Treating Wet-side Protein Stains

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Blog, Common Garment Problems

Treating Wet-side Protein Stains

Not all stains come out in the machine. That statement may be contrary to what you’ve been told by product advertisements (i.e. Tide, OxiClean, etc.), equipment salesmen, or what you’ve convinced yourself to be true. Stains fall into four distinct categories: solvent-soluble (dry cleaning), chemical-soluble (using additives), water-soluble (steam spotting, wetcleaning, laundry), and insoluble (lubrication and mechanical action). Stains that originate from a living thing are...

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Case studies: Winter-proof Items

Posted by on Jan 23, 2019 in Blog, Fabric Care Tips

Case studies: Winter-proof Items

  Stacey King of the Drycleaning Technology Centre (DTC) takes a look at a selection of problems with winter garments encountered by her investigators Padding out your winter cleaning knowledge Cold weather is inevitable in the UK. As the autumn sets in, the number of filled and padded jackets and duvets reaching the cleaner can rise as they’re brought out for a ‘freshen up’ before the winter months arrive. It is not uncommon for people to be discouraged from cleaning...

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Now serving 444 Social in Lincolnshire

Posted by on Oct 23, 2018 in Blog

Now serving 444 Social in Lincolnshire

    We’re proud and delighted to announce that Royal Majestic Dry Cleaners has been selected to provide our Valet dry cleaning services for 444 Social in Lincolnshire. Are you looking for an AMAZING apartment? This is the newest addition to Lincolnshire. Check them out. We are proud to partner with 444 Social and serve valet service to the residents there. Already a resident? More info and sign up here: SIGN UP FOR VALET SERVICE   IMAGINE…. The...

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Home Stain Remedies: Fact v. Fiction

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in Blog, Common Garment Problems, Customer Bulletins and Education, DLI Publications, Featured, Special Care Tips

Home Stain Remedies: Fact v. Fiction

  Home Stain Remedies: Fact v. Fiction Everyone has been taught a home stain removal remedy or two by someone. There may be a grain of truth to many of these quick-fix solutions but sometimes the proposed method may do more damage than good or there may be a better way. Let’s separates the facts from the fiction. Myth: In a pinch, apply club soda to a stain. It is a great first aid remedy. Reality: In some instances club soda will remove a clear, colorless,...

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Stretching of Acrylic Knit Garments

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in Blog, Common Garment Problems, Customer Bulletins and Education, DLI Publications, Featured, Special Care Tips

Stretching of Acrylic Knit Garments

Stretching of Acrylic Knit Garments   Acrylic is a heat-sensitive, thermoplastic fiber and is susceptible to stretching, especially when it is in a knit construction. Acrylic can be found in many knit items, such as dresses, sweaters, skirts, and pants; as well as knit trims, including collars, cuffs, and/or waistbands. Because acrylic fibers are not readily identifiable by sight or touch, drycleaners must rely on content labels to identify these fibers. Items that do...

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