How to Remove Pencil Marks From Porcelain Tiles

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How to Remove Pencil Marks From Porcelain Tiles
Remove pencil marks from your porcelain tiles with an eraser. (pencil image by AGphotographer from Fotolia.com)

Traditional and subtle in appearance while being highly durable and low maintenance, porcelain tile is a flooring option found in many homes and businesses. When you drop a pencil on the flooring or a child uses the porcelain tiles as a drawing board, you need to remove the pencil marks so your tile can maintain its clean, cared-for appearance.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Pencil eraser
  • Cleaning eraser
  • Dish soap
  • Paper towels

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Rub a pencil eraser over the marks. In most instances when you have light pencil marks, this is all that is required to remove the marks.

  2. 2

    Run a cleaning eraser under tap water to moisten the eraser slightly, and rub over heavier pencil marks. These work just as a pencil eraser, removing the pencil residue without harming the porcelain tile.

  3. 3

    Moisten a paper towel with water and a drop of dish soap, and wipe over any leftover pencil marks.

  4. 4

    Wipe the area with another damp paper towel to remove any leftover cleaning or pencil residue.

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