shrinkage

Techniques Used For Stain Removal And Cleaning.

SHRINKAGE Shrinkage occurs in many different forms from the fibers contracting in size to the hairs curling giving the appearance of a shrunken size. Then there is the little tricks manufactures play to extend the amount of material by artificially stretching it before they process, finish and cut the material. When this material is cleaned [...]

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How To Eliminate Shrinkage During Washing

The three key factors to shrinkage are Moisture, Agitation and Heat. Removing one or more of these factors will greatly reduce the amount of shrinkage. Moisture – as we all know is water. It’s everywhere! If you clean with a solvent like traditional dry cleaning there is no moisture in the solvent but there is [...]

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How do I prevent Shrinkage and Color Fade?

Question; I heard that if you wash clothes in hot water then you’ll end up shrinking the clothes. So I was wondering, if you say washing in hot water cleans them 8 times better than cold water. How do you wash clothes clean without having them shrink? Is it really the drying process that shrinks [...]

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