Have you ever looked at a house, liked what you saw, and then got grossed out when you saw the bathroom? Realtors say, an old and disgusting tub is a deal breaker. Once homebuyers see a less than appealing bathroom, it’s hard for them to get past it. They can’t get it out of their head and will just go on to the next house for sale. Unfortunately, there is not a shortage of homes on the market right now. Many homeowners leave their old bathtubs "as is" because replacing a bathtub involves considerable expense. There is cost of a new bath tub, replacing the plumbing and redoing the tiles and flooring. What homeowners don’t realize is that all of this is really not necessary. Not anymore! A viable alternative to a new bath tub is to refinish and upgrade the bathtub. Bathtub refinishing and bathtub resurfacing involve surface restoration processes. This can be done at a fraction of the cost of a new bath tub. Bath tub liners are yet another option that can be considered. Bath tub liners come in a variety of colors and resist chipping and scratches. They are custom made to fit over your old and worn out bath tub. First, measurements will be taken of your existing tub. The new bath tub liner is installed over the existing tub. In a matter of a few hours, you will have a brand spanking new bathtub. Another benefit is that the rest of the bathroom remains undisturbed. You are also spared the costly replacements to walls, flooring and plumbing. Acrylic bath tub liners are lustrous and glossy and come in a wide range of colors and can be matched with your existing tiles and flooring. Bath tub liners are a popular choice for bathtub restoration for many reasons including low maintenance and durability. Liners with molded slip resistant bottoms provide additional safety. High gloss surface of bath tub liners gives your bathroom a totally new look. Regular cleaning with mild soap and a soft wash cloth is all the maintenance that is needed. But aside from all these benefits, when a potential homebuyer checks out the bathroom, they will be blown away by what they see. Just think, you transformed your bathroom at a fraction of the cost and you didn’t have to go through a messy and long renovation!