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Paint strippers

Posted by Henry in MI on May 8th, 1999 05:44 PM
In reply to concrete steps - paint removal by Laurie Burton on May 8th, 1999 03:40 PM [Go to top of thread]

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There are many paint strippers available. For safety, I suggest Citristrip. Check out their web site for more info at

The more powerful strippers are methyl cloride based and, while stripping outdoor concrete would seem to be a fairly safe usage for the methyl chloride strippers, you still can have problems with the residue. And I do agree that with some of the paints that could be on concrete stairs methyl chloride based strippers may be about the only solution, I would sure try the Citristrip first. Follow the manufacturers instructions and safety precautions exactly with any of these products. They can be really dangerous.

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