It only takes a minute to sign up. I'm stripping latex off my second story deck 8x This should have been enough to do sqft instead of 90 While it says it will remove latex finishes, this product isn't exactly made to remove paint - but it has worked, slowly - dwell times of hours instead of 15 minutes. Since this, and most deck finish and paint strippers, are just Lye Sodium Hydroxide and a surfactant, what would a recommended ratio be to make my own solution? Well before today's sea of commercial chemical- and solvent-based paint removers flooded the market, folks set on stripping mixed up their own.
No-one mentioned the new version of the old-fashioned way, hot air guns are cheap, the better ones are adjustable, and they don't need the high level of skill and safety required by blow torches It's quite hard to set fire to the peeling paint or the wood below with a gun, but almost inevitable with a torch. They are great for peeling off plastic tiles, softening plastic pipe, and helping BBQs along when you are done with paint scaping Caustic soda aka lye is used for industrial stripping sometimes, so you've got an option there with other answers.
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