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Linen and drape dry cleaning

‘Tis the Season to Professionally Dry Clean All the Things

The holidays are a time of entertaining guests and having family and friends stay at your house. In anticipation of their arrival, you’re likely starting to get your house in order. On your to-do list may even be household items that you want clean but are a pain to wash on your own – table…
Clothing care labels

Fabric Guide: To Dry Clean or Not to Dry Clean

You recently purchased an amazing shirt that fits perfectly and looks great. When it comes time to wash it, you hesitate and wonder does this need to be dry cleaned? While clothing instructions often indicate that dry cleaning is needed, many people think they can get away with a gentle wash and air drying their…
Proper care of your wedding gown

How to Correctly Preserve Your Wedding Dress

If you got married this summer, you may simply have your wedding dress hung up in your closet as a reminder of your special day. Unfortunately, it can’t stay there indefinitely, especially if you wish to preserve your wedding dress for future generations. Today, McMahan Cleaners in Denver shares how to correctly preserve your wedding dress so…
Get a custom fit by making clothing alterations

How to Get a Custom Fit by Making Clothing Alterations

The clothing you buy off the rack only comes in basic sizes, such as waist and inseam measurements for men’s pants. However, we all have unique bodies, making generic sizing inadequate for a proper fit. But, there’s no need to put up with an ill-fitting wardrobe. Here at McMahan Cleaners in Denver, we are the experts…
Tips for cost-effective clothing alterations

6 Undeniable Benefits of Using a Dry Cleaner

At McMahan Cleaners, we know that it’s tempting to skip dry cleaning. You have to remember to pick-up and drop-off items. And you know how to use a clothing iron if you want a crisp shirt for work. So, what are the benefits of using a dry cleaner? There are a number of things that…
clothing care tips everyone should know

7 Smart Clothing Care Tips Everyone Should Know

The word “laundry” strikes one of the deepest fears even in the strongest of hearts, especially if you’re constantly on-the-go. Life on-the-go might be hard on you, but it doesn’t have to be hard on your clothes. Fortunately for you, you don’t need a master’s degree to learn how to properly do your laundry. All…
wedding jacket dry cleaning

Wet Cleaning from a Dry Cleaner? You Bet.

Most people have heard of dry cleaning, which is cleaning garments using a liquid solvent instead of water. Dry cleaning is typically used for garments that can’t be washed with water because it will damage them. Wet cleaning from a dry cleaner doesn’t use chemical solvents, but instead uses a water-based alternative and specialized equipment to avoid…
Alterations and repairs

Are Clothing Alterations and Repairs Worth It?

Whether your zipper has fallen apart or you’ve lost a few pounds, it can be hard to tell if clothing alterations and repairs are worth it. While McMahan Cleaners in Denver can expertly take care of most garment issues, it’s up to you if the cost for alterations balances your love for the piece. We can…
How to take care of your wool garments

Everything You Need to Know About Proper Wool Care

People have been using wool for clothing, blankets, and other items since around 5,000 BC. If you have a favorite wool sweater or throw, you understand why! Wool is a breathable and odor-resistant fabric. It keeps you warm in winter and cool in the summer, and it is even a natural fire-retardant material. But washing…
Preserving your wedding dress

4 Tips for Preserving Your Wedding Dress

The gown from your special day has meaning that you treasure, so you may want to preserve it for the future or keep it maintained as an heirloom that you can give to your children. However, you can’t just hang your dress in the back of the closet and expect it to maintain it’s beauty…