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    • Joanne Hanson

      chemical-free paint removal idea: put painted hardware in a thrifted slow cooker on high heat and the paint will roll right off...I knew I kept that old crock pot for a reason

    • Angie Settlemyre

      Remove paint from hardware with slow cooker. Use an old crock pot - fill with water and set the dial to high. The heat and moisture will soften the paint, and often it will fall off as a single piece. Plan to leave it overnight for best results.

    • Karen Woolheater

      how to get paint off hardware naturally! Cook hardware to remove paint 1 of 1Hot water paint stripping Soak painted hardware in hot water to loosen many layers of paint and make cleaning much easier. If you want to strip paint from metal without the nasty fumes and mess of chemical strippers, just fill a slow cooker with water and set the dial to high. The heat and moisture will soften the paint, and often it will fall off as a single piece. This works on oil, latex and spray paints,...

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