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Draperies

Q: Why do draperies sometimes develop large yellow or tan rings after drycleaning? A: Many drapery fabrics have sizings or finishes applied during manufacture for stability, luster, and desired han...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/26/2017 12:01:54 PM
 

Avoiding Comforter Damage

Q: It seems like more and more “down-fill” comforters are busting apart in my cleaning machine these days. Is there any way to prevent this damage? A: This type of damage usually occurs when the ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/12/2017 8:32:25 AM
 

Don't Overload

Redeposition is the number one problem in cleaning performance today. Several factors can be the cause. Perhaps the most common and easiest way to correct this problem is to avoid the bad habit of ove...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/5/2017 10:24:16 AM
 

DLI member earns high service marks

"All cleaners know that the front counter staff has to engage in a positive way with customers - it's what sets us apart from everyone else," said owner David Whitehurst. How Champion Cleaners in B...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/29/2017 10:49:21 AM
 

Pipe Insulation

Q: Do I need to have my steam pipes insulated? A: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) law requires insulation of all steam pipes below a height of seven feet. This is for your pr...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/28/2017 8:13:06 AM
 
 

 
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