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Has this happened to anyone else?

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runner2 Tue 16-Jun-15 16:51:57

We've just had a new brushed steel and glass Caple chimney hood/extractor fitted and within 2 weeks the transfers on the control panel, indicating the different functions of the buttons, have rubbed off. All I have used for cleaning finger marks is baby oil and a soft cloth. I know it's only a cosmetic thing really but I'm really annoyed. The company claim this hasn't happened before and said I must have used an inappropriate cleaning agent and/or something abrasive - which I absolutely haven't! Any thoughts, anyone? hmm

wowfudge Tue 16-Jun-15 22:31:27

Oils can do the same thing - a colleague who uses handcream frequently removed most of the letters on her keyboard over a couple of months!

SophieHatters Thu 18-Jun-15 06:25:34

Oh. Well it happened to my old Hoover washing machine, the writing all came off the panel - I didn't clean it at all, ahem - they refused to do anything saying that you were only meant to operate it with dry hands...bit unhelpful really considering it was a washing machine hmm

bostonbaby Thu 18-Jun-15 21:16:59

Yes oil will definitely rub it off

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