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How to Remove Butter Stains


Paint or Wallpaper

Follow these steps to remove butter stains from paint or wallpaper:

  • Sc­rape to remove excess.
  • Rub the stain with a suede stone. Or, make a thick paste of fullers earth (on dark surfaces) or cornmeal (on light surfaces) and press the paste onto the stain with the palm of your hand.
  • Allow to dry, then carefully brush off with a clean cloth.

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