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How do you clean scuff marks off a matte pained wall?

I just noticed a few scuff marks on my wall and I have no idea of how to safely remove them. My sister says to use a magic eraser but i'm just afraid of ruining the paint. What do you ladies think?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:24 PM on Jul. 12, 2011 in Home & Garden

Answers (9)
  • Magic erasers can take paint off. The safest way to get them off is to use a white pencil eraser (you can get them at Dollar Tree cheap). They will take off the scuff marks and not take off the paint.

    Answer by scout_mom at 2:26 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • I use the magic eraser. Just be gentle. A scuff mark should come right off without scrubbing.

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 2:35 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • Magic Eraser

    Answer by Madelaine at 2:41 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • magic eraser

    Answer by 1northwestmom at 2:45 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • magic eraser does the trick, dont scrub too hard. Also aeresol hairspray and a wet wash rag works pretty well. it also takes of perminate marker too

    Answer by Leelee1008 at 6:14 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • magic earsere

    Answer by critter_boo at 6:35 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • Magic eraser.

    Answer by Pnukey at 10:20 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • Good luck with that, magic eraser does NOT work, I know from experience.

    Answer by KTMOM at 1:50 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • I just used a cloth with warm water and a little elbow grease and it took off the scuff marks from my wall.

    Answer by KristinRox at 10:43 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

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