It was a disaster! Or do I do heat gun then chemical? It is a very rough old beam so lots of paint in the cracks and I would be worried about using a scraper I think? Thanks. Any recommendations to strip the gloss away to get the markings back? If the paint is a water-based latex or acrylic, then immediately get the clothing wet, remove it and start washing with warm water. Power tools help because their design forces you to apply even pressure. The alternative is the Peelaway 1 and 7 Sample Twin Pack, which is a poultice that you need to leave on for around 24/48 hours (a test area will give a true indication of how long). Much better than the bad old days when your only choice was pure caustic soda, nasty stuff! I look forward to hearing from you. If I were to apply light coloured paint over dark varnish would this work or would the dark colour show through? Hi I need to find the best way to strip my banister which has many layers of white gloss but I would like it to be a quick process which products would you recommend please . Unfortunately we can’t ship to the USA. This could save time and money in the long run. Peelway 7 on the carvings proved very successful, but not on the uncarved uprights. I have not had any feedback on use on Butler Sinks and so as always a test area is strongly recommended somewhere inconspicuous. The PeelAway 7 Paint Remover is likely to remove both the paint and the varnish I am afraid. And the PeelAway 1 and 7 Sample Twin Pack allows you to do a test area with either of the Peelaway products. Removing old varnish and stain can give wood a fresh start. -Lindsay 2. This will not peel and flake over time like many paints will and can just have a fresh coat re applied when you feel the wood needs it. Please don’t laugh, I know it’s Ikea, not antique but I’m grateful all the same. Would really appreciate you advice. I took the drawer and stripped this antique white stain off of it but now I have little white specks and divots in the grain of the wood that will not come off. I have an old horse drawn wagon that I am hoping to strip and re-paint. There are cleaners that will release the paint’s bond without causing damage to the floor. It is a paint and varnish stripper and could help with your project. Do this project outside your home where it is sunny. With several ways to remove paint available, like scraping or using a heat gun, the process is easy and safe, requiring simple precautions. You can strip any kind of wood, even heavily-carved wood, as long as you use the right products and materials and follow the instructions meticulously, particularly if you want to strip something expensive, rare or precious. Our expert has said that the only truly effective way to remove it is with some elbow grease and a scraper. we have a 7year old oak front door which was treated with Cetol 20 and 30 (2 coat application) I now need to strip it as it has cracked in places and I want to apply an oil ‘feed’ by Osmo as I think long term this will hopefully be better and easier to maintain. It is also worth noting that Peelaway 1 is not recommended for use on Oak or other hard woods as it has been known to stain these woods. Ideally I would like all the rooms to have the natural wood but I think they wouldn’t match even after paint/varnish removal so this might be unrealistic so I either need to varnish them all or to paint them all. In order to get rid of the Water-Based Paint from Wood, follow the below-given steps carefully: Scrape The Paint: The customers need to start by scraping paint as much as they can from the wood item by using a butter knife or a scraper. Have you tried the PeelAway Paint Remover? I’m hoping you can help with a small DIY project. If they are rubbed down and look sound would Osmo work? I am sorry I can not be more specific with my advise but I am not aware of the Colron product or how it does or does not work. What would be the best way to clean up the corners and divots? To stain them- possibly Danish oil then upholster When most of the paint is gone, remove the hardware from the water and continue scraping with the scraper or a soft-bristle brush. It is quick but a little messy. Rinse with a cloth dampened with clear water. Thank you for your inquiry, if it is a solid wood door then the extra sanding will do no harm, but you want to maintain a smooth and even finish so it might be worth trying a removal product on those stubborn areas. The carpet runner has a lot to answer for when it comes to wood staircases. If you've managed to get some enamel paint on your skin, fabric, or a hard object, then the key is to act fast. Hello Andrew, Thank you for getting in touch with your enquiry. If the wood is particularly dry then it may take more than the guide states and a test area is always recommended. I would recommend finding an expert in that field and getting their input. Carefully choose what kind of sand paper you need for the job. Is there a way of removing this without sanding another millimetre off? The solvent based paint stripper category also includes water based technology as water would be the ‘solvent’ in these products. We have a couple of good quality removers, the first being the Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover, which is a gel that you leave on for around 5 minutes and it makes the paint bubble up making it easy to scrap off, this is probably more suitable if you need to be able to use the stairs. I recently chalk painted an antique sewing table. Let me know if you have any further questions. This is the spray version of their popular paint stripper is designed for use on graffiti but is ideal for use on wood. Now it’s time to choose your wood finish. What is best way to remove the paint and get it back to its original wood color. Make sure you force the product into any carved, intricate areas. Lead is toxic and exposure can cause serious illness, especially in children and pregnant women. And what is the best way to finish it (planning on re-painting). Thank you for your inquiry. You can as well use a hammer to tap the putty knife in the case of hard paint spots. When you set out to remove paint from concrete, the first thing to do is clean the surface of the concrete thoroughly, sweep or wipe off the concrete, removing as much loose dust, dirt, and debris as possible. Scrub the surface while hosing down water on the surface. The first is the Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover, which will work with in 5-10 minutes, making the paint bubble up to be scraped off with a Filler Knife. If it is just chalk paint on the tables and no wax then it is likely to wash off with warm water. See how you get on with this and feel free to email me on wood@finishes.direct if you need any further advice. My apologies for the delay in getting back to you. There is a Sample Pack that allows you to try the the product first. In 1978, the U.S. federal government banned the sale of lead-based paint on the consumer market. Bridgit Wallace. There is not a product that will effectively remove the resin that is left from the Lino. NOTE: It’s still possible to remove … Homemade Paint Removers (for latex paint, enamel or any other oil-based paint) are usually considered by most of the homeowners due to the obvious safety concerns. The company said we were “lucky” as dipping doesn’t usually remove primer (though I’ve had it done before and it did and five doors were fine this time, so I’m not sure about this). I foolishly painted a dressing table with Annie Sloan chalk paint and hate it. Hi, Or is that likely to damage the wood. Don’t soak the wood through with this, you’re far more likely to remove the finish that way. The easy way to remove water stains from wood furniture. Also if you get chance to send some photos of the sewing table, I would love to see, as a collector of a few vintage sewing machines, love to see what people do with the tables. So from this point, if you have established what product is on the cabinet and it is clean, then you can choose Fiddes Hard Wax Oil if you have an oil or bare surface, or Manns Extra Tough Interior Varnish if you have a varnished surface. The first is Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover. If there is any wax on the chalk paint then you could be looking at wiping down with White Spirit first and then warm water. I have a solid mahogany table which I would like to change to an oak colour. Acrylic paint is a fast-drying water-based paint which contains the pigment that is suspended in the emulsion. I really enjoyed your article! Once you have removed all the paint, your garage door will be ready for repainting with an exterior wood paint such as Ronseal 10 Year Weatherproof Wood Paint – Gloss. If you have a read up on the products and let me know if you have any further questions, I am happy to help. It should not be. Heavy sand papers take the paint off, whereas a lighter grade sand paper creates a smooth surface that’s ideal for re-painting. so I took the headboard to 3 paint stores, then went to rona nothing has workedI have tried Peel away, and 4 different types. Here’s some practical information about stripping paint from wood, designed to help you choose the right product. A test area will be the best way to tell. Help! One room has the same varnish on 10 year old pine floorboards. We have been renting out our cottage in the countryside that has beautiful original features. And if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to get back in touch. We have two removal products that you could use for taking off the paint but I wouldn’t like to say if they will have an effect on the markings underneath, only a test area will show this. Mix equal parts of water and dishwasher detergent in a glass. The method works best for water-based paint. It will give you a better chance of matching all the floors although if they are different woods you may not be able to match them exactly. I can’t keep the paint from chipping. Also, check the manufacturer’s instructions to see if you need to neutralise the stripped woodwork.”. Are black. An electric hot air gun removes paint in no time but can scorch the wood if you’re not careful. In addition to the paint stripping process itself, you need to think about the type of surface and paint involved, especially if you will be removing lead paint. I have a 1940’s house and want to strip the bannisters but it has thick brown stuff on underneath the paint which is a nightmare. Use appropriate thinner and wet rag. A small test area with the Peelaweay 7 first will give you an idea of whether it will completely remove any product from your furniture and how long you will need to leave the poultice on for. Would the Panther Paint Stripper and a bristle brush be a better option. If you know how old the paint is that will help with choosing which product to use. I am familiar with Nitromors and know it to work well with many products, however I can recommend a couple of alternatives to consider and would strongly recommend that a test area is done with which ever product you choose. Is it best to use a roller or a brush for applications? If the white paint is less than 25/30 years old you could use the Peelaway 7 to remove it. Many thanks for any advice. The Peelaway 1 Paint Remover is the one that we tend to recommend as this is designed for use on older paints, it can deal with a number of layers, and rarely fails. Once the paint comes off the wood remains a bit sticky. Please let me know if there is anything else I can help with. How long should it be left for or should it be sealed with something? Is it easier to strip off varnish or floorpaint and what products would you recommend for this? At present I have given up as it is just so hard to get off. Whether the paint is water- or oil-based, it's best to try other removal methods before you resort to solvents. You could have a look at the Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover. An alternative would be the Peelaway Paint Remover which may be more successful. If it soaks in even just a little then it may be a Wax or Oil on the chair which can be removed with some White Spirit and then given a light sand in preperation for a new treatment. Sand the wood down super smooth. I have wood between 1895 and 1929 that was painted over the stain or varnish. It can remove a number of layers in short space of time, but always try a test area first – Sam. Hi my kitchen oak doors are 25 yrs old. The Paint Panther is designed to work in a matter of minutes, making the paint bubble up to be scraped off with a Filler Knife. We have a couple of products that you could use to strip the varnish off of the wood, which one you use will depend on how old the varnish is and how quick you would like to work. This will help us to understand what may have happened. Tip: After removing the stain, consider using bleach to lighten the color and remove water marks. Any layers of paint that are over 30 years old and potentially have the old lead based paint wood require the Peelaway 1, whereas the Peelaway 7 is suited to the more modern Paints and Varnishes. If this is not possible could you advise me of a best option. Tip: If there’s dried paint in-between floorboards or other small cracks, use soap-and-water or solvent on a pointy-ended cotton swab—”the kind they sell for makeup,” says MacMillan—or an … Paint strippers and varnish removers are usually available in sample or small tin sizes of between 250ml to 500ml. I would suggest wiping down with White Spirits first and then if that doesn’t help then try sanding the area that has been affected. It’s a good time to be a doer.WEBSITE: https://thd.co/TheHomeDepotSiteFACEBOOK: https://thd.co/TheHomeDepotFacebookTWITTER: https://thd.co/TheHomeDepotTwitterINSTAGRAM: https://thd.co/TheHomeDepotIGPINTEREST: https://thd.co/TheHomeDepotPinterestHow to Remove Paint from Woodhttps://www.youtube.com/user/homedepot I have a bedroom set my parents gave me, it is apporximately 70 years old. We also love PeelAway 1 and PeelAway 7, which are both used to restore antiques and items like decorative or carved fireplaces, wooden or plaster coving, cornices and ceiling roses. Hi, I am wanting to remove paint/stain from around windows & skirting boards, what products would be better to use than a sander as it is going to be a really big job because i need to do every room in the house?? This is a very successful stripper of paints and varnishes, but test areas are essential to see which of the products will be best for your project. I would strongly recommend a test area first, somewhere inconspicuous, to ensure that there is no adverse reaction or staining to the wood. To remove paint from drywalls, start by cleaning the wall with soap and hot water to remove any dirt or markings from the paint. The Peelaway 1 is ideal for older and lead based paint removal, however it is not suitable for oak or mahogany wood as it will burn it. If you put a small drop of oil (vegetable or olive from the kitchen cupboard will do) on the surface of the table and leave it for around and hour. These paints can be easily removed if the need arises by following easy techniques. Paint removal from large areas of brick, wood, metal, and other surfaces may seem like a daunting task. Hi, These are quite deep grained oak which holds the old paint and no amount of Peelaway 7 or indeed another stripper will actually lift it out. So now we are faced with sanding it all over again which is not only heartbreakingly time consuming but we are worried that we may not have enough of the Birch ply left to sand as it was already quite worn out in places form the previous sanding..Is there a product that would remove it without sanding? Last of all, you might have to work a bit harder to remove heavy paint build-ups than with a caustic paint stripper. If you find any lead, the British Coatings Federation have produced a leaflet about how to deal with it, which you can read here: “Old Lead Painted Surfaces – A Guide on Repainting and Removal for DIY and Professional Painters and Decorators”. Hello, I wonder if you can help, we have spent many days sanding a lovely Birch ply wood floor and then added a white pigment (to avoid yellowing) to the primer. I’m not sure how to sand it or even what to repaint it with. Nitromors? I don’t know if it’s been varnished or waxed previously – some parts have a shine to them. Do let me know how you get on or if you have any further questions. Use a different part of the white cloth for each application to avoid transferring paint residue back onto the wood. You could have a look at the Peelaway products. Hi Sam A good blog here, interesting points made on how to remove paint from wood, enjoyed reading this ! You can always test drive a few different products to see which stripper best suits the job and matches your capabilities. It is important to do a test area first. ???? The other option is the Peelaway Paint Remover, which is a poultice that you leave on for 24 to 48 hours and this then peels off the varnish. Let me know how you get on or if you have any other questions – Sam. Can I ask you to email me with details of which stripper you used? I have a deck that a friend of mine built for me about 3 years ago. Many thanks, Will a different stripper remove the primer? The ingredients work by swelling the paint and weakening the adhesion of the paint to the surface. For a finishing product the Osmo Door Oil 3060 would be ideal. Thanks in anticipation, Mix dishwashing detergent in hot water and swish to make a great volume of suds. The wood is I think pine, or possibly deal. Kerry. I don’t want to sand them as we like the look of them as they are. If you don’t give it a chance to dry … Any damage that occurs on the Varnish can be repaired and we have a useful Blog on how to deal with this. It is easy to apply and to maintain. ? How can I remove this without marking the varnished wood? The Sample pack is deal for trying a test area first to see if this is the right product for your project. Now that has seeped in too. Feel free to contact us at any time if you ever have any questions about the products we offer. We’re helping doers in their home improvement projects. For removing Oil I would recommend wiping down with White Spirit using the green pad as before. I hope you have suggestions. If extensive sanding has not solved the problem I think you are unlikely to be able to get a more even finish. Great for using on water-based, and oil-based paints, this strong formula only takes around half an hour to work saving you time and helping you get the job done faster. This will remove any dirt or markings that the paint has accumulated, simplifying the rest of the job. Douglas Evans. I’m too nervous to take on such a big project myself. The front door on the table has a beautiful herringbone design in the inset and I painted it without thinking ( new to painting furniture!l). Hi I have bought a 60s cabinet by Younger which is teak veneer but I am not sure if it’s oiled or varnished. The alternative is the Peelaway 7. It has been painted (many times I suspect!) We don’t want to paint the door, just oil the bare wood. I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any further questions. The Peelaway 1 is the one you want to try as this is designed for use on older paints. Thanks. Do I need to use an under coat? Please let me know which stripper you used, the type of project you are working on and any further relevant information. This is a quicker but slightly more messy option. Thanks. I hope you can help with my problem before I end up sanding the whole door away.I was given a partly stripped edwardian interior door as a project,but it is the first time I have tried anything like this.It had been stripped with a heat gun (I know!!!) Any advice? I have this problem, I bought a antique bed frame. Home Strip paint & varnish remover is a totally safe paint remover that will remove all types of coatings including lead based paints. However, the heat may likely damage the surface of your wooden furniture. But need the wood to look uniform it colour. Hi, I have just purchased a house with lots of wooden beams in the ceilings. I am sorry I could not be of more help with your inquiry. Is harder work though, but really satisfying and creates less harmful dust (sanding) and no difficult to clean mess. I think that peel away 1 is going to be my best bet for stripping, however; what would you suggest I utilize to preserve the wood. Chemical paint strippers give off fumes, some of which are toxic. The other alternative is the Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover, which is a quick and aggressive remover that will make the varnish/paint bubble up for scrapping off. Just carry out testing in inconspicuous areas and keep your test areas small. Can you take a couple of pictures and email them through to us please? Hi There is a PeelAway 1 and 7 Sample Twin Pack containing both products that will enable you to do some test areas. (You should always test a new cleaner on a small hidden area of a surface first to be sure it is safe though.) Vacuum all sawdust from the work space. Remove the paint stripper and softened latex paint from the walls using a plastic paint scraper. Hi we have everything wood stained in our house, I would like to revive it how can I do this. You could consider the Peelaway 1 and 7 Sample Pack this is a stripper for a wide range of projects and surfaces. Apply a light coat of “liming wax” (the part that really makes it look good).The trick with a raw wood finish is that it needs to be sealed. So to sum up, solvent strippers are: Caustic paint removers take off most finishes and are particularly good at getting rid of thick layers of paint and varnish. Is there anything that can take this stuff off with not too much grief. I have used Citristrip with great success until now. There are also some ink stains on the wood – how can these be removed? Can you recommend a product to do this? As you have discovered it is difficult to remove and my best advice would be to scrub with cellulose thinner and then sand. Hi there, I’ve recently bought a 1930’s house and have been trying to strip the pine floorboards. A quick word about sandpaper and wire wool, both of which can cause damage to wood unless you take it easy… When you sand wood you take the surface off, and you need to do it as evenly as possible without rubbing it thin in places or creating gouges. If this test area fails to work then you could try the Peelaway 1. Then let it air dry. Hope this is of some help Lynne. I stripped a nightstand that had multiple coats of paint on it. This is another reason for test areas. One room has victorian floorboards with Ronseal Diamond Hard Rich Mahogany Varnish. P.S. Hi I would like to remove the paint of my stair and rails to take them Back to wood what would be best to remove the paint thanks. Chalk paint, being water based will often come off with a good scrub with some soapy water, and perhaps some light sanding. Remember, caustic-based strippers can scorch the surface of some woods, such as old Oak and Mahogany. You’ve stripped it. Test area should show how long you need to leave the poultice on for and sometimes two applications are needed for complete removal. A light sand may be required to prepare the wood once stripped and then you could look at products for treating the door. Takes about the same time or less than any chemicals and doesn’t damage the wood, with it requiring only a light sand in most cases if done carefully. Use your sponge and white spirit to eliminate the wax off your furniture. I have been told it’s oak, it has very intricately carved feastures and a lot of barley twist, and it’s faded/patchy in some places and dark in others. What wood you are applying it too and how you are going to prepare the wood. This is more common with dense woods such as mahogany and some types of Oak, especially old Oak. This should remove most of the paint. PeelAway 1 is caustic-based, so always try a test patch first. Want Unfortunately I can’t give you the answer that you want. We think it maybe that we added to much pigment and didn’t apply it with enough care. Try to blot or scrape away as much paint as you can before it fully dries. However what is left has stained the flooring and some parts quite deep although the floor was varnished and finished professionally. My question isn’t wood based I’m afraid. Our recommendation is to buy a sample or small tin and to trial the effectiveness of a product before committing to buying the quantity of wood stripper needed for the project. If, however, you don't plan on repainting the object but prefer instead to show off the wood grain underneath (or stain it at most), then you're going to have to remove every last drop of old paint. They give off fewer fumes than solvent-based paint strippers, are cheaper and tend to work faster. Once I had removed the wax I will either varnish the ceiling if the colour looks OK or if it is darker than I want I was thinking of a white wash that would let the graining of the wood show. Hello, Does paint have to be removed from windows before Osmo County colour is applied? A quick word about sandpaper and wire wool, both of which can cause damage to wood unless you take it easy… You can pick up a lead testing kit at your local decorating centre or DIY store. How to Get the Raw Wood Furniture Look. I have just had a cat knock a can of emulsion all other our brand new wooden oak floor. I hope that helps and if you have any further questions please do get back in touch. You could have a look at one of our strippers Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover, which is a quick and effective stripper that will make the varnish bubble up for scraping off with a Filler Knife. Make sure you keep the area you’re working in well ventilated. I have a piece of furniture I would like to treat with a different finish but I think it has been waxed. There are a couple of products that you could try, that includes the Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover, which may need one or two applications dependent on how old and thick the paint is. A good preservative, such as Barrettine Premier Wood Preservative, would be my first recommendation to help protect the wood from mould, mildew and rot. Both are very effective, you should always carry out a test area first however to ensure that there are no adverse reactions. There are a couple of products that you could have a look at. Steps on how to eliminate oil-based paint stains: Step 1 If the stain is still dry, use a brush to soften the paint stain. My apologies for the delay in getting back to you but I needed to speak to our flooring expert for advice on your inquiry. 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