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Old 12-27-2005, 04:31 AM   #1
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How to remove paint from brick


Hi All.

I have just bought a new house off-plan, and it seems like the builders were a bit careless with the paint. They've spilt some paint onto the bricks on the driveway, and no matter what I do, I can't get rid of it. Will I have to change the bricks? Here's what I've tried so far:

- Paint remover - Just took the top off the paint. Still quite a bit in the grooves and IN the brick
- Pool Acid - Was told this would bring the paint out. Didn't really work. Still quite a bitof paint IN the brick

Any tips would be helpful. Then I can put it on my Blog with tips that I've compiled on making a great home...

thanks,
James

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Old 12-27-2005, 06:37 PM   #2
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How to remove paint from brick


I had surprisingly good resultsd with a cheap pressure washer.

This worked for SOME paint spills but not for others.

Worth a try.

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Old 12-28-2005, 01:38 AM   #3
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Hi,

Thanks. You know, I didn't even think of that. I have a little steam pressure washer. Maybe I should try that. Maybe pour some paint remover on the paint, and use the pressure washer to do a deep soak, high pressured, HOT rinse...

Thanks again.
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