Paint Clean Up & Removal

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How to Scrape Paint from Soft Wood

The best way depends on the type of paint used.

Staying Safe While Using a Lacquer Thinner

Lacquer thinner is great to use when thinning hard to apply paints.

How to Clean Up Paint

When you've finished painting, the job's not done 'til you clean up.

Cleaning Up After Painting a Room

Now that you've completed your project, make it presentable.

Most Hassle-Free Ways of Stripping Paint From Wood

When you need to strip old paint from a wood piece, a chemical stripper is the simplest way.

How to Use Paint Thinner

Paint thinner is for more than cleaning up. Here's how you can more easily get your paint as thick or thin as you need.

Cleaning and Maintaining Paint Rollers

Cleaning your paint rollers after you finish using them will save you extra costs in painting by having

How to Remove Crackle Paint

Crackle paint is a lot easier to remove than to apply. With the right tools and a little patience you

Eco-Friendly Paint Stripping Chemical Options

Most paint stripping chemical concoctions that you find on the shelf at your local store are very caustic

Using a Heat Gun for Paint Removal from Stone

Heat gun paint removal is one way of removing paint from a concrete or stone surface. However, you should

Paint Sander Projects: Determining the Proper Sandpaper Grade

Sandpaper for your paint sander comes in a wide range of grades, or grits, for various tasks. Read below

How to Remove Paint from Lacquered Wood

Removing the paint from lacquered wood can reveal a beautiful wooden surface that looks good even without

Nontoxic Ways to Remove Wood Floor Polish

Removing wood floor polish can be a messy and rather smelly project. Most chemical removers need well

Stripping Paint from Concrete

Stripping paint from concrete is not an easy task and can't be accomplished with ordinary paint stripping

Stripping Paint from Brick

Stripping paint from brick is a project most people don't want to tackle. It is time consuming and energy

Best Surfaces for a Gel Paint Stripper

Gel paint stripper is best used on specific surfaces. Its application, use and price is different from

How to Remove Excess Paint

It is fairly easy to remove paint when it has not yet dried up. However, it will take more effort to

When cleaning concrete, is there a time when paint cannot be removed?

When cleaning concrete, a wet rag alone cannot remove paint on a concrete floor or wall, when the paint

Removing Alkyd Paint

Oil based paint, also known as alkyd paint, is used for surfaces that need a durable and high gloss finish.

Turpentine vs Linseed Oil

Turpentine is a thin, usually brownish-yellow and resinous liquid that

How to Clean off Paint Thinner

This essential tool is easy to use, but there are some simple rules to follow.

How to Make a Paint Remover Formula from Household Products

Wash paint off your tools and clothes with simple ingredients you may already have.

What to Consider when Buying Xylene Products

Xylene is one of the most largely produced chemicals in the US. It is usually used as a solvent by the

Proper Latex Paint Disposal

If you need to get rid of latex paint, you may be wondering how to go about the disposal process. If