Rust near/around over flow drain on tub

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by wrigley, Jun 14, 2007.

  1. wrigley

    wrigley New Member

    Oct 11, 2006

    My porcelain coated bathtub is showing evidence of rust around the over flow drain. The rust has not gone completely through as of yet. Can this be repaired and the tub resurfaced? Thanks

  2. tonykarns

    tonykarns In the Trades

    Jun 5, 2007
    Interior Remodeling
    Yes it can.

    There are companies out there that can fix the rust stain, chips, etc on both fiberglass and enamel tubs, sinks, etc. In the Milwaukee area I use a company called Surface Specialists. Dont know who would to use in the area you live but a look through your phone book for Bathtub repairs and or resurfacing companies will help you find someone in your area. If you feel ambitious and want to try the job yourself you can order the kits from

    P.S. They are not cheap! One nick in a tub that I created doing a tile job cost me $125.00 to repair.
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