How to Strip Wood Doors

How to Strip Wood Doors

Homeowners and home decorators paint, stain or varnish doors to match an outline subject. Old paint requires evacuation when it starts to chip or peel, when the color loses its appeal or the paint no more drawn out confesses all. Wood stain color might lose its stylishness or the color may be wrong for a redecorated room. Varnish or shellac can bubble, break, lift or yellow, making the door ugly. Uprooting an old finish from wood doors and applying another one can restore a dull door and light up a whole room.

Paint and Varnish

  1. Remove the door from the hinges. Lay the door over two sawhorses.
  2. Apply a concoction paint or varnish stripper as per the maker's suggestions. Some substance strippers come as both paint and varnish removers. Synthetic strippers are accessible as showers, gels or fluids.
  3. Permit the stripper to remain on the surface as per the maker's bearings, generally between 15 to 30 minutes. Common strippers might consume to 60 minutes.
  4. Scrape the paint or varnish off the surface with a plastic paint scraper.
  5. Wash the door with cleanser and water and dry thoroughly before reapplying a finish. Turn the door over and rehash.

Wood Stain

  1. Remove the door from the hinges and lay it over a stable work surface. Remove varnish with a substance stripper and wash the door thoroughly.
  2. Sand the surface of the door with fine-gravel sandpaper to remove the layer of stain. Sand toward the wood grain. Wipe the surface of the door with a tack cloth to remove sanding dust. In the event that the wood stain entered profoundly into the wood bleaching is essential. Assuming that that is the situation with your door, move onto Step 3.
  3. Apply a two-part hydrogen peroxide bleaching operator to the surface of the door. In fact, wood stains are not strippable; lightening with an in number result of hydrogen peroxide and caustic pop will blanch the color. Permit the bleaching executor to remain on the surface consistent with the maker's headings and the profundity of color you are lightening.
  4. Apply the killing operator, usually incorporated in a bleaching unit, to the door to stop the bleaching movement. Wipe the detergent from the surface with a cloth. Soak a cloth with white vinegar and wipe the door to remove bleaching deposit. Turn the door over and rehash.