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Old 10-11-2015, 09:39 PM   #1
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Fiberglass Shower Surface Damage

Our MH came equipped with a two piece fiberglass shower. The shower pan section has become dull looking and gets increasingly harder to clean. Mild cleansers will no longer do the trick, which of course only exasperates the problem. My guess is that 10 years of use and repeated cleaning has stripped the pan's protective coating. Is there any way to restore the shower pan's luster?

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You might try using an automotive polish and buffer. Otherwise, clear coat for plastics.
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There are shower/tub refinishers that may be able to put a new coat on the pan and enclosure. We use them in home renovations and they do a great job. Standard Tub/Shower costs around $300. Either google it in your area or if you know a realtor or home renovation contractor they should have a contact. Do not recommend the off the shelf products from home centers - suggest the guys that know how do it and have the sprayers to handle the job.
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Try some Starbrite boat polish.
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Try some Starbrite boat polish.
What a great idea. I thought I was facing an expensive refinishing or worse, a full shower stall replacement. It never crossed my mind that polish alone could do anything for our poor old shower. While I didnít use boat specific polish, I used a wonderful polymer polish that I have been using on the outside of the RV for many years called Highway Shine. I broke out my orbital polisher and a bottle of Highway Shine and got to work. I was amazed at the results. After two coats of polish, my shower looks almost as good as it did the day I took delivery. Iím not sure how long it will hold up, but a quick re-polish every now and then is better than the alternative.

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