This is an excellent remover for use on all clear finishes and paints. It will remove 2 or 3 coats in a single application. The semi-paste cling consistency makes it possible to use on vertical as well as horizontal surfaces. It will not raise the grain or discolor the wood. No neutralizing is required. Softened finish can be removed easily with a scraper, putty knife, or steel wool. It is excellent for interior and exterior use. It is flammable, so keep it away from sparks, flames, or any possible source of ignition. Apply in well ventilated room.