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How to Clean Sheer Fabrics

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Blouses, dresses, scarves, and draped-over-foundation evening dresses made of sheer fabrics can be difficult to clean. Chiffon includes transparent, veiling, sheer fabrics with high-yarn twist for str...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 6/12/2017 12:45:22 PM
 

New Encyclopedia App Released at Clean 2017

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A new web interface and mobile app for the Encyclopedia of Drycleaning puts the entirety of DLIís vast stores of knowledge and research at membersí fingertips. By Ian P. Murphy Members know they ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 6/6/2017 7:54:34 AM
 

Towels and Stain Removal

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The use of white hand towels on the stain removal board is an absolute necessity. Following is a list of the many uses of towels. Testing for colorfastness. Apply a small amount of the agent to ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 5/31/2017 7:57:01 AM
 

Can You Learn How to Crawl Again?

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By David Beatty, DLI 2016-2017 President We have all heard the expression you need to crawl before you walk, and walk before you run. What happens when you are running your business but have...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 5/16/2017 8:59:46 AM
 

Yellowing

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Q: A customer brought in a home-laundered shirt with a yellowed collar, cuffs, and front placket. What caused this and can it be corrected? A: The care label probably warned against the use of chl...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 5/8/2017 2:24:37 PM
 
 

 
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