After removing the carpet from the stairs


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Old 08-29-22, 04:00 AM
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After removing the carpet from the stairs

After I removed the carpet from my stairs, I found white stuff kinda like paint stuck to my floors, what is it? And how do Remove it
 
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Old 08-29-22, 09:13 AM
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Need to know what it is. What are you planning to put on the stairs?
 
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Old 08-29-22, 09:22 AM
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Pictures would help. My first thought would be old paint but I can't see it. As Sam asked, knowing what you intend to do would help provide a better answer as well.
 
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Old 09-05-22, 06:12 AM
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After removing carpet from stairs

This is what I have
i want to leave bare wood
can you tell me what is it?


This is what I saw after removing carpet Can you help please?
 
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Old 09-05-22, 06:58 AM
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That looks like paint or texture, the latter usually cleans up with soap and water. I'd plan on sanding and refinishing.
 
 

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