Archive | April, 2013

27 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Singleton socks?

Here’s an easy way to keep mates together. Take a lesson from pro laundries and wash napkins or socks in mesh bags. Fill the bag half way and secure with a pin or zip, then toss in the machine. Pairs stay matched, and you save time sorting the cleaned clothes. Give your kids their own […]

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25 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

It’s never too late to say “I do”

…and get that wedding gown properly cleaned packaged for storage. Whether it’s been 2 months or 20 years, our experts can clean, press and preserve your special gown. Professionally trained to provide appropriate care for rhinestones, beads and lace, our team provides expert care for even the most delicate dress. Before stains oxidize or spread, […]

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21 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Earth Day is Monday the 22nd

We’re in the business of cleaning, and we use Earth-friendly methods and products to make sure we’re not harming the environment while providing professional dry and wet cleaning. Our professional cleaning equipment is state of the art and we use cleaning agents that are safe for the environment — safer than most supermarket products.   […]

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19 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Ched Johnson tribute takes place at Northeast

Northeast Middle School eighth-grader Adam White and his father, Paul White, present Northeast paraprofessional Ched Johnson with a football signed by Michigan State University football coach Mark Dantonio and quarterback Andrew Maxwell on Tuesday.

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19 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

The 3 R’s for Earth Day

What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day this year?  Family-owned and operated, we take the four R’s of sustainability seriously for our community: reuse, repurpose, reclaim and recycle.  Here’s a clever way to reuse wire hanger at home:

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14 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Turn down the heat

To get more life from home washables, air dry or use a no heat setting on your dryer. High heat and over-drying damage most fabric fibers and weaken construction. What is dry enough? Clothes should feel a little moist coming out of the dryer. Cotton fibers have a 6% natural moisture level — if you […]

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12 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

From tux to luxe

This summer Lanvin combines classic tuxedo design with sexy silhouettes and cut-outs for the woman taking a night out on the town. This edgy collection features a mix and match of aesthetics with dark monochromatic colors. Added flair makes each piece stand out – rhinestones, cowboy boots and belts are just a few of the […]

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06 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Archival storage for heirloom garments

Did you know we preserve more than just wedding gowns? Specialty linens and homemade afghans are just two of the precious things we can clean and package for long-term storage. Don’t forget christening and ceremonial gowns, vintage clothing and treasured letter jackets. For true archival preservation, garments should never be wrapped in anything but neutral […]

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03 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Recycled fashion.

Repurposing old clothes and materials is a hot new trend.  Check out Kim Cathers’ line at this years Eco Fashion week.  She used 68 pounds of thrift store materials mixed with natural fabrics to create a sustainable clothing line unlike any other.  And what makes it better?  It’s easy to wear and accessible —check out […]

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