keeping white boards white

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  1. love2teach

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    HELP! It is sooo dirty! I have used everything I can think of-- cleaners, babywipes etc....still dirty!! :down: How do you keep yours clean????:confused:
     
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    Mine stays clean with regular erasing and a rare squirt of that whiteboard cleaner.

    Have you tried a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser? Not sure if it's recommended for such glossy surfaces, but try a small corner first.
     
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    Mr. Clean Magic Eraser works great I use it all the time!
     
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    Hand sanitizer works well.
     
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    I use Windex and a clean, dry paper towel.

    They also make board wipes. http://tinyurl.com/3xunrr They work, but you really don't need to spend your money on that sort of thing. Windex works fine.
     
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    I bought alot of cheap bath towels at the dollar store and use my clean, but raggdy ones from home on my board and windex.
     
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    windex....good idea!

    I find the cleaners and wipes do nothing but smear the marker around..it has not been a "white board" in a few years!
     
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    Don't use baby wipes. They contain lotion which coat your whiteboard. I learned the hard way. Try cleaning your board with rubbing alcohol or white board cleaner. You need to get the coat of lotion off and then your board will be fine.
     
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    Try rubbing alcohol. I took permanent marker off my whiteboard with rubbing alcohol before. Then put a heavy coat of turtle wax on it.
     
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    oppps! I use baby wipes!
     
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    I think mine is beyond help... :(
     
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    alcohol--the best use a paper towel and use it instead of cleaner.
     
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    If the board has color stains from markers, try to spritz it with alittle clorox-water solution.
     
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    Hairspray? I use permanent marker on laminated things and use hairspray to wipe it off.:haha:
     

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