How to Remove Permanent Marker Stains from Furniture
You may be working on your couch or desk and accidentally drop or swipe your permanent marker onto the furniture. It’s just as easy to remove the permanent marker stain from furniture as it is to remove it from your clothing.
What you will need:
- Aerosol Hairspray, Leather Conditioner, or White Vinegar
- 2 to 3 Clean Rag(s)
- Different types of furniture will require different stain removers. Leather conditioner is for leather furniture, aerosol hairspray is best suited for more delicate furniture, and white vinegar works best on wood.
- Apply whichever stain treatment that you are utilizing to a clean towel, rag, or cloth. The cloth that you are using should be close to the same color that your furniture is for best results (light colored or white cloths for lighter furniture; black or dark-colored fabric for darker furniture).
- Use the part of the fabric that you have applied with the stain treatment and pat the stain firmly. Keep patting; it may take a couple rounds of application and patting before the stain goes away. Do not use too much treatment or you may soak your furniture.
- When the stain has disappeared, it is important for you to take the time to soak the excess moisture from your furniture. Take a dry, absorbent towel and pat firmly until most of the moisture is gone. Allow the furniture to dry before using it again.
If the stains do not disappear from these, you may need to hire a cleaning professional in order to remove permanent marker stains from your furniture.