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Get Permanent Marker Out Of Just About Anything With These Hacks

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What you need:

For countertops:

· Nail polish remover

· Cotton ball

For walls:

· Hairspray

· Paper towels

For whiteboard:

· Dry erase marker

· Whiteboard eraser

For carpet:

· Rubbing alcohol

· Cotton balls

· Hairspray (optional)

· Toothbrush (optional)

For clothes:

· Highlighter

· Baking soda

· Lemon juice

· Toothbrush


For countertops:

Apply nail polish remover to a cotton ball and wipe away permanent marker marks. This works on laminate, granite, and marble countertops.

For walls:

Spay hairspray directly onto the wall. Wipe away marks with a paper towel.

For whiteboard:

Color over permanent marker with dry erase marker. Erase normally with whiteboard eraser.

For carpet:

Spray ink with rubbing alcohol. Dab with cotton ball (do not rub!) to remove surface marks. For deeper set stains, spray with hairspray, then brush with toothbrush until stains surface. Dab up with a cotton ball.

For clothes:

Works best when stain is fresh! Color over stain with a highlighter, then cover with baking soda. Rub baking soda into the cloth, then squeeze a lemon onto cloth. Rub the mixture into the cloth thoroughly with a toothbrush. Let sit for 5 minutes, then wash in hot water.

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