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How to clean permanent marker stains

If your little kids find joy in leaving marker traces everywhere, learn how to get rid of them with simple solutions. Although it is called permanent marker it can be cleaned, even if it reaches the walls, the carpets, the furniture or floors.

Marker drawings on upholstery or other materials
Use alcohol, glass cleaners that contain alcohol or acetone to clean stains marker who reached the sofa, upholstery or clothing. You can use acetone only on white clothes because discolours and for the blankets  or sofa or can you use the  hairspray. Uses cleaning solutions in small amounts so  you don’t spread the marker stains and easily clean with cotton buds.

Permanent marker on the walls
The white walls are the favorites one for children when it comes to drawing. But make traces, no matter how large, can be cleaned either with fixative or toothpaste. You can also use lemon juice to buffer drawings easily with a clean, preferably white cloth.

Marker stains on wooden surfaces, flooring or furniture
If you found traces of permanent marker on furniture use your regularly  toothpaste (not gel),  white rubbing alcohol or peanut butter. Remove stains with these easy solutions until all traces disappear. It would be better to test them before on a very small portion,  so you make sure you do not destroy  the gloss or wood hue.

Marker stains on carpets
The simplest solution is to remove the stains with rubbing alcohol, but you can also use hairspray. Take care to clean stains gradually with a small amount of alcohol, in order not to affect the fiber color.
Marker stains on glass
Permanent marker drawings on the glass, mirrors or glass objects are best cleaned easily with white toothpaste mixed with baking powder. If the glass is not treated with other solutions, such as the lenses, colored or not, you can also use acetone.

Marker on monitors
The delicate surface of modern monitors, phones or tablets can not be cleaned with anything, if got dirt with permanent marker. Try first wet wipes for babies and, and if still doesn’t clean, try toothpaste. But be careful! Extends toothpaste  over the stains and let it work for a few minutes, then wipe it gently with a soft microfiber cloth moistened with water.

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