The tiles in the shower are usually made of ceramic resistant properties for their water and be easy to clean. You can decorate the tiles, paint is always an option. To repaint need some basic materials, but the results can help to renew the bathroom to your liking. Avoid using paints based oil because high concentrations of moisture in the shower can erode the paint over time. Instead use epoxy paint.
- Mix a solution of equal parts white vinegar and warm water in a spray bottle. Clean the tiles with the solution and then clean them with a damp sponge to remove any dirt or mildew. White vinegar is an effective natural cleanser and disinfectant for tiles. Dry with a towel.
- Sand the tiles in the shower with sandpaper grit 100. Try paper with acetone before applying them. This will help remove the previous printer while preparing the surface so the paint will adhere better. Rinse tiles to remove dust and any remaining acetone before continuing. Use rubber gloves while working with acetone to prevent skin exposure to the product.
- Masking tape placed between the tiles to protect grout lines and prevent paint thereon. Use thin so that most of the tiles left uncovered strips.
- Use a brush to apply primer on the tiles, which will help the paint to adhere to the tile and last longer. Wait until the product is completely dry before proceeding.
- Brush rinse thoroughly with water to completely remove the primer.
- Apply epoxy paint on the tiles with a brush. Avoid using oil as the amount of moisture in the shower will remove them quickly. The epoxy paint provides a durable finish that lasts longer. Once the first coat is completely dry, apply a second coat for best results.
- Remove the masking tape once the epoxy paint has dried completely. Wait an additional 24 hours before using the shower to make sure the paint is properly adhered to the tile.