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Old 03-06-2011, 03:19 PM   #1
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Stripping Paint In An 1890's Brooklyn Brownstone


I was wondering what paint stripping product you guys would recomend. I will be stripping the paint and refinishing the wood with a stain. When I did a search I only came up with products to strip paint from bricks. This will be an interior project and would like to see your guys thoughs.... Thanks in advance!
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It really depends on what you are trying to remove.

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some areas are oil based and some are water based paints if that helps
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You might try back to nature- multistrip , dumond chemicals-peelaway or 1 of their other products.
While multistrip was nice , it did not seem to work to good for multiple layers with oil under latex.
Heard good things about peel away , though never used it myself.
Plain old "harsh" chemical strippers seem to still work the best from my personal experience...
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what would a good old harsh one be. I want to make this as painless as possible lol I dont mind a mask and gloves haha
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if this is something you're doing for the first time, maybe we can help. www.RefinishNY.com
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Peel Away: http://www.peelaway.com/
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Talk to a rep from SW. I few months back I needed to find a good paint stripper and they got me info on their new product. I didn't wind up using it because I lost out on the bid, but it sounded really cool. They claimed it would take off up to 7 coats of oil base paint. I forget the name of it, but they def have something.
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One word...

Lead.
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Malco made a very good point. You should have lead testing done before you proceed, most likely you will have lead in Brownstones especially if they're located in Park Slope. I know people who remodel houses and do home additions without permits... but if you get nailed,the fines are tremendous.
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Contact these guys, they'll fix ya up.

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