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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
 

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
 

Cleaning the Stain Removal Board

Spotting Board

Nothing is more frustrating than having completed a stain removal procedure on a garment only to find a fresh grease stain from a dirty stain removal board. Setting up a daily cleaning schedule can...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 5/24/2018 1:19:36 PM
 

Redeposition

Redeposition

Photo: Redeposition can cause rings in stain removal. Redeposition occurs in drycleaning when soils in the solvent resettle or redeposit on clothing instead of being carried off to the filters. So...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 5/15/2018 9:41:12 AM
 

Spotting with Bleaches

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When spotting with bleaches, keep in mind that bleaching is a process that changes the color of a substance to a colorless state through a chemical reaction. This means that the stains or dyes are not...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/12/2018 2:00:34 PM
 
 

 
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