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Drink more beers and finish the pattern
This happens from moisture (or steam) sometimes and will often just dry out by itself over 1-3 days.
From memory the coating can be quite soft during this time so take care not to damage it further.
This is the truth
Leave a dead prostitute in that hotel room and they won't even notice those beer marks.
Just steam them off with an iron and wet towel
Wiping such moisture rings with Denatured alcohol will suck the moisture out, and make the rings disappear, if it’s a lacquer finish.
Maybe try this on one ring?
I once tried cleaning a desk that got those marks often, used alcohol & toilet paper. Then i had to remove bits of TP stuck to the desk. Make sure the finish isn't alcohol soluble first.
It's a hotel room, I wouldn't worry about it. Whatever the cleaning people use will work
Why is this your problem? Your roommate did this. This is your roommates problem. And if the room is in your name, then your roommate needs to pay for whatever the damage/cleaning fee will be.
Don’t think theres an extra fee for that. Nornal cleaning should take care of it
Just say it was already like that if they try to charge you. They can’t prove it.
A blow dryer should work
Your roommate doesn’t respect wood
You mean laminated particle board?
It was a Curb reference but yes
The essence of wood
He reveres wood.
This looks like a hotel room.
Yeah. A little bit expensive hotel room…
Sounds weird, but my mother’s strange trick for this is to spread mayonnaise on it, let it sit for 30 min and then wipe off.
That sounds weird af
Works like a charm
Personally, I use mustard and relish.
Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?
I would say you're nuts but my brother in law did it in front of me and it actually worked
I can see this working. I would guess it’s the oil in the mayonnaise. Mineral oil would probably work too and less mess.
This is not the first time I have heard that suggested. Anyone know why?
I've read about this trick multiple times recently and I think this comment seals the deal for me. I've run out of options, I'm applying mayonnaise to my coffee table tomm
You can also try putting some hand sanitizer in a paper towel and jam it up a paper or plastic or glass cup. Rotate it over each mark and leave for 30 seconds before checking. The alcohol in paper will evaporate from sanitizer, bond with finish and release the trapper moisture if the polish is alcohol based. You can check in a non conspicuous area by swabbing it with sanitizer and see if it gets tacky.
Yeah - hand sanitizer on top of a folded paper towel (paper face touching the wood, not sanitizer)
Place it on a ring and check every min or so.
This stuff works great.
That’s only a 24 pack. Lightweight
Make your roommate pay the damage bill. The solutions I can think of on that kind of furniture with that kind of finish aren't something you can do in a hotel room and take a day or two.
Mayonnaise. Rub a little of it in. It will work
Do you respect wood?
Just making sure. Larry David approves(but not of your roommate!)
take a plastic cup and in it put 4 scoops of baking soda and then drip some water in it until it makes a paste like substance when it's stirred. Apply the paste to a napkin and scrub the surface with it. you're welcome
Put a damp towel on the table and then a hot iron for 30 seconds. I had this happen from a pizza box.
Is it working on old marks? Because I have a lot of old spots on my old table at home…
I would expect so but not sure. Mine was only a few days old.
These look like heat marks.
Beat your roommate first
Iron over towel
Start by getting better roomates. Cheers
How many nights were you there? That's a lot of beer!
Two! Roommate got more than 40 cans from an open bar party we had in this hotel..
😶 too much for me.
For _anyone_ I think…
I forgot the name but there is a water stain remover that comes in a small white tin and I had used it in my Teak Table and it really worked
Have your not using coasters roomie leave a big tip for housekeeping staff and call it a day.
Oh man. Did you try a polish? The alcohol content in the beers is what causes the stain. Sometimes, depending on how it's sealed, a wood polish will bring it back.
And when my wifes cup of tea did it to our coffee table a month ago was that the alcohol content too?
She did not tell you what was in that tea...
I reconditioned an old desk as a make up table for my partner, finished it with beeswax, if she ever has a coffee whilst using it, leaves exactly this type of mark from the heat, find it goes by itself within a few days