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Stain Removal and the Care Label Rule

Stain Removal

Most clothing sold in the United States must have a care label attached. The instructions will give a care procedure "necessary for the ordinary use and enjoyment of the product." A cleaner is not req...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/13/2018 8:29:13 AM
 

Ink Stains on Acetate

Ink Stains

Q: How do you remove ink stains from acetate? A: The regular procedure for removing ink stains is as follows: volatile dry solvent oily-type paint remover volatile dry solvent steam or water ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 8/7/2018 9:06:54 AM
 

Removing Grass Stains

Grass Stain

Grass stains can be difficult to remove but proper stain removal procedures can increase your likelihood of success. Remember, not all dyes or fibers are the same, so it is necessary to test for color...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/31/2018 10:18:03 AM
 

Caring for Swimwear

Bathing Suit

Q: How should I advise customers on keeping their swimwear in swimmable condition? A: As the summer winds down, your customers may realize that their swimwear doesn’t look as good as it did when th...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/23/2018 11:58:04 AM
 

Removing Nail Polish

Nail polish stains can be challenging to remove. Nail polish contains a plastic base and coloring matter. Plastic stains require the use of dryside stain removal agents and are one of the most time-co...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/16/2018 10:18:11 AM
 
 

 
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