ISO Dirtex

bekahMarch 15, 2008

local ACE store doesnt carry. where can i get it? is there somthing else i can use thats readily availabe? fyi-i live in San diego.

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Faron79

Surely your ACE at least has some TSP?!?!?!
This requires a good rinsing or 2 tho....

The small box of Dirtex powder (along with other Dirtex items by Savogran) is on their ACEnet.
I could post SKU's Sunday if you'd like.
(WE'VE had it for Yeeears...)

DON'T USE the trigger-spray Dirtex, OR the aerosol version on walls!!!! These are a different animal, and can't be used for paint-prep.

Faron

    Bookmark   March 16, 2008 at 12:16AM
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twisted_limbz

I also searched several local hardware stores and the big boxes recently and couldn't locate the Dirtex other than the spray ones... used to be easy to find...

    Bookmark   March 16, 2008 at 8:55AM
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Brushworks Spectacular Finishes

Surely your ACE at least has some TSP?!?!?!
This requires a good rinsing or 2 tho....

Faron, those are fighting words!..just kidding.

TSP is too risky. We know it hinders adhesion if not properly flood rinsed and wiped away. The most common failure is at baseboard joints and other nooks and crannies on any paint project.

If you can not find Dirtex, Jasco TSP Substitute works as well and it's no rinse when applied according to directions.

When washing walls, you need two buckets, one sponge and two towels.

One bucket with solution and one bucket with rinse. Rinse will be changed often. Dip sponge in solution and wash. Rinse sponge in rinse bucket *before* going back to solution. Wipe wall with towel to dry and continue the process.

Michael

    Bookmark   March 16, 2008 at 8:56AM
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moonshadow

Most local (independent) paint stores carry Dirtex in my area. Ace and Do-It-Best Hardware carry it as well.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2008 at 1:17PM
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robynpa

I get it at Sherwin Williams.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2008 at 7:11PM
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Faron79

Michael,
BRING IT ON MAN....BRING IT ON!!!....(hee-hee!)
(wow....a bit over the top there Faron...)

Shoot! I forgot to get the Dirtex SKU's today!!

If there's one cleaner a Paint-store should have, it's Dirtex!

Faron

    Bookmark   March 17, 2008 at 12:14AM
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Brushworks Spectacular Finishes

You're not a paint store if you don't offer Dirtex. :)

Michael

    Bookmark   March 17, 2008 at 6:17PM
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