Roll Top Bath Restoration

Do you own an original cast iron roll top bath that needs restoration? Our expert craftsmen will ensure a superb restoration. Due to the exhaustive process, it has to take place on site at our Ivybridge workshops and takes four weeks minimum.

We guarantee you’ll be delighted with the results of your bath so call us now to discuss.

We also offer our customers the option of having their brassware refurbished to compliment their restored bath.

Refurbished globe taps
  • Your victorian cast iron roll top bath, our expert restoration
  • Full range of exterior Dulux Satinwood ‘Heritage’ colours or your own colour choice. We recommend oil based paints
  • Full restoration or internal only
  • Also offer flat top baths and panelled bath restoration service
  • Highly competitive
  • Nationwide door-to-door collection and return
  • Overseas bath delivery service available – please enquire
Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 1

The exterior of the bath and feet are stripped to bare metal to remove the existing paint and any rust deposits.

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 2

A metal primer is applied to the exterior surface of the bath and feet.

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 3

The interior of the bath is etched providing a key for the primer in the original vitreous enamel.

Etched bath, ready for restoring

STEP 4

Imperfections in the baths’ surface are repaired and any modifications, such as the relocation of tap holes, are carried out.

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 5

An epoxy primer is applied and then left to cure for 48 hours.

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 6

The primer finish is prepared for the special mid coat.

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 7

The mid coat is applied and then left to cure for 48 hours.

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 8

The mid coat is prepared in readiness for the topcoat.

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 9

The polyurethane-based enamel topcoat is applied and left to cure for a further 48 hours.

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 10

The enamel is now hand sanded and mechanically polished to give a smooth and high glossed finish.

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process

STEP 11

The exterior of the bath can then be completed with another coat of metal primer and, if required, two coats of a colour of your choice. (with 24 hours between coats). We recommend Dulux Satin Wood, (oil based).

Roll top cast iron bath restoration process - Waxed and covered

STEP 12

The bath is now waxed and wrapped in readiness for delivery, or for you to collect.

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