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Removing paint from exterior stone walls

Discussion in 'Building' started by willtd, 20 Aug 2004.

  1. willtd

    willtd

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    Hi

    I recently took down an old porch from the front of my house (before it fell down), and now the wall around the door is covered in white paint and looks stupid!

    I have tried nitromorse and it won't look at it. What can I use to remove this paint from the stonework?
     
  2. big-all

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    you could try a rotary wire brush in your drill

    but be carefull if its old weatherd bricks may look
    worse if you finnish up with clean lines

    i am surprized nitromours didnt work did you give
    it long enough!!!!!!!!!!!!

    big all
     
  3. Slogger

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    nitromorse wont work very well on water based paints

    r the rocks painted with emulsion ? test a bit peel a bit off and try to burn it with a match or lighter if it wont burn then u have emulsion based = jet wash
     
  4. TexMex

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    Have you tried a pressure washer?
     
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