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How to Get Stains out of Linen Napkins

Linen napkins are a perfect way to add a refined touch to your dining setups. Clean and orderly napkins show an attention to detail that goes a long way to showing your guests you truly care. Proper care and maintenance ensure that your linens last you a long time while looking pristine for your next event. 

Clean and crisp napkins are a great piece to add to your decor. However, stains can take away from the beauty of your table napkins. Make your napkins last a long time by learning how to get stains out of linen napkins.

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Stubborn stains don't have to mean the end for your napkins. Getting stains out of your precious linen napkins can be a simple task. This guide will answer queries such as, how to get food stains out of linen napkins and how to get old stains out of linen napkins. 

Treat stains urgently

One of the most crucial steps when tackling stains is to remedy the issue as soon as it arises. If your fabric napkins get spilled or stained, promptly wash them so that the spill does not set into the fabric.

Household solution

Household items can be a clever solution when dealing with stains. Materials such as baking soda work well by absorbing the pigment and removing the stain from the fabric.

Dampen the stained area, apply the baking soda to the stain, and leave it to dry. Once dry, remove the baking soda and wash your table fabric napkin.

Cleaning Solution

Household cleaners are a tried and tested method for removing stains. Apply the cleaning solution to the stain and leave it on for 30 to 60 minutes. Remove the cleaning solution, and wash the garment as usual.

Boiling Water

If you’re short on options, one simple way you can rely on is by using boiling water. Pour boiling water onto the stained area or submerge it into a container of boiling water. The high temperatures will loosen the stain from the fabric.

Tougher Stains

Tougher stains require more specific cleaning procedures, but this guide has got you covered. Here are some common tough stains and how to remove them.

How to Get Stains out of White Linen Napkins 

Soak your stained cloth napkins in water and bleach mixture and leave for 30 minutes before washing. This will help you loosen tough food stains in your napkins.

What’s even more difficult is learning how to get yellow stains out of white linen napkins. For yellow stains, you can use a hydrogen peroxide solution to effectively clean your white cloth napkins.

How to Get Grease Stains out of Linen Napkins

Grease stains are very difficult to deal with. But that doesn’t mean it’s the end of the world when this happens. To get rid of this tough stain, simply sprinkle baby powder over the grease stain and leave it on for 15 minutes to absorb grease. After this, wash your cloth napkins as usual depending on their type of fabric.

Maintain Your Linens

While this guide deals with linen napkins, most of the tips provided work well for a wide range of table linens. From taffeta tablecloths to organza table runners, keep your luxury fabrics flawless and stain-free by applying our simple cleanliness tips. 

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