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Summer Cleaning Tips & Tricks – Clean the Easy Way

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We did the hard work so you don’t have to. Check out these summer cleaning tips that will make sure you and your patio are ready for your next summer throw down. We tried to include as many green tips as possible.

Clean Outdoor Furniture with Warm Water and Dish Soap

Get your outdoor furniture and ready for a summer full of BBQs and get-togethers has never been easier. Use a rag, warm water, and some dish soap to breathe new life into your outdoor setup.

Clean Your Windows… With Newspaper 

Save the paper towels and use newspaper to get your windows sparkling clean. Just make sure to save a few of the free papers that show throughout the week and the small weekly savings will add up over the year.

Clean your Grill the Natural Way

No one wants to taste last year’s burgers at this year’s BBQ. Avoid using chemicals by using some apple cider vinegar and balled up pieces of tinfoil to get your grill grate looking new. Your guests will thank you at your next outdoor get together.

Deodorize your Outdoor Trash Cans with Baking Soda

Trash Cans are an important part of keeping the outdoors clean. Make sure they stay smelling fresh by pouring a bit of baking soda in the bottom to absorb the small. This little one is especially useful for cans stored on patios, decks, or near the house.

Wash Your Flip Flops in the Dishwater

One of my favorite summer cleaning tips! Have you ever stepped in something that the hose just will not get off? The perfect summer fix is cleaning your flip flops and sandals in the dishwasher. I try to wash a few pairs together alone for the best clean.

Clean Ceiling Fans with a Pillowcase

The easiest way we’ve found to clean ceiling fan blades is with a pillowcase. Just put the case around each blade and while you slip the case off dust the blade. Pushing all the dust into the bad. When you’re done, just empty the bag into the trash and then put the pillowcase into the washing machine with your next load.

Clean Pool Floaties & Toys with Vinegar & Water

If you have a pool, one of the best (and natural) way to keep your pool’s inflatable floats and toys germ and gunk free is by using water and vinegar. Mix 1-part vinegar with 3-parts water and you will have yourself the perfect mix to clean your floaties!

How to Clean a Wedding Dress – 5 Must Follow Tips

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Looking for tips on how to clean a wedding dress? Then you’ve come to the right place. Here at Fabricare Center in Atlanta we’ve been cleaning wedding dresses for over 40 years. So trust us when we say that these are 5 must follow tips to get your wedding dress clean and looking new again.

1. Make Sure to Read the Label on Your Dress

Every wedding dress is different with some having very specific cleaning instruction based on the material and design. Because of this, reading your dress’s tag before you do any cleaning or washing is of the utmost importance. Follow any specific instructions or guidelines thoroughly. Skipping this step could end up ruining your wedding dress.

2. Thoroughly Inspect Your Dress

The most dangerous stain for a wedding dress is the one that you don’t see. Small stains have a habit of finding the perfect hiding spot on your dress. Therefore, make sure to give your wedding dress a thorough inspection for stains and coloring. This includes the hemline and any different layers.

3. Don’t Wait Too Long, Time is of the Essence

The longer a stain sits, the harder it is to get out. This makes it important for you to spot and treat any stains in a timely manner. We recommend taking your dress off as soon as the ceremony is over and cleaning it/arranging to have it professionally cleaned the next day. If your quickly off to your honeymoon arrange for a relative or brides maid to take it in for you.

4. Test Any Spot Cleaner First

Before using any spot treatment or cleaner on you wedding dress you need to make sure and test it first. You can do this by finding a small inconspicuous location to test on. Tip: You can also place a paper towel in between any layers your are trying to clean.

5. Call a Professional

The easiest and safest way to get your wedding dressed cleaned is to to take it to a dry cleaners for a professional cleaning. But remember, not all dry cleaners are created equal. Finding a place that specializes in wedding dress cleaning and preservation in incredibly important. So make sure to do your research and read reviews

For more information on how to clean a wedding dress and professional wedding dress cleaning in Atlanat, click here!