Smart Strip by Peel Away Biodegradable Paint Remover - 5 Gallons

SUPER SAVINGS! HOME OWNERS SPECIAL OFFER -- Strip Away 15 layers of paint in one single application AND SAVE Smart Strip™ by Peel Away® Paint Stripper is user friendly and does not contain methylene. chloride, caustic or toxic chemicals. Smart Strip™ by Peel Away Paint Remover will NOT Burn Hands. Water based paint stripping formula. 100% biodegradable. AMAZING RESULTS. No job too big for Smart Strip™. Add our Smart Strip by Peel Away Biodegradable Paint Remover - 5 Gallons to your shopping cart for great savings.
Item Number:827-3305
Our Price: $319.19


  • Removes up to 15 Layers of Paint and Industrial Coatings in ONE SINGLE APPLICATION! • Fabulous Paint Stripper for ALL Oil & Latex Paints. •Removes Paint, Epoxies, Urethanes, Elastomerics, Chlorinated Rubbers
  • Lead Based Paint Removal No Problem
  • Coverage is 50 sq. feet per Gallon
  • User Friendly, does not contain methylene. chloride, caustic or toxic chemicals.
  • Will Not Burn Hands.
  • Water based formula
  • 100 % biodegradable.
  • Odor free.
  • Does NOT Require Neutralization.
  • For Interior and Exterior Use.

Smart Strip™ is a revolutionary paint remover that is safe for the user, the substrate and the environment. This 100% biodegradable, water-based stripper is extremely effective for removing multiple layers of architectural and industrial coatings from virtually all interior/exterior surfaces - wood, brick, metal, concrete, stone, plaster, fiberglass, etc.

Smart Strip™ does not contain methylene chloride, caustic, or toxic chemicals. It is odor free. Smart Strip™ is exceptional for the safe removal of lead based paint and is excellent for intricate, carved or molded surfaces. It is also great for removing marine paints without damaging the gel coat.

Because it is a paste, Smart Strip™ can easily be applied by brush, roller or conventional airless sprayer. It is formulated to remain wet and effective over extended periods of time and does not require the use of Dumond® Laminated Paper. Although the use of Dumond® Laminated Paper is not necessary, Dumond® Laminated Paper is extremely effective to accelerate the removal process. Dumond® Laminated Paper can be purchased separately.

USE ON: Works on almost all surfaces, wood, brick, concrete, plaster, steel, iron, fiberglass, etc. Easily adheres to vertical or overhang surface. Can be used on interior and exterior surfaces.


Works on almost all surfaces, wood, brick, concrete, plaster, steel, iron, fiberglass, etc. Easily adheres to vertical or overhang surface. Can be used on interior and exterior surfaces.


For best results, surface temperatures should be 60ΊF – 95ΊF. Product can be applied as low as 37ΊF, however, efficiency/effectiveness are reduced and dwell time increases.

Test Patch: Always prepare a test area on each type of surface and paint coating prior to full application. Testing before beginning the project is the best way to ensure product suitability. This will also determine the proper thickness of the remover and the dwell time required for project completion.

Preparation: Mask/protect areas where stripping is not desired, including adjoining surfaces where overspray may travel. Polyethylene (plastic sheets) and masking tape create an effective barrier. Plants and other foliage should be covered or rinsed thoroughly before and during application.

NOTE: SMART STRIP™ will not affect glass, aluminum, or plastic surfaces.

Application & Spread Rate: Using brush, roller or airless spray, apply approximately 1/6” to 1/8” thick (refer to test patch results) according to the age, number of layers, and type of coating being removed. SMART STRIP™ provides an average spread rate of 45 - 50 sq. ft. per gallon; results may vary.

Removal: Remove softened/lifted paint using a scraper, taping knife, squeegee or power washer. Agitate tough to remove residue with a stiff nylon brush or scouring pad, paying particular attention to crevices, grooves and cracks. Exterior stripped surfaces should be rinsed thoroughly with a power washer. Interior surfaces can be rinsed using a spray bottle or pail, a sponge and water, or denatured alcohol to remove remaining residue.

Clean Up: Collect remover, paste and paint residue in plastic bags and dispose of in compliance with local government regulations. Do not collect or store removed paint/paste waste in metal containers. Clean up airless sprayer by running water or denatured alcohol through the equipment soon after application has been completed. Allow surface to dry thoroughly before repainting.

Accelerate the Paint Removal Process with our EXCLUSIVE technologically advanced fibrous Paint Removal Paper.

I love the new Peel Away® Smart Strip™#0153;. We worked with other paint removers in the past and nothing comes close to the effectiveness of this product. We used it in our bathroom to remove paint from our tile floor. It worked great! We also used it on our cupboard doors in our kitchen. Again it did not have any problem removing the paint right down to the wood.

Thank you for providing us with such an easy to use effective paint remover.

I bought a 100 year old house a couple of years ago. It was a rental for 20 + years and it needed some love to say the least. There was years of paint build up on the simple colonial trim. It was improperly applied latex over oil. It was coming off in places and in places so thick that you could not see detail on the trim. I knew the house had hardwood floors when we looked at it but they were covered with carpet. Before we moved in, I removed the carpet and to my dismay there underneath was what I believe to be at least 30 year old carpet backing and glue. I had to remove the carpet as it smelled of the pets that previously lived there but I could not refinish my floors immediately.

I remembered your products from watching This Old House as a child with my parents. I am only 35 right now. I found your site and looked at all you had to offer.

We bought a gallon and began to try it out on our built in china closet as it was the most detailed piece we had in the house. We also purchased the Peel Away paper . The Smart Strip smelled nice and was easy to apply. The paper worked wonders and allowed us to have a life while the product did it's job.

Thanks for making great easy to use products that produce fantastic results!

Sincerely, Christina K.

Smart Strip&8482; FAQs

Q. Does Smart Strip&8482; work on different surfaces? A. YES! Smart Strip&8482; works well on just about any surface. It is the true multi purpose paint remover. Use Smart Strip&8482; on almost any interior or exterior surface that needs paint stripping. There is nothing like Smart Strip&8482; and we strongly believe Smart Strip&8482; is the most versatile paint remover available. Use Smart Strip&8482; on all sorts of wood, concrete, brick, stone, metal, steel, iron plaster, fiberglass, etc.

Q. What kind of paints should I use with Smart Strip&8482; ? A. Smart Strip&8482; is an extremely versatile paint removal product and can be used with Acrylic Paints, Latex Paints, Lead Based Paints, Oil Based Paints, Shellacs, and Stains?, Urethanes and Water Based Paints.

Q. Does Smart Strip&8482; contain any caustic chemicals? A. ABSOLUTELY NOT! Smart Strip&8482; does not contain harmful methylene chloride, dangerous caustics or toxic chemicals. Smart Strip™ Paint Remover Will Not Burn Hands. Smart Strip™ Paint Stripper is a water-based formula that effectively removes multiple layers of all sorts of paints and coatings in one single application. It is 100% biodegradable and safe.

Q. How quick does Smart Strip&8482; work? A. Smart Strip&8482; Paint Remover will remove up to 15 coats of stubborn paint in one single application in most instances. Smart Strip&8482; begins to work in minutes after applying.

Q. Should I do test patches before I start to use Smart Strip&8482;? A. You should always do a test patch on each type of surface and paint coating prior to full application. This process will help you determine the optimum thickness of Smart Strip&8482; and determine the best dwell time for your particular job.

Q. Does Smart Strip&8482; require the use of the Peel Away paper? A. NO. Smart Strip&8482; does not require the use of the Peel Away Paper. However, the Peel Away™ Paper will accelerate the paint removal process and make clean up easier. The Peel Away™ Paper is a terrific accessory for quick and effective paint removal. SPECIAL: The Peel Away Paper™ can be purchased separately from with no additional shipping costs.

Q. Is Smart Strip&8482; safe for the environment? A. Smart Strip&8482; Paint Remover is one of the best biodegradable paint stripping products available. We believe there is no better paint remover for the environment than Smart Strip&8482; which is water based, odor free and 100% Biodegradable

Q. Does Smart Strip&8482; work well to remove lead based paint? A. ABSOLUTELY. Smart Strip&8482; is exceptional for lead-based paint removal. Smart Strip&8482; loves to remove old lead paint and eliminate the dangers of lead from your children.

Q. Does Smart Strip&8482; work on detailed intricate surfaces? A. YES, Smart Strip&8482; Paint Remover can be used on intricate detailed and carved surfaces. However, for really tough jobs we suggest you consider Peel AwayTM1, which we believe, is the finest paint remover for the most detailed intricate surfaces.

Q. Does Smart Strip&8482; remove paint from dry wall? A. Yes Smart Strip&8482; Paint Remover will remove paint from dry wall. However, it is a difficult process. We suggest you begin by doing a "test patch" to determine the proper time Smart Strip&8482; should stay on the dry wall to be stripped.

We have found that the dwell time is usually less than two hours but this will vary with the type of paint, number of coats of paint, type of drywall and the length of time the drywall has been painted.

You should not leave Smart Strip&8482; too long on the dry wall so as to avoid removing the paper portion of the dry wall. It is important to go slowly and if necessary re-apply Smart Strip&8482;. Patience is a virtue, but you will be amazed with the positive results.

Q. Does Smart Strip&8482; work well to remove paint from furniture? A. We believe Smart Strip&8482; is one of the FINEST FURNITURE PAINT REMOVERS for both new furniture and antiques. Smart Strip&8482; removes furniture paint, varnishes and stains and works effectively on all types of wood (including oak, mahogany, walnut, cherry etc).

However, if you have furniture that you want to “keep the natural color” after stripping we recommend Peel Away 7™--- there is nothing better for this particular purpose.

Q. Does Smart Strip&8482; work well to remove paint from boats? A. Smart Strip&8482; is a top paint remover for marine coatings. Smart Strip&8482; will not damage the gel coat. However, for really tough marine paints with over 10 coats of paint we suggest you use Peel Away® Marine Safety Strip Paint Remover which has been specifically formulated for tough marine paints and coatings.

Q. Is it easy to apply Smart Strip&8482; Paint Remover? A. Smart Strip&8482; Paint Remover is easily applied by brush, roller, or conventional airless sprayers. It is also available in handy to use aerosol spray cans. Smart Strip&8482; adheres to most vertical and overhanging surfaces.

Q. What is the length of time Smart Strip&8482; needs to stay on the surface? A. The length of time is called “dwell time.” It will vary depending on the type of paint, layers of paint, years of application and the temperature of the surface to be stripped. The manufacturer suggests that you allow the Smart Strip&8482; paste to dwell overnight or even longer.

Then remove the softened paint using a standard scraper or power washer. Rinse the surface with water or denatured alcohol to remove any remaining residue and allow the surface to dry thoroughly before repainting.

Q. Are there any temperature constraints using Smart Strip&8482; ? A. The manufacturer suggests for optimum results the surface temperatures should be between 60 degrees Fahrenheit and 95 Fahrenheit.

Q. Does Smart Strip&8482; work on brick, concrete and stone? A. YES. Smart Strip&8482; is very effective on tough surfaces like brick, stone, pavers, marble, concrete, limestone etc.

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›Ceramic File
›Cherry Wood
›Dry Wall
›Floor tile
›Moldings Intricate
›Vinyl Siding
›Wood Decks

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