Stains from Sunscreen and Tanning Lotions

  Time to break out the shades and sunscreen-just be sure you know how to treat your clothes when they inevitably come in contact with these chemicals. After all, while they may be good for you and enhance your skin, they aren’t the best for your clothes. That said,...

Stain of the Month: Coffee

Stains from coffee may be more complicated than they seem. Very often they contain more than just coffee; like milk and sugar and/or creamer. Creamer adds further complications since there are even more chemicals in them to boot. When dealing with coffee-related...

Stain of the Month: Neckties

When it comes to stains while on the job, one could argue no other garment gets more abuse than the necktie. Despite our best attempts, gentlemen, ties can be subjected to an inordinate amount of abuse relative to other clothing one may encounter during a workday...

How to Handle Velvet

With graduation around the corner, much formal attire is made of a thick and lustrous material-velvet.  From student graduation robes to professor formal dress, velvet is a more common sight than one might think. So, as you gear up for the main event, here are some...

Stain of the Month: The Questionable

Stain of the Month: The Questionable   Stains can the bane of a fabric’s existence. As such, we have already addressed the more common food stains-especially those of the holiday season. Here, we will touch upon some less frequently thought of stain perpetrators....

Holiday Stains!

  With all of the celebrating, stains can seem to pile up over the holidays- the infamous ones being cranberry sauce and wine (see our previous post). While professional dry cleaning and help from one of our stain technician is best recommended, there are some steps...