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Donnab6

10:15PM | 09/13/06
Member Since: 09/13/06
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While painting my parents house to get it ready to sell, we got paint on the wood floors & a little on wood paneling. What is the best way to remove the paint from both? The house is old & we really can't afford to spend a lot of money, either removing the paneling, or refinishing the floors. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Donna Brozak

5slb6

03:36AM | 09/16/06
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
You can use a product called GOOF OFF to remove the latex from oil based coated surfaces, or use #0000 steel wool and paint thinnner.

KevinLamanes

05:04PM | 09/20/06
Member Since: 09/19/06
1 lifetime posts
Well, i'm a painter and i find the best way to remove latex paint is some hot water and a scraper.

P.S. Just be really careful to not scratch the floor with the scraper, maybe even cover the edge in fabric to avoid scratching the floor...
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