How to Remove Oil-Base Paint Stains

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­Painting is a quick and easy way to update a roo­m. Follow these stain removal tips to make sure your household surfaces don't become innocent victims of your home-improvement efforts.

The first step in removing paint stains is to identify the stained material.­­­


­Below are the most common types of materials that can become paint-stained, with steps on how to remove oil-base paint from each: