How can I clean my apartment walls without removing the cheap paint?

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Old 06-19-09, 10:14 AM
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How can I clean my apartment walls without removing the cheap paint?

We're getting ready to move out of this apartment and into a house but the walls here are filthy because we have lived here so long with a small child. I have tried cleaning the walls with a magic eraser but the paint is so cheap that it starts to come off - and the magic eraser is leaving streaks.

Any other ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
 
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Old 06-19-09, 04:20 PM
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If you have been there over a year paint should fall under normal wear and tear. Ck your state reg's on this
 
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Old 06-24-09, 10:42 PM
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i tend to agree with pugs....this may be a turnover issue with the landlord...some do charge deposits for it...which i dont agree with

contact your landlord before you stress too much over it or waste too much time
 
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Old 06-25-09, 05:10 AM
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I used to work for a painting contractor that used cheap paint - the only remedy is to touch up with the same paint [or repaint]

I agree with the others - check with the landlord and depending on what he says, the gov't.

btw - welcome to the forums!
 
 

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