I am often asked about the difference between washing at home and the process we call dry cleaning. It’s a natural question really. I mean, why take your suit to the dry cleaners if you don’t have to (besides the fact that you like to see us every week)? I’m going to discuss the major differences between washing and dry cleaning. Shrinkage There are three… Read More »How is Dry Cleaning at the Dry Cleaners Different Than Washing 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
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