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    5 Benefits of Infrared Heat Paint Stripping

    2017 January 25

    Removing thick layers of paint can be extremely challenging for homeowners, especially for those who have older homes. Before 1978, most of the paint used on homes was lead-based….

  • Benefits of Speedheater Infrared Paint Remover

    2017 March 20

    The Only Way To Remove Paint And Varnish Speedheater is silent, saves time, is inexpensive to operate, and is gentle on the environment. Some of Speedheater’s benefits are outlined below….

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    Don’t Be Tempted By Speedheater Knock-Offs

    2020 June 01

     Designed by a Swedish inventor in the 1990s and manufactured in Sweden, the first Speedheater Infrared Paint Remover was released in the United States in 2002. The original U.S. importer…

  • Environmentally Friendly Paint Removers

    2017 August 15

    Years ago, the main way to remove paint was by using a fast-working chemical stripper called methylene chloride, which gave off harsh fumes and had a high VOC (volatile organic…

  • History of Speedheater™

    2020 January 13

    “He wanted to make the world a little better.” Birger Ericson is an entrepreneur who created one of the largest facade renovation companies in west Sweden. The company flourished, but…

  • How Does Infrared Work to Heat Paint?

    2018 December 20

    Infrared heat stripping is safer, more effective, and more environmentally-friendly than any other type of paint removal method. Infrared heat strippers, such as the Speedheater™ Standard 1100 and the Speedheater™…

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    How Eco-Strip Tools Make Furniture Stripping Easier

    2020 February 12

    The Challenges When done correctly, refinishing furniture can restore it to its original beauty and give new life to older pieces. One of the main reasons people choose to refinish…

  • How to Strip Paint Down to the Bare Wood

    2017 March 16

    In other posts, we’ve highlighted the pros and cons of several paint stripping methods and have talked about the benefits of using infrared heat to strip wood of paint. But…

  • How to Use an Infrared Paint Stripper

    2017 November 13

    Heat has been used for many years to strip paint. Infrared heat allows you to work faster than a standard heat gun, without working any harder. Infrared heat stripping is…

  • Infrared Paint Removal: Why Outsource When You Can DIY?

    2017 November 07

    If you want a good-looking, long-lasting new paint job on the outside of your home, your woodwork or even furniture, stripping off all the old paint is a must. But…