How To Remove Permanent Marker (Sharpie) From Upholstered Furniture in Broomfield, CO 80020

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How Do You Remove Permanent Market (Sharpie) From Upholstery?

From GoodHousekeeping.com.  See some other infomative cleaning articles at Cleancare Articles.

1. Mix one tablespoon of liquid hand dishwashing detergent and one tablespoon of white vinegar with two cups of cool water.

2. Using a clean white cloth, sponge the stain with the detergent/vinegar solution. Leave it on the stain for at least 30 minutes, blotting every five minutes with a clean white cloth and more solution.

3. Flush with cool water.

4. Blot until the liquid is absorbed.

5. Sponge the stain with rubbing alcohol. Blot to remove the stain.

6. Sponge with cold water.

7. Blot until the liquid is absorbed.

8. For another alternative, see this demo video.  If the stain remains, mix one teaspoon of liquid hand dishwashing detergent and one tablespoon of ammonia (Caution: Never mix chlorine bleach and ammonia - the resulting fumes are hazardous) with two cups of cool water. Sponge the stain with this solution. Leave it on the stain for at least 30 minutes, blotting every five minutes with a clean white cloth and more solution.

9. Sponge with cold water and blot dry.

 

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