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Justin
Removing Recent Paint Splatter And Seepage on Old Wood Work Without Removing Finish
Justin

Hi Everyone,

 

Question regarding removing recent (month/ couple of month old) paint splatter. We are reno'ing a house approx 90 years old. There were some paint splatters (from us) on the top edge of the baseboards and thin edge of door drames from drips, and from seepage from poor application of painters tape. The difficulty is in the narrowness and poor angles of the spots. 

 

Any tips on how to remove it?

 

There were some splatters on easier to access spots (middle of the baseboard, etc.) that came off fairly easily with warm water, soap, and some hard scrubbing. The paint splatters that are left now are in areas that I can't apply the same pressure to as it's right where the wall meets the woodwork. Ideally we would not lose the finish from a hard sanding. 

 

Any advice or tips would be greatly appreciated!

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