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Old 08-05-2010, 07:17 PM   #1
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getting old grout off painted metal window

I have some old grout on painted metal window. I've tried adhesive remover, but it is stubborn. What can I use?


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Old 08-08-2010, 11:47 AM   #2
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Nowhere near an expert here, but in my experience grout has little sticking power. I bit of pressure on it will often pop it off.

Are you sure what you have is grout and not caulking? A pic or at least a more thorough description of what you are doing may help.

Right now I'm in a similar situation, but I'm trying to get some sort of mastic or thinset off of painted aluminum window trim in a shower I'm re-tiling.


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