If you are a contractor or a client, here is the information that you need to know:
YOU ARE A CLIENT
You can carry on with your quote process but you must prioritize remote ways of communicating. For example, you can communicate with contractors through video calls or send them pictures by email to help them present a detailed quote. Here is more information on this subject: Renovation projects in the time of COVID-19
YOU ARE A CONTRACTOR
Unless the work is considered an essential service, you cannot meet with the clients to present a quote or to carry out the work. Here are 2 articles that could help you in the current situation: 3 tips to present quotes remotely and Guide to financial assistance programs for Canadian businesses
HERE ARE THE PROJETS THAT ARE CONSIDERED AS ESSENTIAL SERVICES
These projects can still be carried out in the current crisis (check with you provincial authorities to make sure this applies):
Last modified: 2019-03-13 | Approximate reading time 3 mins
Does your porcelain bathtub bear the marks of time? Showing its wear through every nick, scratch and stain from years of bathing. Does it need a quick update from it's 1970's bright green or heart-shaped, baby pink facade? An easy step to revamp your bathroom and offer it a glimmer of hope is to grab a bathtub refinishing kit and don your tub in a sleek coat of up-to-date colour and radiance!
Head to your local hardware store and locate a bathtub painting or refinishing kit. Make sure to do your research before venturing out, as application methods and product quality will vary.
It is important to note that bathtub refinishing kits release dangerous and toxic fumes into the air. Alongside the kit, remember to purchase chemically resistant rubber gloves, safety glasses as well as a vapour respirator, or gas mask, in order to protect yourself. You may also require a sander or sandpaper, masking tape, razor scraper, silicone digester and a variety of other materials.
With a little preliminary reading about the exact items you'll need, it'll be much easier to proceed and get the best results with the least amount of effort.
Some additional preparations might be necessary, depending on the material of your tub. If you are working with fibreglass, it may be good to sand down the tub before beginning. If there are repairs to be made, it is important to do these before moving forward with the refinishing kit.
Once all the preparations have been completed, you can get started. Make sure the tub is completely dry, with no water around the edges of the drain or outside of the tub. Wear your protective eye and hand gear, as well as your respirator. Use masking tape to secure the edges of the tub as well as the drain, faucet and showerhead.
Follow the instructions located inside of the refinishing kit and mix products together accordingly. Now it's time for the excitement! Apply the product to the tub, watching out for runs in the mix.
Make sure to remove the protective masking after a few hours, even if the refinishing liquids have yet to dry and wait a full 24 hours (at least!) before using the tub. You may need to re-caulk the surroundings of your completed job, but this will be project-dependent.
If you're not ready for the full on commitment of a new tub, or tiles get 3 renovation quotes for your bathtub painting project. RenoQuotes.com will put you in contact with 3 reliable contractors for your bathtub or bathroom painting project. Fill in the form on our homepage (it only takes a few minutes), and you will receive quotes from trusted professionals.
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