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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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”:
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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:
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There is a reason why certain garments advise dry cleaning. The type of fabric, color, blend and style all contribute the make-up of the articles in your wardrobe and their “life span”.
The color dye of a garment which is applied using water has the ability to come out in water but is colorfast when dry cleaned. . . . → Read More: Dry Cleaning Prolongs the Life Span Of Your Clothes
It is written on some article of clothing that you own, “dry clean only”. It may be a sweater, a dress, and a pair of pants. All of us have something that we regularly have dry cleaned because the instructions tell us to.
But do you really have to “dry clean” dry clean only?
The answer is yes . . . → Read More: Do you know when you should “dry clean only?”