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Ink Stains Off Paneling
Help! I am trying to clean a pen mark and permanent ink mark off of paneling in a manufactured home. Any ideas would be appreciated.
Removing Water Stains from Old Wallpaper
I was wondering what if anything could be done to remove water stains from wallpaper? I cannot replace the stained section as they do not make the pattern anymore (antique victorian).
Wine Stain Off a Wall?
How do you get a wine stain off a wall?
Keeping Mildew From Coming Back
I would like to know how to keep mildew from forming on my walls, especially in the winter time. It really makes a mess, and it's hard to clean as well, especially behind the beds and dresser. Is there anything I can do to keep it from coming back next year? Thanks for any help you can give me.
Brown Water Stains on Fabric Wall
What is the best way to remove a brown water stain from a fabric wall that is inside the cabin of a boat? I've tried some cleaners using a Little Bissel green machine without any affect.
Wall and Woodwork Cleaner Recipe
Mix above 3 ingredients in one gallon of hot water.
Joe's Hand Cleaner
If you have permanent Markings or any stains on your wood, walls, or carpet try rubbing Joe's Hand Cleaner on the stain. My 5 year old had been making a project and he put permanent marking on my wood table and I put this product on it.
Margarine (Oil) Stain on Wall
I'm trying to remove a margrine stain from a painted wall. Soap and water didn't do the trick, and if I rub it too hard, the paint starts to come off. Any suggestions besides painting over it?
Removing Pen Marks from Wallpaper
My son has drawn ball point pen on the wallpaper and I have tried nail polish remover and other cleaning products but I have to be careful not to tear the paper as he has pierced it with the pen already.
Dry Erase Marker on Walls
My nephew drew all over the walls in our study with dry erase marker! I've tried Mr. Clean sponge and fingernail polish remover but everything also takes the paint off!
How do you remove cooking spray from a sheet-rock wall?
My two year old was expressing himself again, this time with canola cooking spray on my laundry room wall. Now I have the "prettiest" greasy spot you ever saw. I thought about dawn and water but I am not sure if you can get that kind of wall wet. Can someone please help me?
Black Marks On Walls From Vacuum
I have black marks on my white walls from the vaccum. They are from the rubber bumpers on the side of the vaccum so you don't scratch or dent the walls. I have tried everything that I can think of to get these off and nothing is working.
Hair Dye on Wallpaper
I was shaking a bottle of brown hair dye and got it all over my white wall paper. Anyone know how to get it off?
Cleaning Oak Paneling
I have relatively new, oak colored paneling and I would like some advice on how to clean it without harsh chemicals or anything that would leave a residue.
Egg Stain on Wall
How do I get raw dried egg off a wall?
Toothpaste Hardened on Wall
Hope someone can offer some advice. I am attempting to clean a wall in which someone has used toothpaste as a means to hang posters. The green toothpaste has hardened like plaster and will not budge! I have tried soaking it with various cleaners and scraping (gentely) with a blade without success.
Mustard Stain on Wall
How do I get a mustard stain off a wall?
Kerosene Film on Walls
Tips for cleaning the film left by Kerosene off the walls.
Cleaning Textured Wallpaper
We have 30 year old wallpaper that is not in too bad of condition. We tiled our kitchen floor and now looking at the wall paper, we're thinking of changing it or maybe someone out there knows a good cleaning agent to use, it's textured!
Scuff Marks on Baseboards
How do you get black marks off of white glossy baseboards, caused by the vacuum running up against them? Also, how to get white marks from the same thing (vacuum) off of dark polished wood?
Removing Glow in the Dark Stickers from Walls
Does anyone have any idea how to get those tiny glow in the dark stickers off painted walls? My daughter had stars on her walls when she was little. Now we are getting ready to paint the room and the stickers are brittle and won't come off, unless I pick pick pick at each tiny one. Plus some residue stays on.
Playdough Stain on a Wall
Does anyone know how to remove playdough from a textured wall? My 2 year rubbed it in pretty hard and the more I try to remove it, the more the paint comes off.
Marker on a Wall
How can I remove marker from a wall without removing the paint?
Removing Wax From Wallpaper
How do i get wax off wallpaper?
Crayon on Sand Blasted Knotty Pine
How do you remove red crayon from sand blasted knotty pine wood wall?
Stain on Ceiling
Here's a good one. You know those decorative jello like window clingy thingy's that you put in your window for holidays, etc.? Well, my husband and son thought it would be fun to throw them on my white kitchen ceiling.
Cleaning Dark Panelling
What is the best way to clean very dark panelling? I was asked to help clean someone's panelling in a home where they have no pets, but the occasionally smoke. I was thinking on using my usual bucket of hot water and liquid Lysol.
Prestik Stains on Walls
We have recently moved into a rented house. The previous people had used a ring of Prestik to hang decorative plates in the bathroom. When they were removed, it left a greasy mark on the wall.
Ink on a Matte Finish Wall
How do you get ink off a matte finish wall?
Dog Saliva Stains on Walls
I have matte finish walls and have discovered that the dog has left saliva on the wall (his dog food bowl is right next to it). I've tried cleaning it off with soap/water and the magic eraser, but the spots remain. Any tips, besides repainting?
Removing Dirty Marks After Taking Pictures Down
What is the best way to remove the dirty marks on my painted walls after taking pictures down?
Removing Butter Stains From Wall
My 2 year old went to the fridge and got hold of the butter. Last week she did the sharpie on the wall thing(by the way all advise on this was great).
Baking Soda To Clean Crayon Off Walls
Were your little ones just busy coloring with crayons on the wall? This solution works wonderfully. A damp rag dipped in baking soda will remove those horrifying crayon marks with little effort.
Cleaning Steam Marks Off Bathroom Wall
How do I clean steam marks off of bathroom wall. Liquid cleaner doesn't work and the brown steam marks look terrible even after washing the wall down in the spring.
Cleaning Walls in a Mobile Home
I live in a mobile home, and the glue that they used in the panels is showing through. To make matters worse, yes, we are smokers. How can I clean these stains off?
Removing Hand Sanitizer Stain On Wall
My mother accidentally got hand sanitizer on a painted wall in her bathroom. After numerous attempts to clean it off, it is still there. Any suggestions? Thanks.
Removing Wallpaper Adhesive
I have removed the wall paper border, but the adhesive remained on the wall. Does anyone have a solution for removal? I have tried to sand it off, but it is time consuming and dusty. Has anyone just painted over it? It is in a bathroom. Thank you.
Removing Stickers From Painted Wall
How do you remove stickers from a wall without removing the paint?
Oil Stains On Sheet Rock
Fuel oil was recently spilled on the sheet rock wall next to our oil tank. I can see the areas where the fuel oil stained the wall. What product is best to use for cleaning the spots? The wall had been painted with latex paint.
Permanent Marker on Paneled Walls
How to get permanent marker off paneled walls?
Black Marks on Walls
This winter we started developing a dark or black substance on our plasterboard walls in the living room. It is slightly in the kitchen, very dark on the wooden cover over the attic in front of the bathroom doorway, and just slightly in the computer room behind the bedroom.
Removing Pencil Marks from Wallpaper
How do I remove a pencil drawing, without damaging the wallpaper? The paper is pink and has love hearts that are raised.
Sharpie Marks on Walls
How do you remove sharpie marks from walls without rubbing the paint off?
Removing WD40 from Walls
I moved into a home where the previous owner used WD 40 on the door hinges to keep them from squeaking. Now I have oil residue on the walls behind the doors. How can I get oil off of painted walls?
Cleaning Stucco Walls
We moved into a house with stucco type walls in the kitchen. There is a lot of greasy, gunky build up on the walls. How do I clean this gunk without tearing up my hands, walls, and rags? Thanks for any help you can give me.
Removing Stickers From Wallpapered Wall
How can I remove bedroom wall stickers? I have wall stickers in one of the kid's bedrooms. They are the type that you get specifically to decorate bedroom walls. Some are quite small and some are about the size of my hand.
Removing Crayon from Wallpaper
My lovely 3 year old son is fast becoming a graffiti artist. Does anyone know how to remove crayon from wallpaper?
Removing Pritt Brand Glue from Wallpaper
How do I remove Pritt brand glue from wall paper without damaging the paper?
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.
Permanent Marker on Wallpaper
What is good to clean permanent marker from wall paper? The Magic Eraser removes the ink from the wall paper.
Mold on Wooden Walls
How do I get mold out of my wooden walls?
Cleaning Bird Droppings Off Painted Walls
How do I get bird poo off painted walls?
Remove Pen From The Wall
How can I remove splashes of felt tip pen off my bedroom wall?
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
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?
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?
Cleaning Redwood Walls
How do I clean redwood walls with satin sealer on them?
Removing Crayon From Walls
This is a page about removing crayon from walls. Removing crayon from walls is something that every parent has to do at some point. Unfortunately, crayon can be pretty difficult to remove.
Cleaning Vinyl Wallpaper
How do you remove smoke from vinyl wallpaper?
Cleaning Candle Wax from Walls
This is a page about cleaning candle wax from walls. It is not uncommon for candle wax to get on the wall. Simply blowing out your candles too hard can splatter melted wax on the wall.
This is a page about cleaning wallpaper. It may be necessary to clean your wallpaper periodically. Properly cleaning your wallpaper will keep it looking nice for many years.
Cleaning Paint from Brick
This is a page about cleaning paint from brick. Bricks have a rough, porous surface that can make paint removal difficult. When removing paint you want to avoid damaging the bricks or the mortar.
Shaving Cream Left Light Lines on Painted Wall
Last weekend I had a party that got a little crazy and some kids covered my whole bathroom with shaving cream and it left a faint line where it had been sprayed. I was wondering if any of you knew if there was a product that could be used to get rid of these faint lines?
Removing Soot Marks on a Concrete Wall
How to you remove black soot marks on an outside concrete wall from your BBQ?
Cleaning Grease Off Wallpaper
This is a page about cleaning grease off wallpaper. Cooking, little fingers, and other activities can leave grease spots on your wallpaper.
Cleaning Nicotine (Cigarette Smoke) Off...
A home occupied by smokers will collect nicotine residue on the walls and other surfaces. This is a page about cleaning nicotine (cigarette smoke) off walls.
Cleaning Smoke Off Walls
Kitchen fires, candles and other occurrences can leave smoke residue on your walls. This is a page about cleaning smoke off walls.
Removing Soot from Walls and Ceiling
Soot can be deposited on walls from smoke or even a poorly trimmed candle wick. This is a page about removing soot from walls.
Removing Permanent Marker from Walls
When your child uses the wall as their canvas or your accidentally get permanent marker on the wall it needs to be cleaned off carefully. This is a page about removing permanent marker from walls.
Washing Walls and Ceilings
This is a page about washing walls and ceilings. An important, if not fun part, of home maintenance is washing the walls and ceilings on occasion.
Removing Yellow Wall Stains from Gas Stove
This page is about removing yellow wall stains from gas stove. Without repainting there may be ways to clean the wall by a gas stove.
Removing Pen Ink from Walls
This is a page about removing pen ink from walls. Removing ink from walls needs to be done carefully so as not to damage the paint.
Cleaning Wood Paneling
This page is about cleaning wood paneling. Find the best way to clean the wood panels on your walls.
How to Clean Mold on Painted Walls and Ceiling
Bathrooms and other humid areas can begin to grow mold on the walls and ceilings. This is a page about removing mold from painted walls and ceiling.
Cleaning Unpainted Plaster Walls
This is a page about cleaning unpainted plaster walls. When your unpainted plaster walls need to be cleaned there are so things to keep in mind, as the plaster is somewhat porous.
Removing Scuff Marks on Walls
Care must be taken when removing scuff marks from painted and unpainted walls to prevent damage to the finish. This is a page about removing scuff marks on walls.
Removing Hair Dye from the Bathroom Wall
How can you removing hair dye from bathroom wall?
Removing a Coffee Stain on a Wall
This is a page about removing a coffee stain on a wall. Coffee can spatter onto the wall in your kitchen leaving an unsightly stain.
Removing Hair Dye from Painted Walls
How do I get hair dye off painted walls?
Removing Hair Dye on a Painted Wall
This is a page about removing hair dye on a painted wall. Anytime you try to clean spots and stains on a painted wall you want to use care so as not the damage the paint.
Removing Tape Residue From Walls
This is a page about removing tape residue from walls. Tape that is left too long on walls can leave residue that can be difficult to remove without damaging the paint.
Removing Dried Paint from Wallpaper
This is a page about removing dried paint from wallpaper. It is easy to accidentally get paint on your wallpaper when repainting the ceiling or trim.
Cleaning Melted Balloon Off a Painted Wall
This is a page about cleaning melted balloon off a painted wall. Latex balloons can melt in the heat and become stuck to many surfaces leaving a unique cleaning job.
Removing Painted Wallpaper Glue
This is a page about removing painted wallpaper glue. Trying to fix a previous homeowner's projects can be frustrating. A prime example of the is when someone has stripped wallpaper and then painted over the glue left on the wall.
Removing Spray Paint From Walls
This is a page about removing spray paint from walls. Sometimes when using spray paint on a project, it can accidentally get on your wall.
Cleaning Grease Splatters Off Walls
This is a page about cleaning grease splatters off walls. Cooking grease is notorious for spattering all over the stove, walls, floor, and sometimes you.
Cleaning Nicotine Stains from Vinyl Wallpaper
This is a page about cleaning nicotine stains from vinyl wallpaper. Nicotine in cigarettes mixes with oxygen and creates a yellow stain that can accumulate on your walls.
Cleaning Nicotine Stains from Wallpaper
This is a page about cleaning nicotine stains from wallpaper. Removing the yellow stains caused by the nicotine in cigarette smoke can be tricky, if it is on some types of wallpaper.
Removing Scuffs on Wall
Thanks for the ball trick I will try it out! I haven't been able to find anything to take scuff marks off of MDF board, that we have on the walls of our gym.
Removing Hairspray Build Up on Walls
Unfortunately while using hair spray to style your hair, the spray can get on walls and other surfaces. This is a page about removing hairspray build up on walls.
Cleaning Nail Polish Off a Wall
Nail polish can spill or spatter and get onto surfaces unexpectedly, such as walls. Care needs to be used when trying to remove it so as not to damage the paint. This page contains suggestions for cleaning nail polish off a wall.
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