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Water based paint

Postby toyotaman » Mon Jun 25, 2007 12:05 pm

Having just moved I notice that the previous owners of the property have made quite a mess of the paintwork. They have used a water-based emulsion paint on the walls and in doing so have caught the doorframes/skirting boards and radiators with either the roller they used or with a paint brush and have not bothered to clean it off before it dried. My question is how do I remove such areas without causing too much damage to the woodwork or metalwork?
any helpful hints would be welcome
thanks

regards
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Postby gc1967 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:27 pm

Hot soapy water on the emulsion on the woodwork and lightly rub with a brillo pad and it will come off
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