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Button Dye Stains

Q: What causes button dye stains? A: Button dye stains occur when the dyes on a colored button bleed during cleaning or finishing, creating discolorations or stains on the adjacent fabric. Some dyes used on buttons are soluble in drycleaning solvents, due to being...

Wedding Gown Survival Guide

Wedding day stains are relatively common, and almost anything you spill on your wedding gown will show. Here is a quick-fix guide to help you out if you find yourself in trouble. The most important thing is to have a good time and not worry about your gown. After all,...

Spring Cleaning Is Here

Open those windows and let the sunshine in! However, be careful where those rays go because they could fade some of the more integral parts of your home environment. Sometimes we forget about some of the household items that blend into our homes so well that they...

How Do You Clean Cotton?

Most cotton can be washed, but some require dry cleaning, so it is essential to check the instructions on the care label before cleaning.Separate colors before washing. Many kinds of cotton may bleed.Check the care label for special ironing instructions. Most easy...

Care Label Facts: Polar Fleece

With autumn in the rear-view mirror and winter upon us, temperatures are dropping. People are adding an extra layer of clothing in the morning as they prepare for their morning commutes—outerwear. A favorite type of outerwear is polar fleece. Polar fleece fabrics are...