Removing Paint from wood clapboard siding

June 11, 2010

We prescribe some restoration (paint is removed to bare wood) on almost all older homes. We protect your walkways and plantings by collecting all paint chips and debris with thick heavy-weight plastic.


  1. [...] Second, inspect the old paint to see how well it adheres. If it adheres perfectly, you can paint over the previous coat. More often than not older paint will be flaking or peeling. This failing paint needs to be taken off in order to ensure that the new coat adheres. In some extreme cases a wall may need to be stripped completely. [...]

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