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Elastic Stains

Elastic Stains

Q: After cleaning, a skirt showed discolorations around the elastic area. What happened? A: These stains usually occur on garments that contain a rubberized elastic. Often, the rubberized material ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/26/2018 9:20:32 AM
 

Removing Candle Wax Stains

Candle Image

Q: What can I tell customers about removing candle wax from a linen tablecloth? A: DLI advises that if a customer asks you about home stain removal of candle wax stains, advise them to first remove...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/24/2018 11:02:56 AM
 

Dealing With Lice

Lice

Lice are small insects that live on the hair and scalp of humans and feed on blood. Lice can spread as long as lice or eggs remain alive on the infested person or clothing, but they are unable to surv...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/17/2018 1:15:35 PM
 

Button Dye Stains

Button Dye Bleeding

Manufacturers often add trim materials to garments to enhance their appearance. Such items may include buttons, beads, appliques, or leather patches. Decorative buttons are one of the more popular tri...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/12/2018 1:04:11 PM
 

Sweater Cleaning Tips

sweaters

Depending on their fiber type, sweaters are susceptible to various problems, including stretching, shrinkage, pulling, and pilling both from use and cleaning. It is important to check sweaters at the ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/5/2018 2:13:56 PM
 
 

 
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