Removing dried Ball Point ink from inside dryer

Doug1461December 4, 2011

I had a ball point ink pen explode inside my dryer and left its mark no pun intended inside have tried the hair spray idea with no success along with Mean Green so what's the next suggestion anyone has I rent the house so need to fix problem right away


Ink mark disaster

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Try rubbing alcohol (if it does work, be sure the rinse with water, alcohol is flamable.)

Try bleach if alcohol doen't work.


    Bookmark   December 4, 2011 at 10:46PM
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Use goo gone! It works wonders and is non toxic and totally safe to use inside the dryer. You can even use to to pre treat stained or greased clothing before washing it in the washing machine! Its just a natrual citrus extract. I use the goo gone gel spray, not the pro goo gone, just the regular! Spray it on a paper towel or old towel and just start to wipe it right away!

    Bookmark   December 4, 2011 at 11:04PM
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Refurbished a dryer recently that had the white drum stained blue from denim jeans. Found that lacquer thinner (not paint thinner) took the stain off.

    Bookmark   December 5, 2011 at 10:24AM
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I used to use something called Vandal-X many years ago and it worked on basically anything.
I found it here, though haven't seen it in stores for decades.

Here is a link that might be useful: Vandal-X

    Bookmark   December 5, 2011 at 10:44AM
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WD40 worked well for me with crayon stains. I basically sprayed it on several layers of paper towel and wiped off. Did a couple loads of rags laundry to get rid of the smell.

    Bookmark   December 5, 2011 at 6:42PM
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