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Freshen up for Fall

July 17, 2015

It’s hard to believe that it is already nearly back-to-school season. Soon it will be time to pull out those sweaters, wool coats, and mittens.  Sweaters and coats can gather musty smells in storage. Fine haired sweaters can get pressed flat in the heat of the attic or under some other storage items in a

Wedding Gown Tips From Your Trusted Dry Cleaners

June 15, 2015

May and June are the traditional wedding months, particularly in the United States. A wedding gown is much than just a dress, it is a treasure, a symbol of an important event in your life. Whether you are borrowing it from a relative or buying it new, your gown deserves your attention, both before and

Cleaning Up After a Holiday Feast

June 07, 2015

The holidays are a time for joy and family, not for worrying about yucky stains on your nice tablecloth.  So, relax, this handy stain removal guide will walk you through some of the most common dinner stains you may encounter this holiday season.  Remember, there is always the option of taking your stained items to

A Brief Note on Cleaning Processes & Clothing Care

May 18, 2015

There are various processes that can be used to clean clothes. The basics are hand washing, machine washing, and drycleaning. Hand Washing involves soaking the item in water and detergent to gently remove soils from the fabric. This method is very restrictive, and has very little or no agitation. Machine Washing garments are cleaned in

The Twelve Holiday Parties: Holiday Spills and Splashes

April 28, 2015

Are you partied-out this holiday season? Have your finest party items endured as well? Even the heartiest holiday reveler must pause to deal with an occasional party mishap or clothing care decision. Take heed of these clothing care tips and chances are you’ll be ready to ring in the New Year! Before the first holiday

Preserving June Wedding Memories

April 18, 2015

You want to feel and look like a princess on your wedding day. You spent hours trying on dresses, finally finding the perfect gown. Once the day is over how do you care for your beautiful dress to either preserve your dress as a keepsake, or perhaps for your own daughter to wear on her

How Do You Like Your Shirts?

February 27, 2015

We all have our own preferences for how much starch we like in our shirts. By choosing no starch, light or heavy starch, we can choose how our clothing looks and feels. Starch offers a host of bonuses and drawbacks. The major benefits to starching are a cleaner, crisper look and improved resistance to stains

More Laundry Problems: Lint and Pills

February 22, 2015

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

Home Laundry is Harder than it Looks

November 16, 2014

One of the world’s biggest soap manufacturers, Procter & Gamble, says people do their laundry improperly by not sorting loads, overloading machines, and washing clothes too often. People spend more time doing wash now than 50 years ago, but research shows the clothes are coming out less clean and more worn than elsewhere in the

Back To School Tips for Clothing Care

November 11, 2014

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