-- Advertisements --When you choose fiberglass for your bathup, it is also important to know further about fiberglass bathup repair. However, it is not that difficult as you used to find on your fiberglass bathtup. It will be quite easy as you need only fiberglass repair kit to help you. This is one of very helpful things you need to repair the fiberglass.
It will not be that difficult to repair such fiberglass bathtup as long as you prepare everything you need for fiberglass bathup repair. This is the best thing you can find on fiberglass which give you benefit like no other material. Just follow this simple step to prepare some other tools and things to help you repair the bathup. It will not be the one with difficult steps to follow. You don’t need a specific skill to help you either. The only important thing you need to do is just to follow the instruction thoroughly since you want to do it correctly for the best result of fiberglass repair.
Fiberglass Bathup Repair – Preparation and Steps
Before you start fiberglass bathtup repair, following are several things that you need to prepare to help you get a seamless result. You need to prepare newspaper, rags, fiberglass resin, fiberglass harder fiberglass cloth, putty knife, marine plastic filler, Gel coat, 60- or 80-grit sandpaper 220-, 320- and 400- grit wet wet/ dry sandpaper, colorant, rubber gloves, small paint brush and plastic wrap. Those are several things that you need to prepare to give you the best result of fiberglass repair. Now we will move on further step you need to help you repair the bathtup.
First step, you will need to sand the hole and surrounding of the bathtup with 60- or 80-grit sandpaper. When you have finished, try to prepare the patching products and read the instructions carefully.
Second step, prepare the fiberglass cloth. It is important to prepare fiberglass cloth to help you patch the hole. You need to prepare three layer of fiber cloth, make the first layer smaller than the hole opening and also get the two other progressively smaller than the first.
Third step, mix the solution. Now you need to use the repair kit solution. You just need to follow the instruction to mix it properly. Now you can take the three patches and place it in the resin and hardener mix. Let them saturate completely before you can place them to patch the hole opening.
Fourth step, place the cloth. Now you can place them on the hole with the smallest one as the first layer and followed the other bigger patch as the next layer with the bigger as the outermost layer.
Fifth step, sand it. You can use the 60- or 80-grit sandpaper after 8 hours to let the patches dry. After that, you can use the marine plastic filler over it by following the instruction of this product. let it dry and use the sandpaper again to blend it. now you can use the brush to add thick layer gel over the filler.
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