How to remove dark spot from a brick wall in kitchen?

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Brought a house going to remodel kitchen wall was painted yellow after clearing the area the wall hane dark area some came off some did not will repainted or cover help hoe to remove dark spot I tried scraping it here is a small picture

q how to remove dark spot from a brick wall in kitchen
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  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Mar 01, 2019

    You should clean the wall first (probably using a degreaser) then after they are completely dry, paint with Kilz Original. It is a strong primer that will block stains from coming through.

  • Laura Cooper Laura Cooper on Mar 01, 2019

    I agree with Kathy. Use TSP, then rinse very well. Apply Kilz, then paint with your wall paint of choice.

  • Linda Linda on Mar 02, 2019

    I would repaint. Use a degreaser to clean the walls again. Then paint Kilz 2 primer on first then a good quality paint over the top.

  • Deb K Deb K on Mar 02, 2019

    Hi Barbie, a scrub brush, with rubber gloves on, TSP will remove the grease and soot, also, here is a video on how to remove paint from brick

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fj3W2otrs0

  • Alice Alice on Mar 02, 2019

    I'm not really sure what the dark spot is because it looks like it's dark from the middle of the wall down. I'm glad everyone was able to help you because I really couldn't completely understand your question. Good luck with your project.

  • Robyn Garner Robyn Garner on Mar 05, 2019

    Without being able touch/see up close what is going on and not knowing what the room was prior it's difficult to give an accurate answer. Yes, clean it extremely well. However, is it possible this is mold? If so, have a professional remove it! If it is grease, use Dawn dish soap and a stiff bristled brush to scrub it. Rinse well and keep repeating until the grease is gone.

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