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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 >>

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 Band Uniforms

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, September 25, 2012


Preventing and Treating the Ring Around the Collar

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Cleaning “spot clean only” garments

Millie Kwan - Friday, July 20, 2012

Do you have a garment with a care label that says “spot clean only”? If you do, it means that the garment should not be cleaned in its entirety, whether dry cleaning, wet cleaning or handwashing. This could be due to embellishments like beads on the garment, the blend of fabrics or the dyes used to make it.   Read More >>

Removing Stains from Art Projects

Millie Kwan - Friday, June 15, 2012

Help! The Kids are Home from School and Art Projects are a Mess!  Read More >>

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