latex paint/stainless steel kitchen sink

ireneoAugust 20, 2006

How can i get lots of months old latex paint off of my stainless steel sink? scrubbing isn't cutting it.

thanks!

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lindac

Sos pad.....
Linda C

    Bookmark   August 20, 2006 at 11:06PM
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ireneo

just discovered rust under the faucet, which we are replacing, is it a lost cause?

    Bookmark   August 21, 2006 at 12:02AM
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ktmast

I was told not to use steel wool on the stainless steel. Something about tiny fibers getting caught and causing rust in the sink. I'm not sure if the SOS pads are steel wool or a non-metal product.

Katy

    Bookmark   August 25, 2006 at 8:56PM
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tonilynne

Try using a cleaner called Krud Kutter. You can find it at Home Depot or any other hardware store. It is great at removing dried latex paint.

    Bookmark   August 27, 2006 at 9:27AM
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centralcacyclist

90% rubbing alcohol or denatured alcohol will dissolve it. No scrubbing needed.

    Bookmark   August 27, 2006 at 11:28AM
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jca1

nope, buy some goop off latex remover, will take that paint off in seconds.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2006 at 8:37PM
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twelvepole

Goof Off, Oops, or other solvent will effectively remove dried latex paint. Let set to soften. Use paper towels. If you feel you need more abrasion, a plastic scrubbie will work. Avoid abrasives.

For rust on stainless, a paste of BarKeeper's Friend or Zud and water will work. Let set. These powdered cleansers contain oxalic acid, a rust remover, and come in handy for many household cleaning problems.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2006 at 11:23PM
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