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LlamateurDramatics Thu 27-Feb-14 13:18:34

Help! I have the entire family coming over at the weekend and have just realised that the walls in my kitchen and hallway have taken a bit of a battering from toddlers and dogs - mud, black marks, grease marks on the kitchen walls. All painted walls, cream/white. Short of repainting bits of wall or providing blinkers to all family members, what can I use/do to make them look a bit better?

Clargo55 Thu 27-Feb-14 17:56:33

Sugar soap wipes. Easier and less fuss than the paste. You can get them in places like B&Q.

Theknacktoflying Thu 27-Feb-14 17:57:38

Sugar soap
Or some ammonia and hot water

SomeLikeItChilliHot Thu 27-Feb-14 21:11:38

I've just bought concentrated sugar soap to do the same from Wickes on recommendation from the estate agent, before we rent out our house.

Does it take off a layer of paint? I dont want to ruin the walls

mousmous Thu 27-Feb-14 21:15:10

those melamin sponges? magic sponges?

LlamateurDramatics Thu 27-Feb-14 23:10:18

Thank you, I'll be off in search of sugar soap tomorrow!

whereisshe Thu 27-Feb-14 23:13:53

Sugar soap as the others have said, but if you have cheap paint it will remove some. Or magic sponges.

comicsansisevil Thu 27-Feb-14 23:15:58

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

madamginger Thu 27-Feb-14 23:44:22

Magic eraser sponges, seriously they are amazing, my son drew all over my living room wall with a felt tip pen and it cleared it right off

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