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
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
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
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
Clothing care requires time and energy. Beyond the loads of laundry that we are responsible for taking care of we also often have to take time to run to the dry-cleaners to take care of our dry-clean only clothes.
Luckily time has proven that there is a need for some additional hep in the area of clothing . . . → Read More: Mark Pressed4Time Helps With Your Clothing Care
Crayons in the Wash
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
Keep your area rug clean and stylish
Area rugs take a beating everyday and as a result they should be cared for on a regular basis. One article recommends cleaning area rugs in popular parts of the house on a monthly basis.
Vacuuming your rug will only remove dust and dirt particles from the surface of your rug.
Once your area rug begins . . . → Read More: Taking Care of Your Home’s Area Rug with Mark Pressed4Time Pick-Up Service
You’re in a store and see a brightly colored sweater on sale. But wait, the care label says, “Hand wash in cold water.” You may think to yourself, “Hey, I’ll just throw it in the washing machine on the gentle cycle and that should be fine.”
WRONG! Don’t throw this type of garment in . . . → Read More: Handwash in Cold Water