Archive | August, 2013

31 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Is drycleaning really better for my clothes?

Compared to machine washing, dry cleaning does less damage to your clothes in the long-run. Dry-cleaning your clothes will also help them remain soft, fresh, and will ensure that their colors stay intact. Also note that the damage factor also varies from one dry cleaner to the next, depending on the quality of its machines, […]

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29 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Turtleneck trends

Even fashion-averse men can look great this fall in a stylish turtleneck. This season it reigns supreme on runways and in fashion layouts (like Esquire). A well-made turtleneck looks good on practically every guy — under a blazer or paired with faded jeans and sneakers. Just because Steve Jobs lived in a black turtleneck doesn’t […]

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25 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Out, out darned spot

Our dry cleaning service would be incomplete without our expert spotters.  They know how to treat stains without damaging the fabric, the color or the texture. Home cleaning might work on jeans or a golf shirt, but bring your valued garments to us for prompt treatment when there’s a spill.  Silk just can’t be treated […]

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23 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Showing the heat?

If the summer heat and humidity have lead to perspiration stains in washable garments, treat the stains with a prewash stain remover, then launder in the hottest water the fabric can stand, using an enzyme detergent and oxygen bleach.  Or bring the weary, stained items and we’ll use professional-strength cleaners and expert stain knowledge to […]

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19 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Dresser smells

Do the drawers in your dresser smell funky? If you have a week, empty the drawers and place a small bowl of baking soda in each drawer. Close and wait for the soda to absorb smoke, pet, food or mothball smells. If there’s still an aroma, you may have a mold or mildew problem. Mix […]

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17 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Eco-hangups

Did you know that over 3 billion wire hangers end up in landfills every year? We are dedicated to getting that number down – bring wire hangers back in for recycling with your next order. If you choose to recycle them yourself, check to make sure they are actually recycled. Want to reduce your environmental […]

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10 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Button, button, who’s got the button

Broken buttons are the most common damage to shirts, sweaters and blazers – but specialty buttons are not easy to replace. Save the extra buttons stitched into new clothes. That way you don’t run the risk of having to replace them all if one or two begin to crack. If it is a favorite fashion […]

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08 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

The missing care instructions

Are you trying to figure out the best way to clean a tie, hat or handbag, but can’t find  the care label? Manufacturers are not required to put care labels on items such as those because they are not considered “washable.” Bring them to us for expert evaluation: we can clean most fabric and leather […]

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04 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

To crease or not to crease…

To crease or not to crease—flat front pants are taking a turn this fashion season and are being manufactured with a crease, which was commonly reserved for pleated pants in the past. Do you want to get into the style, and crease your existing pants? In order to create a long-lasting crease, the clothes are […]

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02 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Pick your new palette

Do you want to know what are the must have colors every season? Designers grab their colors up to a year before the season, and set the stage for what you will be seeing in all your stores. The Color Solutions International website is a great place to sneak a peek at what colors are […]

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