Removing paint from plastic

Postby Lorraine Mahy » Sat Feb 23, 2008 11:50 am

Does anyone have any tips on removing dried paint from the plastic surrounding double glazed windows?
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Postby Fishie42 » Tue Feb 26, 2008 1:21 pm

X-tex paint and varnish remover.

You can buy it from B & Q or order online, I've just used it to strip paint from a door, works wonderfully. Will do 2/3 layers at a time. Is a bit more expensive than other stripers but is non-solvant based and can be used on a huge range of things including plastics.

I'd do a trial area first to make sure its ok on your plastic!
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Postby pbp » Fri Feb 29, 2008 1:48 pm

HI..Just to clarify that the product is called Home Strip and not X-Tex. X-Tex is a product by the same company, but it is used to remove artex. You can also find it on the project pages under paint stripping.
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