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07 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hang or fold?

Can’t decide when doing laundry whether it’s best to hang or fold an item? Pay attention to the design and dimensions – will the the hanger leave marks past the shoulder on sweaters? Will the weight of the garment cause it to stretch or sag when you go to put it on?  If so, opt […]

05 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Ink load

Did you forget to empty your pockets when doing the laundry? Nasty ink stains on your favorite khakis or towels? Try not to re-wash the items–the heat from the process can set in the ink permanently.  Bring whatever items you want salvaged for dry cleaning, pronto.  We have special agents made specifically to remove ink […]

03 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Post-holiday sweet spots?

Did you think you were playing it safe with white wine and spritzers only to find nasty stains and marks on your party clothes?  Those sugary spills soak into the fabric and, when cleaned, take the dye right out with them. White wines may taste sweet, but they are sneaky when it comes to leaving […]

28 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Wrinkles in your freshly ironed laundry?

Need to touch up the clothes you just ironed last week? Sometimes mixing things up in the laundry room only undoes all your careful work. Keep clothes of the same type together—pants will lie together neatly and a heavy jacket won’t crush your shirt collars. And remember when ironing 100% cotton, like sheets and shirts, […]

25 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Frills and feathers bogging you down?

Never fear, accessible military inspired fashion will save the day. Super-hero of fashion, MaxMara offers a different spin on this season’s newest styles, using animal inspired textures and leather accents to highlight his deep soldier hues and heavy fabrics. Snake skin shoulders and mix and match lengths give you the freedom to prowl in high […]

17 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Conserve energy and ironing time.

If you are ironing 100% cotton shirts, khakis, sheets or tablecloths, skip the dryer cycle. Ironing cotton requires moisture; so hang them to partially air dry and iron when they’re still slightly damp. You won’t need to spray to get those pesky wrinkles out. You’ll save time, electricity, water and a dryer sheet. Do you […]

11 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Stella does it again.

Flowing styles, solid colors and timeless elegance – Stella McCartney does it again with her 2012 winter line. Showing designs for for any body and any event, Stella’s ability to mix the masculine inspired tone of the season with her distinct feminine inspiration will turn heads while you strut with confidence. Her understated elegance never goes […]

06 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Enzymes working for you?

Are you using enzymes at home as an alternative to heavy-duty chemicals to clean clothes and linens? Read the directions carefully – most enzymes require a specific temperature to work – too cold and they don’t do the job, to hot and they are destroyed and won’t clean. If you don’t have the ability to […]

04 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Folding fits.

Face it, no one likes folding sheets, but it’s a part of laundry life. Want to learn how to fold wrinkly fitted sheets like a pro? Check out this video http://youtu.be/YHTyH2nuFAw See how easy it can be? With a little practice your linen closet can look like a display in a nice department store. For […]

30 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Oxy moron?

Have you made the switch to oxygen-bleach products yet? You may think conventional chlorine bleach is whitening, but if the water is not hot enough, the bleach is only weakening fibers. Old-fashion bleach requires substantial heat to activate and brighten—the new oxy products work even in cold water and get your whites bright without leaving […]