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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


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 >>

How to Care for Polar Fleece

Millie Kwan - Thursday, November 15, 2012

Take Care when Caring for Wool

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Wool clothing 

Go Green with Reusable Canvas Laundry Bags!

Millie Kwan - Saturday, October 13, 2012

According to some estimates, over 5 billion plastic bags are used annually and each plastic bag can take hundreds of years to decompose. When they do decompose, they leave small particles behind that pollute the environment. The plastic poly bags used for your drycleaning break easily and are usually thrown into the garbage after a single use. Then they end up sitting in a landfill for years. To help save the environment, Sarni Cleaners will begin using reusable canvas bags instead of plastic poly bags.   Read More >>

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