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Cleaning

Cleaning Walls

This page contains tips and ideas on how to clean your walls.

Removing Candle Wax from a Wall

Any suggestions on how to remove candle wax from a wall would be appreciated.

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Removing Hair Dye from Bathroom Walls

I use black hair dye occasionally. Sometimes I see some splashes on the walls. How can I remove it?

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Removing Hair Dye from Bathroom Walls
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Removing Painted Wallpaper Glue
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Cleaning Melted Balloon Off a Painted Wall
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Soot Removal

We have soot smoke on the walls and on the ceiling. How can we remove it?

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Cleaning Soot from Walls

The walls are concrete block and have a lot of soot from a water heater that started on fire; there are no pictures. It is in a utility room.

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Removing Candle Wax from Painted Wall

I recently got blue wax on a white wall from my candle. I picked the wax with my nail, but it's a day old and the stain is still there. It's not a gloss finished wall. Please help.

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Removing Hair Dye from Bathroom Walls

How to remove hair dye from bathroom walls?

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Removing Dried Paint from Wallpaper
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Removing Hair Dye on a Wall

Our granddaughter got black hair dye on the wall in her bathroom. Is there anything that will remove it?

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Cleaning Nicotine Off Walls

Is nicotine a grease?

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Removing Tape Residue From Walls
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Removing Dark Hair Dye from Walls

l have tried to remove dark hair dye from my bathroom walls with nail polish remover and straight bleach, but it won't come out.

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Removing Hair Dye on a Painted Wall
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Removing Hair Dye from Painted Walls

How do I get hair dye off painted walls?

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Cleaning Cigarette Smoke Off Walls

How do I wash walls with heavy cigarette smoke?

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Removing Cigarette Smoke Stains from Wood Paneling

This house is at least a hundred years old. The person smoked for years and the wood paneling is stained with cigarette smoke, and it is hard to wash off. I need a solution to make it easy to remove.

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Removing Nicotine from Dry Wall

How do I remove nicotine safely from dry wall without doing any damage?

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Clean Walls with Vinegar and Ammonia
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Removing Soot From Walls

What is the best cleaner to remove soot off painted walls?

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Cleaning Nicotine Off Walls

I am looking for home remedies to get nicotine off of painted walls and paneling in the easiest way.

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Cleaning Hard Water Spots Off Windows

Use shower cleaner, SOS pad, and water.

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Balloon Melted Onto a Painted Wall

I had a birthday balloon affixed to my wall for too long, it actually melted on the paint. Anyone know what I could use to get it off without harming the paint?

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Removing Dried Paint from Wallpaper

I was painting my dining room and got paint on the border. Before I noticed it it was already dry. How do I get the paint off?

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Removing Stickers from Wood Paneling

How do you remove the stickers that the children have put on the wooden paneling?

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Removing Nicotine Stains from the Walls

How can I remove nicotine stains from walls to prepare for repainting?

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Removing Cigarette Smoke from Walls

What is the best and easiest way to clean cigarette smoke off of walls?

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Getting Colored Wax Off Walls

I knocked a brown candle over and the wax went all over my living room wall. I used a hair dyer to melt the wax, but wiped the wax off with a Mr. Clean eraser dipped in 2 cups hot tap water with 2 tsp of white vinegar. No stains! This works really well on white/cream walls.

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Pencil Eraser for Smudges on Walls

Try using a pencil eraser to remove black smudges from white walls.

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Removing a Coffee Stain on a Wall
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Removing Hardened Wax on Wall

How do I get get hardened wax off the wall in my bedroom that's painted with flat paint?

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Removing Wallpaper Glue Prior to Painting

How do I prepare walls prior to painting, after removing wallpaper?

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Removing Hair Dye from the Bathroom Wall

How can you removing hair dye from bathroom wall?

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Cleaning Nicotine Off of Walls

I live in an apartment that was smoked in a lot, you can see where the picture's used to hang on the walls. I have heard of products like T.S.P., and I do not want to use anything that is harmful to the environment. So any suggestions that any of you out there have would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Removing Hair Dye from Walls and Floor

I dyed my hair black last weekend and it won't come out of my walls and floor. What should I use to get it out? I used everything I could think of. Please help.

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Nicotine Stains and Odor on Wood Paneling

I just purchased an old home with old wood paneling that reeks of nicotine. What is the best way to clean it?

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Cleaning Cigarette Smoke Off Walls and Woodwork

I would like some advice for getting cigarette smoke off of walls and painted woodwork. I tried using Scrubbing Bubbles on a small area of my painted work.Wow, it was amazing. It feels a little sticky. Should I wash it before painting and with what. Can you use it on varnished woodwork?

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Cleaning Walls

I have a bad back and find it hard to clean the walls. Any suggestions on the easiest way to do them?

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Removing Candle Soot from Ceiling

The ceiling (white) and painted walls beneath the edge of the ceiling are marked with the blackish soot from burning scented candles. What is the best way to remove the soot without making it a blackish sooty mess?

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Removing White Film from Wall Paper

How do I get white film off of wall paper?

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Cleaning Nicotine Off Walls

Nicotine in the wall makes us sick, with cough and sore throat. Can I clean the walls with cleaner or do I have to paint over?

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Removing Scuff Marks on Walls
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Cleaning Unpainted Plaster Walls
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Removing a Butter Splatter from Wallpaper

Hot butter exploded and went on the wall paper.

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Cleaning Wood Paneling
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Removing Hair Dye from Painted Wall

How do I get hair dye off a painted bathroom wall after it has dried for a few minutes? OK, so my wife dyed her hair in my mom's bathroom which of course she did not see it at the time.

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Cleaning Nicotine from Painted Walls

What product will clean nicotine of walls the best?

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Removing Pen Ink from Walls
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Removing Biro Ink from Walls

What gets Biro off walls please?

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Removing Yellow Wall Stains from Gas Stove
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Removing Scotch Tape from Window

How do I take old Scotch tape off a window?

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Getting Crayon Marks Off of Walls

Good way to get crayon marks off of walls is to take your hair dryer and hold the heat on the crayon for a couple of minutes. It will start to melt the crayon. Then take a rag with warm water and it will wipe off.

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Washing Walls and Ceilings
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Removing Permanent Marker from Walls
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Black Sharpie on Walls

How do you get black Sharpie off of white walls?

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Cleaning Wall and Cabinets After Stovetop Fire
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Cigarette Stains on Walls and Woodwork

How do I clean cigarette stain off walls and woodwork?

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Removing Soot from Walls and Ceiling
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Removing Soot from Walls and Ceiling

How do you get the black soot off the wall and ceilings when the furnace blows up and blows it out the vents?

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Removing Cigarette Smoke on Walls

I need to remove the smoke from my walls. I smoke cigarettes.

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Cleaning Smoke Off Walls
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Cleaning Smoke Stains Off Walls

I am cleaning walls that have been smoke covered. I left a pan on the stovetop and smoked out the house. I would like to know what to use to clean smoke off?

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Cleaning Grease Off Wallpaper
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Cleaning Grease from Textured Wallpaper

We recently bought a flat and the kitchen is papered in quite a thick embossed wallpaper. However, as it's in the kitchen it's smothered in quite a thick layer of grease from years worth of cooking.

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Removing Black Marks on Walls

My son would like to know how to clean black marks on walls. He is moving and found some in the bedroom his 9 year old son stays in when there.

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Removing Candle Wax from a Wall

How do you remove dried wax from a wall?

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Removing Candle Smoke from Walls

Is there an easy to clean candle smoke from walls and ceilings?

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Removing Scuff Marks from Matte Painted Walls

I'm looking for a tried and tested method of washing walls to remove scuff marks as part of a spring clean! I live in a rented flat so just repainting the walls isn't an option. I don't want to wash the existing matte paint off by scrubbing too hard!

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Removing Nicotine from Walls

What is the best product to use to clean nicotine and cooking grease from walls?

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Arm and Hammer Washing Soda for Cleaning Wallpaper

Will this hurt my washable wallpaper at all? I put in a 1/2 cup of it to a small container of hot water, a small Sun Oxygen tub size. I want to know if it will hurt the paper or the linoleum floor as it drips on it. It looks cleaner by the way!

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Cleaning Cigarette Smoke Residue Off Paneled Walls

How do you clean paneled walls and get cigarette smoke film off?

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Removing Soot Marks on a Concrete Wall

How to you remove black soot marks on an outside concrete wall from your BBQ?

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Shaving Cream Left Light Lines on Painted Wall
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Cleaning Candle Wax Stain from Wall

I am trying to clean red candle wax from a white wall. How do I get the stain out?

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Cleaning Candle Wax from Walls
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Cleaning Paint from Brick
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Cleaning Wallpaper
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Cleaning Vinyl Wallpaper

How do you remove smoke from vinyl wallpaper?

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Removing Crayon From Walls
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Getting Soot From Woodstove Off Painted Walls

How do I get the smoke damage (black) off my painted walls from the winter use of the woodstove? Any suggestions please?

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How Do I Clean Spit Off of Walls?

I have a 16 year old foster son and the walls in his room are stained with I want to assume is spit. Do I need to use anything special to clean the bodily fluids from the walls?

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Removing Nicotine Stains From Wallpaper

How do you clean nicotine stains off walls? Both wallpaper and paneling?

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Removing Wax from the Wall

How do I get wax off of my wall?

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Cleaning Permanent Marker Off Walls

How do I get black permanent marker off the walls?

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Cleaning Redwood Walls

How do I clean redwood walls with satin sealer on them?

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How Can I Remove Hair Spray from Wallpaper?

I have navy blue and white striped wallpaper in my bathroom. I've tried several different cleaners to remove hair spray droplets. I've yet to find one that works. Any ideas?

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Cleaning Grease from Wallpaper

To remove grease spots on wallpaper, hold several white paper towels over the spot and press with a lukewarm iron (hot may set the stain) until the grease is absorbed.

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How Do I Remove Kerosene Soot from Walls and Ceiling

I have a kerosene heater. When I woke up, I had black all over my walls, ceiling, and rugs. What do I do to get it out of my house and do I have to stay out my house for a certain amount of time?

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Soot on Painted Wall

I would like to know how to clean soot off of the walls.

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Cleaning Grease Splatters Off Walls

How do I get grease off of the wall?

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Removing Nail Glue from Walls

How do I get nail glue off my walls? The lady that I bought my house from used nail glue to glue ceiling tiles on the walls, I'm not sure why. I was able to get the tiles off, but now have gobs of glue everywhere

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Remove Pen From The Wall

How can I remove splashes of felt tip pen off my bedroom wall?

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Cleaning Bird Droppings Off Painted Walls

How do I get bird poo off painted walls?

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Mold on Wooden Walls

How do I get mold out of my wooden walls?

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Permanent Marker on Wallpaper

What is good to clean permanent marker from wall paper? The Magic Eraser removes the ink from the wall paper.

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Cleaning Walls and Hard Surfaces After a Fire

How do I remove the smudge stains after a fire? The fire was in my kitchen. The house is made of cement. The walls are a mess. Please advise.

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Use Rag Wrapped Squeegee to Clean Walls

When washing walls, wrap a rag that has been dipped in your choice of the cleaning product and water then rung out around a squeegee. It is a very efficient way to clean walls.

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