Everyone has looked at the dreaded “dry clean only” label on their clothes and wanted to scream. Ugh. Who can be bothered to find dry cleaners and pay for someone else to wash their clothes? Your washing machine has a setting for delicates. And there’s a bottle of hand washing detergent under the kitchen sink. Those will do just as … Read More
Tips for Removing Paint Stains from Carpet
If the warmer spring weather has you yearning to freshen up your home with some fresh interior painting, it’s a good idea to learn how to treat any possible paint stains on the carpet. Even with drop clothes over everything, accidents happen and knowing how to quickly and efficiently remove paint from carpets keeps the colors on your walls where … Read More
Need Your Carpets Cleaned? Get The Professional Treatment!
There are plenty of different reasons why you might need your carpets cleaned. For instance, you might be looking to sell your house for the best possible price. If that’s the case, you need everything to look brand new and untouched, including your carpets. You can’t have any remnants of mud or dirt to be found. Similarly, you could be … Read More
Importance of Regular Dry Cleaning
Although you understand the process of cleaning your clothes in a standard washer and dryer, dry cleaning is a different matter. Dry cleaning is called such because the cleaning process uses little or no water as the cleaners used are organic solvents to remove stains and soil from garments. Clothing items made of natural fibers including silk and wool may … Read More
How Even Basic Alterations Improve Clothing
The way your clothing fits matters because when you purchase clothing, you’re making an investment in how you look and your overall presentation. It’s rare for clothing off the rack to fit you perfectly, and although that may be fine for more casual clothing, it’s important to have dress clothing that fits well for a polished appearance. Professional tailoring can … Read More
Do You Know How to Take Care of Your Linen Clothing?
Although spring has been struggling to start, eventually the weather will turn drastically warmer and have you digging out your lightweight clothing. In warm weather, garments made from breathable fabrics are the top choices. A favorite lightweight fabric is linen, but many people avoid it because of how it wrinkles. Fortunately, with some helpful tips, tricks, and guidelines, you can … Read More
Removing Coffee Stains From Clothing, Carpet, or Upholstery
If you’re one of the many people that enjoy a good cup of coffee or two in the morning or throughout the day, you’ve undoubtedly experienced your share of coffee spills and stains. About 55% of Americans consume coffee regularly, and that’s about 400 billion cups of coffee, all with the potential to find their way onto your clothing, furniture … Read More
Difference Between Steam Cleaning and Hot Water Extraction
The terms steam cleaning and hot water extraction are often used interchangeably these days, but the truth is that they’re two different carpet and/or upholstery cleaning processes. The two methods use different water temperatures and different cleaning solutions depending on the process. Before having your carpets or rugs cleaned professionally, it’s a good idea to understand the difference between steam … Read More