Bring out the soccer balls, baseball bats and barbeque grills. The weather is warm and is here to stay. Whether you are cooking out, hanging out or just rolling around in the grass, now is a perfect time to enjoy the outdoors, family and friends.
Your summer wardrobe should be light and breezy this season allowing you . . . → Read More: Summer Fun and Summer Love for Your Stain Free 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 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
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
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.
With the beautiful fall weather, if you are . . . → Read More: Winterize Yourself With Care Tips For Your Coats
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
Every Thanksgiving on almost every Thanksgiving table is cranberry sauce. Some people eat it. Some people don’t. Everyone knows it can be a bothersome stain to remove, so you must be prepared to respond.
Like a red wine stain, you must move fast when it comes to treating a cranberry sauce stain. How fast you react to . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Stains: Here’s How To Get Rid Of Them
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
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?
It is hard to imagine that there are so many uses for white distilled vinegar but there are! This secret cleaning ingredient can tackle laundry, floors, windows and walls. White distilled vinegar is a safe and cheap way to boost the power of your detergent with those pesky stains.
Bring out bright colors by adding ½ cup . . . → Read More: Vinegar’s Take on Tough Stains
When you have 4 children you learn a thing or two about stain removal. So Victoria Beckam, A.K.A. “Posh Spice”, took to Twitter the recently to give her 4 million followers a tip on stain removal from her personal experience. The mother of four tweeted: “Mummy tip….Baby Dreft and Vanish stain remover, use together to remove HUGE . . . → Read More: Posh Spice Guide To Stain Removal: Victoria Beckham Tweets Her Helpful Tip
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
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
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
Hassles with the Laundry
One of the newest trends in laundry is the single-dose laundry detergent. The packs offer a perfect dosage for a normal size load and are helpful for those traveling to the Laundromat or in apartment buildings.
Consumer Reports recently conducted several test and found many drawbacks with the product. According to their reports . . . → Read More: Beware of Single Dose Laundry Detergents
Making a trip to the dry cleaners always seems to be at the very bottom of the totem pole when it comes to chores. The extra trip and the money spent can be a bummer. Well, luckily for you and the rest of the Hampton Roads community, Mark Pressed4Time provides pick-up and delivery dry cleaning services . . . → Read More: Need a Reason to Dry Clean Your Garments, Here’s A Laundry List of Reasons
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
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
All Dolled Up and Ready to Fight Stains
Prom season has arrived for teens around the country. It’s a rights of passage for teenagers, they go out to fancy restaurants with their friends and dance the night away. When they get home, that night or the next day, the boys toss their tuxedos in a bag . . . → Read More: Keep it Clean and Stain Free During Prom Season