If you are wondering how to remove permanent markers from your slip of the hand while you were writing or the little ones were getting creative and made everything as their canvas. 

Here is the news for you. It is possible to remove those markers! BUT! It also depends on the surface. 


How to remove a marker stain in Wood: 

Warning before trying this cleaning tip, please test all of these methods in an inconspicuous spot first to make sure it doesn’t alter the stain, varnish, or seal.

Only wipe the stain with normal toothpaste, not gel and allow it to rest with a damp cloth for a few moments before cleaning.

Use peanut butter or rubbing alcohol with the same process if the toothpaste doesn’t work. 


How to remove a marker stain in fabric: 

Several methods are available to remove permanent markers from the fabric or furniture.

  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Hand sanitizer (contains alcohol)
  • Lemon juice
  • Nail polish remover
  • Toothpaste
  • White vinegar


On the back of the stain, place a few layers of paper towels to prevent dilution of the stain. Then blot the stain with the remover. Repeat until the stain is removed.


How to remove a marker stain in Glass:

Try following to erase permanent markers from windows or glass dishes

  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Toothpaste
  • Dry erase marker


How to remove a marker stain in Walls: 

When removing marker from walls, be careful to ensure that you do not lose the paint along with it!

Seek to dab with toothpaste, rubbing alcohol, hairspray or with a Magic Eraser very gently.


How to remove a marker stain in Carpet:

The fastest way to remove Sharpie stains is by blotting with rubbing alcohol.


Here are some of the tricks you can use to remove stains without compromising your things and even your furniture. Want a professional cleaning service to do it for you? Call Easy Breezy at 469-202-8822 or book a cleaning here.