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How long do drapes, comforters and other household textiles last?

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The American National Standards Institute, Inc. approved the Fair Claims Guide for Consumer Textile Products. This standard provides the guidelines for determining liability for claims adjustment purposes for textile products. It also includes the following life expectancy chart for household textile items:   Read More >>

Cleanability Codes for Household Fabrics

Millie Kwan - Thursday, June 25, 2015

Clean cushions and sofaUpholstered furniture may come with the manufacturer’s recommended method of cleaning. The American Furniture Manufacturers cleanability code may either be permanently attached to the upholstered piece or a part of the hang tag. Upholstery is not covered under the Federal Trade Commission’s Care Label Rule. Labeling of furniture is strictly voluntary. The following cleanability codes were designated by fabric manufacturers. Caution: Never remove cushion covers for separate cleaning or washing. Any tumble cleaning method can destroy the back, shrink or otherwise damage upholstery fabric.  Read More >>

Specialty Dry Cleaning Services Can Save You Up to 90%

Millie Kwan - Saturday, June 06, 2015

Some clothes care services are a little harder to find than others. A tear in an heirloom garment does not mean it is lost forever. Faded colors can be brought back to life and clothing can be restyled to reflect more current fashion trends. More often than not we can help you get your garment back in shape again. If we don’t offer a particular service, we are in touch with someone who can.  Read More >>

Cleaning cushions and upholstery

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Q. During my spring cleaning, I washed my couch cushion cover it is now too small, totally off color, and crumbly on the inside when I got it out of the laundry. What happened?  Read More >>


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