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What Causes the Gray Tint on Garments in Solvent Dry Cleaning?

In the  April 2011 of American Drycleaner there is an article called Removing The Stains You Make. This article teaches dry cleaners how to remove the gray tint along with the gray and black circles they caused. These gray and black hues on your white garments are caused by the dirty dry cleaning solvents. This [...]

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How to Remove an Ink Stain made from a Ballpoint Pen.

How to Remove an Ink Stain made from a Ballpoint Pen. It’s the funniest thing in the world. When we get an ink stain from a ballpoint pen in the shop it’s usually a mark that is 2 or 3 lines on the back of a dress shirt. Why on the back? Because guys use [...]

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How to Remove a Spaghetti Sauce Stain from clothes: Video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-ygKracT0I[/youtube] Step by step instructions on how to remove a spaghetti stain from a cotton khaki pants. Karl Huie Pacific Heights Cleaners in San Francisco and Sausalito is your resource for cleaning tips and garment care information. A certified green dry cleaner by the Bay Area Green Business Program and the San Francisco Environment. Your [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Decorative Pillow Cover.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Decorative Pillow Cover. You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a little piece. How are you going to remove that stain? Evaluate the stain, color and material of item before [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Nightgown.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Nightgown. General Info: Wool is a natural fiber derived from animal hairs. Using excessively high, heat, agitation, and alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Overcoat.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Overcoat. Wool is a natural fiber derived from sheep. Using excessively high alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for color fastness before proceeding with any [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Curtain.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Curtain. It is extremely important to evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. Some of the products that we will be using can cause color loss and material damage. Test First: in a hidden area apply the product to a white towel and dab in [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Cushion Cover. You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a little piece. How are you going to remove that stain? Evaluate the stain, color and material of item before [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Mattress Pad.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Mattress Pad. General Info: Wool is a natural fiber derived from animal hairs. Using excessively high, heat, agitation, and alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Nightgown.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Nightgown. Wool is a natural fiber derived from sheep. Using excessively high alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for color fastness before proceeding with any [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Couch Cover.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Couch Cover. It is extremely important to evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. Some of the products that we will be using can cause color loss and material damage. Test First: in a hidden area apply the product to a white towel and dab [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Curtain.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Curtain. You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a little piece. How are you going to remove that stain? Evaluate the stain, color and material of item before starting.  [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Jacket.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Jacket. General Info: Wool is a natural fiber derived from animal hairs. Using excessively high, heat, agitation, and alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Mattress Pad.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Mattress Pad. Wool is a natural fiber derived from sheep. Using excessively high alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for color fastness before proceeding with [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Comforter Cover.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Comforter Cover. It is extremely important to evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. Some of the products that we will be using can cause color loss and material damage. Test First: in a hidden area apply the product to a white towel and dab [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Couch Cover.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Couch Cover. You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a little piece. How are you going to remove that stain? Evaluate the stain, color and material of item before [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Comforter Cover.

You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a little piece. How are you going to remove that stain? Evaluate the stain, color and material of item before starting.  In this case you know it’s chocolate. Break that [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Evening Gown.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Evening Gown. General Info: Wool is a natural fiber derived from animal hairs. Using excessively high, heat, agitation, and alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Hat.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Hat. Wool is a natural fiber derived from sheep. Using excessively high alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for color fastness before proceeding with any [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Coat.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Coat. You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a little bit on yourself. How are you going to remove that stain? Evaluate the stain, color and material of item [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Duvet Cover.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Duvet Cover. General Info: Wool is a natural fiber derived from animal hairs. Using excessively high, heat, agitation, and alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Evening Gown.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Evening Gown. Wool is a natural fiber derived from sheep. Using excessively high alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for color fastness before proceeding with [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Chef Coat.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Chef Coat. You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a little bit on yourself. How are you going to remove that stain? Evaluate the stain, color and material of [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Dress.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Dress. General Info: Wool is a natural fiber derived from animal hairs. Using excessively high, heat, agitation, and alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Dress.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Dress. Wool is a natural fiber derived from sheep. Using excessively high alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for color fastness before proceeding with any [...]

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smartplanet Video Transcript – Dry cleaner goes green with eco-friendly soap

Karl Huie: Pacific Heights Cleaners has been around since 1969. It was started by my parents in San Francisco, and it’s mostly been a local neighborhood business from the start. Starting about 3-1/2 years ago, we went green, which means that we do dry cleaning without using any solvents. We’ve taken that one step beyond [...]

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