Paint Bathroom Floor Tiles
I m sharing how painting our bathroom s tile floors a simple cost effective diy made a huge difference.
Paint bathroom floor tiles. Pour your colour out into another tray and use a paintbrush and roller to apply your first coat of paint we went with dulux teahouse but the great thing about this range is that it comes in every normal dulux colour so the options are endless. I like to keep my paint brushes free of any kind of poly so foam brushes are a cheap. Clean the floor add the basecoat apply the top coat and you ve got a brand new floor for less. When replacing floor tiles is so costly time consuming and messy a coat of paint seems like the obvious budget friendly alternative but this seemingly obvious diy solution isn t the fix all you d hope for.
Two coats of base color. If you want to paint your bathroom tiles start by scrubbing them with an abrasive bathroom cleaner then lightly sanding the surface with 180 grit sandpaper. Recently mom and i have been a lot more determined to find cost effective solutions to accomplish. One coat of the stencil.
The task of painting bathroom tile can be divided into five stages. I decided i was going to paint my bathroom floors way back in 2014 when i was making over my space for the one room challenge but the stenciling of the bathroom walls took so long that i ran out of time to do it before my big reveal. Somehow three full years went by with me giving the stink eye to. Total time spent on the project will depend on the dry.
I used this poly in a matte sheen to minimize shine. Add water based polyurethane over paint on tile floor. Use a foam roller for applying the poly. You can t use just any kind of paint on ceramic bathroom tile.
Painting tile floors sounds and looks like a common sense fix to an ugly tile problem in a bathroom kitchen or entryway. Projects that require any amount of skill overwhelm me and i have given up on more than a few. The best choice is anti bacterial water resistant epoxy paint. I have to kick off every diy post by sharing that i m not your every day diyer.
Painting the ceramic tile floors in our first floor bathroom was one of those projects for me. Make sure to paint your tiles. Three coats of sealer. Paint your tiles like with your primer add the additive to the tin and stir for two to five minutes.
And you can use a foam brush instead of a paint brush to cut along the edges if you want. Surface preparation priming painting pattern application and sealing. Most of the time home kits and diy tile paints are available in limited colours like white grey or black. Once you ve sanded your tiles use a paintbrush or roller to apply a coat of latex paint.
Most popular methods for chalk paint on tile floor. This interior floor paint works on various types of flooring including tile wood laminate. You need paint that isn t water based otherwise it will disintegrate in your bathroom. Blogger project painting a tile bathroom floor is easy as 1 2 3 with rocksolid home interior floor paint.
Allow the paint to dry and cure overnight. Then finish off the project by sealing it with 3 4 coats of a non yellowing water based polyurethane in a low sheen. From there apply primer to tiles and give it 4 hours to dry before sanding again to remove any imperfections.