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Help Keep Your Desks Stain Free

November 7, 2016


It’s only natural that over the years of having the same classroom furniture, that stains and marks will accumulate on your student’s desks. Thankfully, the following tips are great ways to help keep your classroom looking clean and your desks looking shiny and new:

Pencil & Marker Scribbles :While there typically are lots of these, they happen to be one of the easiest stains to remove. Pencil and marker can be wiped away with a mixture of soap and water or a spritz of an all purpose cleanser.

Pen Marks: A standard citrus-based cleaner will help wash away the remnants of pen marks. Just spray and blot with water to lift the stain.

Crayon Creations : With a little bit of water and baking soda those waxy colorful creations will be gone in no time. You can also spray the desk with an ammonia based cleanser, let sit for 15 minutes and wipe clean.

Permanent Marker – Hairspray is a great tool to help remove stubborn permanent marker spots from classroom furniture and white boards alike. Be sure to wipe away the sticky spray residue with rubbing alcohol after your stain has been lifted.

If you’ve been unsuccessful with removing pesky desk stains, it might be time to replace your furniture! At Nickerson Corporation we know that having comfortable, flexible and functional classroom furniture is the key to student success, and we take pride in offering just that! We’ve teamed up with some of the world’s most innovative and respected manufacturers to help insure that our products are always top of the line, paralleling current and upcoming trends in the classroom furniture industry.

To learn more about our classroom seating and desk options, visit our website or call 631-666-0200.