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...

Press Release

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2018 Washing Clothes May Release Hundreds of Thousands of Microfibers into Wastewater A number of environmental activists have been misleading the public about the detriment to the environment by sending your garments and other items to be cleaned professionally. A number of scientific...

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...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — JULY 6

DLI’s Consumer News You Can Use Vol. 65 Outdoor Gear Care Guide Finally, a chance to get away and see the great outdoors. The weather can be a bit unpredictable. A properly-waterproofed tent can be a great place to wait out a storm. To avoid sleeping in a puddle, you’ll...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP – JULY 2

Some fun history for this long weekend…..bound to make you go “hhhhmmmm” while you try and stay cool this holiday Monday….. Sidney Chelsky,Executive Director,Canadian Fabricare Association,Ontario Fabricare Association,120 Promenade Circle #910,Thornhill, Ontario L4J 7W9.P: 905-881-5906C: 416-573-1929canadianfabricare@fabricare.orgsidchelsky@fabricare.orgwebsite: http://www.fabricare.org Whoever said history was boring?   “They used to use urine to tan...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP — JUNE 29

This ling weekend is going to be HOT…..stay cool everyone!!! How to Prevent Heat-related Illness Drink lots of cool water even before you feel thirsty Go to an air conditioned place such as a shopping mall, library or community centre Wear loose light coloured breathable clothing and when outdoors wear...

TALES FROM THE LINT TRAP – MAY 31

Sometimes mysterious stains appear on garments after a period of time in storage with no prior knowledge of how they got there in the first place. Also, faint stains may appear worse or invisible stains may show up only after the garment is cleaned. Many substances can react this way...