Trying to clean smoke of the wall without painting
Hi Dorisa: Here are a couple of sites that should help:
Hi Dorisa, here's a link that may help you.
This Youtube video might help too
Hi Dorisa, sorry you have cigarette smoke on your walls. I hope this helps you clean the walls.
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A house inhabited by smokers typically has yellow-stained walls with a scent of stale cigarette smoke. While this can go completely unnoticed by smokers who ...
Paint would hold for long. Use TSP or Krud Kutter to clean it off. Work from the top down to eliminate streaking.
How to Remove Cigarette Smoke Smell and Color From Walls
You can use sugar soap detergent.
Use warm vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray it on the wall in a small area, let it sit for a few minutes then wipe clean. Continue until the entire wall is clean.
OdoBan is a great disinfectant and odor remover that should remove the residue as well as get rid of the smell.
Yes, TSP solution, lots of fresh buckets of it.
Dorisa: maybe this will help
Like above, vinegar and water solution may do the trick! Even add a little dawn dish detergent!
Anything you will use will streak and mess up walls. Once the smoke has ruined the walls all you can do is clean, Prime and paint. Sorry.
Only thing to do is prime with a quality primer and paint.
I use Dollar Tree Awesome Orange in the half gallon in hot water using a car sponge to wash my smoking clients walls each year. Get the rubber kitchen gloves to protect your hands. The Awesome Degreaser works great for stubborn spots using the round kitchen scrubbies.