Having your clothes dry cleaned is somewhat of a mysterious process and many consumers have the wrong idea or expectation when it comes to using a dry cleaners. Dry cleaning is more of an art and a science than a routine operation. Think about it – in a manufacturing environment, you control all of the variables and inputs which gives you precise control over the… Read More »How To Avoid Problems at Your Dry Cleaners
As a professional dry cleaner, I would like to see you bring all of your spots and stains directly to us. This way the spots will have the highest probability of coming out. I realize that just isn’t going to happen though. I’ve put together a quick guide for removing spots and stains at home from things you already know are safe to wash at… Read More »4 Things to Keep in Your Laundry Room at Home
I was recently asked a question, and I thought it was a great question, so I thought I’d respond here on the Clean Files Blog so that everybody can benefit from the answer. The question was “How do you remove blood stains from cotton shirts? I use hot hot water to wash, but it seems to never lift all the way out.” Blood is a… Read More »Removing Blood Stains From Your Clothes At Home
Last night we hosted an advanced spotting seminar (spotting is the word we use for spot and stain removal within the dry cleaning industry) for local area dry cleaners led by Chris Patten from the A.L. Wilson Company. The theme of the class was to increase your ability as a dry cleaner to remove difficult spots and stains in order to deliver greater value to… Read More »Insurance policy for your clothes!