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How Do You Like Your Shirts?

Millie Kwan - Wednesday, December 28, 2011

sarni cleaners shirt laundry bagsWe all have our own preferences for how much starch we like in our shirts. By choosing no starch, light or heavy starch, we can choose how our clothing looks and feels. Starch offers a host of bonuses and drawbacks. The major benefits to starching are a cleaner, crisper look and improved resistance to stains and wrinkles.

However, the price we pay for this resistance is a possible reduction in the shirt’s wearlife due to a decreased resistance to bending and straightening. Light starch may be the answer to limiting the negative effects while gaining the benefits of starch. This way you’ll get a crisper shirt that’s got some stain protection, but won’t wear out quite as easily as a heavily starched shirt.

Here are some of the pluses and minuses to having your shirts starched:  Read More >>

Caring for your linen garments

Ken Sarni - Tuesday, July 12, 2011
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Keep your whites bright!

Millie Kwan - Sunday, May 15, 2011

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Warm, comfy, CLEAN sleeping bags for camping

Millie Kwan - Friday, April 15, 2011

man in sleeping bagAfter that fun weekend enjoying Mother Nature, it's time to make sure your sleeping bags are ready for the next trip. These can usually be washed, but because many contain down or fiber filling, you should always check the care instructions before cleaning. Sleeping bags should be washed separately on a gentle cycle. Add detergent to the washer and partially fill with warm water. Submerge the sleeping bag in the water to expel air, then allow the washer to finish filling.  Read More >>


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