How to Clean Satin Painted Walls

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When cleaning satin painted walls, use a rag with water and vinegar to wipe away any places that show stains or fingerprints. Discover why bleach shouldn't be used to clean satin painted walls with help from a professional house cleaner in this free... View Video Transcript

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Rachel Yatuzis

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Hi I'm Rachel Yatuzis and I'm going to show you how to clean your satin painted walls. Satin looks really great as a paint on walls and it is pretty durable, I would say avoid using bleach water unless you plan on painting over that wall, but just to spot clean it, you should be able to get a lot off with just a rag with some vinegar and water on it. And you can just wipe any parts of the wall that may look like they have a stain or fingerprints around doors are so common. But if you have more serious marks on your wall like maybe black scuff marks it looks like or maybe your toddler got into the markers or crayons and decided to make you a picture, the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser will be your best friend in that case. This is even an off-brand, it still works excellent, I don't know what are in these things that works so well, but it's awesome. You can clean anything with these thing including the walls. The trick is when you rub it on the wall, don't rub for too long because I have seen it almost take the paint off of walls. So just get it wet, squeeze the excess water out and use this to wipe away any scratches or marks, crayons or pencils and it'll start to get discolored where you've used the magic eraser and just use a different part of the surface. It's pretty easy. I'm Rachel Yatuzis and that is how you clean satin painted walls.