Get pooled dried paint off hardwood?

Posted: May 7th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Under Cabinet Tips | Tags: , , , | 6 Comments »

In my new house, some dillweed spilled paint on the hardwood under a built-in cabinet. I’d like to clean it up but don’t know the best way besides chipping it up.

Anyone know a solvent that will make the paint easier to remove but not destroy the floor?

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