Comforter for just $19.00 (Originally $30.00)
Comforter for just $19.00 (Originally $30.00)
A front-load washing machine is a highly efficient way to do your laundry. Compared to the top-load washer, the front-load design can clean your clothes with less water and less detergent. Unfortunately, most people are not accustomed to such a machine, and this results in a bad smell that infects their laundry.
The problem is that people try to use the same amount of detergent and other products that they needed to use in their top-loaders. Since there is far less water to rinse these products away, a portion of them are left behind and gather as a sludge-like residue on the walls of your washer. Combined with the warm, moist environment of your machine, it turns into a spawning ground for mold, mildew, and bacteria.
The simple solution is to make sure you aren’t using more detergent than you need to, and to seek out products that identify themselves as safe for use with efficient machines. Meanwhile, if you end up with smelly stains on some of your more delicate garments, bring them to Bellevue Dry Cleaning.
Occasionally, a stick of chapstick ends up in your pocket when you run your laundry through the dryer. When this happens, you will want to address the resulting mess as quickly as you can.
Should you end up with a chapstick stain on a garment that cannot be washed by conventional means, bring it to Bellevue Dry Cleaning.
Beet juice has strong, red pigmentation that can mar the appearance of your clothing. If you get beet juice on your fabric, take the following steps to avoid any lasting stains:
In the event that you get beet stains on a garment that you are unable to wash with conventional means, bring it to Bellevue Dry Cleaning.
Most people know to sort their white and colored laundry. However, there are other ways you can benefit from separating your washables. Particularly if you have a large family that produces a lot of laundry, you should consider the following sorting tips:
If you have anything that cannot be sorted in among the rest of your laundry, bring it to our Bellevue dry cleaning service.
Some people like to give their new clothing a “pre-wearing wash” before they put them on for the first time. As strange as it may sound, there is in fact a lot of merit to this practice. Many of the garments you buy have additives in them that can give sensitive skin dermatitis. Further, the excessive dyes found in some of your colored clothing might stain your skin or other fabrics they come into contact with.
If you just bought underwear or a bathing suit, you should take particular care to wash them before you use them for the first time. Though it is rare, there is some small risk that another shopper may have tried these garments on and spread lice or scabies to them. Rinse such items in as hot a temperature of water as you can safely wash them in, then hang them up to dry.
If you just purchased a garment that is dry clean only, you can count on Bellevue Dry Cleaning for all of your laundering needs.
Barbecue sauce represents a bit of a challenge when it stains your clothing. If allowed to dry, it can be almost impossible to get out. Therefore, when your summer barbecue leaves an impression on your clothes, don’t waste any time to follow these simple laundering steps:
If you get barbecue sauce on a garment that cannot be safely washed using these steps, bring it down to Bellevue Dry Cleaning to have it removed safely and effectively.
A lot of comforters can be washed normally in a regular washing machine. However, others are not as easy to get clean. Some of them are simply too large to fit into your machine, while others are too fragile. Your comforter’s tag should tell you whether or not it can be safely washed in your machine.
If you need to hand wash your comforter, start by spreading it out over the floor and vacuuming it off, front and back, with a dust attachment. You should then fill your bathtub or a similar large vessel with enough warm water to fully submerge the comforter. Add some liquid detergent and agitate the water. Scrub at any stained areas, then drain away the soapy water. Replace the water with clean water to rinse away the soap, draining and repeating as many times as is needed. Once you are confident that the soap is gone, hang up your comforter on a line to let it dry.
If there are portions of your comforter that cannot get wet, bring it to Bellevue Dry Cleaning.
There is a wisdom to keeping to the old notion that you should set aside a particular day every week for your laundry. Firstly, establishing a routine makes you less likely to forget to wash a load. This saves you from the occasional marathon clothes-washing, which is a huge drain on your time and energy. If you live with a large family, setting a hard weekly deadline also makes it more likely that dirty clothes will wind up in the hamper, sparing you the weekly hunt for stray socks and discarded shirts.
Simultaneously, a once-a-week schedule should be sufficient to allow for a proper build-up of dirty laundry; as counterintuitive as it may be, the practice of doing small loads throughout the week is not doing your clothing any favors. Clothes washed in a medium or large load will actually come out cleaner than those washed in a small one.
When it comes time to wash clothing that cannot be safely cleaned in your own machine, bring it down to Bellevue Dry Cleaning.
If you get to a syrup stain quick enough, you may be able to get the bulk of it out with nothing but water. The longer you wait, though, the harder it’s going to be. When this happens, consider the following tips:
Should you get syrup on any garments that cannot be safely laundered by conventional means, bring them in to our Bellevue Dry Cleaners.