To take the security tags off of purchased clothes, the individual needs an ice pick, a pair of horse nippers or wire cutters, and a flat-head screwdriver. However, most stores take off the sensors if the customer has a receipt.
Start by taking clippers of any kind and snipping the node off the back of the security tag. After snipping the plastic back, there is a tiny spike of metal and a piece of paper; remove both. Use the flat-head screwdriver to pry up one side of the security tag. The device is made of high-strength steel, such as spring steel, and takes more effort than it appears.Learn More
Cashmere is made from the under layer of short hair from a goat that's been bred specifically for that hair. The undercoat is soft compared with the coarse top layer of hair that covers it, and people pay a premium to get this wool that has a very downy texture.Full Answer >
To determine sock size, stand on a piece of paper and trace the foot with a pencil, pen or marker. Trace the other foot using the same method. Measure the long side of the tracing to determine length and the short side of the tracing to determine width.Full Answer >
Non-flammable materials are by definition non-combustible or not easy to set on fire, according to Dictionary.com. On the NAFPA fire rating system, these materials have a rating of zero and do not burn, even when heated. Examples of non-flammable liquids include water and carbon tetrachloride.Full Answer >
While not guaranteed, the best way to shrink spandex is to expose the garment to both hot water and extremely high heat. The only things needed to try to shrink spandex is access to a washer and dryer as well as a king-sized pillowcase.Full Answer >