wet cleaning

What is the GreenEarth Dry Cleaning Solvent?

Question: What is GreenEarth Dry Clean? Is this different than what you use and is it better or not as good for the environment than what you use?   Answer: GreenEarth is a D5 silicones made from sand. Does that make it safe? In an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study GreenEarth D5 did cause cancer in lab [...]

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How to remove a Coffee stain from a Silk Blazer.

Before attempting any stain removal it is important to test the item for colorfastness. Take a white towel and apply a small amount of water to a corner of the towel. Using that corner of the towel blot a hidden area of the item you wish to spot. Check the towel for color transfer, the [...]

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How to Remove Red Wine from a Silk Dress.

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 hidden area. Apply the solution to a white [...]

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How to remove a Coffee Stain from a Cotton Blouse.

Evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. If the color is sensitive or the material is delicate you must modify your technique. Coffee is a plant based stain (Tannin). Depending on the color, material and severity of the stain will depend on the concentration of the solution and the technique to use*. Step One: [...]

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How to remove a Coffee stain from a Silk Blanket.

Before attempting any stain removal it is important to test the item for colorfastness. Take a white towel and apply a small amount of water to a corner of the towel. Using that corner of the towel blot a hidden area of the item you wish to spot. Check the towel for color transfer, the [...]

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How to remove a Oil Stain from a Silk Blouse.

Always evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. If the color is sensitive or the material is delicate you must modify your technique. Oil based stains can be easily removed with a good oil remover. What is an oil remover you ask? Liquid dish washing soap is a great oil remove because it’s designed [...]

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