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BizR 03-17-2009 09:13 AM

Ceramic tile & paint
 
I have to remove paint (white latex) from a ceramic tile floor which appears not to have been sealed by previous owners (appears as if neither tile nor grout were sealed). The tile is brown 'pattern' (not one color) & textured. Have tried 'Goof Off' but it does not seem to penetrate enough to lift the paint to the surface. Any ideas would be appreciated.

DangerMouse 03-17-2009 10:17 AM

i'd try a paint stripper product such as 'strypeeze' to soften it first and then wipe the residue out with a terry cloth rag.
that should do it, i would think. be sure to follow instructions on the can in regards to ventilation, etc.

DM

fixrite 03-17-2009 12:19 PM

in the past I have had to do just that, remove paint from tile flooring. I have had some success with a heat gun to WARM the paint and then remove it by using a rough scrubbing pad and thinners ( depends on type of paint, oil or latex). Careful not to get tiles hot as they can break easily on you

cheers


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