So why didn't we call it quits? The Silent Paint Remover uses heat to get rid of layers of paint. I have some antique trim…. The very first question you should ask yourself is How am I going to do it safely so my family, pets and neighbours are safe? It is highly toxic when ingested or when dust is inhaled. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. We also believe that any paint is unhealthy, not only lead paint. This is an insane claim. Box Memphis, TN Quick Cut 2 non-methylene chloride paint stripper is an alcohol based paint stripper designed for use on most clear finishes and some paints. June Learn how and when to remove this template message.
The reason is that old oil-based paint is harder than the wood and thick layers of acrylic paint are more tenacious than wood. Or would I need to rinse with mineral spirits before using CitriStrip? I intend to test CitriStrip on the trim. I have painted them twice with regular wall paint that peels off with every nick. Poor mixing will lead to poor adhesion on vertical surfaces or ceilings.
If you plan to stain and finish your project, this step is a must! Questions, Comments or Feedback Contact us at or by email at health. Your session is about to timeout due to inactivity. I started stripping today with a chemical stripper, but at this rate will take months! The laminated paper is then removed with the bulk of the paste and paint adhering to it and the stripped surface is washed clean and neutralized. Under varnish, a faux finish using God only knows what that created a wood grain.