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Ensuring Your Laundry and Drycleaning Quality

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How To Use DLI's Cleaning Performance and Laundry Performance Evaluations Drycleaning Performance Evaluations (DPE) and Laundry Performance Evaluations (LPE) by the Drycleaning and Laundry Insti...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 1/16/2018 9:28:14 AM
 

Caring for Needlepoint

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How you clean any needlepoint or embroidery piece depends on the condition of the piece, the nature of the materials used, the results of colorfastness tests, and the type of soiling. Whether you wetc...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 1/11/2018 12:00:11 PM
 

How to Remove Eggnog and Gravy Stains

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With the holiday season behind us, many cleaners may receive questions about advice on how to remove eggnog and gravy stains. When advising customers on the removal of stains, let them know that yo...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 1/2/2018 2:23:58 PM
 

Preventing Damage to Hospital Items

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Processing linens for local hospital and nursing homes can be a lucrative side business for many cleaners. Some items may show stiffening barriers, cracks, and rips after repeated washing. Here's w...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 12/20/2017 12:54:32 PM
 

Cleaning Santa Suits

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Can Santa Claus suits including the hair and beard be safely drycleaned? Santa Claus suits are usually not designed to be drycleaned. If the suit is synthetic it may be safe, however check for colorf...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 12/12/2017 8:31:10 AM
 
 

 
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