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Category Garment Solutions

Button Dye Stains

Button Dye Bleeding

Manufacturers often add trim materials to garments to enhance their appearance. Such items may include buttons, beads, appliques, or leather patches. Decorative buttons are one of the more popular tri...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/12/2018 1:04:11 PM
 

Sweater Cleaning Tips

sweaters

Depending on their fiber type, sweaters are susceptible to various problems, including stretching, shrinkage, pulling, and pilling both from use and cleaning. It is important to check sweaters at the ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/5/2018 2:13:56 PM
 

Cleaning Winter Wear

hat scarf gloves

Q: My customers are bringing in bags of hats, gloves, and scarves. Is there a fast and easy way to clean them? A: Unfortunately, there isn’t. Examine each item for a care label. Follow the instruc...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/22/2018 10:38:51 AM
 

Problems With Two Bolts

Twobolts

Over the years, DLI’s Garment/Textile Analysis Laboratory has received numerous complaints of articles that change color on certain panels during cleaning. This discoloration stops at the seam or pane...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/7/2018 8:54:59 AM
 

How to Clean Without a Care Label

Missing Care Lable Image

When garments do not have a care label, you must determine the safest method of cleaning for the garment. Following are a few quick tests you can perform to determine the cleanability of a garment. ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 2/14/2018 10:49:39 AM
 
 

 
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