How to Remove Stains From Ducal Furniture

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How to Remove Stains From Ducal Furniture
Ducal wood furniture can last a lifetime if cared for properly. (Warm wood from old furniture image by giacomo scandroglio from Fotolia.com)

Ducal furniture was produced by pine manufactures Ducal Ltd. which stopped production in 2003. If cared for properly, you can pass Ducal furniture down from generation to generation. No matter how hard you try, stains are bound to happen to wood furniture. Heat and water are the two most common stains on wood furniture. Placing a hot item--such as a plate or pizza box--or setting a cup filled with cold liquid leaves white marks and rings on your Ducal furniture. You can Remove these stains with a few different methods.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Baking soda
  • Non-gel toothpaste
  • Cloths
  • Water
  • Lemon juice
  • Cigarette ashes
  • Iron
  • White towel
  • Mayonnaise

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Instructions

    Removing Heat Stains With Toothpaste

  1. 1

    Combine baking soda with a non-gel toothpaste to create a thick paste.

  2. 2

    Spread the paste directly onto the heat stain.

  3. 3

    Rub the paste with a damp cloth gently until the paste begins to warm.

  4. 4

    Wipe away the paste with a clean, wet cloth.

  5. 5

    Repeat the process until the stain is removed.

    Removing Heat Stains With Cigarette Ashes and Lemon Juice

  1. 1

    Add several drops of lemon juice to a small bowl.

  2. 2

    Mix cigarette ashes with the lemon juice.

  3. 3

    Dip the corner of a cloth into the juice-ash mixture.

  4. 4

    Rub the stain with the cloth, and reapply the mixture until the heat stain is gone.

    Remove Water Stains With an Iron

  1. 1

    Turn your iron on a medium setting, and allow it to preheat.

  2. 2

    Place a white towel directly over the water stain.

  3. 3

    Rub the preheated iron in a back-and-forth motion across the towel for several passes.

  4. 4

    Lift the towel after several passes with the iron, and examine the stain. If the stain is still present, continue rubbing the iron across the towel until the stain is gone.

    Remove Water Stains With Mayonnaise

  1. 1

    Dampen a soft cloth with cool water. Dip the corner of the cloth into mayonnaise.

  2. 2

    Rub the water stain with the mayonnaise in a circular motion.

  3. 3

    Allow the mayonnaise to sit on the stain for 12 hours.

  4. 4

    Wipe the mayonnaise off with a damp cloth. Repeat the process if necessary.

Tips and warnings

  • Test the stain removal method on an inconspicuous area of the furniture. If damage occurs, discontinue use.

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