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Festival of the Vine
Festival of the Vine

September 7 – 9, 2018 Geneva’s Festival of the Vine provides plenty of good wine, good food and good fun for the whole family! Taste wines from around the world. Sample mouth-watering specialties at our Flavor Fare. Find unique gifts at our incredible Fine...

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Preventing Everyday Mildew on your Clothing
Preventing Everyday Mildew on your Clothing

The key to preventing mildew is to avoid storing soiled articles in damp conditions. Don’t let dirty clothing lie around damp or wet. Damp, dirty laundry should not be stored in a pile or in a clothes hamper. Keep soiled clothes dry and clean them as soon...

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Clothing Damage – Watch Where You (Hair) Spray
Clothing Damage – Watch Where You (Hair) Spray

Be careful of what hair care products you are using, especially if you have long hair. You may be damaging your clothing. For example, sometimes after cleaning, a mysterious color loss appears on the garment that seems to have no explanation. Usually, this...

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10 Uses For Wire Dry Cleaning Hangers Around Your Home
10 Uses For Wire Dry Cleaning Hangers Around Your Home

Do you hate those wire hangers that come with your freshly dry-cleaned clothes? Don’t throw them out. Use them to organize, decorate and display items in your home. Here are 10 great uses for those pesky hangers. Marshmallow Roaster This one’s fairly...

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Stretching of Acrylic Knit Garments
Stretching of Acrylic Knit Garments

Acrylic is a heat-sensitive, thermoplastic fiber and is susceptible to stretching, especially when it is in a knit construction. Acrylic can be found in many knit items, such as dresses, sweaters, skirts, and pants; as well as knit trims, including...

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Removing Nail Polish
Removing Nail Polish

Nail polish stains can be challenging to remove. Nail polish contains a plastic base and coloring matter. Plastic stains require the use of dryside stain removal agents and are one of the most time-consuming and potentially damaging stain...

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Caring for Swimwear
Caring for Swimwear

Q: How should I advise customers on keeping their swimwear in swimmable condition? A: As the summer winds down, your customers may realize that their swimwear doesn’t look as good as it did when they bought it a few months ago. Most likely, this is a...

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Should You Wash or Dry Clean Clothes?
Should You Wash or Dry Clean Clothes?

Take a minute to look at the care labels sewn in the seam inside your clothes. On the label, you'll find a wealth of information from the fiber content of the fabric to where the garment was made and how to clean the garment. More and more...

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