Laundry Articles

Machine Wash or Dry Clean a Comforter? Goodbye Sweat & Dust Mites!

You can’t see it, but your comforter gets dirtier every night. Everyone loses moisture in their sleep by sweating. On top of that, skin flakes come off while you toss & turn. House dust mites survive off your skin flakes and live in your bed sheets, comforters, & pillows. Moisture and spider relatives in your bed.. You can probably imagine that this isn’t ideal for a good night’s rest. Therefor, it is important to have your comforters (and pillows) cleaned professionally at least once or twice a year.

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Yellow Armpit Stains: Is Your Deodorant Ruining Your Dress Shirts?

The Problem:

It’s very likely that at some time or the other, you owned a dress shirt or blouse that had stains, discoloration or even tears after only a few wears. Especially in the armpit area (Hello yellow underarms!). With the warmth of the summer comes the challenge of keeping the underarms of your dress shirts or blouses dry, clean, and most importantly the same color as the rest of the shirt. So you’re probably asking yourself: what happened to my dress shirt or blouse that caused the stain or discoloration? Why can’t I raise my arms in confidence, high five people or give thumbs ups?

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Dress Shirts: How to Prevent The Ring Around the Collar Stain

It happens to the best of us: You’re about to put on a dress shirt only to realize the collar is yellow — even though you just washed it. In some cases, you may have just gotten it back from the dry cleaner after going through a wash and press shirt service. Rings around dress shirt collars have been a total pain in the neck for many men and women. However, just like any other problem we encounter, you can either react to it or you can prevent it.

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Sweaters, Jackets & Coats: How To Properly Care For Your Winter Clothes

Winter season! A season of fresh cold breeze and gentle snow. With our chilly winters, here in The Netherlands, it’s tough to dress warmly without combining fabrics such as cashmere, wool, leather and down into our wardrobe. Most times these fabrics require a large investment when purchased, yet we put very little time and effort in properly cleaning, storing and caring for them.

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Baby Laundry 101: Caring For Your Baby’s Clothes & Toys

Babies are a blessing. They bring joy into your life and complete you. However, babies do come with a little extra work. It’s amazing how many stains such a little person can create. We can’t really help you with every aspect of being a new parent, but we can help with the laundry side of things. Baby skin is soft and sensitive, thus requires extra attention when it comes to what touches the skin. Baby clothes and toys should be the cleanest and softest things in your house. This is to avoid irritation, allergies, and overall discomfort to your baby.

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Efficient laundry routine: 10 tips for busy people

If you’re busy, household chores often take a back seat to other more important tasks. You say to yourself “I’ll do it tomorrow”. Tomorrow probably doesn’t work for you either. Before you know it a week goes by and you haven’t done any of your household chores. Your floors look dusty and your laundry pile is now a mountain surrounded by clouds. You could probably use a few tips for a more efficient laundry routine right? Well, we’ve got you covered. Here are 10 tips to make you a laundry pro!

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Dry cleaners and laundromats are better for the environment.

 

“Buy less. Choose well. Make it last. Quality, not quantity. Everybody’s buying far too many clothes.”

 

Vivienne Westwood said these words a few years back. The message has only gotten firmer with the launch of the documentary “True Cost” last year. Our eyes were opened with regards to our buying behavior. Purchasing cheap clothing is good for our wallet, but most of the time not good for our planet and the people making these clothes.
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