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Old 02-16-2006, 11:44 AM  
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My bathtub has surface scratches that tend to accumulate dirt and look worse than it really is. Once I give it a good cleaning you can barely see them. Would resurfacing really be necessary or can I get away with paint and epoxy? The tub's in pretty good condition, all I want is to prevent the dirt buildup and have a clean, white tub. Anyone with any ideas?

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Old 02-16-2006, 12:00 PM  
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in new constuction which my area of expertise if we have surfce scrathes in our tub we get the scratches filled with aenamel epoxy by a tub repair company when they are done with the tub it looks like brand new the whole process takes about an hour and runs about $75.00.

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Old 02-16-2006, 03:13 PM  
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After you get it fixed, keep it waxed like it's a new Corvette. There are waxes available with Teflon in it. Very tough protection and will seal small scratches so the dirt will not get as ugly as quick.

Eagle One , is available at Wal-Mart. It's great, goes on easy and comes off easy too.

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Old 02-19-2006, 04:52 PM  
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Once you wax your tub if you have glass enclosures around it apply some "Rainex" and it will keep the scum monkeys off the glass.
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