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Within the pages of our dry cleaner blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to dry cleaning, laundry, alternations and repair services.

Benefits of using a dry cleaner

Types of clothes you should always dry-clean

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How do you care for your clothes so that they retain their color, fit, and glamour? Well, all you have to do is wash them appropriately. Clothes require specialized care based on their type of fabric. Here are some of the clothes that you should let dry cleaners handle. Woolen clothes Hot water and agitation…
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Alterations and repairs

If funds are tight – repair!

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In the current tough times, when money worries are increased, it’s worth remembering that many expensive items of clothing can be repaired rather than simply thrown away. Even if you would have to wait for the chance to have such repairs completed, it could still be a valuable dollar-saving in months to come. So, holes…
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How to store your winter clothes

Any lingering memories of winter?

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…maybe of warm days by the wood fire or the joys of Christmas time. Now, as days lengthen and warmth gradually returns to Colorado, you’re surely looking forward to the chance to be out in the fresh air a lot more. Which brings us to another point. How many of your favorite clothes have been…
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Proper care of your wedding gown

2 reasons for dry-cleaning your gown

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Spending time with your dream bridal dress is the most desired thing that every woman deserves. Though you may not wear your wedding dress again, you can still preserve your gown for future weddings. Here are two reasons for dry-cleaning your gown. Remove stains Act soon after the wedding to ensure that your gown has…
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Alterations and repairs

Amend – don’t erase!

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This can sound like a keyboard operator instruction but can also apply to your clothes. So many people nowadays just throw something away, even when it has much life left in it, rather than think about having it altered or repaired. Among the many reasons that such a discard can happen are that it becomes…
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Get a custom fit by making clothing alterations

Is a treasured piece of clothing a little the worse for wear?

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It seems like a no-win situation: you love wearing certain items of clothing on a regular basis, but because you do, they tend to suffer some damage. Yet, despite this, you still want to have them in your wardrobe. Therefore, it’s worth considering a professional and experienced repair service. Zippers or buttons can be replaced;…
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Preserving your wedding dress

What does it mean to preserve a wedding dress?

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For a woman, the most precious garment she’ll ever own is her wedding dress. It represents love, commitment, and a day of celebration. To preserve this important item for the future, here are some important facts: Preservation and standard dry cleaning are not the same thing. Be sure to take your precious dress to a…
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clothing care tips everyone should know

The “big four” stain types

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When it comes to stains, there are four general categories which require unique removal processes at the dry cleaners: Grease and Oil — Cooking oils, hair products, and motor oil are some of the most stubborn stains. Tannins — These common stains come from everyday drinks like wine, coffee, and tea. Proteins — Dairy, meat,…
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Clothing care labels

Fabric Guide: To Dry Clean or Not to Dry Clean

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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…
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