Removing Winter Salt from Clothing and Carpets

Remove winter salt from clothing

Along with the cold and threat of snow in winter, you also have to deal with the salt and ice melt used to keep sidewalks, drives and streets free of ice. That salt can find its way onto your clothing and definitely onto your shoes where you then track it into your home and across your carpets and rugs. Salt … Read More

Proper Care Helps Sweaters Last

How to care for your sweaters

When the temperature drops, the sweaters come out, and chances are, you have a few favorite knit sweaters that you can’t imagine going without during the cold weather. With the right care, cleaning, and maintenance, your quality knit sweaters can last for ten years or more and carry you through the winters ahead. Eliminate pilling Although they sell “sweater shavers” … Read More

Cleaning to Alleviate Allergy Symptoms

Reduce allergens in your house by cleaning

Even though the weather has turned colder, indoor allergies are still an issue, especially since you’re going to be spending more time inside for the coming months. Allergies caused by dust, dust mites, pet dander and other indoor sources can grow worse if you’re not cleaning your clothing and linens properly. Breathe easier this winter by cleaning clothing and fabrics … Read More

Proper Care for Quality Dress Shirts

Dress Shirts

Receiving nice, new dress shirts as gifts can help freshen up your wardrobe and save you the expense of buying new shirts yourself. To keep your favorite dress shirts looking fresh and crisp for a good long time, it’s important to take proper care of them and utilize professional dry cleaning services when necessary. With the right cleaning, tailoring and … Read More

Wearing and Caring for Metallic Fabrics

Rexess Matallic Yarn

Metallic and lamé (a kind of fabric interwoven or knit with thin metallic yarns) fabrics are popular in women’s clothing and add the perfect sparkle to any holiday outfit. However, both types of fabrics require special care and cleaning to maintain their shape, shimmer, and color. Thankfully, some helpful tips for wear and cleaning and professional dry-cleaning can keep your … Read More

Protect Clothing from Insect Damage

insects can damage your clothing

If you recently pulled your winter clothing items out of storage and noticed new holes in them, you may have an insect problem. Sometimes the holes don’t become visible until after you wash the clothing and items that you store seasonally are more prone to insect damage. Moths often damage wool fabrics, but other insects including beetles, roaches and silverfish … Read More

Clothing, Carpet, and Pets Stains… Oh My…

Cleaning pet stains from items in your home

If you have pets, you know what great companions, fitness partners and loving creatures they can be, but they can also present problems when it comes to your clothing. Having cat and/or dog hair all over the house seems unavoidable at times and usually easy to fix with a good vacuum and mopping, but muddy paw prints, hair, dander, and … Read More

Cleaning Workout Clothing

How to clean workout clothing

You expect your workout clothing to become sweaty and smelly after exercise, but sometimes workout clothing retains its unique odor even after cleaning. One solution is to go out and purchase new clothing, but a more affordable solution is to change how you’re cleaning your clothing. You expose your workout clothing to a unique combination of sweat, dead skin cells, … Read More