Good Questions: Removing Paint Effectively Off Wood Floors

Good Questions: Removing Paint Effectively Off Wood Floors

Gregory Han
Dec 10, 2008

Here's a good question culled from our last open thread, included with a helpful answer from one of our other readers (we love the sense of community!):
I finally asked my landlady if I could take out my ugly grey carpet to expose the wood floor underneath. Well, taking out the rug was easy and the pre-war floors are beautiful, except for the crappy contractor who didn't bother to cover the wood floor when he was painting. I was trying to take off the paint (but not the stain) w/ enviro paint strippers, but that sure isn't working! -SydneyBristow

Got a good question you'd like answered? Send your queries and a photo or two illustrating your question, and we'll see if the ATLA team or our readers can help you out.

AT reader sparkle answered: SydneyBristow, this blog post might help you: Seems like Citrasolv might be your new best friend. :)

Citrasolv is also mentioned in a related topic post about caring for hardwood floors, and there's plenty of reader supplied tips here worth taking a peek back at.

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