Removing White Heat Stains From Polished Wood

How do I remove white heat stains from polished wood?

February 27, 20080 found this helpful
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I had the same problem and someone told me to use a warm iron over a linen tea towel and iron in a circular motion checking often to see if the stains were still there. I was leery but it worked!! Good Luck!

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January 25, 20160 found this helpful

I just saw a video where you use steam and a hot iron with a white towel. Guess what what started out as small spots are now big iron size spots. Made a small problem into a huge ugly table my advice don't do it

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September 16, 20160 found this helpful

Mine did the same thing, I'm so mad, did you find anything to fix this?

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February 12, 20080 found this helpful

Use some dark furniture polish known as Old English and go over the surface, that should do the trick.

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March 30, 20080 found this helpful

Be very careful when using this technique. Remember that the heat stains are cause from trapped moisture and steaming them is ADDING moisture. I tried this on a table with a good finish and it worked fine. I then tried it on a table top with an old finish and it was a disaster ended up refinishing the tabletop.

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August 25, 20080 found this helpful

Using a warm iron over a white tee shirt removed the white stain from the table like magic. Thanks for the tip.

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December 9, 20080 found this helpful

Cannot believe how well the iron trick worked. I started off with a cool iron over a piece of cloth and worked up in heat going in circular motions until it went away, suppose that was the cowards way. Top tip, saved me a fortune as I was going to call out a french polisher.

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