How do I get fresh paint off of concrete?

I spilled paint on my concrete driveway, how can I clean it up?
  9 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 29, 2016
    Try using a paint stripper. Leave it on long enough to aid in the removal of the paint. Depending how much is there you may have to use a scrub brush.

  • Mike Maloney Mike Maloney on Jun 29, 2016
    follow the paint remover with muriatic acid wash

  • Jamo Smith Jamo Smith on Jun 29, 2016
    What kind of paint? If it's latex, let it dry and scrape it right up. If it's alkyd, you are in trouble. It might come up with a pressure washing, before it cures. Anything solvent will just get it deeper into the pores.

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  • Leslie Leslie on Jun 29, 2016
    Muratic acid will do it. Rubber gloves, protective clothing and Eyewear required!

  • C Crow C Crow on Jun 29, 2016
    If it is latex, simply apply alcohol, let it sit a few minutes, then rinse. I use the 90% alcohol from pharmacy, but think I have seen it in WalMart. Scrub with a brush if it needs a bit of extra help. Wish you well.

  • Rick Wilson Rick Wilson on Jun 29, 2016
    I'd suggest using a pressure washer.

  • Lavonne Lavonne on Jun 30, 2016
    It's a driveway right? Cement driveways are very rough - purposefully. The paint seeps down into the cracks and cranies. natural weathering will remove some but a pressure washer is your best bet.

  • Lisa Lisa on Jun 30, 2016
    oven cleaner- blue can