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How to Clean Sleeping Bags for Camping

May 15, 2024

After that fun weekend enjoying Mother Nature, it’s time to make sure your sleeping bags are ready for the next trip. Sleeping bags can usually be washed, but because many contain down or fiber filling, you should always check the care instructions before cleaning. Sleeping bags should be washed separately on a gentle cycle. Add

FAQs About Shirt Laundry

January 04, 2024
You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. A fresh, laundered and well-pressed shirt is essential. Utopia Cleaners Boston successfully launders hundreds of shirts every day. And we are very good at it. But, like all things, shirts can outlive their useful life or exhibit other problems. Whether your shirts are

Preventing and Treating the Ring Around the Collar

September 20, 2022
This detergent commercial from the 70s addresses one of the most common garment stains that we all experience – ring around the collar. “Ring around the collar” or cuffs on a shirt is caused by a combination of body oils, perspiration, colognes, sunblock, hair tonics, medicines, and other types of skin preparations.  Preventing Ring Around

Removing Poison Ivy from Clothing

July 12, 2022

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 (Toxicodendron radicans) produces an active irritant called urushiol, an oily resin contained in all parts of the plant, but the leaves are the most

Laundry is a Never-ending Chore: Professional Cleaning & Pressing Gives You Back Your Time

July 15, 2021
Do you have piles of laundry at home? Don't you hate ironing? Studies have shown that it is one of the most disliked household tasks. Fortunately, there is a better option for you and your clothes. Time really is worth more than money. Let us take the drudgery of doing laundry off your hands and chase

Buying and Cleaning Sweaters

October 13, 2020
As the styles of sweaters change, so do the fibers of this wardrobe staple. Sweaters are made from a variety of fibers, ranging from cotton and wool to silk, rayon, acrylic and more. Natural fibers, such as angora, mohair, cashmere, and Shetland are especially popular. To add to the variety many sweaters contain special decorative

How to Clean a Big and Heavy Bedroom Comforter?

April 05, 2020
Now that the weather is warming up in Boston, it's the perfect time to do some spring cleaning. When was the last time you washed your bedroom comforter? Comforters don't need to be washed weekly like sheets, but they do tend to accumulate dirt and dander, especially if your furry friends like to lay on

Cleaning Winter Gloves, Hats and Scarves

January 28, 2020

Winters in Boston are quite harsh. Accessories such as gloves, hats, and scarves are indispensable for keeping us warm when we venture outside. Inevitably, these accessories can get soiled with sweat and everyday stains. So how do we keep them clean? If care labels are present on the winter hat, scarf or gloves, follow the

Shirts and Shirt Laundry Issues

May 07, 2019

Dress shirts are the most essential part of any man’s wardrobe and are probably the most underappreciated articles of clothing. Shirts are taken for granted because we expect them to look great all the time. Although they are relatively easy for a professional dry cleaner to clean and press, a shirt can suffer problems, including

Why Use a Laundry Pickup Service in Boston?

April 17, 2019
You’re busy. Boston’s a busy place with colleges and tech startups and a vibrant cultural scene. Laundry can be a time consuming chore. Wouldn’t you rather spend more time doing the things you love instead of laundry? Here are a few reasons to use a laundry pickup and delivery service. Find More Time How much