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Discoloration of Drapery Lining

Q: What is causing the discoloration on this drapery panel? A: This is a drapery lining fabric with a coating applied to achieve room-darkening qualities by blocking out light. The black substan...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/31/2015 10:29:18 AM



Q: Why do draperies sometimes develop large yellow or tan rings after drycleaning? A: Many drapery fabrics have sizings or finishes applied during manufacture for stability, luster, and desired han...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/26/2017 12:01:54 PM

Drapery Coating


Q: I was inspecting a drapery panel with a white coating on the reverse side of the fabric when I noticed some areas where the coating was missing. What happened? A: Draperies of this type are ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 1/4/2016 2:32:22 PM

Drapery Streaks


Q: After drycleaning, my customer’s pale pink drapes had yellow streaks. I tried re-cleaning in clear solvent, but this process did not improve the appearance. What happened, and how can I prevent it?...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/17/2016 3:15:16 PM
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