My 2 year old daughter got a hold of a black ink pen and marked several times on my wall. Any advice on how to get it off, without taking the paint off the wall? Besides repainting the wall.
By Rachel from Jacksonville, FL
Use a cheap brand of toothpaste with baking soda and a warm wet washcloth. Gently scrub the pen off the paint. No stains from any cleaning sprays. (10/17/2009)
Toothpaste works, but it has to be a white paste type...no gel, and not coloured. (10/20/2009)
Try hand sanitizer. I used it on my counters at work and it took off all the ink. (10/21/2009)
Hey all, great news! My 2 year old niece drew with a pen all over my passage which is covered with white wallpaper. We successfully removed it with Brasso Polish. A bit of scrubbing and rubbing needed, but works brilliantly. Cheers (01/06/2010)
I used Brasso too, great tip, came off very quickly and it was a DVD marker used by the "artist". (06/30/2010)
It's the alcohol in the hand sanitizer that's doing the trick. Just plain old rubbing alcohol will do the same thing and it's cheaper. (10/23/2010)
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