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Recommend product for stripping lacquer from stone floors

Posted by hosenemesis (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 27, 13 at 18:21

Hello,
I have an Arizona flagstone floor coated with Glaze n Seal "Wet Look" Lacquer. The ice machine broke, flooded the kitchen, and now I have ruined flaking lacquered stone floors. I would like to strip it off (one stone at a time) and reseal. What is the best product to use to do this? I can't find any local seller of lacquer stripper, but I can find lacquer thinner. Will paint and varnish stripper work?

Will I have to use lacquer again to reseal the stones, or can I use something that chips less easily, like eggshell polyurethane?

Renee


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RE: Recommend product for stripping lacquer from stone floors

Look into a institutional floor stripper that removes wax, etc.. At full-strength it's sure to remove sealers and lacquers too, but nothing like poly.
Casey

Here is a link that might be useful: floor stripping chemicals


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RE: Recommend product for stripping lacquer from stone floors

Try the Soy Gel stripper. Laquer thinner will also work, but the fumes are explosive.

And for resealing, use a standard stone sealant that is urethane based.


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