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I think your best bet is to just paint over it/re-paint the wall. On exterior concrete/brick walls it is easy to power wash or sandblast it - the goal is to remove everything. However neither of these will work inside - aside from the mess they'd create, they'd probably take more then just the paint off your walls! You might find some chemicals to help ...


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Steven's answer is pretty much the correct one. In the past, I've used the 3M magic eraser products. But that, like most chemical/mechanical removal ends up leaving a damaged area that looks just like the original graffiti. Your best bet is to repaint. When you do repaint, you can consider looking at anti graffiti coatings: ...


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If you don't want to strip the new paint off, you can sand it to smooth out the rough areas. Go over it with a 150 grit first, then go over it a second time with 220 or 340. You can use a sanding sponge to get into the tight details. Be sure to clean it well after sanding, completely dust free this time. If possible, pull the hinge pins and remove the ...


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For getting paint off a door, I highly recommend using Citrus Strip. We tried it on our old wooden door and it worked great, taking off multiple layers of paint. It doesn't work as well under a lot of sun and heat, so I would recommend either taking the door off the hinges or erecting some sort of tarp to block the sun from hitting it directly. Then get a ...


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When I use oil based products I use disposable pan liners so cleanup means let it dry-up and throw it away. To clean brushes I use a brush spinner to remove as much material as possible. I swish the brush in a container of mineral spirits and brush a piece of dry cardboard to get out some more of the urethane. Finally I soak the brush for a couple of days in ...


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I personally would use it, presuming I'm going to top-coat it with exterior paint. Of course, the very designation of the primer as "interior" means that the manufacturer did not INTEND for you to use it outdoors. So you're taking a chance. But I'd do it and not give it another thought. What's the potential downside? Probably something like "If it ...


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Probably both temperature and thinning are an issue, since you are at the extremes for both (very high temperature, and no thinning at all), but there are a LOT of ways to get orange peel, so eliminating it can be a trial and error process. It sounds to me like the solvent is evaporating before the paint can flow together on the cabinets. This is usually ...


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A stripper gel is worth a shot. Never tried myself. I'd definitely use a heavy duty respirator with that stuff. A big no way on the pressure washer ;). You might also try contoured sanding pads. I use these all the time. Sanding just sucks and takes devotion.. http://www.woodcraft.com/product/2005237/10568/large-contour-sanding-pads-6-piece.aspx ...


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I'm rather disappointed to find almost no useful information on how to remove a specific painting substance from a specific type of painted wall. That's surprising since graffiti is a widespread problem and I guess millions of people face it every year. The typical answer indeed seems to be "repaint and get over it" yet repainting would be a lot of hassle in ...



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