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09 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

We’ll get the mustard out.

Don’t want to get taken to the cleaners when someone takes you out to the ballgame? Yellow mustard is one of the hardest stains to remove, so act fast if it squirts on you. We can help, first thing Monday morning after the big game. We’ll work that yellow spot out of your outfit – […]

05 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Let’s rap about wrap.

Plastic wrap isn’t just for food – it’s a great time-saver for organizing special linens, sheet and towels. Match up sets of guest linens and holiday items and get to wrapping. Plastic wrap is a quick easy way to keep items together and folded neatly until the next time you want them, and protects against […]

03 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Holiday stain relief.

The holidays are just around the corner, usually including red wine, rich gravy, cocktails and sugary treats. What else do the celebrations bring? Accidental spills on your favorite clothes and household linens – with some of the toughest stains to remove: acid, sugar and oil based food and beverages. Help us by following a few […]

20 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Flax— the oldest fiber

Looking for an alternative to cotton? Flax is the oldest known fabric, and it’s comparable to cotton in all ways – some even better. Flax is eco-friendly and great for high moisture and humidity areas. Flax, otherwise known as linen, is less likely to mildew, keeps the body cool, and costs less than cotton. Another […]

13 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Shirt care confusion

Does your new shirt label say washable, but the fabric looks and feels like it needs dry cleaning? –Some manufacturers avoid marking an item as “dry clean only” to promote sales, even though professional cleaning would keep the garment looking and wearing its best. Bring it in and our fabric experts will give you the […]

07 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Ruffles and flourishes

Wondering how to make a dress look as good as it did when you bought it? A trip through your washing machine simply removes crisp details like ruffles and pleats. Even careful home ironing can’t get them back without damaging the fabric from high heat. We offer press only services for wash at home items […]

03 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Washable silk’s short life

Watch out for this season’s “washable silks” with cotton lining. Silk fabric is delicate and prone to losing shape and color in water. The cotton lining holds moisture that speed up deterioration and loss of wear-ability in the silk in as little as one washing. Wondering why the designer chose the combo? The cotton lining […]

27 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Today’s wool

Wooing over the latest wools but scared of getting the woes instead? Lightweight and fresh, wool is the preferred fabric for fashion staples – pants, suits, skirts and sweaters. The eco friendly fabric has evolved to be lightweight when needed, and durable when necessary. Forget the itch, the wools of today are not what you […]

20 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Saturday night fever

Are you giving yourself a fever when deciding what to wear this Saturday night? Leisure suits are the last thing you should think of when you hear polyester. Forget those old styles – the polyester of today not only holds designs, forms, and color better than most fabrics, it also offers durability and long term […]

14 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Starched or soft?

Linen can go both ways – let us know if you like your linen to stand up- a little starch goes a long way to keep that crisp linen feel. Do you like the smooth soft feel instead? Our professional staff can dry clean your item and hand press it in a way that keeps […]