HD80 – Heavy Duty Wood Stripper – Covers up to 3000 SQ FT
Our Woodrich Brand 10lb HD80 heavy duty wood stripper covers up to 3000 square feet of wood. HD80 removes any wood stains and sealers and is ideal for use on wood decks, wood fences, wood siding, and log cabins. HD80 cleaner / stripper was developed to tackle your tough wood restoration projects fast. This unique formula provides the heavy duty strength necessary to strip any wood restoration project. Proper surface preparation is the key to successful wood restoration.
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It is easiest to use a pressure washer after the HD-80 has softened the existing finish. For larger jobs, it is a good idea to test the HD-80 first to be sure that it is going to effectively remove your finish. There are sample kits available for testing.
Yes. You neutralize with Woodrich Brand Citralic Brightener / Neutralizer before applying the new stain.
HD-80 is a heavy-duty wood stripper. It is effective at removing most semi-transparent deck stains and sealers. HD-80 is a caustic material. So care should be taken to protect surrounding vegetation such as grass and plants. We also recommend the use of protective clothing to protect the skin and eyes. Woodrich-Brand also manufactures EFC-38 which is a mild stripper that will effectively remove most oil-based semi-transparent deck stains and sealers. If you are not sure which product is best suited for your project, you can order a product sample kit. Then test them each to see which you prefer. You can also contact the Woodrich-Brand project support hotline at 636-288-8512 if you have questions before you order.
I believe that you would get better results with a paint stripper. This product works best for removing wood stains and sealers.
No. This product will not effectively remove that finish.
I am not sure this would be the best option for removing latex paint. You might consider trying the sample test kit first to be sure it is going to be effective. If the stripper is effective at removing the old paint, it will not effect the new application, as long as you rinse thoroughly and neutralize after using the stripper.
You should protect the plants from overspray, while applying the HD-80. You can either use a spray shield, or cover the plants while you apply the HD-80
Yes in most cases HD-80 will remove acrylic wood stains. We do have sample kits available if you would like to test it before you buy.
You want to protect your skin and eyes when applying this product..
Yes, it should easily strip a penetrating oil based stain.
Apply HD-80 to a vertical surface by using a pump up sprayer.
No, I don't believe this is the right type of stripper for your project.
No this product will not work for that application.
HD80 can be used to strip stain from the furniture. You might consider purchasing the test kit first. You need to be sure if it will be effective at removing the specific dark stain on your furniture.
This stripper is most effective at removing wood stains and sealers. This stripper will not remove latex paint. It will remove some oil based paint. There is a sample test kit available. If you are unsure what is on your deck, it is a good idea to test the stripper for effectiveness, before ordering enough to complete the entire job.
Yes! Wear protective gear when using this product. Read all MSDS and first aid material completely before beginning. Knowing what to do if something goes wrong while using HD-80 will help minimize the risk of serious injury. Keep animals away from areas (confined in home is best) where HD-80 is being used. Keep children and bystanders away while using HD-80.
HD-80 will produce chemical burns on plants and grass and will eventually kill them if precautions are not taken. Spray all vegetation with water that is in the vicinity and cover sensitive plants in close proximity with plastic to avoid exposure.
Yes. You can use HD-80 to clean concrete, vinyl siding, brick, Trex, and also PVC.
Not only will the end result be less attractive, most assuredly the finish you apply will fail prematurely.
Use Citralic Brightener/Neutralizer to brighten up the wood. This helps to neutralize any sodium hydroxide after stripping. Citralic also returns the wood to it's natural color.
In most cases HD-80 will easily remove mold and mildew. If there is an extreme build up of mold and mildew you can add one cup of bleach per gallon of product. Please note that bleach can damage the wood and should be rinsed as soon as possible. (NEVER mix bleach with EFC-38)
The best method is the dry scratch test. Use a stir stick or similar item to scratch at the finish. When it can easily be removed down to bare wood it is time to rinse.If any stain is still present, reapply HD-80 again until it is easily removed. We recommend that you perform several scratch tests in different areas prior to rinsing.
Depending on the coating you are removing, it can take from just a few seconds to as much as 15 minutes per layer of finish being removed.
The coating will change color and the wood will turn dark. Use a scratch test to determine when the existing finish has been fully emulsified and is ready to strip.
No. HD-80 is stable in solution and has a long shelf life. You can premix it with water into a concentrate for use later. Just dilute it in order to meet your needs.
Mix 8 oz (1/2 LB) per gallon of water for full strength. In dry measure that is about 2/3 cup. You can then dilute it up to 4 to 1 with water depending on the job at hand.
HD-80 works on removing oil based sealants, latex or alkyd stains, semitransparent or solid color stains, polymer/resin based coatings, acrylic based coatings and paint. Removes SIKKENS, BEHR, CABOT, PENOFIN, TWP, CWF, READY SEAL, WOLMAN, OLYMPIC, CUPRINOL, ABR, FLOOD, and some paints.
HD-80 can be used to clean concrete, vinyl siding, brick, Trex and PVC. You can also use EFC-38 as a safe roof cleaner