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How to Remove Old Paint and Varnish

Stripping away old paint or varnish doesn't have to be an impossible task. Follow tips from the experts on how to strip away old paint...

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Top 32 Stripping Projects

  1. 1. Hot Rod Garage (20:00)

    This cluttered space becomes the ultimate hot rod garage.

  2. 2. Using an Environmentally Friendly Paint Stripper

    DIY experts discuss environmentally friendly paint strippers, which take a little longer to do the job but are safer for the user and t...

  3. 3. Infrared Paint Stripper

    DIY Network makes stripping paint easy with an infrared paint stripper that softens paint for a quick and painless removal.

  4. 4. Window Maintenance Manual (02:01)

    Keep your windows clean and well-maintained with these simple strategies.

  5. 5. Paint-Stripper Basics

    Whether it's removing paint from baseboards and trim, or removing the varnish from furniture, chemical strippers can help you do the jo...

  6. 6. Stripping Away Old Finishes (06:08)

    Everything you need to know about stripping furniture.

  7. 7. Winterizing Doors (03:53)

    Add weather stripping to keep cold drafts from blasting your home.

  8. 8. Wallpaper Stripping System (03:14)

    If the usual methods don't work, try a wallpaper stripping system.

  9. 9. Slow Cooker Paint Removal (00:01:11)

    Nicole uses a slow cooker to help strip old hardware of caked-on paint.

  10. 10. Stripping Paint From Furniture (02:44)

    Removing paint from wooden furniture is easy with these great tips.

  11. 11. How to Remove Paint Using Chemicals

    Chemical strippers can make paint removal easier, but it's essential that you follow proper procedures and take safety precautions.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 12. Best Electrical Wire Stripper (00:55)

    Take a look at a great wire stripping tool that is a snap to use.

  13. 13. Restoring Painted Wood Trim (00:02:11)

    Nicole shows how to restore painted wood trim to its original beauty.

  14. 14. Professional Refinishing Tips (03:38)

    Learn time-saving techniques and clean-up tricks for stripping projects.

  15. 15. Stripping Cabinets (01:18)

    Jenny and Cave Wilson give advice on how to strip cabinets.

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