Life hack: How to remove permanent marker from a painted surface

Did the grandkids come over and draw all over your walls? Or did you just slip while holding a permanent
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Did the grandkids come over and draw all over your walls? Or did you just slip while holding a permanent marker? Whatever happened, don’t stress, this is how you get rid of those marks!

If you use hairspray and a magic eraser the marker should come off easily. Be careful though, the hairspray will eat the paint so make sure you remove it relatively quickly by wetting the magic eraser and wiping.

What are your tricks for removing tough stains?

  1. Fred Avey

    If you paint over it, it will probably just come through the new paint in time, so if you can’t remove it, paint over it with shellac,(available at bunnings), then repaint the wall.

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