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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
 

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
 

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
 

Removing Nail Polish

Nail polish stains can be challenging to remove. Nail polish contains a plastic base and coloring matter. Plastic stains require the use of dryside stain removal agents and are one of the most time-co...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/16/2018 10:18:11 AM
 

Cleaning the Stain Removal Board

Spotting Board

Nothing is more frustrating than having completed a stain removal procedure on a garment only to find a fresh grease stain from a dirty stain removal board. Setting up a daily cleaning schedule can...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 5/24/2018 1:19:36 PM
 
 

 
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