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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
As the summer dwindles on, the Hampton Roads area has reached temperatures well into the upper 90′s with heat indexes well into the 100 plus range. Tis the season for the perfect summer wardrobe.
Summer fabrics should be light and delicate, allowing your skin to breath in the heat while still providing a fashion forward look. Many . . . → Read More: Treating Your Delicate Summer Wardrobe
While running into Walmart may be harder to do now that it is one of the most popular one stop shopping type of stores around, it does save on time and making multiple stops to multiple stores.
Mark Pressed4Time specializes in one-stop shopping for your clothing care needs. Mark Pressed4Time takes care of your laundry, dry-cleaning, alterations, . . . → Read More: One Stop Shopping With Mark Pressed4Time
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There is nothing worse than needing to run an errand and all your clean clothes are wrinkled, or needing a sweater for your outfit, only to find it has shrunk in the dryer.
These small mishaps can cause arguments between husbands and wives and mothers and their children.
Here are a few ways to . . . → Read More: Avoid Household Laundry Arguments
Separate, Wash and fold. Repeat.
Laundry care can become a repetitive cycle but if you miss a step it can affect your wardrobe. Taking the time to sort your clothes properly helps you avoid the dreaded case of the pink socks and pink underwear.
It can happen to everyone, small mistakes with the laundry that can . . . → Read More: Separate, Wash and Fold
Cotton, linen, nylon, polyester, acrylics and rayon fabrics can all take a beating when exposed to mildew and mold. As seasons change, it is possible to attain mold or mildew on your clothes. The wetness of the rain in the spring and the snow in the winter can cause floods in your home where your clothes may . . . → Read More: Saving Your Clothes from Mildew and Mold Stains
Spring is in full bloom, which means summer is around the corner, and with that comes the return of outdoor season. Barbequing, trips to the park or the lake, outdoor concerts. With the increase of outdoor events that you will attend as the weather warms, so does the chance for you a nasty stain to creep . . . → Read More: Summer Stain Removal Is Frustrating – No More!