getting paint off porous tiles

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Old 04-17-14, 10:54 PM
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getting paint off porous tiles

Any ideas how to get paint off porous tiles?
The slate/tiles were existing in the house we bought, if they were sealed I don't think they are anymore and I have a few paint drops I cannot get off, I tried sugar soap to no avail
 
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Old 04-18-14, 03:47 AM
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What type of paint? Products like 'goof off' and 'oops' will dissolve dried latex. It will take something stronger for oil base coatings, probably lacquer thinner. Always test a hidden area first to make sure it won't harm the tile. Sometimes careful scraping [using soap for a lubricant] is the best way to remove dried paint.
 
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