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Home Remedies for Lipstick, Gum and Chocolate

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Customers may sometimes inquire about home stain removal tips. Here are three home stain remedies cleaners might share. Customers should know that trained professionals with specialized equipment can ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 10/25/2017 9:38:26 AM
 

How do you remove smoke and mildew odors?

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Odors from smoke and mildew are usually difficult to remove. This is because these odors can often become trapped in textiles, making them impossible to remove by normal cleaning techniques. Drycleani...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 1/26/2017 11:15:43 AM
 

DLI Seeks District 3 & 4 Director Nominations

DLIís Board of Directors changes in two of its eight U.S. Districts each year. This year weíre seeking nominations for Districts 3 and 4. DLIís District 3 Director represents members in Alabama, F...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 1/3/2017 9:33:36 AM
 

Removing Mud Stains

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Q: How do you remove mud stains? A: Most mud stains 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 b...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/31/2016 12:49:33 PM
 

Starch and Your Shirts

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Starch and sizings are laundry additives that can increase the firmness of fabrics, particularly dress shirts. A DLI study showed starch and sizings can both protect and harm shirts at the same time. ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/2/2016 9:56:44 AM
 
 

 
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