May 07, 2007,
R.P. asks from Belle Plaine, KS on April 28, 2007
Permanent Marker on Tv
does neone know how to get permanent marker off a big screen tv. my son got ahold of one and wrote on our tv. ne help would be great. thanks
D.M. answers from Oklahoma City on April 30, 2007
A.R. answers from Springfield on April 30, 2007
Mr. Clean Magic eraser is a moms best friend gets rid of markers crayons if they can put on something the eraser will take it off
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A.M. answers from Wichita on April 30, 2007
My Daughter did the same thing on her Dora tv, I was a bit upset because she just got it for Christmas and she wrote on it with a marker, put stickers on the screen etc. I used Goof off or Goo Gone too. I used Goof off and It took it off but in the areas where there was writting by the bottoms it erased some of the stuff on the buttons which I didnt want to. Maybe Goo gone will be much better since it is an oil based, I would just becareful and rub on and rub off quickly because it may discolor or eat up some of the plastic.
A.R. answers from Kansas City on April 29, 2007
Rubbing alcohol takes off permanent marker. I would do a small test area first to make sure it doesn't damage the finish of the TV.
D.C. answers from Kansas City on April 29, 2007
Have you tried using a Mr Clean Magic Eraser? That thing takes anything off. Good luck!!
S.P. answers from Kansas City on April 29, 2007
Try WD-40. I heard it works to remove spray paint so maybe it will work on perm. marker too. Worth a try. Good luck.
H.M. answers from Tulsa on April 29, 2007
Have you tried a magic eraser?
A.F. answers from Tulsa on April 28, 2007
I agree w/ the Mr Clean sponge. It gets marker off of walls and hardwood floors I know, but never had to try it on a tv (yet). Is it on the screen or the wood?
A.B. answers from Tulsa on April 29, 2007
my 2yr old nephew wrote all over my computer with a sharpie and i used fingernail polish remover and it worked great!!!!
M. answers from Wichita on April 30, 2007
Use a Q-tip and dip it in some rubbing alcohol to remove permanent marker stains. Did he write "all over" the TV or just a spot? If he wrote all over it, you may need to skip the Q-tip and use a cotton swab to get it all off. But for starters, I would do a test spot with the Q-tip.
L.S. answers from Wichita on April 29, 2007
Hi R..My only suggestion for the permanant marker would be to get one of those Mr. clean erasers from the store and see if that will work.I have seven kids and i always have them on hand.Sometimes they will work and sometimes they won't but it sure can't hurt!! I know wgat your going through..I have 6 girls that liked to draw on the walls and 1 little[stinker]boy that likes to destroy everything!! Good Luck and God Bless!! L. S