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Perspiration Stains

Perspiration stains

Q: Is there a way to remove perspiration stains?

A: Stains from perspiration are usually found on the underarm areas of a garment.

However, any area that contacts the...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/16/2019 11:17:01 AM

Linen Wear and Life Expectancy

Bed Linens

Q: I have an account with a nursing home and the bed linens are showing thin areas and holes much faster than expected. What is the life expectancy for such items? Is there something I can do to pr...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/8/2019 10:29:47 AM

Problems with Athletic Jackets

Varsity Jacket

There are many problems that may occur on athletic jackets when they are cleaned. In most cases, the garments have a woven body with leather or vinyl sleeves.

Also, the garments are usually...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/2/2019 11:10:45 AM

Silk Color Spotting Problems

Silk Gown

After drycleaning, mysterious, local color loss sometimes occurs. Testing shows that the dye and sizing in the fabric are not affected by drycleaning solvents or water.

Instead, the dye and...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/28/2019 1:24:49 PM

Hair Spray Stains


Q: After cleaning, a blouse exhibited small, dark stains on the collar, shoulders, and upper sleeve areas. What caused these stains, and can they be removed?

A: Most likely, t...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/25/2019 1:50:12 PM

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