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How do you remove old formica?


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Answered 2009-09-17 22:09:10
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One way you can remove is by using a heat gun or blow dryer heat gun works best You can also use lacquer thinner but this is messy & fumes are strong you also have to allow thinner to dry before you put new material on I recommend wearing gloves because you can get cut pretty easy

Varsol, or white spirit will work also, and without the fumes of lacquer thinner. You will definitely have to wait for it to dry off. This works well with water based contact cement too.
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