The great thing about old baths is their luxurious depth, but they can become
pretty daggy over time, with chips, stains and discolouration. Replacing an old
bath can be very expensive, because it often involves major work – including
re-tiling. There is a much cheaper, faster alternative – White Knight’s Tub &
Step 1: Prepare by cleaning the bath to remove all traces of soap scum or other
Step 2: Use fine-grade wet-or-dry abrasive paper to sand the whole bath, making
sure the shine is completely removed. Tie plastic bags over the taps and shower
heads to prevent water drips. Mask around the bath and put drop sheets in place.
Step 3: Mix and apply Tub & Tile according to the instructions on the pack. The
paint is self-levelling for a smooth finish. Two coats may be required. Remove
the masking and it’s done! It’s very durable, and looks just like a new bath –
Tub & Tile can be used on ceramics and all types of metals (but not plastics) –
you could even give an old fridge a spruce-up.