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Cleaning Winter Gloves, Hats and Scarves

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Q. How do you clean winter accessories, such as gloves, hats, and scarves?  Read More >>

Can you reverse shrinkage in clothing?

Millie Kwan - Thursday, September 19, 2013

Depending on the fabric, it is sometimes possible to unshrink garments.  For washable fabrics like cotton, you can try soaking the garment in white vinegar for an hour and then wash it in hot water. If that doesn't work, try stretching the wet garment by hand until it is the original size. Then hold it down with heavy objects and let it dry flat.  Read More >>

Home Laundry is Harder than it Looks

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, August 21, 2013

One of the world’s biggest soap manufacturers, Procter & Gamble, says people do their laundry improperly by not sorting loads, overloading machines, and washing clothes too often.  Read More >>

Sarni Cleaners Going Green with Green Garmento!

Millie Kwan - Friday, June 28, 2013

reusable dry cleaning garment bag, eco-friendlySarni Cleaners is pleased to be the first dry cleaner in New England to adopt the new eco-friendly bag made by The Green Garmento®. These specially designed reusable bags will replace our VIP bags, eliminate single-use plastic garment covers and help us recycle hangers.   Read More >>

Coffee Stains Can Be Sneaky Stains

Millie Kwan - Friday, December 28, 2012

table setting with coffee in cup and saucerSome sneaky stains can be a real head scratcher for us if we are working with incomplete information. You may not realize it, but some stains can be made up of compound elements beyond just the obvious presumed cause of the problem.

Coffee stains, for example, often contain milk or other additives, making the stain more difficult to remove since the coffee is a tannin stain and the milk leaves a protein- based stain. Both the coffee and the milk in the coffee are water-based stains, but protein stains require more work to get out. Such stains will have to be treated individually, even though the actual staining occurred at the same time. If you drop off an item with a coffee stain, please inform our customer service representative how you take your coffee (i.e., with cream and sugar, milk and sugar, black, etc.).  Read More >>

Cleaning Up After a Holiday Feast

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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