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How to get splashed candlewax off emulsioned wall?

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eemie Wed 15-Oct-08 18:44:51

Thread title says it all really.

Tried icing it and using a pin but it seems bonded to the emulsion.

Should I iron it through newspaper or something like that?

Resigned to repainting afterwards.

Suggestions/experience welcome. Thanks in advance

Flightattendant2 Wed 15-Oct-08 18:47:30

Yes brown paper.

DraculaNeedsArteries Wed 15-Oct-08 18:49:10

First thing I would try is try putting heat on it from an indirect source.

Iron a wad of kitchen roll or something and then hold the hot kitchen roll on the wall to melt and aborb the wax.

It that doesn't work then I would iron the wall through a wad of kitchen roll.

Probably need to repeat quite a few times to get it all off.

I wouldn't use newspaper because of the transfer of ink.

dittany Wed 15-Oct-08 18:51:00

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

eemie Thu 16-Oct-08 08:58:14

Thanks very much

Will report back

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