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argh plastic bag print stuck on lino :(

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flipthefrog Wed 06-Jul-11 16:18:56

what can i do! it now has purple writing all over it as i left a bag there for two days and must have been damp :*(

nickelbabe Wed 06-Jul-11 16:19:23

you will not get that off!
I did that about 2 years ago, and the mark is still there.

(sorry )

flipthefrog Wed 06-Jul-11 16:33:36

no no no no !

uninspired Wed 06-Jul-11 21:23:49

Have you tried cream cleaner? That seems to work when all else fails

shopalot Thu 07-Jul-11 16:15:07

WD40 will work. Just a tiny bit on a bit of rag. Good Luck.

nickelbabe Thu 07-Jul-11 17:26:11

[makes notes]

notapizzaeater Thu 07-Jul-11 17:29:28

Baby oil left on it

jenni75 Thu 07-Jul-11 18:11:19

Would brilllo padding it work - it might fade it smile

LunaticIsOnTheGrass Thu 07-Jul-11 18:12:56

I have had plastic bag print on my floor for 3 yrs now sad

NOTHING I have tried has worked.

TheDetective Thu 07-Jul-11 18:21:03

I will be watching this thread carefully! 2 days ago my DF noticed a red staining on my beech kitchen cabinet, its clearly off a plastic bag. I have no idea how it has stained it, it seems rather odd to me. Tried vinegar, and bicarb of soda, which didn't shift it. Might try hairspray, that got permanent marker off my walls and wardrobe when DS was little and made me a lovely drawing grin

Mandy2003 Thu 07-Jul-11 23:16:28

I'd second hairspray!

Piffpaffpoff Thu 07-Jul-11 23:19:06

I'd try Cif, that got felt tip pen off my wooden table after all else failed.

itshappenedagain Fri 08-Jul-11 12:26:58

bleach? worked on my oilskin tablecloth took the stain out and not the colour of cloth.

shopalot Fri 08-Jul-11 16:03:32

Honestly try WD40...... (no one believes me..)

fuckmepinkandCALLmegoran Fri 08-Jul-11 16:08:37

WD40 might work.

But also try one of those cleaning block things - magic eraser I think it's called? Mine is Doktor Power I got it in Asda

TooManyBlossoms Fri 08-Jul-11 16:35:04

yy to the magic cleaning block things - mine were from Aldi. They removed the black scuff marks from my lino that had been there for years.

Mandy2003 Fri 08-Jul-11 17:18:09

Never put soap or detergent on a magic eraser sort of thing - it will kill it in a very horrible way!

Sesquipedality Fri 08-Jul-11 19:42:46

Fairy powerspray? Works on rust staines on my lino.

Nagini Fri 08-Jul-11 19:47:35

baby oil. or WD40. or hairspray.

JsOtherHalf Sat 09-Jul-11 14:27:25

Another recommendation for the magic blocks, they are fabuous for all sorts of things. (Especially good in the bathroom).

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