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?

By Becky R.

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May 12, 20110 found this helpful

Good old fashioned distilled vinegar and water solution and some elbow grease.:-)

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May 16, 20110 found this helpful

I would try "20 Mule Borax" - I know it works on cigarette smoke. Dilute in water according to instructions and also pour some dry into a small container. Once you've wet your cloth/sponge and squeezed it almost dry dip it into the "dry" borax and start washing. Hope this helps.

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June 14, 20160 found this helpful

Menards have a degreaser formula

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