June 2016

Sunscreens may leave invisible stains on your clothing

June 30, 2016

With the arrival of hot, sunny days comes the need for sunscreens and suntan lotions. While most of us use these products to help protect our skin from the sun, others use them to enhance their skin tone.   Unfortunately, the components found in most sunscreens and suntan lotions can stain fabrics. Most of these

How to minimize color loss

June 13, 2016

Garments lose color for various reasons. Contact with bleach or household cleaning products can disturb dyes, resulting in white discolorations. Same with hair preparations and other moisture solutions or perfumes and other substances containing alcohol. “Fugitive dyes” are not colorfast to cleaning solutions and are the biggest manufacturer-related problem reported by the International Textile Analysis

Laundry Tips for Allergy Sufferers

June 01, 2016

If you suffer from allergies, your laundry could actually be making your symptoms worse. Here are some laundry tips you can use to ensure yours doesn’t cause flare-ups to happen. Wash in Hot Water A leading cause of allergies is dust mites, which can easily get into bed linens, towels, throw rugs and draperies. For