Finish the Weekend Strong and Send Your Laundry to Mark Pressed4Time

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

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Make the Right Choice For Your Clothes

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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Spring Into Wedding Season

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

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Beware Warm Weather Brings Mold and Mildew

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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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Prepare Your Wardrobe for Spring Showers

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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Washing and Drying Settings Make All the Difference with Your Laundry

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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

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Spring Forward Into A New Spring Wardrobe

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

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Morning Hustle Causing Coffee Stains? Treat Your Fabric Right

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

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Hand Wash and Preserve Delicate Fabrics

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

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Save Your Clothes From Wear and Tear

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

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Prevent House Fires with a Clean Dryer

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

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Household Cleaning for Your Large Home Furniture

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

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Dry Cleaning Tips For The Holiday Season

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

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Is Picking Out a Dry Cleaners Like Picking Out a Good Restaurant?

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?

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Winter Is Approaching: Do You Know How To Remove Salt Stains From Your Shoes?

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?

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How To Remove Red Wine Stains With Hydrogen Peroxide

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

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Spring Time Grass Stains Removed

Grass stains can be removed with a little tlc

It’s spring and recent Easter egg hunts across Hampton Roads have reminded us of the infamous grass stain. Depending on your fabric, they can be very persistent stains that often, if left untreated, can damage clothes beyond repair. Attack the stains as soon as possible so that your playful . . . → Read More: Spring Time Grass Stains Removed

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