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Dude is Your desk covered in permanent marker, pop, coffee, or anything else ?
Clean it Up !

All you need is:
-A spray bottle
-Rubbing alcohol compound (recommended) / isopropyl rubbing alcohol
-Lemon Juice

(This is my First instructable please leave comments)
Note:If you are using rubbing alcohol compound make sure it contains 95% ethanol. DO NOT DRINK IT ! IT CAN KILL YOU. I am not liable for damage to you or your property!
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Step 1: Mix it up

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All you have to do is fill the spray bottle half full of water , add 25% alcohol and 25%lemon juice
note: for a stronger cleaner use less water

Step 2: This is how good it works!

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the title says it all
sharlston5 years ago
wd40 works on almost anything
swartley3ga5 years ago
just use toothpaste or softscrub on permanent marker...barely any scrubbing required and the "fumes" are minty lol
omnibot6 years ago
I'm trying this now.
Kaiven6 years ago
I just used this, but instead of for pens and stuff, I used it on my bathtub. I must say, THIS STUFF IS AWESOME! It got all the junk off my bathtub AND removed calcium build up on the faucet and knob. Thanks for posting this!
ehmbee6 years ago
Mix this 50/50 with Hydrogen Peroxide and it will get out any bit of muck that ever got into your car's carpeting-scrub with a brush and let dry-it is AMAZING.
Hydrogen Peroxide is a bleaching agent not reaccomended on carpets
I think it needs an activator-when I used to bleach my hair (when I had some, lol), I had to mix bleach and activator-I have spilled out of the bottle peroxide from the drugstore on plenty of fabrics by mistake-no bleaching.....the hair stuff is different.
littlechef37 (author)  ehmbee6 years ago
Interesting.... might try..... Little brats trample through the truck with there mucky shoes on....
It's really pretty amazing-I call it "Skizz"-that was the guy's nickname who told me about it. I keep it in an opaque bottle since peroxide comes in one, just in case it's light sensitive or anything. Maybe it does not need it, I don't know.
yes, peroxide breaks down with light, probably with heat too
Well that settles it. I'll keep it in the dark bottle. I find it to be mild on whatever I'm cleaning but rough on the dirt.
just wrap a bottle in aluminum foil, and your good to go, maybe
benstern7 years ago
PRO TIP: spray the back or your credit card with it and wipe!
Identity Theft Guy: Darn you benstern, now I can't steal anyone's credit card information!!!
altaria19937 years ago
doesnt this just dissolve a layer of whatever survace your putting it on?
littlechef37 (author)  altaria19937 years ago
it would depend on what your cleaning how much alcohol. it dose dissolve the layer of dirt. but your probably right the alcohol is basically and acid (correct me if im wrong)
pyro137 years ago
I like it! I use the same thing, but as a lemony fresh flamethrower!
zachninme7 years ago
What did you write the stuff in... it seems pretty resistant of the cleaner ;-P
littlechef37 (author)  zachninme7 years ago
i wrote on my desk
yeah it's handy to have sitting about but after working in a small hot area with large amounts of isopropyl alcohol I found the dangers when my dad and I ended up really out of it, it was kinda like being drunk but not... But to testify for the uses of it in heavy duty applications, it can be used to do anything from stopping polyurethane resins from setting to starting the forklift on a cold (use the same as easy start and a spray bottle. Direct in to the manifold) Oh and if it was kept pure you can clean the gash in your arm from catching the fan in the engine bay with your arm...
ya that works well. For a wile now iv been using 92% rubbing alcohol with a teaspoon lemon extract in a spray bottle, cause you really dont know what rubbing alcohol does untill you use it! ;-)
littlechef37 (author) 7 years ago
You got to scrub lots and if your cleaning permanent marker add more alcohol to the mix!