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how to remove latex house paint! #736164
May 10th 2018 5:48 pm
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I have recenty purchased this van and am making great progress but.....

as you can see it is COVERED in latex pain that has been brushed on. i would like to remove it while perserving as much of the original paint that is underneath as possible. i have managed to soften up th epaint a few times while washing it and some chunks come off. any suggestions?

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Re: how to remove latex house paint! [Re: YourMom] #736165
May 10th 2018 5:58 pm
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Ewwwww. Maybe a chemical stripper and a lot of pressure washing?


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Re: how to remove latex house paint! [Re: YourMom] #736166
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i know i know its bad. I'm going to try and get my hands on a pressure washer here in the next few days and see how it goes.

Re: how to remove latex house paint! [Re: YourMom] #736170
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Id let a paint shop do it ... the hundred youd pay to strip it is worth the mess your going to make & clean up.


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Re: how to remove latex house paint! [Re: frscke1] #736174
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Originally Posted by frscke1
Id let a paint shop do it ... the hundred youd pay to strip it is worth the mess your going to make & clean up.


+1. Let the professionals handle this one. They have techniques and products regular people don't.


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