Remove Stains From Walls Before You Paint. Courtesy of Josh Gonzalez of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties.
By Josh Gonzalez
(Coldwell Banker Prime Properties)
Remove Stains From Walls Before You Paint. Courtesy of Josh Gonzalez of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties. Remove stains from walls before you slap on another coat: It's the first commandment of painting. Here's how to wash seven common stains off your walls. If someone has used your wall as a drawing board, try a wall eraser or toothpaste to erase the marks. Image: JGI/Jamie Grill/Blend Images/Getty Images Painting instructions often warn: Remove stains from walls before painting. But they never say how. Any cleaning rookie can wipe off dust and cobwebs. But it takes a cleaning pro to scour grease stains, watermarks, and kids' crayon and ink wall art. Dirt and grime Dirt and grime are part of everyday life. The oil from your hands gets onto walls, cabinets, doors, and door frames. Mr. ...