You may not realize it, but reglazing is a “Green” alternative for kitchen and bathroom remodeling jobs. Bathtub refinishing is the best green remodeling alternative to replacing old fixtures with new ones. When compared to replacement, refinishing not only saves you time and money, but it also saves trees, energy and the landfills.
Bathtub Refinishing Saves Landfills
Landfills are filled with millions of pounds of waste generated from home improvements, renovations and remodeling projects. Epic Tub & Tile Refinishing, Inc. refinishes structurally sound fixtures on-site, thereby saving the landfills of more junk. More materials actually go to the landfills during a remodeling project than during new construction. When doing renovations, porcelain and steel bathtubs, sinks, cabinets, bathtubs countertops, vanity tops all end up in landfills. Refinishing surfaces that are structurally sounds but may just have an outdated appearance can reduce waste in landfills. Countertops, cast iron bathtubs and antique claw foot tubs that have great value from clogging the landfills, but instead are reused through the refinishing process.
Bathtub Refinishing Saves Trees
One of the greatest benefits of bathtub refinishing is the number of trees that are saved each year because the countertops and cabinets are refinished and not replaced. This also decreases the amount of environmental pollution, reduces the waste of energy resources, and reduces the greenhouse effect.
Bathtub Refinishing Reduces Your Carbon Footprint
All activities involved in producing new fixtures impact the environment adversely. With bathtub refinishing, carbon footprints are drastically reduced.
By refinishing your existing bathtub, shower, tile, sinks or countertops, you can do your best in reducing your carbon footprint as your best green alternative to remodeling.