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    Default HELP HELP HELP PLease!!!! How to remove Biro off walls?

    My 2 youngest children have drawn all over my daughters bedroom walls with biro. I cant get it off with Jif or Spray & Wipe. I have a house inspection in a few days and I am freaking out. So if you know of anything please share your secrets. The paint isn't that great of quality (Cheap matt finish) it's not like wash & wear or anything

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    those erasers you buy for walls.
    you wet it and rub off the mark!

    chux magic eraser!

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    I use gumption at work to get crayon and stuff of the walls and that works pretty well. Word of warning though, if you scrub too hard it will start to rub the paint off so dont go too crazy with it. Works though

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    Apparently wd40 works, I use magic erasers

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    Gumption, magic erasers and toothpaste have all worked for me. I am surprised Jiff didn't work though, I usually have success with that. Ajax is worth a try too.

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    Chux magic erasers are awesome. Those things will remove just about anything.

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    magic eraser from a hardware shop.

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    yeah magic erasers in cleaning aisle

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ready To Run View Post
    My 2 youngest children have drawn all over my daughters bedroom walls with biro. I cant get it off with Jif or Spray & Wipe. I have a house inspection in a few days and I am freaking out. So if you know of anything please share your secrets. The paint isn't that great of quality (Cheap matt finish) it's not like wash & wear or anything

    Thanks in advance.
    Hmmm ... I usually carry a spray-bottle of isopropanol with me, for cleaning monitors, keyboards and suchlike. That stuff will lift about anything and is available from Bunnings for $7 / bottle (don't ever buy computer cleaning products at computer stores, the markup is insane).

    But I'd be worried about it lifting paint, too. Definitely try some, but test in an unobtrusive area first I reckon.

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    Thanks everyone,

    I tried WD40 first and it didn't work which I was suprised at as it says on the can that it does lol. Then I tried the CHUX Magic Eraser - didn't work either. I can't find gumption at the store and they are out of hairspray. So I'm going to try a couple of other things suggested and I will let you know how I go. I really do stress this is really crappy paint you only have to touch it and theres a mark there thats really difficult to remove


 

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