How To Paint A Bathroom Countertop
Bathroom countertops start looking boring after a certain point of time, it doesn’t look good anymore but you have to see it every day; well, you can’t change your bathroom countertop often just because it looks boring to you, but giving it a makeover to make it look like a new one is an option worth considering.
Paint your bathroom countertop at home with ease.
Now if you have a doubt, if you can paint it or not? The answer is simple: you can paint it that too without any worries. You need some supplements and some tips to begin your painting journey.
This is how it looked before any makeover
And look how it looks after the final painting process.
Here we have a lovely hexagonal sink attached to a countertop, which looks really dull, the colors look so sad, and so, the mood of people around it. It looks dirty but it is clean, the color makes it look dirty.
The choice of color matters a lot it can either elevate the beauty of the materials it is applied to or make them look terrible, know the importance of colors by reading 15 best paint colors for a gaming room to elevate the beauty of your gaming room
Here is a list of supplies you’ll need for your little adventure:
- A high-density foam roller of 4 inches.
- Paint tray to hold your paint, and it also makes it easy to distribute the paint on the roller evenly.
- A smaller craft brush size 1 inch or smaller will come in handy.
- Epoxy, or marine enamel paint, both will do the job.
- Sandpaper 120-220 grit, sponges of 220 grit, would also do well.
- Painters tape and rags to avoid messed up walls and floor.
- Masks and gloves for your safety.
- A cleaner like dawn, Mr. Clean, Lysol, etc.
Step-3: Safety Measures
Step-4: Using epoxy
Step-4: Using marine enamel paint
Tip:- if you don’t want the caulking visible on the top of the paint, then caulk the corners before you start to paint it.
You do realize that you need to remove the painter’s tape once the paint is dry. It would look disastrous if a bit of paint came off with the tape.
Which paint is good, epoxy or marine enamel?
Well, epoxy paint and marine enamel paint both have their own advantages and disadvantages; it’s up to you which one you like to use.
Epoxy paints are a good option for a rough surface. It provides superior protection and a good surface. Also, using epoxy can be dangerous. It sticks on the skin, smells terrible, and can be toxic.
On the other hand, the marine enamel paint is simple oil-based paint, suitable for any type of surface, easy to use, can endure any weather condition, and suitable for indoor or outdoor usage.
also read about if you can paint enamel directly over epoxy
What is the difference between paint dry time and paint cure time?
Paint dry time is when the paint is dry and won’t get tacky if you touch it gently, but if you try to scratch it with any object, it will come off instantly. This period generally stays for a couple of days.
While the cure time is when the paint is no longer affected by little scratches from the objects. Depending on the paint type and the temperature, it can take a week.