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How to Remove Permanent Marker from Hard Plastics

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How to Remove Permanent Marker from Hard Plastics

Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Don't let a few permanent marker scribblings stand between you and your next second-hand bargain. Here's how to remove permanent marker from hard plastic items like lunch boxes and storage totes.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 1 minute or less

Here's How:

  1. Color over the permanent marker with a dry eraser marker.
  2. Wipe clean, and the permanent marker should come right off with the dry erase marker.
  3. Repeat if any permanent marker remains.

What You Need:

  • A dry erase marker
  • A cleaning rag
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