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dragonness 07-15-2008 06:28 PM

How to remove latex paint from stone pavers?
 
After some remodelling work we're left with a large paint stain on our courtyard stone pavers. How would you go about removing it?

Thanks!

Termite 07-15-2008 06:55 PM

Power washing should do the trick.

dragonness 07-15-2008 10:11 PM

Thanks! Would we be able to rent a tool from say Home Depot to do this? Is it safe to do by ourselves or should we hire someone?

Termite 07-16-2008 01:13 AM

You can rent a power washer at any rental place. All it does is shoot high-pressure water out like a car wash on steroids...Very handy for cleaning concrete, decks, etc. If you can start a lawnmower you can handle it. It hooks up to your hose.

It should remove latex paint without much trouble, but might not get down into all the pores.

dragonness 07-16-2008 08:21 AM

Fantastic! Thanks for that!

yesitsconcrete 07-16-2008 11:00 PM

termite, YOU are a prince :thumbup:

Termite 07-17-2008 12:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by yesitsconcrete (Post 139998)
termite, YOU are a prince :thumbup:

Maybe someday they'll promote me to king. Being a prince doesn't pay very well. :huh:

mjdonovan 07-20-2008 07:54 AM

Get a powerwasher. It will make short work of cleaning up the pavers. You can rent them at home improvement stores and yes they are safe to use, however where eye protection.

Termite 07-20-2008 10:12 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mjdonovan (Post 140975)
Get a powerwasher. It will make short work of cleaning up the pavers. You can rent them at home improvement stores and yes they are safe to use, however where eye protection.

I think someone already said that...:yes:


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