Plastic Left Residue On Wood Table


How do I clean a wooden table that a plastic drop cloth left marks on? Thanks.

By Judy from Manistee, MI

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By Debbie 1 16 08/10/2010

Clean the entire top with mayonnaise. Put @ a teaspoonful directly on the wood and then distribute it with a soft cloth and rubbing until it no longer streaks. It's the only thing I use to really clean my wood furniture and it does a great job on kitchen cabinets.

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By Adriaan DAniels 1 01/21/2015

Has anybody discovered a solution to this problem?

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By Bill G. 1 07/27/2015

Try Malathion Liquide, not sure how the tabe will take it.

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I got a new dark wood dining room table. I put an heirloom table runner in the center. To protect the table runner from my cat and grandkids, I put a clear plastic table cloth over the runner. When I removed the plastic several months later I found that it had left a residue on the table.

I know now that the sun on the plastic caused the problem. I tried lots of obvious things like Goo Be Gone and vinegar, WD40, etc., nothing works. Any ideas would be welcomed.

Michelle from Milwaukee, WI

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I would try rubbing alcohol. I know it will not hurt wood, but make sure it's okay with the stain on the wood. (04/30/2008)

By Melissa

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Try toothpaste. The fine grit may be able to take off enough of the dampness white. (06/30/2010)

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