How to Get a Water Stain Out of Polyester Fabric

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Things You'll Need

  • Towel (light-colored)

  • Iron

  • Ironing boards

  • Cloth

Ironing the water stain is an effective way of getting rid of water spots on polyester fabric.
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Although washing machines use water to clean clothes and linen, water can also leave spots or stains on fabrics. Getting the water stain out of fabric takes a little effort, but synthetic fabrics like polyester are relatively simple to clean. When getting the water stain out of polyester fabrics, you don't have to worry about ruining the fabric.


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Step 1

Place a light-colored towel on an ironing board.

Step 2

Place the stained fabric on the ironing board with the water stain facing downward on the towel. If the fabric is a piece of clothing turn the item inside out before treating the stain.


Step 3

Wet a cloth and then squeeze the water onto the polyester water stain.

Step 4

Turn the iron to the polyester or synthetic setting.

Step 5

Iron the moistened area of the fabric until it is dry.

Step 6

Move the fabric to another area of the towel and repeat Steps 3, 4 and 5. Do this until the water stain is gone.