al’s Bathtub Refinishing can change the color of your existing fixture to practically any color imaginable in one day. Using high-quality products and techniques, Al’s Bathtub can completely restore the beauty and luster your fixtures once had.

Choosing Al’s


Using Al’s Bathtub Refinishing’s techniques and the best materials on the market, the company’s well-trained technicians help you realize a savings of up to 80 percent over the course of replacement. This huge savings can be applied elsewhere in your overall remodeling plan, thereby allowing you to upgrade in other areas.

Stained, chipped and hard-to-clean surfaces also are unsightly, unhealthy and create a negative impression on your guests, customers, clients or renters. Al’s Bathtub will give the old fixtures a smooth, glossy finish in a matter of hours. This non-porous finish actually meets or exceeds manufacturer’s specifications for stain and acid-resistance.

The following are answers to some of the company’s most frequently asked questions:

Q: Do you only refinish bathtubs?
A: No, we also refinish sinks, tile counter-tops and more.

Q: Which surfaces do you restore?
A: Porcelain, fiberglass, cast iron, acrylic, formica counters, tile and cultured marble. If you are interested in restoring another type of material, call the company to inquire.

Q: How long does the bathtub restoration process take?
A: Approximately three to four hours, depending on the actual condition of the surface.

Q: What kind of bathtub repairs can you do?
A: Various kinds: we repair chips, holes, cracks, rust, etc.

Q: How long will I be without my bathtub or other surfaces?
A: After we restore your bathtub or other surfaces, you have to wait 24 hours to use it.

Q: What colors do you offer to refinish bathtubs and tiles?
A: We offer any color. We also can do color matching. Most customers prefer white, biscuit or almond.

Q: Is there a warranty for the bathtub and other surfaces restored?
A: Our restoration work is guaranteed for five years against any failure of adhesion. A written warranty is provided upon completion of every job, with all the specifications and guidelines.

Q: Can you add non-skid component to my bathtub?
A:Yes, we can add it for no extra charge.

Q: What is the best way to clean a restored bathtub?
A: Do not use any abrasive cleaners. You can easily clean it with soap and water or a mild cleaner.


Contact Al’s Bathtub Refinishing at 679-8297 for a free estimate.

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