Is there a way to get paint off of concrete?

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  1. Lady MJ profile image75
    Lady MJposted 7 years ago

    Is there a way to get paint off of concrete?

    Semi-gloss outdoor house paint

  2. Beverly Stevens profile image75
    Beverly Stevensposted 7 years ago

    Paint stains, so if I were faced with this problem, I would find several shades of gray or beige, acrylic paint at my hobby store ($2-$4) and paint over it.  You can still look for a paint removal option but will now have a paint stain that won't stand out.

  3. TheBlondie profile image59
    TheBlondieposted 7 years ago

    you could try pressure washing....that usually gets anything up

  4. kevin.howell profile image60
    kevin.howellposted 7 years ago

    Sadly, there is nothing I have found in almost twenty years in the concrete and masonry business.  Acid does not work, The problem is that the concrete is so porous and soaks up the paint.  The only way to remove it really is to grind it off, and that is very tedious work.  Scrape off the old and paint over or grab some diamond tip grinding wheels.  sorry

  5. nightwork4 profile image61
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    you can either power wash them off or have it sand blasted. power washing won't always work but sand blasting will.

  6. profile image47
    hub5erposted 7 years ago

    Pressure washing works the best to remove most paints with the exception of epoxies.  Shotblasting also works really well but it will strip the surface of the concrete as well.

 
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