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How to Erase Cup Rings

Coasters are often neglected. When someone rests a cool beverage on your favorite wooden table, don’t panic. Run for the hair dryer instead! This trick also works on well-set cup rings, although it take a little longer before you start to see results. Watch the video below to see how it works.

The trick is to hold the hair dryer close enough to the cup ring so that the heat evaporates the moisture that permeated the wood. Once the ring has disappeared – or mostly disappeared – condition the wood with olive oil, mineral oil or mayonnaise. Yes, mayonnaise works great, too!

And while you’re busy blasting away cup rings, let Molly Maid clean your home! Contact your local Molly Maid or call 888-583-6490 to discuss a custom cleaning plan that fits your schedule, budget and cleaning needs. We want you to use that hair dryer for something other than cup rings. How about we handle the cleaning and you take a night out?!