Buy a stiff 2in stripping knife
, the ones with the riveted handles, not the floppy paper strippers, and it will just blast off those tiles.
You'll need a wallpaper stripping knife
to remove the polystyrene tiles.
Slide the edge of a wide stripping knife
under the paper at a seam to see if it is ready to be stripped.
Use a standard stripping knife
to get large, flat areas of paint off, but don't use a scraper that's too sharp because you can tear into the wood and cause damage.
Vivian Marsh, Plymouth, Devon AZENA SAYS: Use a wide scraper such as a 4inch Harris Sure Grip Stripping Knife
Use a flexible stripping knife
to lift the paper away.
For example, some wire haired breeds of dogs like miniature Schnauzers and terriers need their hair thinned out which involves taking away the undercoat with a stripping knife
without removing the length.
Soften this with the heat gun and scrape off with a stripping knife
All you need is a stripping knife
and a trowel to apply it.
Use a steamer or water to soak it before peeling it away with a stripping knife
You'll then need a sharp stripping knife
and a good steam stripper to get the paper off.
Taking a stripping knife
, start to gently remove the loose plaster.