The cycles of cleaning. Drycleaners know about cleaning cycles, but those whose families have been in it for over a century know about a different kind of cleaning cycle: the ups and downs of the business. .
Proper treatment. Bruce Grossman covers and often misunderstood subject — treating water for use in boiler operations.
The ABCs of XYZ. Every generation differs from the previous one and drycleaners must embrace each as a welcoming change or challenge, says James Peuster.
No trouble. Frank Kollman offers a checklist of things employers should do to stay out of trouble.
Starch secrets. Many handle starch as almost a company secret, says Don Desrosiers. Give the customers what they want, but be sure that you are giving the them what you think you are giving them, he says.
Keep it bright. Dan Eisen discusse ways to prevent breakdown of fluorescent dyes that are used to increase the whiteness or brightness of the fabric.
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It was the largest wildfire evacuation in Albertan history. When the Horse River
Fire swept through the town of Fort McMurray in May, about 80,000 residents left the city right
before flames destroyed approximately 2,400 homes and buildings. Many Canadians couldn’t return for a month; others will still have to wait many more before they can open their homes. Those
who did come back, though, had damages to repair, and one business — EnviroClean Drycleaners — wanted to do its part to help people recover something as simple and necessary as their
smoke-damaged wardrobes. More…