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01 December 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Unwanted leftovers?

If candles dripped on the tablecloth, let everything cool and peel the wax off with your fingers. If it’s stubborn, freeze the tablecloth, then scrape off the wax with a credit card. Wash in hot water to remove remaining embedded wax. Better yet, and a lot easier, bring your table linens to us for expert […]

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29 November 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Giving Thanks.

While we’re getting ready for Thanksgiving dinner with friends and family, we’d like to take a moment to thank a few important people in our lives. Thanks to our staff, who deliver quality and service every day. Thanks to our community, without your support we’d be nothing. Thanks to our families, for understanding that running […]

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21 November 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Men’s style step-up.

You love jeans, we love jeans. No one’s saying to stop wearing them. But it’s too easy to pull on some denim day after day (after day). And we’re living at a time when there’s never been more choices for men’s trousers. Make sure your closet is stocked with casual pants like cotton chinos, joggers […]

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08 November 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Honoring our heroes.

Join us honoring all who have served this Monday, Veterans Day. We’re proud of their military service to our country and thankful for the protection they provide for our American way of life. Let’s remember to thank those who serve, those who sacrifice, and their families.   Article source: http://weeklytips.brightleafweb.com/?p=1922

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06 November 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Washing Lulumon.

Comfy workout clothing comes with a price: stretchy and super-wicking technical fabrics hold onto odor longer.  When the moisture wicks away, odor-causing chemicals remain on the non-absorbent surface of the fibers. Consumer Reports advises prompt washing after sweating, before bacteria can start multiplying. Pretreat synthetic workout clothes to break down body oils and grease. Separate the smelliest athletic […]

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02 November 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Daylight Savings.

When Daylight Savings Time ends this Saturday night, winter’s right behind. Now’s the time to store away your warm weather clothes. It’s a good tradition and a great way to make closet space for the bulkier winter clothes. Just don’t add moth balls to your stored garments — instead use cedar chips or dried lavender. Be […]

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31 October 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Trick or Treat!

We are 100% in favor of dressing up, for dinner, for work and for trick or treating. And after the scary Hallowe’en fun, we are experts at removing grease paint, glitter and other reminders of the masquerade. Our expert cleaners can remove almost any stain, and we clean and pack costumes for next year. Bring […]

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25 October 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Beanie or watch-cap…

there’s nothing warmer. Pull on a snug knitted cap to keep out the cold and add some style to your bundled-up look. Knit or crocheted hats made of natural fibers should be handwashed in cool water. Soak for twenty minutes in a mild detergent, agitate gently and never squeeze or wring. Rinse in cool water, […]

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23 October 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Shaggy dog?

Consumer Reports cautions that excessive pet hair can prevent proper drainage and stick to the side of your washing machine. They recommend you remove pet hair from clothes with a lint roller or masking tape before washing. For bedding, put on a rubber glove, dampen it with water, and run your hand over the sheet or […]

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19 October 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Sweater care.2

Never hang a sweater, it’ll droop and sag. Instead, fold and store in a drawer. If you must hang, fold in half over a cardboard-crossbar hanger (like we do). We can block your sweaters back to shape when we finish them, and our gentle cleaning prevents shrinkage. When your sweater get wrinkled, a light pressing […]

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