How to Remove Candle Smoke from a Wall. Candles can set a festive mood, but those soot stains they leave on your wall are anything but festive. Here's how to get them off.
Things You'll Need
- Trisodium Phosphate
- Vacuum Cleaners & Accessories
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Remove any loose particles with a vacuum cleaner attachment.
Rub the area with a dry sponge or a soot sponge, a chemically treated sponge that absorbs soot and dirt into its pores.
Wipe down the wall with a solution of trisodium phosphate (TSP); use about 1 tbsp. TSP to 1 gallon warm water. Rinse thoroughly.