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Dry Erase Marker on the Wall! - Chicago,IL

Hi, I was wondering if anyone had a solution for dry erase marks on our wall! We rent an apartment and unfortunately do not have the matching paint to do a touch-up. Has anyone found a way to successfully remove such marks? [I still don't know how he even got into the drawer with the markers in it!]

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Try the Mr. Clean Magic Erasers, they work wonderfully!! I have gotten many marks off my walls and other things.

Hi have you tried Mr. Clean Erasers? They aren't very expensive.. You wet them and they remove most anything.. I have actually gotten permanent marker off with them.

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Try wiping with pure vinegar. It's totally natural, cheap, and the dry erase should come right out without scrubbing. (Try a very small section first, to make sure your paint doesn't come off, too!)

I'm not sure if this will work, but I know to get permanent marker off of a whiteboard you can use rubbing alcohol. I'm not sure if it would work similarly on a wall without damaging the paint, but you could a small spot to just to see how they react. Good luck!!

Try a little rubbing alchohol. Dab, don't rub! : )

Try Mr Cleans magic eraser. When we rented our apartment I used it for everything. Never had marker on the wall though so I am not sure that it works but it is worth a shot. Good Luck to you.

Try the Mr. Clean Magic Erasers, they work wonderfully!! I have gotten many marks off my walls and other things.



Unfortunately, my budding artists constantly write on the walls when I'm not looking. There is a product for $1 called "Awesome" at the Dollar Tree. It is a yellow solution in a clearish bottle with red writing. I explain it this way because I noticed they have several other Awesome brand products there now. It can be found with all the cleaning supplies at Dollar Tree. The bottle reads "LA's Totally AWESOME all purpose concentrated cleaner, degreaser spot remover". I never dilute it, just use it full strength.

I now use it in place of the high price pre treatment products for my laundry. This stuff removed ink (with a little work) from clothing!

Hope this info helps!

Hi Steela,
The Mr. Clean magic eraser worked for me. You can wet it or use it dry. Find it in the cleaning product isle.
It's truly magic,
C. D.

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