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Old 06-18-2008, 06:42 AM   #1
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Pressure washer to remove peeling paint


Iím preparing my house for painting - some peeling paint on the siding needs to be removed. The problem is that using a paint scraper or a sander requires too much time as the area is really big. Can I just use a pressure washer?

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I’m not sure this won’t damage your siding.

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What kind of siding?
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Pressure washing is a good precursor to scrape and sand
It may even remove a fair amount of loose paint
However, you will still need to scrape and sand
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