Keeping your whites white when doing laundry at home can be a real challenge. I’m going to help dispel some myths and give some useful tips to keep your white garments looking their best! Sort loads by color. Darks, lights, and whites. By washing white items alone in the laundry, you will prevent other colors from bleeding onto your precious whites. Slowly over time, when you mix… Read More »How To Keeps Your Whites from Turning Dingy & Grey in the Laundry
A little bit of preparation goes a long way when trying to keep your wedding gown stain free. When asked, a brides biggest worry is that her dress will look perfect for pictures throughout her wedding. I’ve compiled a few tips to keep your wedding dress spot free on your big day. Before your wedding Keep your wedding gown some place that is a moderate temperature,… Read More »How to Prevent Stains in Your Wedding Dress
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
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!
You wake up in the morning, get dressed, run downstairs and your dog knocks something over and spills on your last pair of clean pants, what do you do now? Or, you are meeting a client in an hour and your lunch ends up in your lap, what do you do now? The first step in stain removal is to determine what kind of stain… Read More »Clothing disasters and how to avoid them