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Lead Poisoning and your tub glaze

Lead Poisoning and Your Tub Glaze.

When I started Renew Kitchen & Bath, I quickly became aware that factory glazed porcelain bathtubs can leach lead. I also noticed that a few companies in the bathtub refinishing industry used this as a way to scare people into getting their bathtub refinished . By refinishing the bathtub the lead glaze gets encapsulated or sealed in by the coating applied to the tub. I noticed that...

Why can bathmats be bad for your tub?

Being careful not to fall in your bathtub is important, but don't destroy your tub over it.

bath mat rust.JPG Do not leave your bathmats in your tub. It is important to take remove them from your bathtub after use so the floor of the tub can dry out.

By not removing the bathmat after each use will lead to bacteria build up on the floor, etching of the porcelein or enamel and possible rusting of the tub.