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Grubby handprints on newly painted wall

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christmashope Sat 30-Aug-14 19:32:54

What should I wipe it with? Help

gamerchick Sat 30-Aug-14 19:33:53

Is the paint dry? I just use baby wipes for paintwork.

Timeforabiscuit Sat 30-Aug-14 19:35:50

If its emulsion I'd start with warm water and with a clean white cloth lightly hand dab it off, I would think a wet wipe with oil in it would make it patchy.

erin99 Sat 30-Aug-14 19:45:28

I'd try washing up liquid and water on a white cloth. If if doesn't come off, you could just touch up with the paint. It'll still be a perfect match.

Wet wipes work well here on paintwork, and don't seem to be oily.

Timeforabiscuit Sat 30-Aug-14 19:51:25

I'm thinking if its really fresh paint I.e. a few weeks old - the surface is quite porous and doesn't seem to have that veneer of "stuff", older paint work wet wipes are amazing.

Icelollycraving Mon 01-Sep-14 07:48:35

Baby wipes. We've had house painted several times this year & baby wipes are handy for grubby handprints from ds.

christmashope Mon 01-Sep-14 19:15:06

Thanks guys I used hot soapy water and marks are gone!

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