Pauwer Washable Woven Vinyl Placemat, Set of 6

Last updated date: March 20, 2020

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Overall Take

Set the Pauwer Washable Woven Vinyl Placemat, Set of 6 on your patio or dining table to protect the table's surface from scuffs and scratches. In fact, you can also use the mats underneath your coffeemaker, toaster or any other small kitchen appliances. The placements themselves are non-skid and heat resistant up to 176 degrees Fahrenheit. In our analysis of 28 expert reviews, the Pauwer Pauwer Washable Woven Vinyl Placemat, Set of 6 placed 4th when we looked at the top 13 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note March 20, 2020:
Checkout The Best Kitchen Placemats for a detailed review of all the top kitchen placemats.

Expert Summarized Score
4 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
1,547 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Cross woven vinyl looks like fabric, but is much easier to maintain. Offers decent heat resistance for warm plates and cups. Comes in a range of attractive colors and patterns.
- BestReviews
Though we would never recommend anyone putting a hot pan directly on a table, you can use these to protect your table from hot cups. It’s incredibly easy to cut down to size for your table. At less than $10 for the whole set, they’re a great budget option.
- The Spruce
Heat-resistant, protective, easy to clean, affordable, wide range of colors.
- Business Insider
The Pauwer Placemats preserves the fine condition of your dining table since it guards the table from heat. It serves as some type of insulation. The mats will not slip and are a snap to clean and air-dry. Well-made and durable, available in a nice selection of colors.
- Ode Magazine
What experts didn't like
Some feel they're too slippery.
- BestReviews
These placemats slip around a bit, but you can put another placemat beneath them to stop that.
- Business Insider

From The Manufacturer

Pauwer Placemats Set of 6 Heat Insulation Stain Resistant Placemat for Dining Table Durable Crossweave Woven Vinyl Kitchen Table Mats Placemat How to eat and have a sense of ceremonies, you only need a placemat. PVC placemat,tasteless, heat-resistant, wear-resistant, non-slip.The placemat is a kind of food item that can protect and decorate the table.The color of the placemat is beautiful and diverse, close to people's life. Material: 70% PVC 30% polyester Size:18" × 12" Package:Table placemats Set of 6 Protect Your Dining Table Placed under fairly hot pot on dining table and often moving objects in the kitchen to avoid the desktop scratches. Easy to Care Pauwer vinyl placemats are washable,easy to clean and dries very quick,you can roll them up or slide them between things while you clean the table,convenient to care. PVC materials Flat package,easily stored, it can roll up to put it away, also can be flatted when put out to use. Regarding the placemat, the following will make you want to have a set! Decorate your dinner table Have a good function of practicability and decorations Top-grade exquisite design placemats feel good would be a good choice Heat Resistant The effective insulation of these table placemats could reach to 80℃,can protect your dining table well Occasion Stylish placemats will be a good decor and quality of life for your home, dorm,restaurant, kitchen, hotel and business office Including birthday, christmas, housewarming, graduation, etc

Overall Product Rankings

1. Benson Mills Pressed Vinyl Placemat, Set of 4
Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 4
2. Artand Heat-Resistant Washable Placemats, Set of 4
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 3
4. Pauwer Washable Woven Vinyl Placemat, Set of 6
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 4
5. VHC Brands Farmhouse Kitchen Placemat, Set of 6
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 0
6. SICOHOME Kitchen Vinyl Placemats, Set of 6
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 1
7. DACHUI Heat-Resistant Placemats, Set of 4
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 2
9. SAYOPIN Stain-Resistant Placemats, Set of 4
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 0
10. BETEAM Heat-Resistant Washable Placemats, Set of 6
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 2
11. HEBE Stain-Resistant Kitchen Table Mats, Set of 6
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 1
12. Jereee Nautical Heat-Resistant Placemat, Set of 6
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 0
13. SHACOS Round Table Heat-Resistant Placemats, Set of 4
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 1

An Overview On Kitchen Placemats

While tablecloths work well to protect the entire surface of your table, kitchen placemats are used to cover the area directly around a person’s plate and eating utensils. They can be purchased to complement a tablecloth or to add a decorative touch to any bare table.

As you browse kitchen placemats for sale, you’ll notice they come in a variety of construction materials. Vinyl, bamboo, cotton, linen and even a PVC/polyester mixture are quite popular. You can select a material based on whether you’re looking for decorative placemats or a set that is more functional.

Since spills are inevitable, it’s helpful to go with a kitchen placemat that is stain- and mildew-resistant. If you plan on using the placemats outside, you’ll also want to go with a model that has UV protection to prevent fading from the sun’s rays.

Some kitchen placemats are also designed to resist heat, which is a nice feature when your dinner plates are hot. This type of placemat is usually heat-safe in temperatures up to 176 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Fortunately, most manufacturers offer their kitchen placemats in a variety of colors and patterns. That means you won’t have any trouble finding a set that matches your style or the decor in your dining room. 

DYWM Fun Fact

Did you know that the United Arab Emirates has an astounding 340 Guinness World Records? One of those is the largest hand-woven spiral placemat. It measures over 39 feet in diameter and was created by the Cultural Programs and Heritage Festival Committee members in October 2019.

Placemats can also be educational! There are placemats for children to help them learn everything from their colors to world geography. There are also placemats with trivia questions displayed on the front and sets made up of beautiful scenes from the country’s many national parks.

The Kitchen Placemats Buying Guide

  • It’s important to keep in mind that open-weave placemats don’t offer protection from spills. The holes within the weaves not only allow liquid to pass through to the tabletop but also small crumbs.
  • Most kitchen placemats are not machine washable. You’ll need to clean them by hand with a little dish soap and warm water. A lint-free towel is best to dry the placemats after you wash them. If one of the placemats has a stain, you can use a soft bristle brush and soapy dishwater to lift it away.
  • Some placemats aren’t outfitted with a non-slip backing. If you want to go with a set like that, you’ll need to buy an anti-slip shelf or drawer liner to use underneath.
  • When comparing the cost of different kitchen placemat sets, you’ll need to check the number of placemats in each set. Naturally, the Benson Mills Pressed Vinyl Placemat, Set of 4 and the Artand Heat-Resistant Washable Placemats, Set of 4 cost less than the U’Artlines Crossweave Vinyl Non-Slip Placemat, Set of 6 and the Pauwer Washable Woven Vinyl Placemat, Set of 6, as they have two fewer placemats per set.