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Remove paint with stripper maybe, otherwise Replace sink is only solution.
The etching and paint process for applying coatings to sinks and tubs is temporary fix, and will only last a year or two.
Report problem to landlord since he may have gotten a warranty on paint product, but don't wait for a magic cure to appear, because this is not magic, it's a failed paint job and paint has to be removed or sink replaced.
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Posted on Jan 20, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you need to remove the brass ring from the tub and buy acan of spray paint for metal you will be able to find it in a brass finish
Posted on Feb 02, 2009
SOURCE: Chips in Thermocast sink
You might want to try an appliance touchup paint. You can find it at an appliance store or also at Home Depot. Just follow the instructions for it.
Posted on Mar 16, 2009
Sorry to disappoint you, but unlike steel or cast iron ceramic sinks cannot be re-enamelled. To do so someone would have to grind off the remaining enamel and then reapply and re-fire the sink: not only would this be very laboiur intensive but the sink would be unlikely to survive the mechanical and heat processes involved.
If you can't live with your crazed or cracked enamel then buy a replacement sink. They're still manufactured as there is a demand for them.
Posted on Jul 26, 2009
1) I was a painting contractor for many years.
Over the years, we tried touching up curtains and wallpaper and carpet etc.
2) You will have a very difficult time matching gloss and color of porcelain
Maybe semi-clear fingernail polish. Use clear polish and add a dab of white into the bottle ... see if it will shake up and make translucent polish >>
3) Personally I think 'paint' increases chance of making the repair much worse.
4) Whatever paint or fingernail polish you put on the spot will probably peel off easily if you decide it looks worse. But 'paint' can get into repair crack and be more noticeable.
5) Get a magnifying glass and look closely at why the piece doesn't fit.
Did the piece fit as well as it should?
Or is the glue holding it out?
If the glue sticks up a bit, then take exacto knife and surgically cut away glue.
Or use lacquer thinner or acetone and try to remove glue line.
I think acetone would be my first choice before trying anything else.
6) If repair is on side of basin, then live with it for a year and see if still bothersome. Eyesight and memory get worse over time.
The only thing we successfully touched up was outdoor brick and fiberglass roofing materials, mostly because they were outdoors and couldn't be inspected closely, and the surfaces were flat without any shine whatsoever.
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Posted on Feb 10, 2011
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