It was a beautiful Memorial Day in Hampton Roads. Families around the peninsula remembered the service and sacrifice of men and women in the military during various activities in Hampton Roads. .
If your activities kept you especially busy this weekend and your are worried about the chores around the house that didn’t get done, stop. You . . . → Read More: Finish the Weekend Strong and Send Your Laundry to Mark Pressed4Time
Bring out the soccer balls, baseball bats and barbeque grills. The weather is warm and is here to stay. Whether you are cooking out, hanging out or just rolling around in the grass, now is a perfect time to enjoy the outdoors, family and friends.
Your summer wardrobe should be light and breezy this season allowing you . . . → Read More: Summer Fun and Summer Love for Your Stain Free Wardrobe
Thrifting and consignment store shopping have become popular amongst the retro and trendy. If you are the parent of a teenager preparing for High School Prom, the thrift store or consignment shop may save you and your teen from breaking the bank for the big bash.
We are lucky in Hampton Roads, there are many great thrift . . . → Read More: Save Big During Prom Season
There is a dry cleaner on almost every corner. You can pretty much drive every few blocks and you will find someone willing to take your clothes. But, what exactly are you getting out of the trip?
All dry cleaners are not the same. Similar to customer service from one corner store to another, when the service is . . . → Read More: Make the Right Choice For Your Clothes
It’s April, which means it’s officially wedding season. During this time you’ll start receiving save the dates, invitations and the grand search for what to wear.
Even if you are not the bride or groom the perfect outfit at a wedding is important. While it may be easier to plan if you are in the wedding party, . . . → Read More: Spring Into Wedding Season
Pollen is infiltrating Hampton Roads, a clear sign that the weather is changing and temperatures are getting warmer. With warmer weather there is a higher risk for your clothes to acquire mold or mildew.
Many different fabrics run the risk of growing mildew or mold stains in the hot weather. Cotton, linen, nylon, polyester, acrylics and rayon . . . → Read More: Beware Warm Weather Brings Mold and Mildew
I am riding around today, delivering your dry cleaning, and reminded how blessed I am. All of you are the reason I stay in business. I just wanted to send out a HUGE THANK YOU.
Enjoy your day and count your blessings.
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Relationships are all about trust. When you look for a dry cleaner think about the relationship you have with them and the relationship they have within the industry.
Mark Pressed4Time is part of the Pressed4Time Pick Up and Delivery family. established in 1987, Pressed4Time has provided award winning service to customers looking for affordable and competitive prices . . . → Read More: Establish a Great Relationship with Mark Pressed4Time
Spring is slowly but surely trying to spring in Hampton Roads, which means the rain will be coming down making everything fresh and new. With more rain comes more growth and color. It’s time to transform and grow your wardrobe to include color and clothing that can handle rain.
Fabrics for the rain: If you don’t want . . . → Read More: Prepare Your Wardrobe for Spring Showers
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There are tons of words labeled on your washing and drying machines. So what does it all mean? There are so many different settings and options for washing and drying your laundry. The settings on washers and dryers are there to create the best situations for your clothing.
The delicate cycle is the easiest . . . → Read More: Washing and Drying Settings Make All the Difference with Your Laundry
There is nothing worse than an appliance breaking on you, (well maybe there are a few things that could be worse) especially a dryer when you have a load of wet clothes in the washing machine.
There are a few ways to make sure your dryer runs efficiently and that your clothes are well taken care of . . . → Read More: Take Care of Your Dryer It Takes Care of Your Clothes
We’ve set our clocks forward in preparation for warmer weather that will soon accompany the 2013 Spring season. Nothing says spring better than a fresh Spring wardrobe filled with new trends made popular during New York fashion week.
The media and bloggers raved about the collections from some of the large design houses such as Roberto Cavalli, . . . → Read More: Spring Forward Into A New Spring Wardrobe
Mornings can be hard. Do you ever feel like you are running a full marathon to run out of the door, only to be trapped in traffic on I-64? For many, the first step to sanity in the mornings is a cup of joe, java, or to keep it simple, coffee.
While coffee in those perfect little . . . → Read More: Morning Hustle Causing Coffee Stains? Treat Your Fabric Right
We are two months into the New Year and many people on the Peninsula have kept up with their resolutions and weight loss goals. You should be proud of your weight loss. As you continue to lose the weight you may have to make adjustments to your wardrobe.
Even the loss of 10 or 15 pounds can . . . → Read More: Alterations Keep Your Wardrobe Looking Fit
There is only one warning on the care label of your garments that can be more intimidating than the “dry clean only” label and that would be the infamous “hand wash only” warning.
For many the dry clean only label means an additional step in care for your clothes; while the hand wash only warning can be . . . → Read More: Hand Wash and Preserve Delicate Fabrics
In reality, it’s so much easier to throw a load of laundry in the machine than take a few garments to the dry cleaners.
Often, rather than taking the time to run to the dry cleaners, our dry clean only clothes end up in a pile.
To save time and to get another wear out of a few . . . → Read More: Save Your Clothes From Wear and Tear
There are certain chores that we have to mentally prepare ourselves for and for many, laundry is one.
Often the most time consuming part of laundry (other than the drying cycle) is sorting out all those dirty clothes.
When in a rush, it’s easier to throw everything in the same load and hope for the best. But, to . . . → Read More: Sort Out Your Laundry Problems With Mark Pressed4Time
MarkPressed4Time accommodates anyone. Even Henry who is cold today.
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According to the National Fire Protection Association, dryers and washing machines were involved in one out of every 22 home fires reported in the U.S. between 2006-2010.
Unfortunately, the risk of not taking care of your dryer can mean more than dirty clothes. According to the report 32 percent of dryer and washing machine fires were caused . . . → Read More: Prevent House Fires with a Clean Dryer
Have you seen the new Febreeze commercial? A woman walks into a laundromat and to the confusion of the laundry attendants has brought in her mattress in hopes of having it cleaned.
It’s a funny commercial that echoes the feelings of many when dealing with heavy furniture that has a tendency to get dirty. It often seems that mattresses, . . . → Read More: Household Cleaning for Your Large Home Furniture
Often we sacrifice for things that are familiar. We continuously use the same products because we used them for years and they are familiar. But as time changes so do those products and often not for the better.
Using that same old dry cleaner around the corner may have worked initially for convenience but time has changed and . . . → Read More: Don’t Be Afraid to Try Something New With Your Dry Cleaning
Here in Hampton Roads temperatures are dropping and we are experiencing very cold days and nights. Unfortunately, we can’t stay inside and hibernate throughout the winter so we must prepare with lots of layers and leather winter boots.
The winter can be harsh on leather boots because of the cold, water, and salt. The harsh weather often . . . → Read More: No Hibernating: Take Care of Those Winter Boots
It’s a New Year and time has presented us with another opportunity to make resolutions to make ourselves and our lives better. This year include in your resolutions better care for your clothing.
In 2013, take the opportunity to make life easier for you and better on your clothing, by contacting Mark Pressed4Time.
This year Mark Pressed4Time can . . . → Read More: Make A New Year’s Resolution to Treat Your Clothes Right
Sure the weather is still going up and down between frigid nights and crisp sunny days, but soon we will be in the thick of the winter with only our outerwear to protect us and maybe an extra layer of insulation if we indulged too much over the holidays.
With the beautiful fall weather, if you are . . . → Read More: Winterize Yourself With Care Tips For Your Coats
The season of giving has arrived and it is only fair to assume that it may impact or has already impacted your spending and savings. Well, rest assured that one area that will not cost you an arm and leg this season is clothing care.
While many dry cleaners and at home clothing care products can be . . . → Read More: Holiday Savings for Your Wardrobe