How do I clean my colored-on white wall?

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Wall is white painted.my children scratched over it with sketch pen.

q how diy my white painted wall which made dirty by my children
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  • Rowgop (Pam) Rowgop (Pam) on Nov 20, 2018

    What do you want to do with wall? Repaint? Can purchase Behr paint n primer paint.

  • Cheryl A Cheryl A on Nov 20, 2018

    you can use Mr Clean Magic Erasers for taking off scuff marks, crayon, ink, etc.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SFTRr8jYPI

  • Punish the kids. If I would have done this as a child? Never ever would have happened . . . Then wash the walls and see what, if any you can get off. If not you are ready to prime and paint! ! 🖌

  • Tamra Devalia Tamra Devalia on Nov 21, 2018

    Mr. Clean Magic Eraser really works on walls and hard furniture - even permanent marker and crayon were "erased" - visiting child did it.

  • Kathryne Williams Davis Kathryne Williams Davis on Nov 21, 2018

    Try W-D 40. First, use it in a small corner to see if it will work.

    If it doesn't repeat using a dab of alcohol. (My dad made us clean the wall and then repaint it ourselves. Your children may still be too young for this.)

  • Mary Warren Mary Warren on Nov 21, 2018

    Spray hairspray on the marks and wash off.

  • Kim Kim on Nov 21, 2018

    You can also use Comet. Maybe not the best choice, but if you're low on funds and time, it's cheap and I know it works. Also, if you have scuff marks on your linoleum floor, I have used lighter fluid, or nail polish remover. Don't judge, it works!!!! Lol

  • Kathy Kathy on Nov 21, 2018

    magic eraser, my grandkids have done this a few times.

  • Cindy Cindy on Nov 21, 2018

    Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are the best tool for this job. Before removing the kids art work, take a picture. All of you may laugh about this 20 years from now. Good look and Happy Thanksgiving.

  • Pat Pat on Nov 21, 2018

    For scuff marks on floors use a pencil eraser or the edge of a tennis shoe sole.

  • V Smith V Smith on Nov 21, 2018

    Wd-40 will disolve crayon. Alcohol will disolve ink. Clean up residue with Magic Eraser.

  • Lovellyr1 Lovellyr1 on Nov 22, 2018

    If you haven't already try, hairspray and or nail varnish remover preferably containing acetone, if your child is anything like mine, repainting, means blank space to recreate 1st creation, no less than 5 times have i repainted

  • Wanda Wanda on Nov 23, 2018

    Trace their hands there and add the date they did it and then hang a frame over it .

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