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A Guide to Home Stain Removal

Ken Sarni - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

When it comes to stains, there are some instances where it is better to let your dry cleaner do the work. This applies especially if the stains are numerous or cover a large area, if the stains require a chemical procedure for which you are not equipped, if the fabric is fragile or highly sized, or if you are not sure what the stain is or have doubts about the fabric.  Read More >>

Shirts and Shirt Laundry Issues

Ken Sarni - Friday, October 28, 2016

Dress shirts are the most essential part of any man's wardrobe and are probably the most underappreciated articles of clothing. Shirts are taken for granted because we expect them to look great all the time. Although they are relatively easy for a professional cleaner to clean and press, a shirt can suffer problems, including ring around the collar, color loss, and fabric abrasion  leading to tears, punctures, and holes.  Read More >>

Can Club Soda Really Remove Stains?

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Club Soda removing stainsDoes club soda really work on spills? Everyone "knows" club soda is the ultimate remedy for instant stain removal, but is it really all it's cracked up to be? Our 107-year-old professional trade association, the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI), recently completed an in-depth study of the merits of club soda versus plain old water in stain removal, and as members, we're pleased to share their findings. The short answer is "yes" club soda can be a big help in the short term, but "no" it is not the end-all, be-all stain removal miracle it is made out to be.  Read More >>

Laundry Tips for Allergy Sufferers

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, February 11, 2015

If you suffer from allergies, your laundry could actually be making your symptoms worse. Here are some laundry tips you can use to ensure yours doesn’t cause flare-ups to happen.  Read More >>

Using a Laundromat Efficiently in Boston

Ken Sarni - Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Sarni Cleaners Laundromat in South End StoreCondos and apartments in the Boston and Cambridge area often do not have washer/dryer hookups. Residents will either use a wash and fold service or do their laundry at a laundromat. For many years, Sarni Cleaners has provided wash and fold service with free pickup and delivery to the Greater Boston community. Recently, we have also opened a laundromat in our South End store with all new eco-friendly washers and dryers to serve this need. In this article, we would like to provide you with some tips for doing your laundry efficiently at the laundromat.  Read More >>

Use a Mesh Bag for Delicate Clothing

Millie Kwan - Thursday, May 15, 2014

Washing your delicates in a washing machine can be risky. They can come out with holes, snags and tears.That's why manufacturers often recommend that they be handwashed. While not a fool proof option, using a mesh bag to wash delicates can protect them from the maw of washing machines, reducing the risk of damage and making them last longer.    Read More >>


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