10:18AM | 06/14/04
Member Since: 06/13/04
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In the old house that we bought a previous owner had put a faux brick wall in the kitchen area. It seems to be some kind of board that has the look and feel of bricks. Only thing is it picks up dirt and grease from the air. I can't seem to get it clean as the rough surface tears any cloths & papers up. Ultimately I hope to replace it - until then I need some advice. Because of it's dark color it really makes this interior kitchen so much darker than we would like. I am thinking about painting it a lighter color for now. Yet because it's in a kitchen I am concerned not only with keeping it clean but any fire hazards. Any ideas as to what paint finish would be best? And if you can figure out how to clean it I would love to know. The surface seems to be a paper based one rather than a plastic, I found one small edge that was exposed and it seems to be thin although the exterior doesn't give.
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