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stripping paint from plastic

Postby raffers » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:34 pm

I have recently moved in to a house which has plastic skirting to hide cables etc. the boards have been painted over several times with gloss paint, can anyone help please.
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Gorilla Glue heavy duty grab adhesive

Postby pbp » Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:38 am

you can try Home Strip paint and varnish remover. It works fine on UPVC and some polycarbonates it can just take the shine off, but out of all the different types of paint strippers this would be the safest, as other strippers have solvent sin which will melt the plastic.
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Postby rosebery » Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:33 pm

Replace it.

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