Sanding door with Wagner PaintEater Disc Sander

The Wagner PaintEater Disc Sander is great for removing paint from wood and other surfaces. Features include:

  • The sander uses 4½” diameter spun-fiber discs that rotate at 2,000 RPM.
  • The discs use an open-web design to reduce paint buildup.
  • A fold out handle makes the sander easy to control.

The Wagner PaintEater is available at The Home Depot. Watch this video to find out more.

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Jodi Marks: You know painting the outside of your house, especially if you have to get up on a ladder, is a pretty daunting task. But there are some things that you can do to make your project go a lot faster, especially if you’ve got to remove the old peeling or cracked paint. So you might want to check out one of these.

Now, this is Wagner’s PaintEater, and this is a perfect way to remove the cracked or the peeling paint that you need to get off the side of the house before you prime and paint it and make it look all nice again. The one thing that I like the best about this—check out this wheel, it is sturdy and it is going to take that paint down. If you do need to remove the paint, you can use the side. If you need to feather the surface, this is perfect for that application.

You know, so many times though we can attach these wheels to, say like, our power drills, but those are very wobbly and hard to control, especially if you’re, say, 10 feet or more off the ground on your ladder. But look at this, with this feature right here, you just press in these buttons, and this handle pops right out, and you’re going to get more control when you do use the sander.

So it’s effective, it’s efficient, and best of all, when you’re up on that ladder, it’s safe.

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Jodi Marks

Jodi Marks

Best New Products Host

Jodi Marks is a construction expert and television personality who’s always on the lookout for ways to make a job easier as she hosts “Best New Products” for Today’s Homeowner. After obtaining a degree in psychology, she joined her father's construction company as a project manager. Jodi's career in television began when she was selected to co-host the series Fix It Up! on Home and Garden Television (HGTV). She went on to host several other shows on HGTV, Turner South, and TBS, and co-created The Tile Doctor series with Paul Wilson. Jodi also earned her general contractor's and real estate licenses in Georgia and has been renovating and flipping houses.

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