How to Remove Paint From a Slate Floor

Written by megan richardson
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Slate flooring is durable and naturally stain-resistant. However, products like paint can stain the floor. The key to removing paint from a slate floor is to mix an absorbent medium with a chemical. The two ingredients work to absorb the paint out of the slate floor.

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Things you need

  • Rubber gloves
  • Baby powder
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Stainless steel bowl
  • Metal spoon
  • Plastic spatula

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    Put on a pair of rubber gloves. Pour one part hydrogen peroxide and one part baby powder into a stainless steel bowl.

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    Mix the two ingredients together with a metal spoon.

  3. 3

    Pour the solution onto the paint stain. Leave it on overnight.

  4. 4

    Scrape the solution and paint off with a plastic spatula.

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