Antique toilet reporcelaining?

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by Trish miller, May 13, 2012.

  1. Trish miller

    Trish miller New Member

    May 13, 2012
    Does anybody in the Seattle area reporcelain antique toilets? I love my early 1900's toilet but the porcelain is cracking so I would like to have someone redo it. Any ideas? Thanks!
  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego, CA
    You could build a new house for less than that would cost!
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    Applying porcelain to a "china" fixture is a "melting" process and your toilet would NOT survive it. It can ONLY be done during the original manufacturing process. Some fixture refinishers CAN install a new surface, but it will not be as durable as the original. It WILL be expensive, however.
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