Oval placemats offer a combination of decoration and practicality, and they will help protect a table from scratches, stains, and basic wear-and-tear. They come in a wide variety of patterns, themes, and colors that include white, red, green, tan, brown, yellow, and blue. Oval placemats are also available in many material choices from cork to linen and woven fabrics to straw.How do you clean woven wicker and bamboo oval placemats?
When it comes time to clean your woven bamboo or woven wicker oval placemats, the cleaning process is straightforward. Brush them off first and then dampen a clean cloth with lukewarm water and a dab of mild dish soap. Then, carefully wipe the bamboo or wicker placemat with the cloth to remove any dried liquid, food, or debris. Rinse them once with warm water, pat them with a dry cloth to remove excess water, and let them air dry.How do you wash plastic and vinyl placemats?
Oval table mats made of plastic or vinyl can easily be kept clean by performing the following steps:
- Wipe them clean with a slightly wet cloth.
- Scrub them with a wet sponge and dab of dish soap.
- Soak the mats in warm water and soap.
- Use a mild or delicate cleaner on them.
- Let the table mats dry overnight.
You can eliminate stubborn marks or other debris from cork by using sandpaper. Wrap a piece of fine sandpaper around a small block of wood with an even surface. Gently rub over the mark with a light grip. Dust off any debris into a wastebasket or your kitchen sink. Check to ensure the mark is gone. Wash them with warm soapsuds. Dry thoroughly.Can you wash linen and fabric placemats?
Most fabric and linen table mats can be washed in your washing machine. The water temperature and cycle you choose will depend on the manufacturer's recommendations. Hand washing and line drying may be required.Can you clean slate placemats in the dishwasher?
You should never put your slate table mats in your dishwasher. Doing so may cause irreparable damage. To clean your slate table mats, wash them down with lukewarm soapy water. Use a soft towel to dry them. Then, dab a few drops of cooking oil on a clean, soft cloth and carefully rub the surface of your slate. Make sure not to rub oil on any engraving, images, or emblems on your slate table mats, as it may darken the natural, sandblasted slate or damage the painted infill.