Dried Eggs on Cedar siding - How to prep for painting

Old 04-08-08, 01:47 PM
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Dried Eggs on Cedar siding - How to prep for painting

My house was the victim of a Halloween prank and how I need to remove the dried on eggs and prep for painting. Can anyone suggest a method to remove the eggs? The siding had been primed and there were two coats of latex. Suggestions?
Old 04-08-08, 04:56 PM
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That rough-sawn cedar? Wouldn't want to scrub away and do anything to cause a differentiation in the wood texture compared to the surrounding area. One of those hand held steamers maybe. If you don't have that, or don't know who you can borrow one from, maybe an iron that can shoot out steam? I'm not sure if a hair dryer would help, or cook it in worse. A pressure washer may wreck the wood texture as well, but not sure.

Getting egg off a hard flat surface is bad enough. Done that - with super degreaser cleaner or oven cleaner.
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If it doesn't scrub off with a strong detergent [rinse well] I wouldn't be overly concerned - it should be ok to paint over it.

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