Removing paint from concrete can be difficult. Whether you are removing old paint on a concrete porch and stairs or graffiti on a wall, there are several methods you can try. This is a guide about removing paint from concrete.
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How do I get old paint off of concrete stoops? I began with a pressure washer. I tried paint stripper and the pressure washer. I still cannot get the remainder of paint off. I am not 100% sure, but I believe the paint is latex.
By Kay from Nashville, TN
What is the best way to remove old paint from a driveway and what is best to replace it with? Stain? It's a very hot, Florida location that's in the sun most of the day. Thanks.
I was painting my kitchen chairs outside and put newspapers around so the paint wouldn't stain the cement but there are a few drops here and there. Is there something that can take it out?
By JMJ33 (Guest Post)01/19/2009
I have found that using nail polish remover for Wood Fence small spot stains using a bit of elbow grease can remove these from a sealed coloured driveway.
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I attempted to remove very old paint from my concrete steps with a pressure washer with very little success. I only have one or two coats of paint to remove, and the paint has even worn off in places just from age. However, I increased the pressure on the nozzle as much as I could without damaging the concrete, but still only a very small amount of paint came off. Am I doing something wrong or is there a better method to remove paint from the concrete, like paint remover or some other chemical? I should add that these steps have a rough not smooth texture to the concrete. Please help! Thank you!
Truerblue from PA
How do you remove paint from a concrete driveway?
Tom from Sun City, AZ
By Jim from TN
I painted my front concrete porch a few years ago. I would like to now take the paint off, but don't know what to use? Could you help out?
By Frank from Coatesville, PA