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Old 12-25-2012, 08:37 PM   #1
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remove old paint from concrete basement floor


I have a home built in the 50s and the concrete floor is covered in an undesirable paint color. I would like to remove it mechanically and I'm wondering what some good methods are? I want to get it back to bare concrete. Thanks!

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Old 12-26-2012, 01:42 PM   #2
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remove old paint from concrete basement floor


I am interested in this as well. While mine is an ok color, I would like to epoxy mine, and prefer not tp put it over the paint

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Old 12-27-2012, 11:56 AM   #3
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if you have a drain, i would try a pressure washer.
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Not sure how much paint you are trying to get up, but I have had good luck using simple green to strip paint from old metal door knobs, and just recently used "goof off" to get caulk, paint and glue off a tile floor.

The simple green I soaked the door knobs, so depending on the area that needs paint removed you could make make a little "pool" and let it soak.
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