Found 6 results for the keyword ‘Stripping’

  • How to remove carpet adhesive.

    Carpet or tile adhesive can seem almost impossible to remove from a concrete or wooden floor, especially when it has been there for a long time. If you try sanding, it will heat up and clog up the sandpaper. If you wire brush it with a wire wheel on your drill, again if you let it heat up, it w...
  • How do you finish stripping a staircase?

    One of our viewers caught our cameras in a home improvement centre and asked how best to finish off his long slow job of stripping a staircase of paint.If you sand too soon, you will waste a lot of sandpaper because it will simply clog up with melted paint.If you do the whole job with paint strip...
  • Paint stripping tips

    Mark from Toronto, Ontario is looking at a good paint stripper that will remove multiple layers of paint from his doors. Professional In a trip to Ross Furniture Refinishing. in Toronto, Ontario, Gino Piazza gave us some tips about how the professionals do it, then we talked about doing it your...
  • Which paint stripper should you use?

    The first step is to try to determine what the stuff is that you want to strip: oil paint, latex paint, varnish, lacquer?.Then decide if you can work on all the surfaces horizontally, or if you will have to work on some vertically.Now start reading the labels of all the different strippers on the...
  • Removing Paint from Concrete.

    When paint gets onto concrete by accident, or as graffiti, it is difficult to remove because the concrete is so porous that the paint soaks down in.We decided to test a few different removers.Bio-Wash Masonry Strip works very well at removing oil, latex, and spray enamel paints.De-Greaser from St...
  • Removing Latex paint from door and window hardware

    Often door and window hardware has special brass or antique finishes on it. When you spill some latex paint on it and don't get it wiped up right away, or it has been painted over time and again, stripping off the paint can be touchy because if you are trying to restore it to its original condit...