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TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — AUG 10

Puns For Educated Minds…..sit, read, have a chuckle…..it’s Friday after all! 1. The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — AUGUST 3

WHAT IS THE PROBLEM? A mysterious stain appears that nobody can remember seeing before. This may be an oxidized oil stain. Oil stains can look just like a clear wet spot, but after some time oxidation causes the oil to darken to almost any color. The most common old oil...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — JULY 23

As the summer winds down, your customers may realize that their swimwear doesn’t look as good as it did when they bought it a few months ago. Most likely, this is a result of excessive exposure to chlorine. Most swimwear is made of spandex, a synthetic rubber with a terrific...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — JULY 16

DID YOU KNOW……. In some instances, a color change can occur when fabrics are exposed to sun or artificial light for a period of time. WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE? Light fading is more intense on the side of the fabric that is exposed to light while in use or...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — JULY 9

Invisible Stains What Is The Problem? Stains that nobody remembers being visible when an item was brought to the professional cleaner are now mysteriously visible. What Does It Look Like? The stains usually appear yellow or tan, but can be shades of rust, orange or brown depending upon the type...