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Old 08-13-2019, 07:50 AM   #1
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What is the best material of cloth for cleaning kitchen and dining table?

Too many choices in the market, the feel are all different. What is the best material for cleaning (mostly drying) cookware and table made of wood?

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Old 08-13-2019, 09:54 AM   #2
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I use cotton kitchen towels to dry handwashed kitchen items. It would also work on a wood table.
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Old 08-13-2019, 10:12 AM   #3
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I use cotton, too
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Old 08-13-2019, 11:17 AM   #4
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My preference for drying dishes is linen. My preference for other things is cotton. I prefer natural fibers. Hemp is a good substitute for linen.
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Old 08-13-2019, 04:39 PM   #5
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I use cotton bar mops or flour sack towels in the kitchen.
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Old 08-13-2019, 07:42 PM   #6
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I buy microfibre towels from the auto parts section of Target (or COSTCO). They really soak up a lot of water. Plus, if they are safe for use on a Ferrari, they are safe for use on your dishes and table.

https://www.costco.com/Kirkland-Sign...100356999.html

For big jobs, like drying a wet poodle, the large waffle-cloth microfiber towels are great.

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I buy microfibre towels from the auto parts section of Target (or COSTCO). They really soak up a lot of water. Plus, if they are safe for use on a Ferrari, they are safe for use on your dishes and table.

https://www.costco.com/Kirkland-Sign...100356999.html

For big jobs, like drying a wet poodle, the large waffle-cloth microfiber towels are great.

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Well, they won't scratch the surfaces. I use them for cleaning my glasses (spectacles). I learned about them in a car detailing forum. I never thought about using them for drying dishes, but they probably would do a good job.
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I usually use J-Cloths for cleaning kitchen surfaces. I think they are the same thing as HandiWipes. The benefit is that they can dry really quickly if hung up and then don't harbour microorganisms.
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Well, they won't scratch the surfaces. I use them for cleaning my glasses (spectacles). I learned about them in a car detailing forum. I never thought about using them for drying dishes, but they probably would do a good job.
I have used them in a pinch to wipe my cameras and lenses. I always have a couple in my camera bag.

I have a ton of them -- some for indoors, some for the cars. I never mix the two. I keep a basket in the laundry so I can use them in the house, and toss them in the basket to be washed.

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Old 08-13-2019, 11:05 PM   #10
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Probably all that cotton in the rag bag in my workshop would be good, but they wouldn't look very good hanging in my kitchen!
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