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Old 05-19-02, 08:56 AM
nicola.owen
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Have just painted the exterior wood on my house. Trouble is I've left drips and marks over the brickwork and the bricks are not a smooth surface to rub - they're very rough!
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Old 05-19-02, 02:52 PM
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Removing paint from brick

"Paint stains can generally be removed with a gel-type commercial paint remover or with a strong solution of the powderized cleaner, trisodium phosphate (TSP), mixed with water. TSP is sold at paint and hardware stores. Mix 2 pounds of TSP in 1 gal. of water. When using either of these removal materials, wear rubber gloves and eye protection. Apply the remover and let it remain in place long enough to soften the paint, then scrape the area clean. Rinse away any remaining residue to finish the job." http://popularmechanics.com/popmech/...HOM.html#Brick (Retrieved 05/1/02)

As brick tends to be porous it may be impossible to remove paint from pores. Always read and follow product instructions carefully.
 
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