Removing paint from outside wall

I’m removing a conservatory soon leaving a painted area of outside wall. How do you remove this paint.

Asked by Heather on 26th Jul 2021
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"Generally, here's how I will use a chemical paint remover to strip paint safely.
Put drop cloths in place on the floor.
Using a paint roller, apply the paint stripper to the entire wall.
When the paint bubbles, scrape off with a paint scraper.
Once the paint is removed, rinse and wash with cold, clear water."
Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
"Hi heather you’ll need to get it sand blasted to remove paint properly."
Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since Jan 2017 - report
"Hi. The only thing that will take out all the paint I have done is a sand blast but it may cause some damage to the bricks. It all depends on the quality of the bricks."
Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
"you may use a powerwasher to remove the paint from the wall"
Answered on 1st Sep 2021 - Member since Sep 2018 - report
"There are strippers you can buy (liquid form)
Or have it sanded back
Or if it’s coloured render has to come off back to core base."
Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
"A good strong paint stripper and a wire brush.
Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
"Heather it’s not an easy task you have a few methods you need a mask on because of any fumes and gloves because chemical agents are caustic
So you can simply try wire brushing or you can use a paint stripper, caustic soda or Nitromors and also a hot air gun, depends if your really having trouble there are specialist high pressure jetting companies like 3000psi upwards that do paint removal hope that helps."
Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since Nov 2017 - report
"Use a chemical paint remover and use it in an industrial jet machine."
Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
"You can buy something to clean bricks from your local building suppliers or even B&Q. It’s acid so will need care and attention when using the products."
Answered on 13th Aug 2021 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
"use nitromorse paint remover/ any stubborn bits might just need a wire brush"
Answered on 1st Sep 2021 - Member since Sep 2021 - report
"Hello, I would advise you to be more careful on the jet washer for the following reason. If your bricks are old then the bedding will be quite weak and the pressure from the machine will erode more mortar bedding, hence new pointing will be required afterwards.
Secondly, if you have a solid brick wall without cavity on dot-and-dab plasterboard, the brick will soak water unevenly and may not dry up quickly especially if you live in the North, hence, condensation and mould could be encouraged. An iron brush is painstaking but, safer."
Answered on 9th Aug 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
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