As of 2014, laundry services that charge by the pound typically charge between $0.99 and $1.50 per pound. If charging by the bag, a typical rate is $2 to $4 dollars per bag.
When deciding rates for a laundry service, it's a good idea to include additional expenses beyond basic laundry items. For instance, expenditures for gasoline, mileage and vehicle maintenance can be factored into the rate. Cleaning products, such as laundry detergent, fabric softener, dryer sheets, are priced between $0.9 and $0.11 per pound. Rates for specialty items like comforters, blankets, pillows, coats, mattress pads and rugs range from $10 to $29. Some laundry services charge up to $0.21 per pound for a super wash.Learn More
Cotton is a natural fiber that has been used for making cloth for at least 3,000 years. Cotton clothing is relatively easy to wash, as long as you separate the clothing by color and wash on the correct settings.Full Answer >
Acetone, alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, bug spray, and hair spay remove nail polish from fabric. Acetone is a good option if the fabric does not contain acetate or triacetate, otherwise acetone will melt the fabric. It is safe to apply acetone on denim, cotton, linen and silk. It is safer to perform a spot test to avoid ruining the fabric. Try applying acetone in a small portion that is not visible.Full Answer >
Ironing satin is a simple process that can be completed within minutes. The iron must be set to a very low heat so as not to damage the satin and an appropriate smooth and slightly yielding surface should be used under the garment. A light touch is required throughout for this delicate fabric./
Remove deodorant build-up from shirts by pre-treating with stain removers, using vinegar, trying meat tenderizer and using denatured alcohol. After build-up is removed, launder as usual. Products can be tried in any order, and as many as needed can be used.Full Answer >