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Old 08-24-2009, 06:06 PM   #1
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Stripping peeling paint

I have a roll type garage door with panels that probably hasnt been painted in many years. The wood mould has alot of peeling paint and I tried sanding it off but it is taking along time to get so little done. If I use paint stripper chemical will it do alot of damage to the wood moulding?


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Old 08-25-2009, 04:00 AM   #2
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Might be easier oan or cheaper to replace it.To answer your question, no, it should not do any damage to the molding.


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Old 08-26-2009, 08:12 AM   #3
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There are some great paint strippers out there. The key with most of them is time, the longer they sit on the surface, the better they work. I like Star 10 paste, ( of course I sell it ) Works well, takes about an hour, and is somewhat expensive. $27 per qt, and a quart covers about 10 sq ft. But hey, do you want cheap, or effective.
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