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Oil based over spray in my house

Posted by bobbie46 (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 15, 11 at 22:26

Please help. The painter sprayed the interior of the addition and did not seal off the other parts of our house very well. We have a fine mist of paint all over every surface in the adjoining laundry room. My antique bread bowl (100+ years old). our toaster, salad spinner, Kentile floor, washer and dryer, all countertops, cabinets, walls and lights are all covered with a fine mist of oil based paint. What to do? We wiped the old bowl down with turpentine as best we could but I am so concerned. What were they thinking? What is the solution? What is reasonable to ask? These are not bad people but I am appalled. How to clean off dried oil based paint? Suggestions please.


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RE: Oil based over spray in my house

Contact your insurance agent and have your agent contact the painter's agent and devise a removal plan that will work without causing damage to items.


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