February 2017

How Do You Like Your Shirts Starched?

February 27, 2017
We all have our own preferences for how much starch we like in our shirts. That's why Utopia Cleaners takes care to remember each customer's shirt laundry preference. But what are the pros and cons of using starch for the shirt and for you? By choosing no starch, light or heavy starch, we can choose

More Laundry Problems: Lint and Pills

February 22, 2017

Do you find lint and pills on your clothing when you pull them out of the washer? If you do, read on to learn how to treat these problems. Lint Before you wash, you need to look to see if your loads have “Lint Producers”. Lint Producers are types of clothing that create lint that

Keeping Athletic Uniforms Clean

February 16, 2017

With Spring comes the arrival of the spring sports season in Boston – and Spring athletic uniforms for student and professional athletes. As sports uniforms are bound to experience significant soiling and wear, special attention should be paid to their care. Sports uniforms are usually made from synthetic fibers, such as nylon, polyester, spandex, or

Removing Poison Ivy from Clothing

February 07, 2017

Summer in Boston means more time enjoying the outdoors, whether it’s at camp, playing in the back yard, gardening, or hiking. That can mean a brush with poison ivy. Poison ivy produces an oily resin that causes the familiar rash. When clothing comes in contact with poison ivy the oil remains on the fabric. The