How to remove paint from brick


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Old 12-27-05, 02:54 AM
beezee3
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How to remove paint from brick

Hi All.

I have just bought a new house off-plan, and it seems like the builders were a bit careless with the paint. They've spilt some paint onto the bricks on the driveway, and no matter what I do, I can't get rid of it. Will I have to change the bricks? Here's what I've tried so far:

- Paint remover - Just took the top off the paint. Still quite a bit in the grooves and IN the brick
- Pool Acid - Was told this would bring the paint out. Didn't really work. Still quite a bitof paint IN the brick

Any tips would be helpful. Then I can put it on my Blog with tips that I've compiled on making a great home...

thanks,
James

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Old 12-27-05, 06:08 AM
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Paint stripper should work although it may take a few applications. If you have access to a pressure washer it would help.

I don't know about pool acid but muratic acid seldom affects paint.
 
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Old 12-27-05, 05:58 PM
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Go to Prosoco.com for great strippers that will take off any paint.
 
 

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