This is more common with dense woods such as mahogany and some types of Oak, especially old Oak. Many Thanks I have an old horse drawn wagon that I am hoping to strip and re-paint. I had it painted white (shellac on the knots, 2 coats of primer, 2 coats of paint). So the first thing to try is to score the emulsion and then get some steam to it. At present I have given up as it is just so hard to get off. I am having great difficulty removing it, I’ve even tried nitro mors but it hasn’t touched it. I’d like to introduce you to one of my loyal Facebook followers. This is a gel-like product that works within minutes to make the varnish bubble up to be scrapped off. The Peelaway 1 is the one that is likely to be your best option. Is it easier to strip off varnish or floorpaint and what products would you recommend for this? Wipe the stripper off quickly (or less time than recommended). We have sample sizes of our Peelaway Products which would be worth trying first. Panther Paint and Varnish Remover is a great remover. Hi my kitchen oak doors are 25 yrs old. The PeelAway 7 Paint Remover is likely to remove both the paint and the varnish I am afraid. We have a couple of stripper that you could consider, the first is the Peelway 1 and 7 Sample Pack The Peelaway 1 for older paints and the Peelaway 7 for the more modern finishes. If I were to apply light coloured paint over dark varnish would this work or would the dark colour show through? We’d be delighted to help. The PeelAway Sample Pack may be enough if you only have a small area that needs treating. There are a couple of products that you could have a look at but test areas should always be done to ensure there is no adverse reaction and to let you know that the treatment will work for you. It is a poultice that you leave on the surface for 24 – 48 hours, covered with a piece of paper. A test area first will give you an idea of how thick and how long you will need to leave the poultice on for. It appears that this might have been and exterior door at one time as well. However, most found that extra applications were needed to remove multiple layers of paint, so it’s best for one-layer jobs. If you’d like to have a read up on the products and let me know if you have any further questions. In the past, many of these paint strippers used caustic chemicals like methylene chloride, lye, sodium hydroxide, dimethyl sulfoxide, and other high-VOC chemicals to strip layers of paint. There is a Sample Pack that allows you to try the the product first. Under the white is a beautiful country blue. Any paint stripper is going to take it back past the paint, i would recommend a manual approach using a filler knife, paint scraper or scotch pad to gently remove the paint from the surface of the wood. Once you do manage to remove all the product then the Osmo Polyx Oil is ideal for you Oak door. Hope you can help. We have removed the carpet from a downstairs room in our Edwardian House to reveal the (mostly) original stained floorboards. The ‘Peel Away’ paint removal systems work by applying a poultice or paste over the painted areas. Don’t expect to keep a layer of varnish. 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. I want to remove the black color and stain or dye the legs a darkish blue color to match the chair’s dark grey cover. How do I remove ready for repainting with Ronseal 10 year exterior For further advice please do not hesitate to get in touch. I also tried to sand a small section and think that would take forever! If you find that it is a Varnish on the chair you could try the Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover, which is designed to make the paint/varnish bubble up so that it can be scrapped off. Its potentially a big job and I am happy to guide you through it if you would like to email me with some more details, you can email to wood@finishes.direct. With a bit of practise and sharp scrapers, it comes off right back to the wood in a few passes. Any ideas greatly received. I am sorry I could not be of more help with your inquiry. This is another reason for test areas. Also one of the frames came up as green wood, is that normal? Greetings from Florida! We have two very good strippers that you could have a look at and I would recommend test areas first with both or either products that you use. The test area will also show how long the poultice needs to be left on. I hope that helps and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch via our contact us page. You could have a look at the Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover. -Lindsay 2. He says they were sealed and there are multiple areas where they can’t get it off. Dumond Smart Strip is nearly double the price of traditional paint strippers, but it is truly worth the cost for a safer, faster removal. PeelAway 1 is better suited to paints from the 1970’s and prior, the old-style metal and lead-based types. We used Dumond’s Peel Away Laminated Paper to speed up the process and aid in removal, but you can get away without using this product. If not, you are safe to continue. 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. Do I need to use an under coat? Someone gloss painted over pen markings on a doorway marking a childs age/height progress. You could take a look at the Manns Classic Pine Stain its a very versatile stain that can be applied in a number of layers to intensify the colour, or it can be intermixed to create an alternate colour, it can even have water added to lighten the tone if needed. I would always recommend a test area first. Avoid gouging the wood and discard the paint in an old metal can. We nearly always advise Peelaway Paint Remover for situations like this, usually Peelaway 1. An alternative, or if you don’t have a pressure washer is to use a paint stripper like Barrettine Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover. It looks like the top layers have aged or chipped off to reveal more paint or wood underneath. Always do a test area first. It cuts through dried paint quite easily, but don't let it dry! Stripping Multiple Layers of Paint off this door frame reveal many different pieces of wood and trim that had been added on. If the wood is particularly dry then it may take more than the guide states and a test area is always recommended. Dumond Smart Strip is not perfect, but it offers a much safer option to the user, substrate and environment. Before choosing their approach, they considered several methods, detailed in the following slides. Many thanks for any advice. Krylon indoor/outdoor spray paint.1 layer of white primer,then 1 or 2 caots of what was supposed to be "ivy green"(nearly bright lime green).it turned out more yellow,unfortunately. It’s a remarkable product, highly effective and incredibly fast-acting, removing as many as six layers in just five minutes! It makes it less intimidating when thinking about working on a project like this. This will require selecting the right method which is suitable for a specific kind of wood. Do let me know how you get on or if you have any further questions. I have used Citristrip with great success until now. Hi! Can you advise? Be generous and put a good thick layer onto your item. When fully dry, remove the crust together with the paint residues with a stiff brush or stripping knife. It should not be. If not, you are safe to continue. I have a piece of furniture I would like to treat with a different finish but I think it has been waxed. but the last layer is I believe to be the original dark paint which I think the Victorians used to replicate a mahogany look. Kerry. We have a sample pack which contains both Peelaway 7, which is a remover for some of the more modern paints and varnishes, or the Peelaway 1, which is a stronger formula for paints that are over abut 30 years old. Strike plates? 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? How to Strip Multiple Layers of Paint Off of Wood Doors. Start by positioning the heat gun about between 15cm and 20cm away from the surface. But if you can find Cuprinol products over there you could try Cuprinol Stain Stripper or just spend a bit of time sanding it back to bare wood. Thank you for your enquiry. Leave for at least 20 minutes. The standard door oil will darken the wood and enhance the grain to give what we call the wet look, wiping a damp cloth over the bare wood will show you how much you can expect the wood to darken. They are usually very gentle on the wood and won’t damage it, which is why they’re used in the antique trade. I’m surprised at how fast your blog loaded on my cell phone .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. I’m afraid if this doesn’t work there is no magic solution that will work without affecting the Varnish. Hi there,I would like to remove the heavy paint from the frames inside & outside .it’s a Victorian style house so I believe the paint on it is very old oil based.Can you please let me know what product I should use to take the paint off …. And then an oil, such as Manns Premier UV Decking Oil which, although made for decking, would be suitable for your project. Many thanks, The easiest way to remove old paint, if it is peeling, is to use a pressure washer. Feel free to contact us at any time if you ever have any questions about the products we offer. It is designed to be used on paints and varnishes that are older then 30 years. What to use once the old paint is cleared will depend on the look and protection that you are hoping to achieve, but if you would like to let me know I will be happy to make some suggestions for you. I appreciate it can be a hassle to sand decking but when you have done it, you can apply an Oil based treatment that will be easier to maintain and look after from then on. Is there a type of paint remover you would recommend for this type of work? I recently chalk painted an antique sewing table. I then spilt gloss from painting doors on to the wood which got stuck in wheelchair wheels and spread around hall in my panic to get to the bathroom. Then we can give you the right advice for the job – Kind regards. We had several wooden doors professionally dipped to strip the paint. This process will take away much of the paint, but you still need to immediately clean any excess with a scrub pad and warm water. I hope that helps and if you have any questions at all please do not hesitate to get in touch via our contact us page. The EPA describes them as chemicals that evaporate at room temperature and are emitted by a wide array of products used in homes. If this test area fails to work then you could try the Peelaway 1. Thanks sounds exactly what I am looking for. Now that has seeped in too. You would need to sand back to area as best you can with minimal effect to the varnish. The floors upstairs were carpeted and we decided to get the wood floors refinished. It’s a gel, sticking conveniently to vertical surfaces, and it is ideal for removing water, oil and solvent-based paints, varnishes and lacquers. The other option is PeelAway Paint Remover. Hi. Run a heavy layer of paint remover into the crack around the spindles (Fig. Do let me know how you get on and if you have any more questions – Sam. I would strongly recommend a small test area first in an inconspicuous area to ensure there is no adverse reaction. And as you have used a previous product it would be advisable to carry out a test area to ensure there is no adverse reaction. Alternatively, the product can be left overnight. Silent Paint Remover "The Silent Paint Remover" heats to a maximum temperature of only 500°F—well below wood's immolation point. Then I scraped it with the puddy knife but one problem, it did not work very well. How do we resolve the stickniess? The current paint is lemon yellow and beige-- not pretty on woodwork! What would you suggest that I buy to remove the paint? It is worth having a look at the Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover. Let me know how you get on or if you have any other questions – Sam. 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. I hope you manage to achieve what you are looking for – Sam, I live in a timber framed terrace built late 1500s which has a lovely curved beam in the bedroom wall. It's lightning fast," said Clark. The painter got some paint on my wooden window frames (Where he painted the walls. Sunnyside Corporation 66432 Ready-Strip Paint Overspray & Spatters Remover Getting Started 1 First, make sure the wooden object is not wet. 1. Not knowing the right grade of coated abrasive for the job, either fine or coarse, can ruin the wood accidentally when sanding away the paint. Both methods have left residual paint in the oak grain which we cannot get out, despite using both a wire brush and wire wool. Here’s some practical information about stripping paint from wood, designed to help you choose the right product. Is that normal? What would you recommend for large plain skirting that has many layers of paint, I would think some of the paint dates back 50 years plus due to the age of the house. Solvent paint removers take off all kinds of finishes, even contemporary ones. I have recently been trying to strip paint from a staircase and have a problem. for this project? I foolishly painted a dressing table with Annie Sloan chalk paint and hate it. Anna. The alternative is the Peelaway 7. In the past, many of these paint strippers used caustic chemicals like methylene chloride, lye, sodium hydroxide, dimethyl sulfoxide, and other high-VOC chemicals to strip layers of paint. Bare in mind that if you have oil or wax on the surface, the White Spirit may remove some of this. Thank you for your inquiry, I’m not overly familiar with the Cetol product although I am aware it is Sikkens woodstain, so likely to be a surface sealer. ?? Hi, I’ve got an oak cabinet which I’ve used paint/ varnish stripper on twice but it now has large black patches which look ingrained. This is a poultice that you can leave on for 24/48 hours and then peel all the treatment off. Feel free to let me know if you have any questions. I would like to strip it back to a uniform colour and wax it. Is it possible to remove this top layer with sandpaper and get to the first coat colour? The first and probably the quickest is the Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover. Put simply, paint strippers are formulations that are created to remove layers of paints, lacquers, varnishes, and other coatings from a surface. If you’re lucky and have nothing more complex than a thin, clean layer of paint in your way, you may want to forego grits and sanding altogether and just use a liquid paint remover. The first thing to do would be to establish what has been used to make the beams black. Dear Samantha, VOCs are released from products into the home both during use and while stored. I stripped a nightstand that had multiple coats of paint on it. If you wanted to strip the old wax off and take the piece back to bare wood before re-waxing, use Woodleys Wax and Polish Remover. ???? As you have discovered it is difficult to remove and my best advice would be to scrub with cellulose thinner and then sand. Also is there a required temperture that the product needs to be used in? The idea of this is that it will soften the Emulsion allowing you to carefully scrap it off, I can’t guarantee that this will work because it is a little dependent on the type of Emulsion. Only a couple of possible options with no guarantees and they do require some luck. Try the Peelaway 1 and 7 Sample Pack. All the while being careful not to over scrub the area. 4 steps to stripping paint from wood Obviously every product is slightly different. If this is not possible could you advise me of a best option. When you have done this feel free to email me for further advice at wood@finishes.direct, Hi Sam This product is great for intricate areas the only warning will be that the Peelaway 1 is not suitable for use on some hardwoods such as Oak or Mahogany as it can burn the wood. What should I use to remove the brushed on paint without taking off the original marking? This product is designed to make the paint bubble up so that you can scrap it off or there is the PeelAway 7 Paint Remover, which is a paste like consistency and you leave on for a period of up to 48 hours and then peelaway the all the layers in one go. You will need to remove all of the previous paint in order to apply Osmo Country Colour. To remove paint from drywalls, start by cleaning the wall with soap and hot water to remove any dirt or markings from the paint. Removing Paint with Heat Hold a heat gun near the surface of the wood. Hi Sam Hi there, I’ve recently bought a 1930’s house and have been trying to strip the pine floorboards. Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover is one option, or you could consider the Peelaway Sample Pack. 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. 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. Thanks! Thank you for your inquiry. My husband just painted my hallway, and did a very bad job of getting paint on the door frames, even tho he did use painters tape. The intricate armchair bits If the instructions say you should only use it outdoors, then follow them, Whatever product you use, it makes sense to wear gloves and a face mask, To avoid causing damage to the surrounding area, lay old newspaper, a tarp or drop sheet underneath the item you’re working on, Never leave the lid off – you don’t want fumes evaporating into your workspace, Polish it to a stunning mirror-like sheen with a deep-nourishing, Preserve it – essential for exterior wood; use a, Dye it with a water-based or solvent-based, Re-paint it – off with the old and on with the new. We highly recommend Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover, one of the best wood strippers on the market for day to day paint and varnish removal. 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. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!! An electric hot air gun removes paint in no time but can scorch the wood if you’re not careful. Here’s How to Strip Paint the quick and easy way. Wipe the surface with a damp cloth to remove any remaining material. Also someone said I should have put a shalac sealer on first, I’d appreciate any advice thanks. paint, varnish, wax, stain and polish removers, contact our team of wood finishing experts, PeelAway 1: Revealing the Beauty of 90 Year Old Windows, Barrettine Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover, Ronseal 10 Year Weatherproof Wood Paint – Gloss, Reinvent Your Home Office: Walls and Ceilings, The Dining Table: The Family Centrepiece of Christmas, Exterior and interior doors and door frames. Alternatively, you could gently sand off the paint using a high grit Sandpaper. Also, check the manufacturer’s instructions to see if you need to neutralise the stripped woodwork.”. I have an old factory/industrial cart that I am restoring/re-purposing as a coffee table. This is a quicker but slightly more messy option. And what is the best way to finish it (planning on re-painting). The legs are birch wood painted with black acrylic paint. Paint strippers are notoriously nasty, but newer non-VOC strippers will safely remove paint from wood without the dangerous, unstable chemicals. I will also redo the cushion covering. Feel free to email me at wood@finishes.direct for more advice. I am not familiar with the Colron product, but generally wood revivers have Oxalic Acid in them which should not leave a dark stain or mark, unless you have used with wire wool, but even then it shouldn’t mark. What would be the best way to clean up the corners and divots? Be careful not to scrub to much as the paint will start to stain the grain of the wood and make sanding a little harder. Step away! Spray, then wipe down immediately with plain water and repeat. There is a small test that you can do which will help to establish the type of seal that you have on the table. I have some really intricately carved wooden screens. To penetrate and remove the 10 layers of paint on the siding and trim at the Winchester project, painting contractor Jim Clark (shown here) and his crew used a newly developed, non-caustic stripper that breaks the bond between paint and wood. However, are contractor has run into an issue where he cannot remove the old paint on the floors. I have just got a lovely piece of Chinese rosewood furniture it’s an ornate display unit but it’s been painted with a Matt antique grey paint and I’m wondering how to strip it back to the beautiful coloured wood that you can I side the cupboard! I have read that it is best to use paint stripper to remove the old paint (avoid sanding or anything that could cause dust). The last option that I can suggest is to try sanding back an area to see how easy it is too remove this way. If this still doesn’t work then a light sand with a fine grit sandpaper may work but you are getting closer to risking removing some of the Varnish. In this DIY guide you learn about the various methods of stripping paint and removing paint from surfaces such wood and metal using a variety of paint strippers and techniques such as gel, liquid and paste based paint strippers, eco friendly and non solvent based paint strippers and also how to strip paint using blow torches and heat guns. Test areas are vital with a project like this, please let me know if you need any further advice. What would you seal it with if it will be outdoors under cover? Rub the blade of a paint scraper in a circular motion to stimulate the paint to peel off. I plan to test to see if it's lead paint before we get started stripping, by the way. Many people try staining to bring the two areas closer in finish but this is also a difficult job and wood can be unpredictable. blog post in which we give the Peelaway paint remover a rigorous trial. Would the Panther Paint Stripper and a bristle brush be a better option. I hope this helps a little, I know its not ideal but let me know if you have any further questions or feel free to send some before and after photos if you manage to complete your project. It’s great for removing paint and varnish from wood. • Paint removal can be a messy process, so make sure you protect the area around where you’re working with a drop cloth. Put simply, paint strippers are formulations that are created to remove layers of paints, lacquers, varnishes, and other coatings from a surface. If the white paint is less than 25/30 years old you could use the Peelaway 7 to remove it. The Peelaway is a poultice that you leave on for up to 48 hours and can make it easier to get in to intricate or detailed areas. Active ingredient: N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) Strength: A ⅛-inch coat removes up to seven layers of paint. Good luck and I hope you are able to get the look you want, if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to let me know. I don’t believe vinegar is the best method for removing oil and so I am guessing that there is still some left in the wood. To get a chemical stripper into nooks and crannies on intricate woodwork, use wire wool. My first recommendation is Paint Panther Paint and Varnish Remover. We are very upset and not sure what to do next? Both of these products are a paste like product that you leave on for 24/48 hours (depending on what the test area shows) and then peel off. What can I do? Allow the wood filler to completely dry, as directed by the manufacturer's … I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any further questions. Also if you are looking to apply some colour there are some alternatives. I need to paint my wooden gareage door, however the paint whioch was done about 6-8 years ago has bubled and in places and has now peeled away. Sorry Josie, we do not have any contacts in that area – Sam. Position the heat gun 6 to … See how you get on with this and feel free to email me on wood@finishes.direct if you need any further advice. There are at least 7 or 8 layers of paint over the wood molding and trim around the doors and such. Karen. And you will have to do this layer by layer as you say it gets gooey. I need to take as much of the paint off as possible. One room has the same varnish on 10 year old pine floorboards. Please don’t laugh, I know it’s Ikea, not antique but I’m grateful all the same. Both can remove a number of layers although the Peelaway 1 is not suitable for use on Oaks or other similar hardwoods. Chalk paint, being water based will often come off with a good scrub with some soapy water, and perhaps some light sanding. The fumes are so over powering it’s been left in the garage. "Sand paint with 180-grit sandpaper until it becomes dull," says Blake Aylott of Project Build Construction in Laguna Hills, CA. Thanks in anticipation, I’ve tried stripper (Home Strip, which is non-toxic) and nothing happens – no peeling and can’t scrape it off. See our full range of paint, varnish, wax, stain and polish removers to find the product for your interior, exterior restoration or renovation project. How To Remove Paint From Wood With A Heat Gun. Then, if the instructions tell you to, wash the stripped item to neutralise the active chemicals. Before I started the process to remove the layers of paint, I decided to take the back off of the piece. Citristrip: This wood stripper is an orange gel, best on furniture details and flat surfaces since it is thin. I’m hoping you can help with a small DIY project. You may have found a fabulous piece of old furniture smothered with nasty, brown, shiny varnish that’s begging for some TLC, or you might suspect there’s something really special under all those layers of ancient paint on your doors. Thank you for your very informative and interesting post. He did not use painter’s tape.) How long should it be left for or should it be sealed with something? There are a couple of products you could have a look at, the Sikkens Rubbol Satura is a good option for exterior paint and can be used with the Rubbol Primer. I live in a small flat in the city so I’ve no where to do this project outside. Would peelaway 7 take just the paint off but leave the varnish? Using your bristled paintbrush, liberally daub the stripper onto the wood. The carpet has been ripped up and the original floors are pine. I use it to soak my paint brushes when they get grungy with paint and it cleans them great! I recently purchased a bookcase that was covered in paint. I really enjoyed your article! Hello, The base coat is probably a baked-on enamel. And if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to get back in touch. Can you advise please. Hi Sam, we have a Potton House built in 1984 which has dark brown beams throughout the house. It is ideal for removing modern paint with the least amount of mess. It is easy to apply and to maintain. Our expert has said that the only truly effective way to remove it is with some elbow grease and a scraper. Apply a generous amount of paint stripper to the painted surface. You will need to follow the manufacturer’s instructions as these vary. Can you recommend a product to do this? Hi I have come across this thread in my search for a solution to a wood/varnish related problem – i wish to paint my front door in a newly purchased house – unfortunately the previous owners varnished it and the result is still very sticky – the question is how do I prepare this sticky surface prior to painting – I have a palm sander but think it may need some treatment first or I think it will “bind” the sand paper – many thanks in anticipation. Heated air from the tool is directed onto the painted surface. Today I'm going to show you how to chippy paint without sanding. The best product for stripping old, damaged items like beams, Perfect for removing heavy paint build-ups, Best reserved for stripping pine doors that will be repainted or stained, Best suited for use on plaster, stone and metal (. • Even when used under ideal conditions, chemical paint removers and heat guns may not remove every last bit of paint, varnish, or stain, so plan to also spend some time sanding your project. Soy Gel: This soybean-based stripper removed the most paint with only one application, earning rave reviews from our testers. Once you are back to bare wood, if you want to wax it then the Fiddes Supreme Wax Polish is a good option for restoring character and dries in about 10 mins. Again a test area should be done. The age of the window paint will determine which of these 2 products that you should use but there is a sample pack containing both should you wish to test it first. Again a test area is strongly recommended. I hope that helps and if you have any questions I will be happy to help. Alternatively, visit our wood stripper and remover FAQ page which covers many of our most commonly asked questions. Please let me know if you have any other questions. Remove additional residue, especially from difficult areas, with a steel wool pad by scrubbing in the direction of the grain. It is a very effective stripper and has some good reviews. Always try a test area first and if you have any other questions or need advise on the right product to use once you have stripped your doors, feel free to get in touch. The lino had to be ripped up cos it tore and over the years the glue has obviously seeped into the bare wood. It is likely that you will only need the Peelaway 7 and test areas will show how much and for how long you need to leave it on the area to be striped. The 1900 ’ s Ikea, not antique but I don ’ t expect to keep the kind... 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