Countertop Paint Kit Painting Instructions
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PROVIDE ADEQUATE VENTILATION. USE LATEX GLOVES WHEN HANDLING COATINGS AND BONDING AGENT PRIMERS. FOLLOW MANUFACTURES DIRECTIONS AND AVOID BREATHING VAPORS. IF YOU OR ANYONE IN YOUR HOME HAS RESPIRATORY HEALTH PROBLEMS OR ASTHMA, DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT. EXTINGUISH ALL IGNITION SOURCES. DO NOT SMOKE WHILE USING. FLAMMABLE.
COLOR MATCHES OF YOUR EXISTING FIXTURE MAY BE ACCOMPLISHED WITH ONE OF OUR REPAIR KITS.
REPAIRS Must be completed prior to using this product. Chips, cracks, cuts, peeling paint, holes or other damage can be repaired by using one of our countertop repair kits.
TOOLS NEEDED For A Better Finish Use Foam Type Rollers And Brushes, Paint Tray, Acetone, 1 Sheet Of 100 Grit Sand Paper, Pair Of Disposable Gloves, Masking Paper, 1 Inch Roll Of Tape.
STEP 1 – Preparing The Countertop
A. Use products at room temperatures above 60 degrees only. The preparation of the fixture is the most important step in the refinishing process. Follow directions completely.
B. Surface must be clean, dry and free from rust. Remove caulking with a razor blade or putty knife. Remove soap scum, grease, wax, etc by wiping the fixture with Acetone purchased from your local hardware store. Laminates, cultured marble and Corian surfaces must be sanded with 80 grit sandpaper to rough up the surface and to remove paint droppings, excess caulking or other material that is on the surface. Ceramic tile needs to be be scratched up using the steel wool included in the kit, be sure to remove foreign material from the tiles. The grout is refinished along with the tiles.
D. Chip or Crack Repairs If chips, cracks or dings are present. These must be repaired prior to refinishing. Repair kits, with easy to follow directions are available from our Super Store. After repairs are made, remove any left over debris and wipe the repaired area lightly with a small amount of Acetone on a paper towel.
* REMOVE ANY SILICONE OR OTHER TYPES OF CAULKING FROM THE FIXTURE COMPLETELY
STEP 2 – Applying Masking Tape and Primer
Make sure fixture is dry and free of debris. Mask plumbing fixtures, sinks and surrounding areas with masking tape and paper if needed. Once sanding is completed, wipe the entire fixture with Acetone and allow to dry completely (Wear Gloves And A Solvent Rated Dust Mask Or Respirator). Applying Bonding Agent Primer – Apply the primer using a folded paper towel. Wet the paper towel with Bonding Agent Primer, then in a circular motion apply the bonding agent primer to the entire countertop area. Allow primer to dry for 20 minutes before applying paint. Dispose of Acetone and Bonding Agent Primer laced paper towels in a closed metal container (Flammable)
STEP 3 – Applying The Brush-On Color Coating
A. Mask off sink and walls, or any other surfaces not being refinished.
B. Mix paint thoroughly. . Do not try to apply coating all at once. Apply one light coat and finish with a good, wet, shiny coat waiting for the coating to dry to the touch prior to applying each coat..
C. Avoid runs, If you do get any runs, wipe the paint off with a paper towel lightly saturated with acetone.
D. When finished, remove masking tape and paper. Do not allow fixture to dry with masking tape or paper left on it. Be careful not to get debris on wet coating. Allow to Dry 24-48 hours depending on temperature and humidity – DO NOT USE THE FIXTURE OR ALLOW THE PAINTED AREA TO GET WET FOR 24-48 HOURS. DO NOT APPLY FANS OR HEAT TO TRY AND SPEED UP DRYING TIME THIS ACTUALLY DELAYS DRYING TIMES.
Clean Up with paint thinner or dispose of brushes, rollers and other materials properly. Do not allow children in the work area.
CARE AND CLEANING
Never clean fixtures with abrasive cleanser, or scrub pads. Do not use bleach or drain cleaners. Shelf life of product is approximately 1 year. Keep out of reach of children.
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Returns: Any item returned due to damage in shipping or a defective item, must receive an Identification tag, prior to shipping the item back to the supplier. Tag is only available by emailing the Bathtub Refinishing Referral Network at the above email address. We must be contacted within 24 hours of receiving a damaged or defective item. No item will be accepted without an ID tag. Refunds will include replacement of the damaged or defective product only and are provided from the manufacturer.
This product is dangerous if misused. The customer or enduser(s) assume full responsibility for its proper use and application, as outlined in these installation instructions. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are available upon request –contact: firstname.lastname@example.org .