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Category Garment Solutions

Cleaning Sheer Fabrics

Sheer Fabrics

Blouses, dresses, scarves, and draped-over foundation evening dresses made of sheer fabrics present special challenges for professional cleaners.

Sheer fabrics can often be found in prom an...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/13/2019 9:39:35 AM

Down Stains

Down Coat

Q: Why do down filled coats sometimes show dark stains on the fabric after cleaning?

A: Fabrics used in down-filled coats usually have a resin-type finish for water repellenc...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/7/2019 2:09:20 PM

Spot Clean Only

Spot Clean Only

Q: Is “Spot Clean Only” valid on a care label?

A: According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), this ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/4/2019 11:10:39 AM

Cleaning Athletic Uniforms

Athletic Uniforms

Athletic uniforms are usually made of synthetic fibers, such as nylon, polyester, spandex, or a blend of these fibers. Athletic uniforms may experience dye bleeding during the cleaning process,...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 2/18/2019 10:54:09 AM

Removing Yellow Stains


Yellow stains are one of the biggest headaches for cleaners. With these stains, customers usually believe the stains did not exist when the item was brought in for cleaning. In fact, many substance...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 2/13/2019 10:59:35 AM

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