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Painting underside of roll top bath

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OrchidFlakes Sat 04-May-13 14:12:41

I am going to have a go a re-enamelling our bath with a home kit, it's beyond help so figure I have nothing to lose but also want to paint the underside in a colour - can I do this with regular paint or does it need to be a special paint? So it looks something like this:

www.housetohome.co.uk/bathroom/picture/lilac-and-grey-panelled-bathroom

I feel clueless on this project.

JazzAnnNonMouse Sat 04-May-13 15:14:32

My mum did this - think she used normal paint. Looks lovely, hers is light pink smile

OrchidFlakes Sat 04-May-13 16:44:11

Fab news! Thanks Jazz

wendybird77 Sun 05-May-13 07:38:29

Normal paint. Use a good primer like zinsser bullseye (two coats). I did my acrylic rolltop in F&B Print Room Yellow (Eggshell) and it looks fab. Use a smooth mini roller and do several light coats. I think I did about 4 coats to get full coverage.

ExhaustTed Sun 05-May-13 20:50:48

Hello,
May I ask what home kit you are using for the inside? We have a bath are considering re emamelling and don't know where to start.
Thanks, and love the colour on the link.

OrchidFlakes Sun 05-May-13 22:13:44

Tubby is what I'm going to use Ted. Www.tubbyuk.com. They have a ton of colours and good reviews... Just hoping it works!

ExhaustTed Mon 06-May-13 23:27:47

Thank you! I shall google it shortly. I hope your bath works out well.

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