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Tip for Cleaning Dried Paint Off Hardwood Floor

By: Joe Truini
Cleaning paint drips off hardwood floor

Joe Truini cleans dried drips of paint off the hardwood floor.

No matter how careful you are when painting, chances are you’ll end up with drips of paint on the floor. If you catch it while the paint is still wet, you can just wipe it up with a damp paper towel. But, if the paint has already dried, try using inexpensive acne cleansing pads to scrub away the hardened paint.

Tip: To be sure it won’t damage the finish on your hardwood floor, we recommend testing the acne cleansing pad in an inconspicuous spot first.


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  • Official Comment:

    Thomas Boni Says:
    April 2nd, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    Glad to hear it, Janice!

  • Janice Says:
    March 30th, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    I used this tip and it worked very well, thank you! Now there is no longer bright blue and yellow paint splotches in our daughters bedroom.

  • Misiafa Misiafa JR Says:
    April 9th, 2018 at 5:47 pm

    I have lots of scratches on my hard wooden floor, and also dried paint spots.

  • Denise Says:
    November 7th, 2017 at 11:30 am

    I scratched my wood floor moving furniture unfortunately I had old English scratch cover for dark wood which was my old house did not realize it and covered the scratches with the dark old English scratch cover am I able to remove The stain from the scratches without damaging the floor or doing the whole area

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Tip for Cleaning Dried Paint Off Hardwood Floor