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
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
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
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
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?
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?