To carefully remove permanent marker from laminate surfaces without harming the finish or leaving a cloudy residue, just reach into your pantry! Regular vegetable oil works perfectly. There are a couple of steps to this process; click here to see how it’s done.
Before tossing your permanent marker-stained clothes into the trash, try dabbing the spot with hairspray that contains alcohol. It will help to break down the stain more aggressively than your normal laundry detergent. Let the hairspray sit on the stain for several minutes before washing in the washing machine.