The subject of cleaning garments is a very broad one covering every line of work from that of the simple principles employed by the washerwoman to the most technical work done by the professional cleaner. Regardless of what the science of chemistry has taught us, the greatest cleaning agent known to the world is water. Without its use it would be impossible to keep our clothing in a condition suitable for wear. Although the use of hot water and soap is familiar to everyone, you will find it extremely interesting to talk with your mother relative to the treatment of different kinds of clothing in the laundering process.