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ironhat 08-31-2008 02:33 PM

Sealing plastic laundry tub
 
I have a plastic (resin) tub in the laundry room and after about 8 years of use it's pretty well stained. In fact, the only thing that got to the stains was 0000 steel wool. Now, how do I keep the tub from staining that badly again (yea, I hear ya with the, 'rinse it out and do periodic cleaning'. Well, it's not likely so I'm looking for a sealant for this app.

TIA!

glennjanie 08-31-2008 08:04 PM

Welcome IronHat:
Latex and acrylics will not work with the water. You will need a plastic finish which you can probably get from a dealer of fiberglass tubs or faux marble vanity tops.
Glenn

ironhat 09-01-2008 09:12 AM

Ah, hadn't thought of those suppliers. I was sure that the latex or acrylic products were a no-go. I puzzled about Thompson's water seal but I have my doubts due to the lack of penetration into a resin.

Thanks!


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