Have you ever wondered how clothes are dry cleaned, or how the cleaner gets your shirts so perfectly pressed? Knowing what chemicals are used to dry clean your clothing is one important thing to know about dry cleaning. Take this quiz to find out more.
What is the main difference between washing clothes and dry cleaning clothes?
What was an early solvent used for dry cleaning?
Most clothes are dry cleaned with:
How can you be more or less sure of getting your clothes back?
small paper tags
labels on a shirt collar
What fabric problem is impossible to correct?
bleached out spot
When are dry cleaned clothes pressed?
How do the cleaners get your shirts to look so perfectly folded?
What is an environmentally safe alternative to perchlorethylene?
What is the solid form of carbon dioxide?
How should you pre-treat a wet stain?
How should you pre-treat a grease stain?
When washing at home, what stains are usually washed away?
What is the reason to post-spot fabrics?
check for damage
check for remaining stains
look for money in the pockets
How do dry cleaners return garments that need special attention, like for stains, to the correct person?
tagging by color code
How do dry cleaners remove foreign dye deposits?
impossible to remove
When fabrics are finished, what is used to soften the garments?
How do professional cleaners get the shirt sleeves so perfect?
special sleeve press
How are cotton dress shirts cleaned?
When shirts are professionally laundered, are they cleaned in the same machine as the dry cleaning items?
dry cleaning machine
commercial washing machine
home washing machine
Why has the demand increased for environmentally safe dry cleaning methods?