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Coving nightmare!!!

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by Hut, 16 Apr 2013.

  1. Hut

    Hut

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    Hello,

    Hope someone can help!

    I bought a paint stripper from B&Q which I hoped would remove years worth off gloss from plaster coving in the hallway:

    http://www.diy.com/nav/decor/decora...ed-Paint-Stripper-500ml-9254592?skuId=9262291

    Unfortunately it just turned the paint into a chewing gum consistency which is impossible to remove using a scraper.

    I then bought a heat gun which helped to an extent but the whole thing now looks a complete mess (see attached img)

    Is there a product out there which will dissolve the paint? I've heard mixed things about Nitromors, is it worth a shot?


    Many Thanks!
     
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  3. sparkwright

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    Would be more inclined to try to sand down the coving, paint with oil-based undercoat, fill, emulsion - if possible.

    No one bothers stripping paint off coving or plasterboard usually.
     
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