Professional Cleaners’ most valuable and cost-effective tricks allowing forgetting about oilcloth stains forever.
How to clean a stain on the oilcloth? There are all kinds of oilcloth: pink, green, floral or striped. All these tablecloths give a touch of cheerfulness in the kitchen or living room. Apparently easy to maintain, most often, a sponge is enough to get rid of the dirty spot, but some stains on this tablecloth are not easy to remove. Fortunately, there are tips for removing stubborn stains. Abrasive powders and sponges are not recommended on these tablecloths as they may scratch them. Step-by-step guide on removing a stain from oilcloth
Clean the oilcloth with a sponge soaked in soapy water.
Or clean most stains by swiping a halved lemon over it.
If this is not enough pass a cloth soaked in a mixture of 2/3 water and 1/3 hydrogen peroxide.
Ink and pen stains on oilcloth Remove pen and ink stains with lemon, 90 percent alcohol or white vinegar. Colored stains on the oilcloth
No stain resists turpentine!
Product to clean the oven. Spray the stains with an oven cleaner. Do not let this product act too long. Use a sponge almost immediately with hands protected by household gloves.
White spirit. Clean stained spots with a cloth impregnated with mineral spirits. Then use a soapy sponge.
Sticky oilcloth tablecloth Clean with a cloth soaked in white vinegar. Worn oilcloth Pass a cloth wet with glue diluted in a little hot water. Oilcloth marked by a hot dish Wipe the damaged oilcloth with a sponge moistened with camphor oil. Remove the wrinkles from the tablecloth It is possible to iron the oilcloth provided you protect it from the heat of the iron with a very thick damp cloth (even two). Soften the oilcloth On the smooth side of the oilcloth, pass a clean cloth rolled in a tampon impregnated with mineral fat and make it shine!