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stripping old porch floor

Posted by Verity Moore-Wright on March 27th, 2003 05:39 PM
In reply to Sanding/Stripping OLD & UNEVEN wood floors by Suzanne on December 13th, 2001 11:35 PM [Go to top of thread]

I started stripping 5 coats of paint off a 1912 porch floor in 2001 and it has been a nightmare.
We do not have lofty notions of this floor having a refined look. The paint color most absorbed into the wood is a gray blue and we hoped that by staining or painting the floor a dark brown after adequately it would hide most of the imperfections.
I've used stripper which was NOT effective and a heat gun which has been the most time consuming but helpful and a big sander. At what point do I have enough paint off to stain or paint over?

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