Marmee
Marmee
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  • Bumpass, VA
Asked on Jan 5, 2019

How do I remove candle wax from a painted wall?

Maura WhiteKen EricksonFiddledd224
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4 answers
  • Deb K
    on Jan 5, 2019

    Hi Marmee, get your clothes iron out, and some pure cotton tea towels. remove as much wax as you can with a plastic scraper and s=discard the wax, heat your iron to medium heat, have someone hold the tea towel over the wax mark and press the iron onto it , check to see if the wax has melted onto the towel, repeat until all the wax is off, launder to tea towels. This works for getting wax off fabric and carpets as well, know this from experience ha ha!

  • Fiddledd224
    on Jan 5, 2019

    Put a stack of folded paper towels directly on the wax. Apply a hot iron on them to melt and absorb the wax...NO STEAM

  • Ken Erickson
    on Jan 5, 2019

    I have heard that ice also works.

  • Maura White
    on Jan 6, 2019

    try putting a terry cloth towel over the wax and ironing the towel. The wax should soak up in the towel. Use a towel you can just toss as it will have the wax on it.

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