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What do paint stripping services include?

Paint stripping is a vital part of any refurbishment project, whether you're redoing your bathroom, remodelling your kitchen, or renovating your entire property.

Depending on your preference, your home paint stripper can remove the old paint and finish from a particular surface using a variety of treatments such as solvents, gel-, or paste-based strippers. They can also utilise different techniques as they see fit like scraping, wire brushing, or door dripping.

Here are some common paint stripping services you can get and the inclusions of each:

Wood stripping

Wood stripping is done in three different ways: thermal blasting, chemical stripping, or sandblasting. Whatever your preference, your wood stripping expert always starts by disassembling the pieces to be stripped. 

When scrapping your old paint, they work in sections and get deeper into the tiny groves to make sure that they don't miss any areas. They also apply a second coat in case there are any stubborn areas. Then, they complete your wood stripping service by wiping or brushing away the residue and finally sanding the wood.

It's essential to check your furniture and fixtures after the stripping process. If there are any dents, damages, or any inconsistencies, it's best to get someone to repair your wooden furnishings right away. The purpose is to steer away from any potential problems or early degradations after refurbishing them.

Door paint stripping

Are you thinking of updating your dull-looking door or restoring its original appearance? The ideal way to kick off your project is to strip off its old paint and finish. One of the easiest, most practical ways to do this is through door dipping.

After dismantling or removing the doors from its interior structure, your Tasker can bring it to the nearest door dipping workshop, where they are submerged into a chemical or caustic-based solution to remove the old paint. When the doors are returned to your place, a paint stripper then cleans and hand-strips stubborn stains, and also helps with sanding to achieve a smooth, visually appealing finish.

Fireplace stripping

While most fireplaces tend to develop heavy and unsightly rust spots over time, it doesn't necessarily mean that you should replace it entirely. If your fireplace is still fully functioning and structurally stable, then all it needs is a little stripping and recoating. 

Your Tasker can use the safest paint stripper that won't cause any damage or crack on the frame material. For antiques and fragile fireplaces, they might go for solvent stripping since the process is more gentle than caustic and chemical stripping.

The former stripping process is preferable on durable fireplaces with thicker paints. For a cleaner appearance, your paint stripper can also remove the residue and sand the surface. You can even have it refinished or repainted for a total fireplace transformation!

Recent Paint Stripping tasks in Canberra

Remove paint from shower floor


Belconnen ACT, Australia

4th Mar 2023

Paint on the bottom of the bathroom is peeling off. Needing someone to remove the rest of the paint and re- grout the tiles on the bottom of the shower floor Due date: Flexible

Paint removal


Nicholls ACT, Australia

17th Nov 2022

Putting feelers out and posting for our small OC of Five units. An irresponsible person has spilled 10 litres of white ceiling paint from the back of a Ute all over the access to our complex. ACT Gov hasn’t responded to requests for a clean up. Light Sand blasting may be the only way to clean up the worst of it. - Due date: Flexible

Timothy communicated well and completed the task within our “Common Property” in the worst of weather. Thanks Tim.

Remove paint scrape on side of car


Phillip ACT, Australia

2nd Nov 2022

I was side swiped by a car and need white paint removed from my car side door and back. This involves removing the paint and buffing out the surface paint from the clear coat - Due date: Before Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Remove paint and scum from windows and surround


Phillip ACT, Australia

11th Oct 2022

Commercial studio. 5 large windows. Paint is starting to peel, scum and gross beginning to form in and around windows. Needs steel brush to remove paint and give a full deep clean. - Due date: Flexible

Strip paint from bathroom roof and door frame


Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

8th Dec 2021

Remove the paint from the roof of a small bathroom approx 2 x 1.5 meters. And remove the paint from 5 metal doorways. - Due date: Before Saturday, 11th Dec 2021

Paint stripping a bedside table


Phillip ACT 2606, Australia

2nd Jul 2021

Small three drawer bedside table needs to be stripped back to original wood. Currently has a few layers of white paint on it.

Remove paint from antique table


Watson ACT 2602, Australia

27th Dec 2020

I have an old table (20s?) That has been painted white and need someone to remove the paint for me. Needs someone with the knowhow to do it safely and carefully. Open to quotes. Flexible to when it needs to be done.