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Tips for Storing Seasonal Clothes
Tips for Storing Seasonal Clothes

When the seasons start to change, our wardrobe changes as well. The sweaters, coats, gloves, hats, and thermals we depended on for warmth are all thrown into the nearest container and tossed into some out of the way place. Or, if we do not want any nasty...

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5 Tips for wedding dress cleaning and preservation
5 Tips for wedding dress cleaning and preservation

5 Tips for wedding dress cleaning and preservation Your wedding dress is one of the most important and memorable garments in your life. Whether brand new or passed down from generation to generation, wedding dress cleaning and preservation is a vital...

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Home Stain Removal
Home Stain Removal

Q: One of my regular customers called for advice on how to remove wine from an everyday tablecloth. What advice can I give my customers about home stain removal? A: Many customers have items that they would rather clean at home, but stains can often cause problems....

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The Shirt / Starch Relationship
The Shirt / Starch Relationship

Starch and sizings are laundry additives that can increase the firmness of fabrics, particularly dress shirts. A study conducted by the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute, the Association of Professional Drycleaners showed starch and sizings can both protect...

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Chalky Splotches On Silk
Chalky Splotches On Silk

Sometimes milky or chalky areas appear on silk after spotting and cleaning, even after the dyes were tested for acceptable colorfastness. What happened? The answer is the prespotted areas have been “chafed,” resulting in an apparent loss of surface color. Silk will...

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Discoloration of Colored Dress Shirts
Discoloration of Colored Dress Shirts

DLI’s Analysis Department has seen men’s colored dress shirts with local or blotchy discolorations. Testing shows the dyes on these shirts are acid sensitive and will change to pink or orange. In most cases, this discoloration is limited to the collar, underarms, or...

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Be a part of the Geneva Chamber Breakfast Club
Be a part of the Geneva Chamber Breakfast Club

Date: September 10, 2019Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDTLocation:Nosh8 S. Third St.GenevaDate/Time Information:The 2nd Tuesday of Every MonthPURPOSE: Business to Business Networking.Presentations given by: Scentcerely Yours and Resource ConsultingSPECIAL GUEST...

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Mildew Stains
Mildew Stains

Mildew is one of the most common effects of damp or flooded conditions. Mildew and mold are from the same family of organisms. The mildew fungus causes staining with an irregular shape. The appearance ranges from gray to black, but sometimes is yellow to red in color....

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