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Category Household Items

Removing Candle Wax Stains

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Q: What can I tell customers about removing candle wax from a linen tablecloth? A: DLI advises that if a customer asks you about home stain removal of candle wax stains, advise them to first remove...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 4/24/2018 11:02:56 AM
 

Caring for Chintz

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Spring is a popular time of year to clean household items such as draperies, bedspreads, and dust ruffles. Many of these fabrics are coated with a glossy finish. These finishes are referred to as poli...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 3/27/2018 11:03:22 AM
 

Drapery Rings

Q: Draperies often have large yellow or tan rings after drycleaning. What causes this problem? A: Many drapery fabrics have sizings or finishes applied during manufacture for stability, luster, an...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 2/22/2018 1:36:06 PM
 

Caring for Needlepoint

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How you clean any needlepoint or embroidery piece depends on the condition of the piece, the nature of the materials used, the results of colorfastness tests, and the type of soiling. Whether you wetc...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 1/11/2018 12:00:11 PM
 

Cleaning Sofa Cushion Covers

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Take caution when customers ask you to clean sofa cushion covers. Some upholstery fabrics are coated with latex or a similar material on the reverse side. This coating gives the shell fabric added bod...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 11/29/2017 10:42:44 AM
 
 

 
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