Which Material Makes the Best Practical Tablecloth?

Which Material Makes the Best Practical Tablecloth?

Tired of the expense and effort of using linen tablecloths? Not excited about plastic and vinyl table covers? Have you wished for practical tablecloths that are also beautiful and high quality? Well get excited, because we’ve created the product you need. Let’s dig into tablecloth options and why you need wipeable tablecloths in your life! 

What are Tablecloths Made of?

Let's take a closer look at the most common tablecloth fabrics and why a coated fabric tablecloth is a game changer for the industry. 


The most pricey option, linen fabric has long been a popular choice for tablecloths due to its elegant, timeless appearance. However, it's important to note that, like any natural fiber, linen can be a bit tricky if a spill occurs—which is almost guaranteed. Linen absorbs quickly, so not only will you be stuck with a messy serving table for the whole party, but that spill is sure to turn into a permanent stain if not cleaned immediately, ruining your expensive tablecloth.


Plastic tablecloths have their allure and their purposes—they're cheap and convenient. Just use them once and then toss them away! But let’s face it, who really wants a fluorescent green plastic tablecloth for their Labor Day barbecue? In addition to the lack of options, flimsiness, and a tendency to tear, disposable plastic doesn’t exactly make this option eco-friendly. 


Vinyl tablecloths are slightly better than plastic as they are a bit heavier and can be used more than once, but they still lack quality, taste, and design. The flannel backing on vinyl tends to collect dirt and leaves easily, leaving it looking grimy even after a good cleaning. Vinyl is also easily ripped and snagged. It doesn’t lay smoothly or have a nice drape off the ends of the table, making it another option that offers convenience at the price of aesthetics.

Wipeable Coated Fabric

And now we come to the solution—made with durable fabric covered in a soft non-toxic coating, these tablecloths are less expensive than linen and a much needed upgrade from vinyl or plastic. They’re designed to be used over and over again since the coating makes them resistant to water, spills, and mess. Plus, being PVC-free and non-toxic makes it a safe option for families with children or pets. 

Advantages of Wipeable Tablecloths

Now that we've covered the different material options, let's talk about the overall advantages of wipeable tablecloths.

  • Ease of Cleaning and Maintenance: One of the biggest perks of using a wipeable tablecloth is its ease of cleaning. Whether you're dealing with food spills or messy kids, the coated fabric makes the tablecloths spill-proof.
  • Durability and Longevity: Since coated fabric tablecloths are designed to be used multiple times, they are made to withstand wear and tear. This means you can use them for many meals without worrying about rips, tears, or stains ruining your investment.
  • Reusable: Not only are wipeable fabric tablecloths eco-friendly due to their reusability, but they also save you money in the long run. No more constantly buying disposable tablecloths or paying for expensive cleaning services.
  • Non-Toxic: Traditional vinyl and plastic tablecloths often contain harmful chemicals such as PVC, which can be dangerous to your health and the environment. Our tablecloths are made with a non-toxic alternative.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: Last but not least, these tablecloths are designed to have a soft, easy drape off the table, laying as beautifully as a linen cloth. They also come in a variety of designs and patterns to suit any event, from picnics to birthday dinners to camping trips. Whether you prefer a classic, elegant look or something more fun and colorful, there is a wipeable tablecloth out there for you.

Find the Perfect Wipeable Tablecloth with Table 06

With all of these advantages in mind, it's clear that wipeable tablecloths stand out as a great choice and a great solution. Our combination of durability, spill-proof technology, and aesthetic appeal make our tablecloths a no-brainer for any household.

So why settle for traditional tablecloths when you can have the best of both worlds? Make your life easier and elevate your dining experience all at once with a beautiful and practical tablecloth from Table 06! Better yet, grab a set of matching cloths or a few different pattern options to switch up your table decor and impress your guests for many birthdays and holidays to come.
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