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
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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
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
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
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
You may have asked, what is the big deal if I wash a bedspread that says “dry clean only” in my washing machine? Mark Pressed4Time would like to take a few minutes to help you understand what those three little words, “dry clean only” mean.
Those three little words, “dry clean only”:
. . . → Read More: The Big Deal About Dry Cleaning Your Comforter
As holiday parties, festivities and gatherings increase so do your dressier garments and there can be a bit more to worry about when keeping your holiday dress wear looking good. Special care is needed for those holiday garments and your dry cleaners can help keep you looking your best.
If you want to dazzle between Thanksgiving to New . . . → Read More: Dry Cleaning Tips For The Holiday Season
Do you read reviews on Yelp and comb through case studies before choosing or do you simply do a drive by and assume all dry cleaners are created equal?
5 Simple rules to follow for selecting your dry cleaner:
The miracle of having your clothes transformed from heap of crumpled mess on the floor to pristine like-new condition . . . → Read More: Is Picking Out a Dry Cleaners Like Picking Out a Good Restaurant?
Every Thanksgiving on almost every Thanksgiving table is cranberry sauce. Some people eat it. Some people don’t. Everyone knows it can be a bothersome stain to remove, so you must be prepared to respond.
Like a red wine stain, you must move fast when it comes to treating a cranberry sauce stain. How fast you react to . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Stains: Here’s How To Get Rid Of Them
Winters in Hampton Roads often subject us to some sort of frozen precipitation every year. With that frozen precipitation comes the salt and sand that is used to remove it. That salt and sand can wreak havoc on your shoes. If you have not protected your shoes with a waterproofing solution they could potentially be ruined. . . . → Read More: Winter Is Approaching: Do You Know How To Remove Salt Stains From Your Shoes?
Fall is here and in full swing. Just around the corner will be holiday parties and family gatherings. These are all times we look forward to, but it seems like without fail you or someone you know will spill some red wine on an article of clothing at one of these types of gatherings. How you . . . → Read More: How To Remove Red Wine Stains With Hydrogen Peroxide
Have you ever pulled an item of clothing out of the back of the closet only to discover mildew? It can happen and sometimes that mildew stain can be difficult to remove. If you are up to the task of attempting to remove the stain yourself, you can try this tip.
Take the item outside and brush . . . → Read More: How To Remove Mildew From Your Clothing
It is always disappointing when a new garment pills. In order to prolong the life of your clothing and avoid pilling, consider getting those garments dry cleaned.
Those small balls of fibers that form on a piece of cloth are caused by wear. The agitated areas tend to be underarms, collar, cuffs, seat area, and between legs. . . . → Read More: Why Do Some Garments Pill?
It’s hot. Ladies you are in your nice silk blouse for a presentation at work. For the men, maybe you are at a wedding wearing a nice dress shirt. Naturally you are going to perspire. But maybe what you don’t know is that perspiration can ruin your nice clothes. Some finer materials are more succeptible to damage from . . . → Read More: Dry Clean Your Clothes Often To Keep Perspiration Stains From Ruining Your Favorites
When your customers trust you and your service, they are more likely to keep their business with you, and refer their friends to your business. The benefit of our dry cleaning service is that we interact with our customers on a daily basis. When we come to pick up or drop off your dry cleaning, we . . . → Read More: Do you know your dry cleaner?
Before running out to the mall to purchase a new fall wardrobe, take a look at your closet and consider altering and updating your current wardrobe. This not only saves money but also puts new life back into the wardrobe staples you have been wearing for years.
A modification may be needed after dropping pounds this summer . . . → Read More: Is It Time For A Few Alterations?