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I live in Victoria, Australia. I had an old fridge in the kitchen and I decided to spray it purple. Little did I know that the spray from the can went on the wall. I now have a 12 inch long purple stripe on the white wall. Can anyone suggest something to take the purple off without ruining the white wall? I am a renter and really need this to be taken of.
I think it would be easier to repaint the wall. You might try something like Mr. Clean's Magic Eraser, but I suspect that anything that will remove the spray paint will also remove the paint on the wall.
Stupidly I thought all was protected when I used some spray paint inside. Little did I know that the overspray traveled that far. Is there a way of safely cleaning the overspray from the carpet and furniture (wood and fabric)? Thanks so much for any advice, besides never using spray paint indoors again!
By Sandy from WA
Things you'll need:
plastic putty knife
Step 1 Lay the fabric flat on top of a wood board.
Step 2 Apply a few drops of olive oil to the over-spray.
Step 3 Allow the olive oil to soak into the over-spray for four minutes. Scrape away the over-spray with a plastic putty knife.
Step 4 Wipe the olive oil from the fabric with a rag dampened with turpentine.
Step 5 Wash the fabric with dish-washing detergent.
Brick and cement
Step 1 Remove as much of the over-spray as possible with a pressure washer.
Step 2 Apply lacquer thinner to the over-spray.
Step 3 Scrape away the over-spray with a wire brush.
Step 4 Rinse the surface with the pressure washer.
Wood, plastic, fiberglass, or vinyl
Step 1 Apply a few drops of olive oil to a rag.
Step 2 Apply olive oil to the over-spray with the rag.
Step 3 Wrap the wide scraping-end of the plastic putty knife with a rag.
Step 4 Scrape the over-spray free using the plastic putty knife buffered with the rag.