Q: While pressing a dress I noticed staining around the buttons. What caused this?
Q: Over the past year, I have had trouble with zippers that won’t go up. While a few of them are made of metal, most of them are constructed of nylon. I have replaced several zippers but feel there can’t be that many defective zippers. Can you please help me find a solution as I cannot continue to replace these zippers?
A: Most zipper problems can be traced back to solvent charge and crushed slides approximately 95 percent of the time.
Q: Lately, during final inspection after laundering, I have seen several white shirts with random damaged areas, but only some yarns are gone in the “holes” while other yarns remain undamaged. What in the world could cause this type of damage?