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It seems as though 12.5 % SH is getting ridiculousy high to have shipped in drums don't have a local supplier with it? Having to switch to 10% and 8.5% on house washing.12,5 is running around $3.50 gal an can get 10% for $2.00 at my location in KY. How about everyone else?
Hey all, love the forum here... especially the wood section... tons of great info, thanks to everyone that takes the time to help.
I'm new to the industry, and to woodwork... have done cleaning and staining, but no stripping yet. Customer has a deck with a solid something on it, that they want removed. I went through a whole lot of threads here, and figured out what i should bring with me to test, but it had no effect on it. What i used is primarily for oils, i think, so im assuming this is an acrylic or latex.
I mixed up a 32 oz spray bottle of F-18 at 16 oz per gallon concentration, and another 32 oz bottle with the same F-18 concentration, but with rv antifreeze added at 12 oz per gallon concentration. Let it dwell for 30 minutes, then applied again for 15 minutes. Did nothing, but im assuming thats because what i am using wont work for this product.
Is there anything that could be suggested to remove this stuff, or is this one of those 'run dont walk' situations? I mean, i see stuff like the Behr wood stain and stripper, that says it will work on latex, but not sure if that stuff really works or not.
Here are some pictures where you can see it flaking. It sort of looks like paint, and for all i know it is, or some sort of combination... the homeowner couldn't remember. Also ive included a video where i tested it with the boosted hydroxide mix, and it did absolutely nothing. I pulled up a chipped piece so you could see how the product is failing.
I know this is probably a 'leave it' situation, but still i am interested in products/methods that would work here, if nothing else, just to help me learn more about these situations.
We just had a customer call and unfortunately, We don't go to that area.
I told the customer that I would try to help her locate a quality cleaning company and immediatly thought of my friends here on the forums
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