A placemat is a common item in our daily life that is used to protect and decorate the dining table in the dining area. Placemats are made from a variety of materials. For example, common dining table placemats such as cotton, linen, paper, and cloth, and of course there are many uncommon table placemats made of bamboo.
These different types of placemats have different advantages and disadvantages in daily life, so when buying, you should also master their basic performance in order to choose the placemat you really want and need.
What's more, there are also some precautions when cleaning the placemat, so that you can clean the placemat quickly and well.
The following will introduce to you some small tips on the purchase and cleaning of placemats, etc., hoping to provide you with some practical help in real life.
1. Cotton dining table placemats
Cotton placemats, like many other thermal insulation items made of cotton, have strong water absorption capacity, so it is easy to clean when cleaning.
When buying a placemat, you can drop water on it when you buy a cotton placemat if you want to test the real quality of a cotton placemat, and then look at the speed of the placemat's water absorption, you can judge the quality of it is good or bad.
2. Chemical fiber dining table placemats
The chemical fiber placemat is also a relatively environmentally friendly placemat, because its raw material itself is an environmentally friendly material, and its biggest advantage is that it is easy to clean, cheap and very practical.
Now, chemical fiber placemats have gradually become the preferred choice of dining table placemats in the family. However, it should be noted that chemical fiber placemats cannot place too hot utensils.
3. Hemp dining table placemats
The hemp placemat can prevent the damage of moths to the placemat and is more durable. When choosing placemats, you can gently pull the towel with your hand to observe how big the towel can be after the towel is torn apart. The bigger the towel is, the better the placemat is.
4. Bamboo and wooden dining table placemats
Bamboo and wooden placemats are currently the most selected material placemats. It is used by most families because of its environmental protection, innovation, rich material and other characteristics, as well as its novel design, color and matching.
Bamboo and wooden dining table placemats are also more convenient to clean. Generally, you only need to wipe the placemat with a rag and it will be clean. It can be cleaned with a brush if there is a relatively stubborn oil stain, which is very simple and easy to operate.
5. Cleaning methods of dining table placemats
Placemats should be cleaned after each use and then dried. And it needs to be thoroughly disinfected with disinfectant every once in a while. If machine drying is used, the drying temperature needs to be kept at about 40 degrees Celsius.
After washing, it is recommended to place it in a ventilated place to dry naturally. Do not wring it out by hand if it is a paper cloth or linen dining table placemats, otherwise, there will be many wrinkles on it.