How to Remove Water Marks from Furniture

Someone forgot to use a coaster? Get rid of that unsightly white stain by using these methods.

You will need

  • A rag
  • Toothpaste
  • Baking soda
  • A small bowl
  • u00bd tsp. mayonnaise
  • Ashes from cigars
  • cigarettes
  • or burnt paper
  • Furniture polish

Step 1 Dampen a rag Dampen a rag and wring out the excess water.

Step 2 Mix toothpaste and baking soda Mix a paste of equal parts toothpaste and baking soda in the small bowl.

Step 3 Gently rub into stain Gently rub the paste into the stain with the damp rag.

Step 4 Try mayonnaise and ashes paste Mix ½ teaspoon mayonnaise with enough ashes to make a thick paste.

Step 5 Rub the stain Dip the rag into the paste and rub the watermark until the stain disappears.

Step 6 Wipe off paste and polish Wipe off the paste and polish the furniture as you normally would.