How to Remove Felt Tip Ink and Indian Ink Stains

Alabaster or Marble

Follow these steps to remove ink stains from alabaster or marble:

  • Wipe surface with a cloth or sponge dipped in warm sudsy water to which a few drops of ammonia have been added.
  • Rinse well and wipe dry.
  • If stain persists, apply a cloth soaked in rubbing alcohol; allow it to stand for 15 minutes.
  • Next, apply a cloth soaked with ammonia for 15 minutes.
  • Alternate alcohol and ammoni­a applications until stain is removed. Rinse thoroughly and wipe dry.