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16/05/2013 at 07:59
Does anyone have any tips for removing scuffs from paintwork? Or a product that works really well without damaging the paint?
We are about to give our landlord notice of leaving and we want to give the house a total deep clean and touch up a few bits a bobs before he comes round. We've looked after the place really well but living in a house means sometimes you get little scuffs here and there, particularly on the stair well which is a tight turn to go up. The paint on the walls is lovely but you can mark it by just breathing on it (if i were renting somewhere out i'd use the most hardwearing paint i could find but there you go!).
I've just had to clean coffee off the wall which has made me thing of the other walls. Was going to put mug on window sill behind sofa, missed and banged into sill and coffee went down the wall. Well done me!!!
Erm sorry about the indent....P grabbed the laptop and not sure what happened!\
16/05/2013 at 08:07
I went round with a barely wet soft cloth, don't rub too hard. Depends on the quality of the paint ime.
Don't forget in your tenancy agreement you'll be allowed wear and tear. Ours was 5 per cent a year. After seven years over a third of the house should've looked like crap!
16/05/2013 at 08:53
I usually just rub with a wet cloth.
Otherwise Doktor Power is brilliant stuff. http://www.jmldirect.com/uk/doktor-power/doktor-power/invt/d03dp30100000001/
16/05/2013 at 11:22
Thanks ladies. A cloth seems to rub the paint right back too, however lightly i do it. Thanks SW, will have a look at that.
16/05/2013 at 13:09
Magic Eraser. You NEED one!
16/05/2013 at 13:18
oOOOOO will google that, thanks Rusty
16/05/2013 at 13:21
WRustyS - think the pound shop do them now too but test somewhere inconspicuous first as mine took matt emulsion off my wall when I wiped with it!
17/05/2013 at 20:28
Have ordered some from amazon very cheaply, will definitely test first. Thanks ladies.
18/05/2013 at 12:40
I had to get pencil off the wall. I found cif cream did a great job. Obviously test first!
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