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How to Clean Practically Anything

Snagged from redqueenmeg

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 4 sentences on your LJ along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.
6. Tag five people. Nah, just do it if you want to.

Any solvent-based paint remover, whether it uses volatile solvents or methylene chlroide, can be dangerous to use indoors, even with a window open.  Protective garb is essential- neoprene gloves (dishwashing gloves will dissolve), goggles, and a respirator to keep you from inhaling fumes.

Less Hazardous Chemicals

The past few years have seen the introduction of chemical strippers that pose fewer risks than the solvent products.  Almost odor free as well as safer to breathe they are less likely to irritate skin.