How To Remove Rust-Oleum Deck Restore 5/5 (2)

This post was updated on January 30, 2023

Can you Strip Rust-Oleum Deck Restore?

The simple answer is no, you cannot chemically strip off the Rust-Oleum Deck Restore. The only way to remove this deck resurface coating is to power sand and scrape.  Some customers have had very good luck using the Diamabrush. This is a wood coating removal and grinder tool. If you cannot get it off with the sanding and grinding, you may even end up replacing the wood. The “boiling water” method will not work which many have asked about.

More Info: Rust-Oleum Deck Restore and Rust-Oleum Rock Solid are basically the same, just a relabel after they settled a lawsuit.

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Nancy. Bouyea
Nancy. Bouyea
1 month ago

We are in the process of removing restore 10x from our decks. Very hard using a heat gun and scrapers. Then will deck clean and power wash. What is best to use to re coat after we are done
thank you for tour advice (too old to replace decks )

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