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Can you remove paint from brick?

If so, how?

6 Answers from MyBuilder Painters & Decorators

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Tips & Warnings:
If you do decide to repaint your bricks, use a latex paint or lime wash to allow moisture and air to pass through.
Do not sandblasts or pressure wash the bricks, as this will damage the brick.
Avoid using strong chemicals. Some caustic chemical solutions can cause damage and discoloration to old bricks.

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Answered 17th Feb 2011

Depends on your budget, blasting will give it a perfect finish with no signs of paint at all. A chemical paint remover can work too but may not give perfect results.


Answered 18th Feb 2011

Masonry paint remover Gloves and hard tedious work.


Answered 20th Mar 2011

One of the best products for this is a graffiti remover available from most builders merchant.


Answered 17th Feb 2011

Be careful if you decide to sand blast, depending on the brick and age of the brick this could damage your brick work but it is very effective.


Answered 17th Feb 2011

To remove it completely you would have to sand blast the brick work


Answered 17th Feb 2011

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