Use a paint scraper putty knife or specialty scraper to remove the softened paint being careful to not gouge the wood.
How to strip paint from wood siding.
Stripping old paint off lap board siding takes considerable effort.
30 minutes to 24 hours removal.
Scrape off the paint with a plastic scraper and use an abrasive pad and mineral spirits to remove any lingering residue.
This guide will review the steps for how to remove stain from wood.
Wood siding can provide old fashioned charm to your home but old paint can cause it to look run down and neglected.
The best way to remove paint from lap board siding.
Cedar is a soft wood and the force of a power washer while it will take the paint off easily enough will also very likely damage the wood and drive moisture deep into it causing your future paint job to peel.
To penetrate and remove the 10 layers of paint on the siding and trim at the winchester project painting contractor jim clark shown here and his crew used a newly developed non caustic stripper that breaks the bond between paint and wood.
Be sure to remove any caulk where the siding overlaps as old houses need to breathe.
Before choosing their approach they considered several methods detailed in the following slides.
When the paint is peeling on a house many homeowners opt for covering it with vinyl siding but if you ve got an old house with a great exterior such as real clapboard you may not want to hide its beauty then exterior paint stripping is your only option.
Pull out loose nails and renail using stainless steel siding nails.
Remove paint from cedar shingles but if your home is sided in traditional cedar shingles you re stuck doing it the old fashioned way.
If seeking to remodel a room or give furniture a new look a homeowner should learn how to remove wood stain.
How to strip paint off wood siding.
But it s an unavoidable evil if the paint is cracking or peeling and you.
Interior wood stain is designed to protect and enhance the appearance of furniture or flooring by seeping into the surface of the wood.
Strip the old paint go to our paint stripping page we decided to strip the paint to give us the best chance of producing the longest lasting paint job.
A inch coat removes up to seven layers of paint.
If however you don t plan on repainting the object but prefer instead to show off the wood grain underneath or stain it at most then you re going to have to remove every last drop of old paint.