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How to Properly Care for Bamboo Clothing and Bedding

October 05, 2021
There are many benefits to wearing bamboo clothing, including that it is both comfortable and sustainable. When you've enjoyed the softness and a small carbon footprint of bamboo clothing, you may wonder: What's the best method for washing and caring for bamboo clothing? Bamboo clothing care instructions There is no single method for washing and caring

Back To School Tips for Clothing Care

September 11, 2021

In Boston, getting ready for another year of school almost always calls for at least one shopping trip. Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or college student you’ve got some looking good to do this year. The most important thing for students is to be comfortable in what they’re wearing. That allows the mind to focus

How Do You Clean Cotton Clothes and Household Items?

August 18, 2021

  Boston can be very hot in summer and clothes made of cotton are a great choice in this weather. Cotton tablecloths, bed linens and other household items are also a favorite. So it’s worth looking into how we can best care for cotton to keep it beautiful for a long time. Washing Cotton Clothes

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

Preventing and Treating the Ring Around the Collar

June 02, 2021
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 oil and daily soil. To prevent ring around the collar, you can do the following: Avoid

How to Speed Up Laundry Day

May 02, 2021

Laundry always seems to take too long. Each step — sort, wash, dry, and fold — takes time.  There are ways to simplify and speed up the process. Sort Ahead of Time Don’t wait until laundry day to sort. Use separate baskets and put your jeans or shirts in the right basket at the end

Prevent Insect Damage to Your Clothing

April 10, 2021

Mysteriously appearing holes may be the result of insect damage. Often the holes may not be readily apparent until after cleaning. Garments that have been stored for a long time are particularly prone to insect damage. Moth damage is commonly seen on wool fabrics, but beetles, silverfish, roaches, and other insects feed on stains and

Laundry Tips for Allergy Sufferers

December 11, 2020

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

Scaring Away Those Halloween Stains

October 20, 2020
Traditional Halloween costumes— ghosts, goblins, and ghouls—are simple to clean, but what do you do with the more intricate costumes for both children and adults? Many of these garments are custom made with various fabrics and trims and have no care label. Careful examination and testing may help to predict the serviceability and practicality of

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