Clothing Care Resolutions

General Tips

Summer Weather Garment Care

With summer comes an environment that promotes perspiration and a set of seasonal products that can damage clothing. Here are some quick tips to minimize damage: Antiperspirant/Deodorant:  Potential Problem: Build-up from deodorant and antiperspirant products can cause fiber damage and yellowing. It can also weaken fibers in cotton, linen, rayon, and some synthetic blends, leaving holes during cleaning. Clothing Care: Avoid overuse and allow antiperspirant/deodorant to dry before dressing. Soiled garments should be washed or dry cleaned as soon as Read More »


Thirteen New Year Resolutions for Clothing Care

I will: Follow clothing care instructions and will not remove clothing care labels. Air out my clothes, remove all jewelry or pins, empty pockets and inspect for stains before putting them away. Keep hair spray, perfume and lotions away from coming in contact with my clothes, as they can cause stains. Immediately blot, not rub stains and treat them quickly and properly, so they don’t set permanently. Clean matching sets, such as suits and sweaters, at the same time to Read More »