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greasy fingermarks, five tiny ones and a palmprint, on embossed wallpaper painted with vinyl matt. Washing with soapy water hasn't worked. the paint is fading slightly where I've rubbed with the cloth. any ideas?
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Mr. Clean Magic Erasers.

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i've found an ordinary pencil rubber works as well on fingerprints. (mostly). perhaps talcum powder or some other absorbant is required in this case... kylie
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I love the Mr. Clean Magic eraser! It has worked on stains that bleach hasn't been able to remove! But it is slightly abrasive. When I worked in fast food, (a million years ago) the manuals on cleaning always said to wipe grease with a dry towel first, before applying any solvent. I don't know if that would be true with paint. When there are little ones around, I think all walls need to be at least a satin finish!
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an unexpected visitor. I'm still working on the grease
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