Water Proofing Sprays

Waterproof anything from Raincoats to Suede Shoes to Chairs and even Ties.

Protecting your fabrics from liquids assists in keeping them stain free.

Scotchguard Special:- Buy 1 Get 1 half price

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20m Lint Rollers

Roll Clean Originals or the Caraselle 20m Professional Rollers.

Choose the one for you - the original Roll Clean or the newer caraselle. Always a lint roller with a price to suit your pocket.

A Great Christmas Gift

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Stop Your Sports Shoes Smelling

with a Money Back Guarantee

Two Toms are a company who puts their money where their mout is, they will refund anyone who isn't fully satisfied with their odour removing products.

Cure Nasty Odours from Sports Shoes to All your Sports Gear and Clothing

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Below you'll find some special products available from the DrClean shop that have all been tested for effectiveness and ease of use.
Stain Treatments
Tea, Wine, Glue, Rust, Beer, Egg, Vomit, Ink, Tar,
Juices + Many More
Paint & Rust Treatments
All added to ordinary paint
Fuzz-Go The best bobble remover in the world?
 

Blood Stains

Remove both new and old blood stains.

DrClean's
Wedding Dress, 
 and 
Suit Covers
 
Irons & Boards
Professional Iron
s, Boards & steamers 
Odour Treatments
All odours including Pet Urine
Waterproofing Sprays for Rain Coats, Suede : Jackets, Shoes, Handbags 
Chair Covers etc.

EZ-Off Iron Cleaning Cream Easy to use while the iron is hot and very effective.

Ez-Off

Scotch Guard

water repellant spray -  to protect all your Suites, Raincoats, Shoes, Bags & Carpets
20m Lint Rollers
Get Rid of Fluff - Lint & Bobbles 
Press Home Presses
Steam presses for home use
Machine Spares for: Hagerty Puzzi 100 & Carpet Minder
Leather Cleaning
for all Your Suites Jackets & Clothing
Hagerty Blue
Buy a Hagerty Blue....... Or
....... get a FREE Machine
(with free stand and hard floor adaptor)
Hagerty Blue
 
Stink Free Sports Gear

Remove all nasty smells from shoes, socks, shirts and even bags.

With Money Back Satisfaction GUARANTEE

Stinf Free
Cogs Enviro-Friendly Degreaser
Get grease of anything and take care of the planet
Stain Removal Kit - for Blood, Egg,, Wine, Beer & more
Deck & Wood Cleaning
Clean and protect all your exterior wood.
 
Graffiti Remover
Graffiti
A gel that sticks to graffiti then removes it with water
Hajo Clips Hajo Clips
Simple skirt clips with no points or pins that can damage the fabric
 
Soaps for Carpets & Suites
Professionals soaps for all carpet & suite 

DrClean's Lilly Pollen Remover Lilly
 
Grooming Kit
Removes bobbles, hair & lint 
 
New Home
Heated Vacuum Ironing Board
Home Board Only £297.50

Curtain Cleaning Service
Full service with a NO SHRINKAGE GUARANTEE

 
Wedding Dress Cleaning by DrClean
 
Hand Made Wedding Dress, Shoe & Hat Boxes
All Natural Moth Repellants
 

 

Specials on DrClean
 
Dyeing Fabrics 3.

w/e 5/12/16

In the third article in our series on dyeing we'll explain how to make sure you get the right amount of dye and other components in the dye bath and the correct heat to dye your fabrics at.
Using the right amount of dye in the dye bath is the most important factor in ending up with clothes of the correct colour. It's also very important in ensuring you end up with a completely evenly dyed garment. Here's how you get it right:
  1. Weigh what you're about to dye while it's dry and write down the weight in grams.
  2. Check on the instructions on the dye packet to see how much weight of cloth the packet is meant to dye.
  3. Work out how many packets of dye you need;
    For Example:

    Weight of Fabric :

    1525 grams (1.525 kg)

    Suggested amount of dye :

    1 pack per 0.5 kilogram (1lb of fabric)

    Amount needed for your garment :

    1.525 ÷ 0.5

     

    = 3.05 packets of dye
  4. As this is effectively 5% more than 3 packets of dye, if you want exactly the shade on the packet, you need to add a small amount from another packet. Simply weigh the dye without the packaging, multiply that by 0.05, weigh that amount, then add it to 3 full packets.
  5. Get the right amount of salt ready to add to your dye bath (normally a set amount of salt is suggested for each packet of dye and you can use the above method to work it out).
Next wash your fabric but don't dry it.
While doing this, slowly mix the dye in 1 liter of boiling water, while stirring it thoroughly as you mix the dye.
Most dyeing can't be done in a front loader machine, unless it's a specific machine dye, therefore you may need to use a top loader or a large pan on a stove. The reason is simply that you need to keep the dye in the machine drum as long as possible, and all front loading machines have set timers for each wash.
Fill your tub or container with the right amount of water and bring it to the boil. Then add your dye and salt mixing both well in to spread them evenly through the water.
Now you're ready to put the fabric into the dye bath. Do this carefully otherwise you may splash dye onto you or the floor. You're now beginning to dye like the professionals.......

Next week we'll tell you how to complete the process.

 
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