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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 >>

Keeping Blankets Looking & Feeling Great

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, February 20, 2013

pile of blanketsBlankets are essential items in every home. Blanket composition ranges from synthetic to natural fibers; from non-woven to woven fabrics; and from neutral colors to exotic prints.  Read More >>

The Incredible Shrinking Comforter

Millie Kwan - Thursday, January 10, 2013

The other day, a customer asked "I washed a comforter that shrank. What happened?"  Read More >>

Problems with down? We can help!

Millie Kwan - Thursday, November 03, 2011
Down Comforter  Read More >>

How do you clean electric blankets?

Millie Kwan - Thursday, October 27, 2011

electric blanketBefore caring for your electric blanket, first read the care instructions that came with the blanket. Usually these can be found on a permanent label, on a temporary hang tag, or on the packaging. If in doubt about how to care for your blanket, please bring it to us and we can help.  Read More >>


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