Billiard cue chalk on ceiling


Old 01-01-08, 12:05 PM
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Billiard cue chalk on ceiling

Anyone have any ideas how to clean burgandy billiard cue chalk off of a white ceiling? We have several marks on the ceiling and really do not want to paint the entire ceiling, since it doesn't need it except for the various chalk marks.

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Old 01-01-08, 12:24 PM
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I'd try a damp rag. Ceiling paint is not usually washable, worse if there isn't paint in the first place, so be very gentle.
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...usually not washable, and usually very porous to absorb that fine powder

I'd suggest a dry remover first, I'm afraid liquid would simply turn the chalk dust into a "paint" or "stain" and the chalky ceiling paint would soak it right up

I'd suggest a dry type swiffer or something similar, using the lightest strokes possible to try and remove it

If that type of duster is not available, I'd try other dusters before trying a liquid
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It may be better to paint over the chalk. Unless the ceiling paint is recent it will likely show a little but not as bad as the blue chalk.
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