Accidentally spilled dark paint on front porch

bommaiFebruary 13, 2010

I am living in a rental townhome and I accidentally spilled a little bit of dark paint on the front porch. It is made of concrete that is not sealed. Looks like the concrete sucked up the paint immediately. I need to get this fixed especially since we are moving out soon. What is the best way?

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oilpainter

What kind of paint oil, acrylic or akyyd. Read your paint can and see what they recommend for cleanup. Don't be surprised however if it's there to stay

    Bookmark   February 13, 2010 at 11:14PM
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lindac

If it's alkyde...use a stripper and a wire brush....if it's water based use straight Grease cutter detergent...like for cleaning auto engines....and a wire brush.
Mop op the goo with paper towels.
Linda C

    Bookmark   February 14, 2010 at 11:02AM
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bommai

It is normal wall interior paint - flat enamel. I was actually cleaning the brush and roller in a water spiket when I accidentally spilled some residue in the concrete. The concrete just sucked it in. Cannot clean it with water. However, I figured I could put something in that would suck out the paint.

    Bookmark   February 14, 2010 at 6:59PM
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mfduffy

You need a medium wire brush and a really strong household cleaner, like Mex. It's going to take some work, but it will come off.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2010 at 2:07PM
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