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HD80 & Citralic – Heavy Duty Wood Stripping Kit – Covers up to 3000 SQ FT

(8 customer reviews)

$139.00 $118.00

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Product Description

Our Woodrich Brand 10lb Heavy Duty Wood Stripping Kit covers up to 3000 square feet and contains everything you need to restore a wood deck, wood fence, wood siding, or log cabin. We developed HD80 to tackle the toughest wood restoration project. Citralic is a specifically formulated blend of acids and surfactant that was designed to neutralize and brighten wood quickly, without the unwanted bleaching or damage to the wood. This step in a professional wood restoration achieves that like-new look of fresh cut wood. Proper surface preparation is the key to successful wood restoration.

Product Includes

  • 1 – 10lb EFC38
  • 1 – 10lb Citralic

Support

If you have questions or need help with your wood restoration project, you can count on Woodrich Brand to provide outstanding professional personalized support by calling us @ 636-288-8512 or emailing support@woodrichbrand.com as well. Also, you can visit our gallery or forum for tips, creative ideas, and support from the Woodrich Brand community.

8 reviews for HD80 & Citralic – Heavy Duty Wood Stripping Kit – Covers up to 3000 SQ FT

  1. Debra Poffenberger

    HD-80 worked great, stripping 3 year old Behr product. Citralic did not brighten as much as I expected or I would have rated the Kit as 5-star. Patience is required letting the HD-80 work. If I didn’t let it dwell at least 1/2 hour, I ran into problems.

  2. Richard Scott Robertson

    Thank you very much for you input and your timely completion of my recent order for your HD80 product.
    If this product is half as good as your customer service I have no doubt I will be extreamly pleased with it. I will follow up with you with pictures and updates as my project progresses. If anyone is interested in ordering products I would highly recommend you. Thanks for doing what you say, it is very refreshing to work with a company that cares about their products and customers in today’s business invironment!

  3. Charles Boone

    I’ve tried several brands of stain strippers on my recent project, but nothing worked like HD80! Best stripper and brightener on the market. I had over 3000 sq ft of cedar fence to strip and the cost of using SW and Wolmans products were $18 to $25 per gallon, compared to pennies per gallon. Russell was great to work with and shipping was fast (and free). I’m ordering more for my other property!! Don’t waste time and money on other brands–this stuff works great!

  4. Hometown Deck and Fence Restorations

    First of all, I want to thank all of the people whom have written all of the reviews. With out the reviews, I would have never purchased this product! Let me start by saying that I am a professional carpenter and I stain about 20 decks a season. Today was my first use of the HD- 80 kit… WOW. I have never seen a stripper work like this before. I used the most genital mixture and it completely melted away BEAR semi-transparent stain. I read the directions and followed with the green container, the PH neutralizer. The homeowner actually asked me if I was done staining because the deck was so clean and it looked brand new!

  5. Debra Poffenberger

    HD-80 worked great, stripping 3 year old Behr product. Citralic did not brighten as much as I expected or I would have rated the Kit as 5-star. Patience is required letting the HD-80 work. If I didn’t let it dwell at least 1/2 hour, I ran into problems.

  6. Richard Scott Robertson

    Thank you very much for you input and your timely completion of my recent order for your HD80 product.
    If this product is half as good as your customer service I have no doubt I will be extreamly pleased with it. I will follow up with you with pictures and updates as my project progresses. If anyone is interested in ordering products I would highly recommend you. Thanks for doing what you say, it is very refreshing to work with a company that cares about their products and customers in today’s business invironment!

  7. Charles Boone

    I’ve tried several brands of stain strippers on my recent project, but nothing worked like HD80! Best stripper and brightener on the market. I had over 3000 sq ft of cedar fence to strip and the cost of using SW and Wolmans products were $18 to $25 per gallon, compared to pennies per gallon. Russell was great to work with and shipping was fast (and free). I’m ordering more for my other property!! Don’t waste time and money on other brands–this stuff works great!

  8. Hometown Deck and Fence Restorations

    First of all, I want to thank all of the people whom have written all of the reviews. With out the reviews, I would have never purchased this product! Let me start by saying that I am a professional carpenter and I stain about 20 decks a season. Today was my first use of the HD- 80 kit… WOW. I have never seen a stripper work like this before. I used the most genital mixture and it completely melted away BEAR semi-transparent stain. I read the directions and followed with the green container, the PH neutralizer. The homeowner actually asked me if I was done staining because the deck was so clean and it looked brand new!

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  • Your products are great! Can I use them to clean my concrete garage floor?

    HD-80 and EFC-38 are both very effective cleaners for concrete and hard surfaces. Of course you want to follow all of the same safety precautions as when they are used for wood restoration. Citralic Brightener/Neutralizer will effectively remove rust and other mineral stains from concrete. For severe concrete stains, you can wet the area and then grind in some of the dry Citralic powder making a thin paste.  Allow that paste to dry on the surface and then rinse away.  Repeat as necessary.

  • What is the step by step process for the EFC-80 kit(EFC-38 HD-80)

    There are two restoration kits available.  One of them comes with  the EFC-38, Environmentally Friendly Cleaner and mild stripper.  The other comes with the HD-80 Heavy Duty Stripper.  They both come with the Citralic Brightener/Neutralizer. The basic process is the same whichever combination you choose.  For detailed information, you can find a complete how to video here:  https://woodrichbrand.com/videos/ In the most basic terms the steps are as follows: Mix either the EFC-38 or the HD-80 with water at 2/3 cup of powder to 1 gallon water. Pour into a Pump Style Garden Sprayer and apply to the surfaces you intend to restore. Perform a scratch test (in several locations) with the scratch stick provided or a stick from the yard to determine when it is time to power wash. A successful scratch test will allow you to easily expose fresh clean wood with gentle pressure. The material you are trying to remove should be about the consistency of pudding. When you have success each time you test, its time to power wash. Gently power wash all of the surfaces you intend to restore. When you have finished power washing it is time to apply the brightener/neutralizer. Mix and apply the brightener/neutralizer the same as you did with the first step. 2/3 cup per gallon of water, mix in bucket, pour into pump sprayer and apply. Allow the brightener to sit on the wood at least 5 min, longer doesn't hurt and it doesn't matter if it dries on the wood. Give the wood a final rinse.  For this step you can use either a garden hose or a power washer. Allow the wood to dry and it is ready to stain. Please feel free to contact project support at 636-288-8512 for more detailed information. *This is not meant to be a comprehensive guide or represent complete usage instructions. (You must also follow safety procedures, protect adjacent surfaces from over spray and etc.)  

  • Is this pre mixed in liquid form, or dry powder? Can I use a pump sprayer to spray it on or will it gob up and splatter?

    It is a dry powder. Mix it with water in a five gallon pail, then transfer it to your pump sprayer.

  • Can I use this on a painted deck?

    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.

  • How many gallons does the stripper mix make, and how many gallons does the brightener mix make?

    For "normal" stripping jobs, you can make 5 gallons of the stripper. Adjust the strength by adding more or less water. The brightener also makes 5 gallons.

  • Is HD-80 harmful to humans or pets?

    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.

  • Will HD-80 harm plants or grass?

    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.

  • Can HD-80 be used on other surfaces?

    Yes. You can use HD-80 to clean concrete, vinyl siding, brick, Trex, and also PVC.

  • What would happen if I applied a stain without neutralizing HD-80 ?

    Not only will the end result be less attractive, most assuredly the finish you apply will fail prematurely.

  • The wood has turned dark after treatment! How do I get it to lighten up?

    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.

  • Will HD-80 remove mold & mildew or should I add bleach?

    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)

  • What if I can't see the wood under a solid color stain? How do I tell if HD-80 has gone through all the layers?

    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.

  • How long does HD-80 take to work?

    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.

  • How do I know when HD-80 is working?

    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.

  • What if I mix too much and have more than is needed for the job, will any left over HD-80 go bad?

    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.

  • How much HD-80 should I use per gallon of water?

    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.

  • What finishes will HD-80 remove?

    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.

  • Can HD-80 be used on other surfaces?

    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

  • Can this be mixed with cold water?

    Yes. You can use cold water in order to mix it with.