removing fence paint off upvc and glass

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  1. chris clean

    chris clean Active Member
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    Hi guys had a look through some old threads on this but a few conflicting ideas. So i have a big house to do first clean plus facias gutters conny roof etc. The back door has spots of fence paint all over glass and upvc. I wacked on a nice bit to quote knowing it will take a while but what's your favourite or best way of cleaning this off? Any suggestions appreciated :)
     
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  2. CHWS

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    Scraper , should wipe of the pvc with force , if not use white spirits or cellulose thinners
     
  3. chris clean

    chris clean Active Member
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    Ah ok is white spirit ok on upvc I don't wanna discolour it or anything?!!!
     
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    Scraper with a nice sharp blade for the glass
    Magic sponge wet for upvc
    I once tried to gently scrape paint off upvc frames with a scraper (way back in the numpty days lol) and all it will do is take chunks out of the upvc
    Magic sponge is also good on the glass for just a few spots if it saves swapping to a scraper for just a couple of spots
     
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    Lol have plenty of numpty moments but you live and learn :) cheers for that daveboy I will give it a go with the sponge
     
  6. CHWS

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    It shouldn't do , I've only ever used it on white
     
  7. chris clean

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    It's white I'm doing so should be ok if i need to use it then. Maybe I will play it safety first and try on a tiny spot low down first! I know if i was this personni i would have whoever the hell splashed paint all over the door come back and clean it up rather than pay me to do it but I ain't complaining
     
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    wet it down first then use a scraper with a sharp blade use acetone for frames
     
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    Acetone makes pvc brittle
     
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    They should of been more careful when painting the fence, I have one house i do where nearly every pane on there conservatory is splatterd badly, no way am I removing it, unless they ask me and it's ££££
     
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