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Old 08-16-2010, 11:08 AM   #1
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How can I remove black roofing tar from a painted wall?

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Perhaps something like acetone or a commercial product like Goof Off would work for your tar removal? However, you'll probably end up having to touch-up the paint a bit too.

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Depending on how wide spread it is, it might be easier to dig it out, patch the wall and paint. Smeared tar will bleed through paint. I don't know if the stain killer primers will hold it back.
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I will try that. I don't mind having to repaint the room as it is small. Patched a roof and did not know that there was a small opening and some of the tar leaked through and down an inside wall at a corner.
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