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Can you reverse shrinkage in clothing?

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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 >>

Cashmere Clothing Care

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Cashmere is a luxurious material, often used to make warm winter clothing such as coats, jackets, sweaters, hats, scarves, gloves. It is a fiber made from the wool of cashmere goats. It is soft and light with excellent insulation. However, these fibers also have a fine texture and are easily damaged. Cashmere clothing therefore requires additional care to keep it looking its best.  Read More >>

Treating Lice-Infested Clothing

Millie Kwan - Saturday, January 12, 2019

Does an infestation of lice mean a cleaning nightmare? Not necessarily. Head lice are adapted for living on a human scalp and nowhere else. Although they can spread as long as the lice or eggs remain alive on the affected person or clothing, they can only survive for 48 hours off the body. The most important thing to do is treat the affected person.  Cleanup and laundry is only helpful after the infestation has been taken care of.  Read More >>

How to clean tree skirts before and after Christmas

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Christmas tree skirts are often valuable and treasured holiday items. Some tree skirts are very costly, while others may be family heirlooms.  Read More >>

Removing Smoke Odors and Mildew from Clothing

Millie Kwan - Saturday, December 01, 2018

Odors from smoke and mildew are usually difficult to remove. This is because these odors can often become trapped in textiles, making them impossible to remove by normal cleaning techniques. Dry cleaning can remove most of these odors by using ozone generators.  Read More >>

Stain Removal Tips - Lipstick, Gum and Chocolate

Millie Kwan - Thursday, November 08, 2018

Every now and then, our customers would inquire about home stain removal tips for makeup, wine, oily food, milk and so on. We try to answer some of these question on this blog. In this post, we provide three home stain remedies for lipstick, gum and chocolates.    Read More >>


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