How to Remove a Water Ring from a Copper Table

Tea and other drinks are often set on tables without protection. When this occurs, the wet residue from the sweating of the vessel used can leave a white mark on the surface. If the table is made of copper, it needs particular care to remove that stain.

Step 1

Put 3 to 4 drops of dish soap in a small cup-sized container.

Step 2

Fill the container with warm water.

Step 3

Add 4 to 5 drops of white vinegar to the mixture.

Step 4

Stir mixture well to make it foamy.

Step 5

Dip sponge in mixture and squeeze until just damp.

Step 6

Wipe water stain with the damp sponge until it is gone.

Step 7

Dry the surface with a soft cloth.