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★☆☆☆☆

“Worst product ever”

Written on: 27/07/2013 by KerryFghr (1 review written)

It is amazing people should make and sell such products. it's sheer trouble. I applied it to my garden bench, but could not get it off and had to chop up the bench and take it to the tip. I wish I could take polycell and the company I bought it from to the tip with it!!!! That is where they deserve to be… Read Full Review

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“SHAME ON YOU POLYCELL!!!”

Written on: 15/07/2013 by oldspeedvws (1 review written)

This product deserves no stars it is simply THAT bad. I selected it to strip paint from metal. The nearly clay like substance is impossible to apply by brush and sticks to nothing but itself. Out of pure frustration I applied it using bare fingers to "clay" it in place. PolyCell; I want my money back and my fingerprints (removed layres of skin of my fingers)!!!… Read Full Review

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“White mess maker”

Written on: 06/07/2013

Did nothing but leave white powder every where, save your self the hassle never buy this… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“aaaargh!”

Written on: 02/07/2013

I bought this product because I didnt have the time to strip my front door the conventional way.Im truly staggered how bad this stuff is.I now have one almighty task on my hands trying to remove this dried on mess.It has removed literally nothing at all.Fifteen layers of paint!!are they actually serious!!!!!! DO NOT BUY I WANT MY MONEY BACK POLYCELL COME ROUND MY HOUSE AND CLEAN THIS MESS Up!!!!!… Read Full Review

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“Mis named”

Written on: 14/05/2013 by Bottomlv (1 review written)

This is the most misnamed product I have ever tried to use. It is not mss free and it does not strip piant. In fact when it has been put on and left as specified it is almost impossible to remove. I eventually managed it with use of a paint scraper and a steam cleaner but still majority of the original paint remained. Please, please do not waste your money on this product… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“polycell less mess paint stripper”

Written on: 30/04/2013

polycell shame on you for selling such a sub standared product,total and utter rubbish.so mad at being fooled again by a product that is a total waste of money… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Doesn't do what it says on the tin!!!”

Written on: 15/02/2013

I wish I had read these reviews before spending £12 on this product. I used it to strip a radiator and applied it exactly as the instructions said but my radiator finished up in a worse state than when I started! No paint came off at all and it was rock hard, so I went out and bought my old favourite Nitromours which has always worked for me in the past and after applying this I managed to get the Polycell stuff off along with the other paint I originally wanted to take off. All these reviews… Read Full Review

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“Jam is more effective”

Written on: 09/02/2013

Complete waste of time and money. 'Just brush off with stiff brush'. What a joke! You are left with more mess and plenty of paint to remove either by sanding or hot gun. Avoid at all costs… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“useless rubbish”

Written on: 02/12/2012

applied product as per instructions onto my radiator left it overnight to give it a good chance to work When I went to brush it off it would not budge and had to resort to a paint scraper and sandpaper despite this Ihave been left with a radiator which needs replacing as we could never get a proper surface to paint This product is total rubbish and would definitely never use it again or recomend it… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Absolutely shocking rubbish!”

Written on: 26/11/2012

I'm a retired painter of almost 50 years experience I would always usually use nitromors but gave this a go, Do not buy this it just doses not work… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Thanks Polycell for wasting our time and money”

Written on: 18/11/2012 by NewHouseDIYer (1 review written)

Bought this in preference to other paint removing product as we thought it would be less mess, odour and effort. How wrong we were. What a complete waste of money (the product isn't a cheap alternative) effort (requires more effort to remove the product than if I'd persevered with a piece of sandpaper) and as for the odour, as it takes so long to apply this product you are inhaling far more fumes. Will Polycell refund the money on this product? What about the hours spent removing it, are we… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Complete and utter rubbish!!!!”

Written on: 07/08/2012 by Walton56 (1 review written)

Bought this yesterday as it was taking ages stripping about 10 layers of paint off my porch.Put product on and left overnight...Not 1 layer came off.Tried to brush and scape. loads of small flecks came off but that was it and I still have 10 layers of paint to remove and lots and lots of mess.Should be sent to trading standards-not worthy of even 1 star!!Wish i had read reviews before… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“DO NOT BUY”

Written on: 02/08/2012

The worst DIY product I have ever bought. It does not work and left me with wood covered in white patches where the product has not come off. Thanks to this stripper I have wasted a lot of time and produced a lot of mess. … Read Full Review

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“Awful product that should be banned”

Written on: 06/06/2012 by Virtualval (2 reviews written)

I brought two tubs of this product to remove paint off my front door. It did not result in any bubbling up of the paint as described on the instructions - it just dried into a white skin which could not be scrapped off even with another paint stripper! It caused me spending many hours handscrapping the product off resulting in a ton of white dust! No mess? this is a joke. And whats more no paint was removed off my door… Read Full Review

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“the worst product I've ever bought”

Written on: 07/05/2012 by ollyrose (1 review written)

The is definitely the worst product I'ver ever baought I put it on balistrade 3 layers of paint it didn't shift the [paint never dried and remained like a yukky putty that was almost impossible to get off with scraper wire wool water anything it is incredibly messy and has made me much more work than I started with I am reporting it to trading standards it should be banned… Read Full Review

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“very poor product”

Written on: 04/05/2012 by rasper (1 review written)

do not buy this it is totally useless waste of money… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Absolute Rubbish!”

Written on: 02/03/2012 by Unacceptable (1 review written)

This product ought to be banned from sale! The biggest joke is it's name "LESS MESS PAINT STRIPPER" I used the product on decking to remove some small spots of paint and left it overnight for maximum effect. The product was really thick and after several failed attempts with a wire brush and scraper had to resort to using a high pressure washer. Not only did it not work (only one coat of paint!) but it created a huge mess on ballustrades, windows, walls, plants, it even glued itself to my… Read Full Review

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“Want my money back!”

Written on: 09/11/2011 by Timnew (1 review written)

At nearly £12.00 for a small tub, I bought two to remove paint from an easy to reach and strip stairway cladding. Applied it - left it on all night. After hours of trying to strip the paint (only a couple of layers)- gave up and went and bought a heat gun. Like others - I wish I had reviewed the product first. Absolute and total waste of money! … Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Do not buy”

Written on: 06/09/2011

used this product yesterday after seeing it 's amazing claims on the packaging. My goodness it has caused so much mess and extra work. I cannot remove all of the thick White paste and it has not removed the paint as promised. In fact I have more work to do now than when I started. I have packaged the pot with receipt and letter of complaint and sent it back to ICI (address on the pot). I am also going to report this to Trading Standards, I suggest others who have been unfortunate enough to buy… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Absolute rubbish - actually it's worse than rubbish. I...”

Written on: 24/05/2011

Absolute rubbish - actually it's worse than rubbish. I applied the advanced paste to remove varnish from my six rather nice dinning chairs and they are now covered with a thick white polycell product which is proving very difficult to remove. I really wish I had read these other reviews before buy this rubbish. Is anyone from Polycell reading these reviews??? If you are would you please post some advice for those of us who are trying to get our "treated" wood back to the state it was in before… Read Full Review

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