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Can I Wash A Wool Sweater At Home?

How do I wash a wool sweater at home? Yes you can wash a wool sweater at home. Here are specific instructions and techniques to follow in order not to shrink or felt your wool sweater. Items you will need for hand washing your wool sweater: A pH neutral laundry detergent. Ecos is a plant based pH laundry detergent [...]

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What to Use: Paper, Plastic, or Reusable Bags?

Over my lifetime we have gone from using paper bags, to plastic bags, back to paper bags, to reusable bags. But what is really the most environmentally friendly way to carry your groceries and dry cleaning home? Let’s start with exposing some of the misinformation: ·         Plastic bags create some estimated 300 million pounds of [...]

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How to remove Olive Oil Stains from a Blouse

How to remove Olive Oil Stains from a Blouse Olive oil stains at times are difficult to remove at home unless you know the secret. Let me introduce you to some green oil stain removers that we use in our green dry cleaner and are readily available at the local grocery stores. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid: [...]

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How to Remove Caffe Mocha Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Caffe Mocha Stains from a Bedspread. Caffe Mocha’s can be made at home on a Miele coffee maker using Coffea Arabica beans ranging from Kona Hawaii to Yemen in the Arabian Peninsula. They can come from your favorite coffee house such as Peet’s and Starbucks or the local café down the street [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Blouse.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Blouse. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Maple Syrup Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Maple Syrup Stains from a Bedspread. Vermont maple syrup is classic Americana, next to baseball, hot dog, and apple pie. Unless you’re like me and use Mrs. Butterworth, Aunt Jemima or Log Cabin maple syrup, which is mostly high fructose corn syrup. Then it’s only simulated Americana. Nonetheless, the stain is the [...]

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How to Remove a Latte Stain from Coat

How to Remove a Latte Stain from Coat Sitting outside at the local café, ok Starbucks, on a nice sunny day sipping a latte and people watching is as relaxing as getting a massage. So don’t stress out when you look down and see latte dribbled down the front of your shirt. Attack the latte [...]

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How to remove Highlighter Ink Stains from a Bedspread

How to remove Highlighter Ink Stains from a Bedspread Highlighter ink is a different composition that all other inks, many of them are water based. What a relief, that HUGE highlighter ink stain is not permanent. As a matter of fact, it’s fairly easy to remove it. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid: 1.    Create a pre spotting [...]

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How to Remove a Guacamole Stain from a Blouse

How to Remove a Guacamole Stain from a Blouse Chips and Guacamole, Yum! Yum! I can eat it all day but wearing it is a different story. Quickly remove it with: Dawn Dishwashing Liquid and water. Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of guacamole without smearing it or [...]

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How to Wash Gortex at Home

How to Wash Gortex at Home Gortex is a trademarked name brand for a special design of waterproof breathable material. Each manufacture have their own version of a breathable membrane with name like: Gortex, eVent, Sympatex, MemBrain Strata, HyVent, and many other generic brands. The material is comprised of two or more pieces of fabric [...]

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How to Wash a Down Feather Bathrobe

How to Wash a Down Feather Bathrobe Washing items on a regular basis is always a good idea, whether it’s a down comforter, down jacket or a down pillow. Dust, dirt, or even body oils for that matter, will deteriorate and discolor the material. The frequency an item needs to be washed will be determined [...]

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How to Remove Decaffeinated Coffee Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Decaffeinated Coffee Stains from a Blouse. A nice cup of decaffeinated coffee after a meal hits the spot. Don’t fret if when you look down and see dribbled down the front of your blouse. Attack the coffee stain immediately for fantastic results. Create a powerful spotting solution with Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Wash my Bed Bath and Beyond Curtains?

How do I wash my Bed Bath and Beyond Curtains? Basic Information: · Curtains often are damaged by sun light. Either directly or indirectly. Often this damage is undetectable on white curtains. · Signs of sun damage are: color fading, yellowing, fibers feeling dry, weak-brittle to the touch. Gently pull on the curtain in an [...]

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How to Remove Chili Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Chili Stains from a Blouse. FIRE!!!…ON FIRE! That’s my mouth at a chili cook off at the county fair. Every chili I try seems to be hot than the one before and when I’m done my shirt has sampled more than I. Chili is a complex stain. There are as many different [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Cushion Cover. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. Cat feces is water soluble thus a good laundry detergent will easily break it down and [...]

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How to Remove Cappuccino Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Cappuccino Stains from a Blouse. Cappuccino’s can be made at home on a Miele coffee maker with Coffea Arabica beans ranging from Kona Hawaii to Yemen in the Arabian Peninsula. They can come from your favorite coffee house such as Peet’s and Starbucks or the local café down the street from your [...]

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How to Remove Bolognese Sauce Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Bolognese Sauce Stains from a Blouse. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a Bolognese Sauce and not get some on myself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or pants, [...]

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How to Remove Body Moisturizer Stains.

How to Remove Body Moisturizer Stains. There are all these new politically correct name for good old fashion hand lotion, hand cream, hand moisturizer, skin cream, skin moisturizer. It doesn’t matter what you call it or who makes it, Neutrogena, Lubriderm, Eucerin, Jergens, or boutique salons like Sephora and Body Shop, the main ingredient to [...]

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How Remove Beer Stains from a Blouse.

How Remove Beer Stains from a Blouse. Hanging on the couch with your  friends watching for your favorite NFL team, or rooting for your Alma Mater. Regardless of the team that you where rooting for, with that much excitement comes a lot of arm gestures, and jumping and screaming. That only means one thing, a [...]

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How to Remove Baby Formula Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Baby Formula Stains from a Blouse. Baby formula mimics milk and contains proteins that are difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up on you quickly attend to the stain. Fresh Baby Formula Stain. Spotting [...]

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How to Remove Apple Sauce Stain from a Blouse.

How to Remove Apple Sauce Stain from a Blouse. Apple sauce is eaten by every toddler in the United States at one time or another. Thus it’s spilled on perhaps every imaginable item, ranging from the couch to the toddler own socks, from the parents clothes to stroller seat. Luckily apple sauce is colorless, odorless, [...]

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How to Remove Apple Juice Stains From a Blouse.

How to Remove Apple Juice Stains From a Blouse. Apple juice, it’s the juice of every infant and toddler in the United States. We spill more apple juice than any other juice ever made. Luckily it’s an easy juice to remove, unlike its cousin grape juice. Apple Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent · Create a [...]

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Wedding Gowns

Each post contains a different wedding gown we have cleaned. View each one to see the different styles, shapes, and designs. We clean your wedding gown using a non toxic dry clean system then hand steam your wedding gown to perfection prior to the big day. Because new does not mean clean, new means owned “for the first time.” [...]

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Wedding Gown

Each post contains a different wedding gown we have cleaned. View each one to see the different styles, shapes, and designs. We clean your wedding gown using a non toxic dry clean system then hand steam your wedding gown to perfection prior to the big day. Because new does not mean clean, new means owned “for the first time.” [...]

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Preserved Wedding Gown in a Box

We clean your wedding gown using a non toxic dry clean system then hand steam your wedding gown to perfection prior to the big day. Because new does not mean clean, new means owned “for the first time.” After the big day we will remove the stains with non toxic stain remover and then clean the wedding gown in our [...]

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Wedding Gown

Each “Wedding Gown” post contains a different wedding gown we have cleaned. View each one to see the different styles, shapes, and designs. We clean and steam your wedding gown prior to the big day. Because new does not mean clean, new means owned “for the first time.”   After the big day we clean [...]

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Wedding Gown

  Each “Wedding Gown” post contains a different wedding gown we have cleaned. View each one to see the different styles, shapes, and designs. We clean and steam your wedding gown prior to the big day. Because new does not mean clean, new means owned “for the first time.”   After the big day we [...]

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Wedding Gown

Each “Wedding Gown” post contains a different wedding gown we have cleaned. View each one to see the different styles, shapes, and designs. We clean and steam your wedding gown prior to the big day. Because new does not mean clean, new means owned “for the first time.” After the big day we clean and [...]

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Wedding Gown

  Each “Wedding Gown” post contains a different wedding gown we have cleaned. View each one to see the different styles, shapes, and designs. We clean and steam your wedding gown prior to the big day. Because new does not mean clean, new means owned “for the first time.”   After the big day we [...]

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How to remove a Fishy, Musty Smell.

How to remove a Fishy, Musty Smell. A fishy smell will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a 100 pound sturgeon and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. In the case of the latter we will need to use [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bedspread. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. Cat feces is water soluble thus a good laundry detergent will easily break it down and lift [...]

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How to Remove Cappuccino Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Cappuccino Stains from a Bathrobe. Cappuccino’s can be made at home on a Miele coffee maker with Coffea Arabica beans ranging from Kona Hawaii to Yemen in the Arabian Peninsula. They can come from your favorite coffee house such as Peet’s and Starbucks or the local café down the street from your [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stain from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stain from a Bathrobe. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up on you attend to the stain. Fresh Milk Stain. Spotting Solution: Vaska [...]

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How to Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from a Bathrobe. 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 the [...]

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How Do I Prevent Getting Stains On My Clothes?

How to Prevent Staining My Clothes? Tips of the Day….For Personal Care…. Take care of all personal beauty and hygiene before getting dressed. Many product will stain or cause damage to dyes and materials. Hair Spray and Hair Gel: Hair products that are created to hold your hair in place have a glue like effect on your [...]

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UCLA Sustainable Technology Program Sponsors Wet Clean Demonstration in San Jose CA

The UCLA Sustainable Technology Program sponsored an information and demonstration workshop for the non toxic Professional Wet Clean system on March 11, 2012 in San Jose CA at Branham Lane Cleaners.   This system is a solvent free, non toxic alternative to traditional Dry Clean. Wet Clean and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) are the only two [...]

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San Francisco Environment Awards Ceremony 2012

San Francisco Environment 2012 Awards Ceremony We are as usually proud to be associated with the San Francisco Green Business Program. Congratulations to all the businesses who received a Green Business Award this year. We are honored to be a recipient of a Green Business Award and as a proud sponsor of the program.   Karl Huie Pacific Heights [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Evening Gown.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Evening Gown. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Purse.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Purse. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin stain. [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Dress.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Dress.   Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Pant.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Pant. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove a Guacamole Stain from a Pant.

How to Remove a Guacamole Stain from a Pant. Chips and Guacamole, Yum! Yum! I can eat it all day but wearing it is a different story. Quickly remove it with: Dawn Dishwashing Liquid and water.   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of guacamole without smearing it [...]

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How to Remove a Latte Stain from a Blouse.

How to Remove a Latte Stain from a Blouse.   Sitting outside at the local café, ok Starbucks, on a nice sunny day sipping a latte and people watching is as relaxing as getting a massage. So don’t stress out when you look down and see latte dribbled down the front of your shirt.   [...]

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How to Remove a Tropical Fruit Punch Drink Stain from Clothes.

How to Remove a Tropical Fruit Punch Drink Stain from Clothes. As a child I loved tropical fruit punch drinks and Hawaiian Punch was my all time favorite. But from a green dry cleaners perspective…What the heck is in there? Is there really tropical fruit and how did it become red?   The original tropical [...]

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What is Truly Green Dry Cleaning? by Julianna Mo of Press On Cleaners in San Mateo

What is truly green dry cleaning? (article printed in The Daily Journal; October 08, 2009, 10:40pm by Julianna Mo) Have you ever wondered what green dry cleaning really means? This term can confuse even the most educated consumer because there are no universally accepted guidelines as to what qualifies as a “green dry cleaner.” Many [...]

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What Makes Pacific Heights Cleaners Different Than Other Dry Cleaners.

What Makes Pacific Heights Cleaners Different Than Other Dry Cleaners.   What Makes Us Different: To put this into context, there are more dry cleaners than Starbucks, so why make the effort to come use us. Years ago we made a huge commitment to preserve our environment without sacrificing our commitment to service, quality, and [...]

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Testimonial from Susan R.

“Karl, I wanted to say thank you for the nice gift certficate for your cleaners, I love the level of service I get and finally have found a GOOD dry cleaners, Thank you, Susan R.”

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Clothes. General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain removal [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Comforter. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily break [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Down Comforter.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Down Comforter.     Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Parka.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Parka. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain [...]

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How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Sweater.

How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Sweater. FOOD FIGHT! No matter who won the fight, you, your fork, or your friend sitting across the table from you, the results are the same. Pesto Sauce everywhere! Luckily pesto sauce is more of less oil and herbs. So once we break down the oil everything [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Slack.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Slack. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray n [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Polo Shirt.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Polo Shirt. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Clothes. Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent and [...]

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How to remove a Fish Stain from a Tablecloth.

How to remove a Fish Stain from a Tablecloth. A fish stain will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a fish and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. In the case of the latter we will need a two [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Slack.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Slack. Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will damage the [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sleeping Bag.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sleeping Bag. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.     General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Denim Skirt.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Denim Skirt. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Couch Cover.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Couch Cover. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Pillow Cover.

  How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Pillow Cover. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Down Jacket.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Down Jacket. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to remove a Fish Stain from a Wedding Gown.

How to remove a Fish Stain from a Wedding Gown. A fish stain will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a fish and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. In the case of the latter we will need a [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Down Comforter.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Down Comforter. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Blanket. Everyone has a comfort food. Chips and Salsa is my comfort food. Weird but true. Go figure, I guess that’s why everyone is different.   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of salsa without smearing it or embedding it further [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Down Comforter.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Down Comforter. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Raincoat.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Raincoat. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Coat.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Coat.   Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Suit.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Suit. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray n [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.   Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Sweater.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Sweater. Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will damage the [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Blouse. General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain removal [...]

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How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Bedspread. Everyone has a comfort food. Chips and Salsa is my comfort food. Weird but true. Go figure, I guess that’s why everyone is different.   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of salsa without smearing it or embedding it further [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Purse.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Purse.   Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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European Finishing vs American Pressing.

Our philosophy is that in order to develop and maintain a successful business we need to constantly evaluate everything we do to serve you better and to provide you with a greater value. We evaluate our service, our quality, the value we offer, our process, the products we use, test new products, develop new techniques, [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Cushion Cover. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sweater.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sweater.   Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Blanket.   Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bedspread. General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain removal [...]

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How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Wedding Gown.

How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Wedding Gown.   FOOD FIGHT! No matter who won the fight, you, your fork, or your friend sitting across the table from you, the results are the same. Pesto Sauce everywhere! Luckily pesto sauce is more of less oil and herbs. So once we break down the [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Scarf.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Scarf.   It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Cushion Cover. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Blouse.   Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sweatshirt.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sweatshirt.   Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bedspread.   Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bathrobe.   General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain [...]

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How to Remove Red Wine from Silk

How to Remove Red Wine from Silk   Always evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. If the color is sensitive or the material is delicate you must modify your technique. Test for Color Bleeding. Dilute one part soap with ten parts water to create a solution to test for color bleeding in a [...]

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How to Remove an Oil Stain from Rayon.

How to Remove an Oil Stain from Rayon. OIL! OIL! OIL! What can I say, it’s bad for your hips and it’s bad for your garments.   How to identify an oil stain: On a light color garment the oil stain will have a transparent appearance. On a dark color garment the oil stain will [...]

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How to remove chocolate stains from Wool.

How to remove chocolate stains from Wool.   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 small piece and created a chocolate stain. DO NOT LICK IT UP! I know it’s a waste of chocolate. DO NOT [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from Silk.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from Silk.   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 on yourself.   How are you going to remove that chocolate stain?   A chocolate stain is nothing more [...]

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How to remove chocolate stains from Rayon.

How to remove chocolate stains from Rayon.   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 small piece and created a chocolate stain.   DO NOT LICK IT UP! I know it’s a waste of chocolate. DO [...]

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How to remove a Blood Stain from Cotton.

How to remove a Blood Stain from Cotton.   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 a [...]

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How to remove a Blood Stain from Silk.

How to remove a Blood Stain from Silk. Remember to always evaluated color and material. Test for color bleeding in a hidden area of the garment before proceeding with stain removal. Using a white towel apply a small amount of the solution onto the towel and dab a hidden area of the garment. If color [...]

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How to Remove a Blood Stain From Rayon.

How to Remove a Blood Stain From Rayon. Rayon is a fiber that’s manufactured from wood pulp. Some rayon’s are colorfast and some are not, some will shrink and other won’t. Excess agitation will always cause the rayon to pill and have a fuzzy look on the surface of the material. It’s important to test [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Denim Jacket.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Denim Jacket. Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Couch Cover.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Couch Cover. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Shawl.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Shawl.   It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Blanket.   Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Couch Cover.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Couch Cover. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Shawl.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Shawl. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Couch Cover.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Couch Cover.   From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Baseball Cap.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Baseball Cap.   General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Wedding Gown.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Wedding Gown. Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will damage [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Tablecloth.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Tablecloth. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray n [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bathrobe.   Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Denim Dress.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Denim Dress.     Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Comforter. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat this [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Shirt.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Shirt. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Bedspread. Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house for [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Comforter.   Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Shirt.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Shirt.   Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Comforter.   From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Wedding Gown.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Wedding Gown. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Baseball Cap.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Baseball Cap. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Shirt.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Shirt.   Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Coat.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Coat. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat this [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Bathrobe.   Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Coat.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Coat. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast Milk [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Ski Jacket.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Ski Jacket. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Coat.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Coat. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin stain. [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Skirt.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Skirt.   It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Ski Jacket.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Ski Jacket. Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Clothes.   Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Clothes.   Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Skirt.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Skirt.   Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Clothes.   From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Ski Pant.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Ski Pant. Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Slack.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Slack.   It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.   From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Skirt.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Skirt.   Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Suit.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Suit.   It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Suit.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Suit.   Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Sweater.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Sweater. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Blanket.   Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Suit.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Suit.   Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Blanket.   From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Sweater.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Sweater.   Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Bedspread.   Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Tablecloth.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Tablecloth.   It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Sweatshirt.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Sweatshirt.   Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Bathrobe.   Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Sweatshirt.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Sweatshirt.   Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Bedspread.   From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Wedding Gown.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Wedding Gown.   Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Bathrobe.   Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Bedspread.   Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Baseball Cap.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Baseball Cap. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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Wet Clean Workshop in Novato June 19, 2011

We will be supporting another Wet Clean workshop held by the UCLA Sustainable Technology & Policy Program. This workshop is intended for dry cleaners using Perchloroethylene (PERC) to come see a live demonstration of the non toxic Wet Clean system. The professional Wet Cleaning system is a non toxic, non smog forming substitute for solvent [...]

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Dry Cleaning Convention “Clean Show” in Las Vegas 2011

The Clean Show in Las Vegas is the national convention for our industry of dry cleaners. It is held biannually with attendees from around the country and world. This year I spoke with people from Brazil, Mexico, Canada, and even Italy. Many of the shows attendees came to see the Wet Clean system, this is [...]

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Clean Show in Las Vegas

Clean Show in Las Vegas   The Clean Show in Las Vegas this month is the National Dry Cleaning convention held every two years. As pioneers in Green Dry Cleaning, we have been ask to attend this years show to represent the Wet Clean (eco dry clean) system. We will be working in both the [...]

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How the Wet Clean System works.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgxR4GWthjk&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]   From the beginning to end see what happens to your clothes in a Wet Cleaner (Dry Cleaner). Experience the non toxic alternative to solvent dry cleaning. And what  it encompasses to become a Certified Green Dry Cleaner by the Bay Area Green Business Program and the San Francisco Environment.

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How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain.

How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain. Sour Cream is a protein stain. As the protein dries and ages it becomes more difficult to remove. Use a butter knife or spoon to scrape off as much of the sour cream as possible without embedding it into the material. Then proceed with creating a spotting solution [...]

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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 Red Wine Stains.

How to Remove Red Wine Stains. Ahh! Red Wine…Nectar of the Gods. Your at a dinner party having a great time with friends eating and drinking when all of a sudden, splash, the person next to you knock over a glass of wine and it splashes everywhere. Red wine is an extremely difficult tannin stain [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains. 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 [...]

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How to remove a Blood Stain.

How to remove a Blood Stain. 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 a hidden area of [...]

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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 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 Blood Stains from a Wool Hat.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Hat. 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 Jacket.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Jacket. 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 Comforter.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Comforter. 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 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 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 a Milk Stain from a Cotton Chef Coat.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Chef Coat. 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 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 a Milk Stain from a Cotton Chaise Cover.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Chaise 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 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 Duvet Cover.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Duvet Cover. 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 Chaisse Cover.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Chaisse 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 Decorative Pillow 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 for color fastness before proceeding with any stain removal. Unprocessed [...]

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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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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Boxer Shorts.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Boxer Shorts. 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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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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How to Remove Red Wine from a Cotton Blouse.

Testing 1-2-3: Test the color in a hidden area with soap and water to see if it’s colorfast. 1.      Apply a small amount of distilled white vinegar directly onto the stain and let it rest for a few minutes. 2.      Blot off with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. 3.      If the stain [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Chair 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 a Milk Stain from a Cotton Blouse.

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 a hidden area of the garment. Check the towel to [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Comforter Cover.

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 stain removal. Unprocessed wool has natural oils that will [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Comforter 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 for color fastness before proceeding with any stain removal. Unprocessed [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Blouse.

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 before starting.  In this case you know it’s chocolate. [...]

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Testimonial from Susan Roe for Pacific Heights Cleaners

Karl, I wanted to say thank you for the nice gift certificate for your cleaners, I love the level of service I get and finally have found a GOOD dry cleaners, Thank you, Susan Roe Other Articles of Interest: How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Blanket. How to Remove Coffee Stains from [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Blanket.

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 a hidden area of the garment. Check the towel to [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Chair 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 for color fastness before proceeding with any stain removal. Unprocessed [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Blazer.

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 before starting.  In this case you know it’s chocolate. [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Bedspread.

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 a hidden area of the garment. Check the towel to [...]

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