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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 […]

26 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Setting a fresh table.

Don’t stash table linens back in the drawer for next time; bring them to us right away. Oil and grease, the most common stains on napkins and table linens, are the hardest to remove. Waiting lets them soak into the material, causes the stains to set, and can become very difficult to remove. Bring them […]

22 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Lanvin for men.

Guys, feeling left out of this winter’s high fashion fun? Well have no fear, Lanvin is here to sweep you out of the boring styles and leap into this winters stylish new male trends. Ditch the tie this season and go for new stylish coats and high-necked shirts and sweaters – accent with metal and […]

20 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Home-brew stain magic.

Here’s how you can remove grease stains safely at home. You’ll need a double sink or bucket, a jug of white vinegar, a cleaner like Woolite, and half a bucket of ice cubes. First, submerge the item in an ice water bath. The thermal shock of the cold causes the fabric to contract, pushing debris […]

18 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Losing space to memories?

Are precious keepsake garments taking up valuable closet space? Christening gowns, ceremonial attire, letter jackets, afghans and wedding gowns all take up space and seldom come out of storage. Your keepsake items can be cleaned and preserved for future generations, and the boxing makes them easy to store on a shelf or in the attic. […]

15 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Artistic recycling.

How many ways have you found to reuse products? Check out this cool artistic reuse of hangers into something functional, stylish and eco friendly, click here . These chandeliers are made of plastic hangers that would otherwise end up in landfills. Instead, they’re lighting up the room with a great conversation piece. Always bring wire […]

08 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Holiday travel unwrinkled.

Use plastic dry cleaning bags to separate items when you pack. It helps prevent clothes from sticking together and wrinkling. Once you have worn the clothes, you can put them back in the bag and keep your worn laundry separated from your clean clothes without having messy piles in your room. Going somewhere warm and […]

06 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Funny smells in the laundry room?

If you forget to put wet laundry into the dryer, you may experience that nasty mildew smell on clothes or sheets. Here’s an old, but effective trick: add two cups white vinegar and rewash. Put the clothes right in the dryer when the cycle ends – the heat removes the vinegar smell. Worst-case scenario – […]

02 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Line ‘em up.

Taking too long to decide what to wear? We make sure your clothes are facing the same direction so you can organize your wardrobe and get ready fast and easy for work or play. When hanging up your home washing, face them all the same way and keep like with like items – it’ll save […]

31 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Don’t fear the fray.

Unfinished edges on new clothes are meant to fray naturally with wear and cleaning. Our gentle cleaning process and expert staff will keep them looking their best far longer than home care. Even if the tag says you can wash it at home, the aggressive action of most home machines may cause the collar or […]