It must be something annoying and bothering when you have noticed and realized that there is a crack or even some cracks in your tub and it means that the reparation will be needed and you start to be confused about if you will only repair the crack or the entire bathroom will be improved as well. Do not be confused because when the problem is just the crack in your tub, then the crack in tub repair can be done here. However, if you find something else in your bathroom that is also already old or worn-out, you can consider improving your bathroom entirely.
If yours is vinyl bathtub and there is a crack or even some cracks happened, the tub must be repaired immediately and for the first step of crack in tub repair, the edges of the crack can be scraped with the blade of a utility knife. The crack and surrounding area free of debris can also be wiped with a water-moistened sponge before the crack and surrounding area can be dried with a dry soft cloth. The crack can also be sanded with fine-grit sandpaper for two minutes before the crack and surrounding are free of debris can be wiped with the edge of a sponge you moisten with nail removal solution.
Now, the crack and surrounding area can be left to dry before the crack in tub repair can be continued with the silicone sealant powder mixed with catalyst liquid in the included mixing cup based on the instructions provided with the wooded craft stick you use. The silicone application can be started to the end of the wooden craft stick and the stick can be run along the length of the crack from one end to the other. The procedure can then be repeated until the crack is filled and the crack is overflowed by the paste.
A heat gun can also be plugged into an AC socket for power and the heat gun can even be turned on and the stream of hot air can also be run from the heat gun back and forth over the crack from a few inches away and the procedure of crack in tub repair can be continued before the heat gun can be removed and unplugged and put away. The crack and the surrounding area can even be sanded in a swirling motion and the fine-grit sandpaper can be used. The sanding can be stopped when the crack overfilled by the paste is no longer available.
The crack and surrounding area free of debris can be wiped with a water-moistened sponge and the crack and the surrounding area can even be wiped with a dry soft cloth. Then, the rubbing compound can be applied along the length of the crack and a buffing pad can be placed on the crack before the pad can be pushed down on as it is rotated slowly in a circle. This procedure can be continued until the crack cannot be seen in the surface of the bathtub.
In the end, the process of crack in tub repair will not be that difficult to be done if the steps mentioned above are followed by you. Have a nice try at your home. But, if you find some difficulties, feel free to call the professional so the reparation can be done for you.