Cleanability Codes for Household Fabrics

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Blog, Common Garment Problems, Customer Bulletins and Education, DLI Publications, Fabric Care Tips, Featured, General Care Tips, Special Care Tips

Cleanability Codes for Household Fabrics

DLI’s Consumer News You Can Use Vol. 59 Cleanability Codes for Household Fabrics Upholstered furniture may come with the manufacturer’s recommended method of cleaning. The American Furniture Manufacturers cleability code may either be permanently attached to the upholstered piece or a part of the hang tag. Upholstery is not covered under the Federal Trade Commission’s Care Label Rule. Labeling of furniture is strictly voluntary. The following cleanability...

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Can Jewelry Damage Garments During Wear?

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Blog, Common Garment Problems, Customer Bulletins and Education, DLI Publications, Featured, General Care Tips, Statistics

Can Jewelry Damage Garments During Wear?

DLI’s Consumer News You Can Use Vol. 53 Q&A with Your Cleaner Q: Can jewelry damage garments during wear? A: Undoubtedly, the answer is yes. Buttons, baubles, and timepieces can damage beautiful smooth satins, plush chenilles, or soft wools. The damage can usually be found along necklines or sleeve cuffs where a necklace or watch was worn. These accessories frequently have rough edges that rub and abrade the fabric. Damage may not become apparent until the item is...

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Your cleaner makes laundry easy

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017 in Blog, Customer Bulletins and Education, DLI Publications, Featured, Statistics

Your cleaner makes laundry easy

DLI’s Consumer News You Can Use Vol. 52 Your cleaner makes laundry easy How do you do your wash? Some folks shovel the clothes into the washer, set it for cold and large capacity, dump a capful of soap in and fire it up, without sorting. Other folks sort their clothes and put the water in first, then get going. They also set the controls according to the type of clothing going in. Americans have the largest wardrobes in the history of the world and Americans wash...

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Having a torrid affair with your draperies?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Blog, Customer Bulletins and Education, DLI Publications, Fabric Care Tips, Featured

Having a torrid affair with your draperies?

DLI’s Consumer News You Can Use  Vol. 50 Caring for Curtains & Drapes Despite the availability of hundreds of labor saving devices and packaged products that claim to virtually eliminate housework, until a “magic solution” is found, curtains will still have to be cleaned the old-fashioned way. Window treatments are an investment in time, money, and creativity, so protect your investment by purchasing the right kind of draperies for your needs and...

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