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Does Drycleaning Reduce Clothing Life?

Millie Kwan - Friday, February 08, 2013

Does frequent drycleaning shorten the life of a garment?  Read More >>

Look Your Best at (formal) Parties

Millie Kwan - Thursday, January 17, 2013

Young people in a formal partyEnjoy the party, but with the festivities spills, splashes, and other party-time mishaps, as well as wear alone, can take their toll on expensive formal wear such as tuxedos and evening gowns.  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 >>

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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How to clean tree skirts before and after Christmas

Millie Kwan - Thursday, December 06, 2012

cleaning xmas tree skirts - Sarni CleanersChristmas tree skirts are often valuable and treasured holiday items. Some tree skirts are very costly, while others may be family heirlooms.  Read More >>


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