An, Your staircase wall space is the perfect spot for, Weekend links are live and include this nature ins, My fascination with relief artwork continues... on, One design movement caused by the pandemic is the, Who else is loving the return of green cabinets? Do you have any suggestions on what to do with an ornate antique framed mirror that was antiqued decades ago. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. :) I can’t wait to see the end result! I’d definitely go with the other. I was excited to see this show up in my Google Reader this morning, and on my next stripping job I am going to use the CitriStrip! It also didn’t cling as well to the vertical sides of the dresser in my opinion. To me, painting over it would have felt like putting on dirty socks after a shower. If you didn't get every single bit cleaned out, it would come back and bite you during refinishing. I will be returning to this post when I tackle my vintage vanity and little matching bed. There were so many layers of paint that I think by the time I got down to the wood, the tables circumference was a full inch smaller. Hello, I’m Kate! Can’t wait to see your finished product! Use CITRISTRIP® Paint and Varnish Stripping and Removing Paste to remove multiple layers of dried latex and oil-based paint, varnish, lacquer, polyurethane and shellac from wood, metal and masonry surfaces. Great comparison post! Good to know that the kinder, safer stripper won out. Your website is awesome. : ) woo-hoo! You crack me up. I also appreciate your correct word usage/spelling. i have a dresser that i would LOVE LOVE to do this to but i’m a total chicken and big projects using stripper stuff make me scared. Results? A better smelling way to strip multiple layers of paint outdoors and indoors, the gel clings well to vertical surfaces and stays active for up to 24 hours. i need confidence. So funny, I am getting ready to show a post about this very stripper…citistrip…I love it! Since my ultimate plan was to give it a rustic antique French country look, I boldly decided to strip all those layers off. Wish me luck!! . :) This is a beautiful dresser! It’s taking forever to get old paint off a desk I am re-doing. Active ingredient: N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) Strength: A ⅛-inch coat removes up to seven layers of paint. P.S. I have so often stood in the paint aisle and debated on which products to buy/try. I can’t wait to see you work your magic on the dresser. And thanks for the side by side review! After about 15 minutes, this started to happen. I’m using citrus trip now but am having a rough time removing the excess, how do you remove the cacky mess? ~judi ;) I’m with Katie – has anyone used CitriStrip on stain/shiny finish of unknown origin (not painted)? . It Citristrip QCSG801 Paint & Varnish Stripping Gel. I do want to note: we loved Citristrip. Maybe I’ll give it another go…that is when I have about 200 hours of spare time! I also wanted to find out just how two strippers would match up in the ring. I love your patina dresser and it sounds like I will be using Citristrip. The sander is not stripping away the plaster…. For full disclosure of all blog policies regarding comments, advertising, copyright, sponsored links, guest submissions, and other matters, please look here. As God as my witness . Don’t ask me what the hairy heck I was thinking when I tried this but it was late, everything was closed and I probably had inhaled far to many paint fumes that evening. The original hardwood floors not only had adhesive but layers and layers of paint in some spots and it all came up insanely easy! 79 thanks for doing the test work for me so i know it will work! Worth every minute:-) Thank you!!!!! and then that sheet of latex pulling off? (Oh oh, will I start getting even more spam now that I typed the word, “stripper”??) Check that it works on wood first, then see if you can find one with the added benefit of removing paint on different surfaces. However, since it was stained we had to use Multi-Strip. I’m out to make this dresser look like a less rustic version of this: *Necessary disclaimer to CMA: This is NOT a paid endorsement of Citristrip. Welcome to the place where I share my stories and expertise! Amazing. I got rather frustrated with the Kleanstrip this time around. 4.3 out of 5 stars 2,818. Great tutorial and funny! Now in the process of prettifying this piece, I hope you remember to lavish some attention on the inside, too!! I haven’t stripped for years (LOL) but when I did I used the old stuff. It was the perfect fit for my mud room niche by the back door. When engaging in any form of stripping, furniture or otherwise, it’s a good idea to use protection. I have an entire bedroom set to refinish and both types are sitting in my basement to try. I tried a similar product to the Citristrip a while back and liked it — mine said it would work within minutes and it didn’t…but with some patience it did well. I really enjoy your blog. Then go back awhile later and lift the plastic wrap off. :), Awesome! I am going to try the Citrus one again…I used it on my daughter’s bedroom floor and it was really not great. I usually just sand the heck out of it then prime and paint. After you apply the stripper, lay a piece of plastic wrap over it. T, Dimensional art as decorative display! and my table has no lead- i bought a lead test. It completely removed all of the thick enamel coating on my birch wood cabinets. Ugh! i am going to try the citrus one as well. I wish I knew about this before. Cant wait to see your finished paint job! It contains no methylene chloride (or No NMP), is non-caustic and ideal for indoor use. Shouldn’t it always be that way? I've always, Who’s spending time getting organized this month, http://shannahhayley.blogspot.com/2010/03/pretty-drawers.html. Enter the two contenders. Klean-Strip Paint Stripper – Best Paint Stripper for Multi-Layer Stripping. A kinder smelling non-caustic version missing the methylene chloride, daring to challenge the old school establishment. I love your humor and it makes reading through your posts that much more enjoyable. Thank you! Underneath was what I was looking for, a nice honey tone wood. I love to paint furniture but I have never used anything to take the paint off. i hate using something that’s toxic, and i’m extremely sensitive to the fumes from those things. Conclusion:  after these two strippers duked it out on the same layers of paint, I have to vote Citristrip for all my future uses, even though it takes a lot longer to work (up to 24 hours). I am getting ready to finish a piece of furniture I have that needs a new look. I have been a KleanStrip girl all along because I knew it worked (for the most part) and was nervous about the non-chemical, citrius smelling stripper. Head to Head Test. Your email address will not be published.*. Thanks for doing this! I always use citristrip. can i just say i am smitten? Have you ever used a heat gun, CG? I’m really glad you posted this. In somber conclusion, no more methylene chloride for me. Klean-Strip. I tried to strip paint of a table I had and I hated the whole operation I ended up junking the table- right to the trash. Its gel structure makes it ideal for use on both vertical and horizontal surfaces leading to fast effective penetration and stripping. YOU”RE THE BEST!!! I tested a small inconspicuous area…but I did not have great results. Klean-Strip Paint Stripper should be the best option for you if you are looking for a solution to strip several layers of paint quickly. The details on that beauty, I’m practically crying over here!! But you have encouraged me…and I have my office floor to do. Can’t wait to see the final product. Check out my blog for more info. Now we have beautiful pine plank floors with lots of character. Explore More on Homedepot.com. *   So after I had finished scraping, and the dresser had fully dried, the next day I attacked with even more Citristrip. that’s just awesome! I am going to try the citristrip. Yours always turn out beautifully! A high-quality product […] That style would make a nice statement piece in an otherwise neutral room! It works with a wide variety of paints, including latex … Lightning Stripper is a non-caustic, methylene chloride based paint stripper, excellent for removing most types of decorative paints and some industrial paint systems. PeelAway 1 is our budget-friendly alternative to the more expensive heat gun described above. Products Overview Paint & Varnish Stripper Aerosol Paint & Varnish Stripping Gel Tub Paint & Varnish Stripping Gel I love how you can tell the most boring task in a funny and inspiring way. The previous owner painted something wrong over something wrong without the proper prep, and the paint is peeling away in big chunks like a bad sunburn. I am glad you found one you like (if I’m brave enough, I’ll follow your lead!). Ooh, I just love the dresser – and how I love awesome Craig’s List finds! Such good info for my future endeavors too. But don’t quote me on that. Love your humor too! Someone would enjoy the rustic verrry aged appeal I’m certain. Don’t mind me if I save this photo for inspiration later down the road. “Stripper residue” sounds gross, on so many levels. “If I have to lie, steal, cheat, or kill . Love the stuff. I also needed it to store winter scarves, hats, mittens and other seasonal items. Looking forward to seeing it all finished. Now a photo and real life can differ very much so but I do like the funky look. ;). Thnx a bunch. Wish I had tried Citristrip a few years ago. It’s so hard to pick and choose which pieces we are going to keep for ourselves and the ones to put out in our little shops. Good luck with the project. Thank you so much for the excellent tutorial, CG!! I just need to research if it can strip stained wood or not also to clean up some old dressers I have. I have a project I’ve been waiting to do, it involves stripping – now, I can jump in and do it with confidence! There were several layers of paint all over this baby, and I had no idea what kind of paint it was. Love all of your step by step pictures! Ha. Citristrip Paint & Varnish Stripping Gel. That post was perfect for me! Loved the Scarlett reference. This is simply my humble but sometimes loudmouth opinion of a comparison of these two products in these circumstances. Good to know what you found about the strippers though. It dried out rather quickly in comparison, and smelled just awful. I can’t tell you how many endless hours were spent stripping the layers and layers but so worth it! It stays wet and active up to 24 hours, allowing you to strip multiple layers in one step. Again, thanks for the advice. Tee hee, I like this post. Citristrip®'s is the safe and effective brand of removers that can be used indoors and has a pleasant citrus scent. I love the play by play. thanks for the product comparision. (It’s my favorite movie of all time.) I had a great armoire, and it was so tough to strip…the table that is. Good to know there’s a better option! i cannnnot wait to see the outcome. PS- I meant to type, “Uh oh.” Not “Oh oh”. I shared this tip and linked to your site in my blog post today. Note to self …use citristrip! After writing the post I went to shoot a video of the process and even though I did the same process I always do it didn’t get the job done. Hard work but the end product is Oh so Fabulous! The longer it stays on, the more layers are removed (up to 24 hours). I love the dresser that you are trying to mimic. It was pleasant smelling, squishy, and a strangely attractive color, unlike anything you’d expect in a paint stripper. I will feel better using the Citristrip now. Yes Claudia, try the Citrustrip, it worked well for me! I’m not sure how to patina yet. Citristrip!! wow, so cool that citristrip worked for you…maybe I’ll try it again. :) Informative and oh so funny. you are too funny. so glad to know of the new kid on the block. I think it’ll look really cool when you’re done. I happen to have a bottle of the “orange goodness” in my garage and a few huge projects to use it on. thanks for the info and LOVE LOVE LOVE the title! A better smelling way to strip multiple layers of paint outdoors and indoors, the gel clings well to vertical surfaces and stays active for up to 24 hours. Can’t wait to see your rustic paint job. Very good to know. yeay citristrip!! I also love the rustic look. I scored an amazing antique desk on Craigslist and plan to strip it before repainting. :). And I’m totally excited to see what you do with it :). I did a quick, cheap and easy (all good things, right?) Pros are that it works well in stripping multiple layers of old paint, including paint that contains lead. I gotta tell you, I just tried the 50/50 mix solution for the first time. This is certainly the way to go!! The longer you leave it on, the more it penetrates the coat, thus making it easier to scrape off. Your Kleanstrip experience is what I am currently dealing with in my garage. Citristrip: This wood stripper is an orange gel, best on furniture details and flat surfaces since it is thin. Can’t wait to see it! I love your blog! Nauseating at times. Trust me on this one…I stripped all 23 doors in my house and had it down to a science on the last one. Whew!..I got tired looking at all that work.It reminds me of child birth.You see (man) Love (man) carry baby in tummy ,then strip down ( delivery room) & voila!! Not only that, stripping paint is extremely labor intensive – this project took at least five hours just to scrape off all these layers of paint. that could get addicting! It has a pleasant citrus smell and is biodegradable. Our Good Senator as Guest Speaker on Polytechnic Univer... Universal Health Care. What a great post Kate! Thanks so much for doing this little experiment and sharing the results. Thanks for doing this for us…I hate stripping using that chemical stuff so I’ll give the Citristrip a try. I’ve done a tutorial on it here: http://shannahhayley.blogspot.com/2010/03/pretty-drawers.html. Citristrip®'s is the safe and effective brand of removers that can be used indoors and has a pleasant citrus scent. Anxious to see the end result in this little beauty! I tossed around the idea of completely stripping the wood with Citristrip, but it made me tired just thinking about it. I have recently discovered your blog and have been completely inspired and motivated to get moving on projects I have been putting off. Can’t wait to see the after picture! thank you for this boost!!! I am so happy you posted this! I wanted to transform this little dresser into something with a little more personality and a Provencal feel. And it was. Learn how your comment data is processed. I love this story. Citristrip is going to be my new companion. . A powerful, industrial-strength remover. And indeed, this product features exceptional characteristics. For a west coast girl, you do a great Scarlet O impression! Lead very bad. :) I am so curious to see what sort of search engine hits this brings. Count me as another fan who is grateful to you for doing this comparison test. Thanks! Love this post, too funny! I will definitely be getting me some Citristrip. I highly recommend it. I used citristrip to strip the carpet adhesive off hardwood floors in 4 rooms and a hallway. thank you! Never thought i’ld enjoy a post on strippers lol looking forward to the finished product! Citri Strip paint is the best chemical based paint remover. This dresser was the perfect candidate for a little experiment I call ‘The Patina Project’. lol!! I can’t wait to see the finished product! ;), I know you’ll be rewarded for your hard work with a beautiful piece. Can’t wait to see the end result…. LOL. Sprays easily into cracks and crevices, making it the ideal choice for refinishing detailed pieces. was a pain in the neck! For the tougher spots, I used my five-in-one tool to scrape. This makes it a really helpful product if you want to repaint an item or simply erase the mistakes of a painter. When we first bought our house we started sanding the trim to prep for paint and it was chipping off so I (a completely inexperienced DIYer) decided “Hey, lets put paint stripper on ALL the door jambs” while my boyfriend was at work. Or perhaps I might in the future. I’ll never use KleanStrip again !”. It keeps it damp longer and definitely speeds things up. In the right corner, weighing in at 32 fluid ounces, was the young newcomer Citristrip. Paint can usually be removed from these surfaces the easiest with a paint stripper such as Klean Strip Stripper. I redid some shutters for my kitchen and was so impressed at how well it did. I just bought some Kleanstrip for an upcoming project, but may need to dig for the receipt so I can exchange it for the Citristrip. your hard work will certainly be worth it when you finish- you’d pay tons of money for that look from a store. A powerful, industrial-strength remover but with a citrus scent, Citristrip Gel stays wet and active for up to 24 hours, allowing you to strip multiple layers in one step. happy painting! This special orange stripper has a pleasant citrus scent and removes multiple layers of dried latex and oil-based paint from many surfaces. rachel. ... Click to add item "Sunnyside® Back to Nature® Multi-Strip™ Advanced Professional Paint Rem..." to the compare list. Girl you can write! I just had flashbacks of stripping a table with a thousand crevices, though-so nothing with crevices ;), You are brave and I am in awe…..but more impressively, girl, you can write. Dangerous. “National Integrated Cancer Control Act” Always felt I was shortening my life whenever I breathed the stuff. Janell. 86 List List Price $17.79 $ 17 . I've been using citri-strip for years, but cleaning up afterwards, especially in tight areas around ornate speaker grills, etc. Does the same happen to you? Do you recommend I use citrus trip for this? I used a tooth brush to remove the icky stuff. Oh thanks!!! So much to my delight when I read “its drawers to store…”, “its chippy white paint job…” You’d be amaze how many awful blog writers are out there! I cant take it out to do it and there are no windows in the room for proper ventilation!!! Your sense of humor and writing ability are even better. To the drawers I applied the Citristrip. I can’t think of the name of it but I am thinking that I will have to wait for it to warm up some before I finish it. Reply. Oh forget it. We have also used Back to Nature MultiStrip very successfully in our kitchen mini-redo & other projects. I am totally a fan of the Citristrip stuff too. Hopefully it will work for me? =-). That will look great! $11.72 $ 11. My husband just stripped 2 pieces of furniture…the old way, and I worry about those fumes. I’m in the midst of stripping-painting-finishing a vanity. alisha says: June 18, 2010 at . It went on easy, didn't have any bad off gassing, worked quick, and I do believe it would've pulled off well if it was just a paint job. I hate paint strippers. I’m glad to know there is another product that works. gail. Count me as another person looking forward to seeing the results. If I ever tackle a project that needs it, I’d hate to use the one that you had a problem with on the sides, in addition to the smell. CitriStrip. I am looking forward to seeing your makeover! I am usualy into instant gratification, but for all the right reasons, I would be willing to wait (even 24 hours) for a great result. paint, I’m sure is different than varnish. Ooh, I can’t wait to see how your dresser turns out. I’ve printed your post and plan to go with the Citristrip. This may seem a bit odd but I actually like the look of the dresser after one application of Klean Strip! I am totally in love with it! It’s chemical is safe and doesn’t react with skin and release harsh fumes. I will use it next time! the1829farmhouse.blogspot.com, Great find on that dresser! Your post title is a hoot! And for further information, or a cure for your insomnia, please refer to my blog policies. Thanks for all the fabulous ideas! So I bought this little dresser many months ago from Craigslist for twenty buckaroos. Wow, I am sold!! Shop CitriStrip 32-fl oz Regular Stripper Paste in the Paint Strippers & Removers department at Lowe's.com. I can’t wait to see it. Oh, seeing the picture of the goopy mess after trying KleanStrip brought back so many memories of trying to strip paint from the baseboards & stair railings in my house! How well the paint stripper does its job depends on its manufacturing quality. I’m a renovator, decorator, pattern maker, and globetrotter who writes about great interior design, smart home improvement, and my travel adventures. Ugh, the horror stories! Lots of painty guck (hopefully most of it) should be stuck to it. I’ve used this product in the past with great success to remove a thin layer of paint. A safer, better smelling line of products to strip multiple layers of dried paint. Toodles! drawer liner that really makes the piece much more personal and fun. I literally found myself crying in an unfinished closet that day. I am getting ready to tackle a desk that I painted a long time ago and it peeled on the top. Really good to know about Citristrip, and yet again, I’m uber jealous of your TWENTY DOLLAR thrift store find! Dumond Chemicals, Inc. 3332 Smart Strip Advanced Paint Remover, 1 Quart. I’m glad to hear the more “natural” paint stripper worked so well (even though it took longer) Can’t wait to see what the finished dresser looks like. I am currently redoing my stairs : pulling old carpet, sanding and the works. Perhaps I’m being a little dramatic. :). ... paint and varnish remover paint thinner paint stripper citrus strip varnish remover wood stain remover. Whew, what a job! Citristrip QCSG801 Paint & Varnish Stripping Gel. I’m loving the legs on it-just gorgeous and for $20! After spending so much time and putting so much love into a piece I get very attached. Where was citristrip when I refinished my dinning room table and chairs!? Well. Sunnyside 65732A Multi-Strip ADVANCED Paint & Varnish Remover, Quart 7.1 6.6 7.2 Microsoft and partners may be compensated if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. Once the weather breaks, I want to strip & repaint EVERYTHING :) wow that does seem messy, but thanks for finding out which works better! To the top and sides of the dresser, I applied the old school KleanStrip. looks like it was coming off really well. Holy moly will that brush ever be the biggest goopie mess you’ve ever seen in your life! In fact, I may have violated that guideline sometime in the past. Leave the coating undisturbed for about 20 minutes, until the paint begins to bubble up. Great post and super informative. Who knew paint stripping could be so entertaining! ... Citristrip Stripping Gel is applied with a roller and a cellophane wrap is spread over the target area to keep the gel from drying out. I held off on buying as I have to strip the fabric off my flea market chairs first, but I will get the citristrip. Kate. OH that brings back bad memories of stripping the antique desk. I just filled all the holes with paintable wood filler, then sanded the putty down after it was dry. and this way you get the fun of making it EXACTLY what you want! Powerful and budget-friendly paint and varnish remover – it can strip away up to 32 layers at a time. Lol…so funny, and yet informative at the same time :). Oh, and I adore the inspiration photo for your final result. I can’t wait until I see your finished dresser. The name of your post is comical! who knew it would be so enjoyable to learn about stripping… ha. Or something sort of like that. Good luck with the next step. I needed its drawers to store all sorts of family things like those gym membership cards I rarely use, or the computer cords that belong to some contraption lost somewhere in my house. Filed Under: Before + After, DIY100 Comments », That is an adorable dresser. (http://www.snugasabugbaby.com/?p=1105) I am planning on using Citristrip on my next project (my first project that has required paint stripping). It is just too cold in the garage. love your blog! Great to know that there are products out there that take paint layers off of your dresser without taking years off of your life!! The remover that we are going to highlight is the Citri-Strip Paint and Varnish Stripping option, which is noted as being a Number One Best Seller on Amazon.. Citristrip® gel stays wet and active for up to 24 hours, allowing you to strip multiple layers in one step. I was actually in home depot yesterday looking at both these products and trying to decide if the citristrip would work! I want it! 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