How to clean marker

How to clean marker

The markers allowing to create beautiful and accurate drawings on paper leave not less bright marks and on other surfaces. If you have accidentally dropped open felt-tip pen, and on floor, carpet or upholstered furniture there was spot, immediately take measures for its removal.

It is required to you

  • - the denatured alcohol;
  • - ammonia solution;
  • - stain removers for fabric;
  • - melamine sponge;
  • - cotton tampons;
  • - vegetable oil;
  • - toothpaste;
  • - eraser.


1. Traces of water-based marker are removed normal damp sponge. And here with felt-tip pens on spirit basis it is more difficult – traces from them need to be removed as soon as possible until they have eaten in surface.

2. If you have found out that the child has soiled marker clothes, apply on strokes means for removal of spots in gel, powder or emulsion. Wait 10-15 minutes and rub spot rigid brush. Rinse thing. If paint has not departed, repeat the procedure. After that wash clothes.

3. Having put spot on soft upholstery of chair or chair, moisten cotton pad with alcohol, wring out it and accurately erase traces from marker. Change the painted tampon for new not to smear fabric paint. Act accurately, trying not to leave on upholstery marks from alcohol.

4. Strokes on linoleum are removed by means of the denatured alcohol, sal ammoniac or powerful cleanser. Apply paste or gel on rigid sponge and intensively process the affected site of floor. After that wipe it with damp rag.

5. From doors from artificial materials and wall panels the traces of marker can be wiped melamine sponge. In the same way clean the surfaces covered with aqueous emulsion or acrylic ink. From the walls painted by oil paint, spots from felt-tip pens can be removed cotton tampon, the wetted in vegetable oil. Having erased strokes, carefully wipe wall with dry rag.

6. The tree and plastic can try to be cleaned with toothpaste or powder. Apply thick layer of paste on strokes and let's it dry up. Erase means. If the marker was not removed completely, repeat reception. Try to remove small points from the light varnished tree with normal eraser.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team