How can I remove grease stains from a painted wall?
Usually you can’t remove grease from painted walls. The exception is if the paint has a sheen, such as high-gloss paint and semi-gloss paint. Many times you can wash grease off these high sheen paints with plain old soap and water. If your living room walls are painted in anything other than high-gloss or semi gloss, you’re going to have to re-paint the walls to get rid of the grease. First, scrub the area with rubbing alcohol. Let that dry completely. (It dries fast.) The prime the area with Kilz™ primer. Let that dry overnight. Then re-paint. I don’t recommend skipping the Primer, or the grease will soak right through the paint. You might have to re-paint the entire wall if you don’t have an exact color match. A trick I learned from my father: if you don’t have an exact color match, you can paint in a color that’s close and paint just one wall. If the color is close, the eye will see it as an exact match. ________________________ Also, if “sauce accidents” are common, you might consi