How to remove old paint

Removing old paint and antifouling is easier with Hempel's Paint Stripper, a highly effective solvent-based paint remover that can be used on most painted or varnished surfaces.
This tutorial leads you through the complete paint removal process.

Hempel's Paint Stripper

Follow our Step By Step instructions on how to remove old paint from your boat

Applying Hempel's Paint Stripper on a boat surface with the brush

Step 1

Apply the Hempel's Paint Stripper with a brush or roller and leave it to work for 15-30 minutes until the paint coat is dissolved.

Scraping off the old paint from the boat's surface

Step 2

Scrape off the old paint.

Cleaning the boat's surface with Hempel's Boat Shampoo

Step 3

Clean the treated surface with hot water and Hempel's Boat Shampoo. Old or thick coatings may need a repeat treatment.

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