Preventing Everyday Mildew on your Clothing
A typical New England summer features a lot of humidity and that creates the perfect conditions for mildew growth. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to protect your clothes from growing mildew. The key to preventing mildew is to avoid storing soiled articles in damp conditions. Don’t let dirty clothing lie around
Go Green with Reusable Canvas Laundry Bags!
According to some estimates, over 5 billion plastic bags are used annually and each plastic bag can take hundreds of years to decompose. When they do decompose, they leave small particles behind that pollute the environment. The plastic poly bags used for your dry cleaning break easily and are usually thrown into the garbage after
Preserving June Wedding Memories
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
Keep your whites bright!
Spring and summer bring out the brightest of colors – reds, pinks, yellows, purples, blues, and especially whites. If you want to keep your whites bright and looking good, read on. In their natural state, many fabrics have an off-white or yellowish cast and are, therefore, often bleached to remove their natural color. Manufacturers
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More Laundry Problems: Lint and Pills
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
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
Stain Removal Tips – Lipstick, Gum and Chocolate
Every now and then, our customers would inquire about home stain removal tips for makeup, wine, oily food, milk and so on. We try to answer some of these question on this blog. In this post, we provide three home stain remedies for lipstick, gum and chocolates. Lipstick One home remedy for removing lipstick is
What Causes Button Dye Stains?
Button dye stains are caused when the dyes on a colored button bleed during cleaning or finishing, creating discolorations or stains on the adjacent fabric. Some dyes used on buttons are soluble in dry cleaning solvents, due to being improperly set by the manufacturer. During cleaning, the dyes soften and stain the surrounding areas. In
Cleaning Band Uniforms
We are well into the football season and while many fans may be cheering for the football players are you enjoying the half-time show? Here are some tips to keeping your musical star looking great. Band uniforms are very expensive and generally require professional dry cleaning. They are usually wool or a wool/synthetic blend, and