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Antiperspirant Damage

Anitperspirant Damage

If, after cleaning, holes appear in the underarm area of a cotton shirt, prolonged contact with antiperspirants could be the cause. Antiperspirants are very acidic by nature and also contain high conc...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 9/18/2018 12:27:50 PM
 

Removing Mud Stains

Mud Stains

Most mud stains on washable items can be removed by washing the item according to the care instructions. Let the mud dry, then brush off as much as possible using a soft bristle brush. Wash as usu...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 9/12/2018 11:42:50 AM
 

Stain Removal Board Organization & Maintenance

Spotting Board

Keep your stain removal boards clean and well-organized with these tips: Organization Place the agents in order according to category to minimize the risk of picking up the wrong agent. Separat...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 9/6/2018 9:11:46 AM
 

Interfacing Separation

Fusible Interfacings

Garments constructed with fusible interfacings can cause many problems for the cleaner. Of course, the main problem is a partial or complete separation of the fusible material from the shell fabric, r...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/21/2018 11:31:15 AM
 

Stain Removal and the Care Label Rule

Stain Removal

Most clothing sold in the United States must have a care label attached. The instructions will give a care procedure "necessary for the ordinary use and enjoyment of the product." A cleaner is not req...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/13/2018 8:29:13 AM
 
 

 
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