Prepare Your Leathers and Suedes for The Fall Season

Although it’s still summer, it is never too early to begin preparing for the fall season. Leather and suedes are some of the most popular clothing worn in the fall. They are light weight and practical for everyday wear. However, taking care of them is very important for the longevity of your leather and suedes.

If you’ve stored your leathers and suedes yourself, it may be best to take them to a professional dry cleaner. They can assess if any repairs need to be done. Leathers and suedes can suffer from minor scratches and discoloration due to snow and rain from the last time you’ve worn them. Also, if you didn’t take them to the dry cleaners before storing them yourself, they most certainly need to be dry cleaned before you wear them.

Some dry cleaners offer free pick-up and delivery around their area so please make sure to ask about this service when calling.


Wedding Gown Alterations

Everybody knows that wedding day planning can be such a stressful thing. When is the perfect day? What time should it be? Where is the best location? How many people should you invite? Which wedding gown looks the best on me? All very important questions yet so difficult to answer. One of the most frustrating moments of planning is when things don’t go as expected.

Sometimes the venue you wanted your wedding to be in gets overbooked and you need to look for another place last minute. Sometimes the weather just isn’t on your side. However, when it comes to wedding gowns, if you’ve purchased it in advance and discovered last minute that it’s too loose or too tight, there’s no reason to be stressed.

Professional dry cleaners offer wedding gown alteration services that help fix any issues with your wedding gown. Whether it’s too loose or too tight, a professional dry cleaner can make your wedding gown fit perfectly. Wedding gowns are very delicate and complex so it’s very important to ensure that you’ve sent your wedding gown only to the most professional of dry cleaners. Most professional dry cleaners can alter your gowns in a short period of time so you don’t have to worry about it not being ready for the big day. Also, even if you found a wedding dress that you absolutely loved but just didn’t fit, you could absolutely purchase that wedding gown and take it to a professional dry cleaner who can make it feel like it was exclusively made for you!

Whatever stage of the wedding planning process you’re in, it’s comforting to know that if anything wrong gets detected with your wedding gown, you’ll always have a professional dry cleaner ready to take the stress off your back.


Preserving Your Wedding Gown

After one of the most life-changing events in your life, decisions regarding what to do with your wedding gown arises. Should you just simply store it in your closet? Do you want to save it for when your future daughter decides to get married? Do you just want to preserve it for memories sake? There is only one way to preserve your wedding gown properly. 

Taking your wedding gown to a professional dry cleaner is the only way to ensure that your wedding gown will last a lifetime. A professional dry cleaner will clean your gown very carefully from any sweat or stains that may be on there. They can store it in their storage facilities in order to inspect it every so often and ensure that your gown has been preserved properly. Or, they can also preserve it for you in a special box in which the gown is wrapped in a special acid-free wrap that’s breathable so you can take it home and store it yourself. 

Whatever you decide to do with your wedding gown, allowing a dry cleaner to preserve it is the best way to keep your wedding gown lasting a lifetime. 

Outdoor Furniture: Keep Them Clean

If you have a house with outdoor furniture, you’ve probably used them for those BBQ hangouts, parties, or even just to enjoy the beautiful summer weather. Whatever the occasion, outdoor furniture eventually needs cleaning from time to time. Stains from spills during a party is inevitable and general dust and dirt from mother nature is bound to find its way on them.

Cleaning them yourself can be a chore. Not only that, but if your outdoor furniture is from a premium brand or are made from high-quality materials, it is recommended to let a professional dry cleaner come and take care of them. You can call a professional dry cleaner and have them come to your home to take care of your outdoor furniture on the spot. If the material on your outdoor furniture can be easily removed with a simple zipper, you can also call a professional dry cleaner that offers free pick-up and delivery.

Whichever option you decide to pursue, contacting a professional dry cleaner is the best way to keep your outdoor furniture clean.


Get Your Wedding Gown in Perfect Condition for Your Big Day

Summer is almost here and some of you may soon be getting married. This means that you’re probably going to be very busy with all the responsibilities and planning that comes with having a wedding. Choosing a wedding gown is arguably one of the most important and toughest part of the wedding process. Finding the perfect wedding gown while ensuring that it fits your body perfectly can take weeks if not months.

Whether you still need to pick out a wedding dress or already have one that was handed down to you, a dry cleaner can be an important life saver to this part of the wedding process. If you bought a new wedding gown, a professional dry cleaner can ensure that it fits just right. This means that you don’t have to let go of that perfect wedding gown that you saw just because it couldn’t fit you. If you had a wedding gown handed down to you, a dry cleaner can fix it right up to ensure that not only does it fit you perfectly, but that it is also as clean as the day it was first purchased. Lastly, if you are planning to store your wedding gown and use it whenever the occasion arises, a dry cleaner can help preserve your gown so it stays fresh and clean for many years to come. Not only that, some dry cleaners can also store your wedding gown for you. That way, you don’t have to worry about how your gown will hold up over time as a professional dry cleaner will use the best storing methods to ensure it stays as crisp and clean as you bought it.

A professional dry cleaner can be the difference between a fantastic, life-changing wedding day and a disappointing, frustrating one.


Caring for Your Patio Furniture Cushions

The weather has certainly gotten warmer over these past few weeks which means that inviting your friends and guests to your house only to stay indoors, isn’t going to cut it anymore. They want to have fun, outside – more specifically, in your backyard. Whether you need to prepare your yard before they come or need to clean up after a party, the most important thing that needs to be taken cared of are your patio furniture cushions.

If you’ve stored your patio furniture cushions to protect them from the elements during the winter, then you need to ensure they are ready to be protected from the elements throughout the summer. One of the most common issues are mold and mildew stains. These need to be taken cared of right away and the idea of using bleach on your luxury cushions just isn’t worth the risk. You’ll need a professional dry cleaner who can come to your location and take care of them for you. They’ll know how to use the proper cleaning solutions and equipment to ensure clean and protected furniture without any damaging them.

If you’ve already hosted your party, then regular vacuuming and simple wiping are good measures for general protection. However, if you see any stains, it is highly recommended that you call a professional dry cleaner to come and take care of your patio furniture cushions. Determining which cleaning solution is best for your cushions, temperature of the water you’ll mix the cleaning solution in, wiping or blotting – all should be handled by a professional who can determine everything with a quick glance.

If you’re the type who doesn’t like public beaches and prefer to sun bathe in the comfort of your own backyard, then oil stains from suncreens and lotions need to be taken cared of. Constant exposure to the sun can also cause the color of your patio furniture to fade over time. Although this is inevitable, a professional dry cleaner can help extend the life of your cushions for several years so you don’t have to worry about buying new furniture for the next couple of years.

Patio furniture are a symbol of relaxation and having a good time. Therefore, leave the stress of cleaning them to a professional dry cleaner.


Keep Your Bed Linens Fresh

Your day begins and ends with your bed so why not do it a favor and help it do its job? The job of comforting you and making you feel fresh every time you wake up. Most people don’t give their beds the care that it deserves. However, if there is anything that needs your attention the most, it’s your bed linens.

Bed linens need to be cleaned and replaced constantly. This is because germs and bacteria spread very quickly especially when you sweat during your sleep. Speaking of sweat, sweat stains aren’t healthy to leave around your bedsheets. We shed millions of dead skin cells a day – the majority of which falls and stays on your bed linens!

Now that we know the importance of cleaning our bed linens, it is important to know that cleaning them requires a professional. Bed linens come in all sizes, types, and colors. If cleaned improperly, they can be damaged quickly resulting in frequent shopping trips to replace them. A professional dry cleaner can quickly determine the best washing style appropriate for your bed linens. Designer bed linens require special care that only professionals with the appropriate equipment can handle.

Keep your bed linens fresh and your day will always have that good spring feeling.

5 Tips to Keep Your Wedding Dress in Pristine Condition

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. Family and friends come from many locations to see you and your significant other get married. Everything from the venue to the flowers need to be perfect, including your wedding dress.

Not all wedding dresses are the same. Each wedding dress matches the personality of its beautiful bride. The bodice, train, and fabric vary in many different shapes, styles, and sizes. However, finding a cleaner and tailor that have the expertise required to keep your wedding dress in pristine condition can be a challenge, and searching, “tailor near me” or “dry-cleaners near me” might not necessarily be the best solution.

Your wedding dress is your most treasured item of clothing, so here are some important tips you should consider when searching for a tailor or dry-cleaner.

  1. What type of chemicals does the dry-cleaner use?

Some dry-cleaners use chemicals that are harmful to certain types of fabric. A solvent called “perc” is sometimes used by dry-cleaners. Perc can be harmful to your wedding dress and can ruin the fabric. Make sure the company you choose to dry-clean your dress uses other solvents and chemicals.


  1. Choose an experienced tailor.

Finding a tailor who has professional skills and experience is important. Choose someone who knows about all different types of fabric and can neatly fix lace or other wedding dress materials. Searching “tailor near me” can bring up a lot of options, but do your research to make sure the service you choose is experienced and professional.


  1. In-house cleaning?

Ask your dry-cleaners if they do the cleaning themselves or if they send the clothes out to a different company. If the dress is being sent out, then you will most likely be paying added costs which could be avoided by using in-house cleaners.


  1. Ask about preserving your dress.

If you want to preserve your wedding dress after your big day, ask your dry-cleaners about the preservation process. What chemicals are they using? Make sure the storage box and fibers used are acid-free, this will keep your dress preserved for a longer amount of time.


  1. Check for other reviews and portfolios.

Ask the dry-cleaners if they have any references or portfolios for you to look at—this way you can see the quality of their work. You can even check for company reviews to see how the business really treats customer clothing. This can help you choose the best company to preserve the beautiful souvenir of your big day.

As you remember these tips, you’ll be better equipped to choose the best dry-cleaner for your dress’s particular needs, and your wedding day memories will be beautifully preserved.


The 52nd ACM Awards and What the Winners Wore

Since 1966, the Academy of Country Music has been honoring those in the country music industry and brought to light those who accomplished great feats with their music. This year was no exception and many singers were awarded such as Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, Lori McKenna, Cara Denis, and many more!

Although not everyone who attended and was nominated can win an award, everyone wins for wearing some of the most fashionable outfits and dresses of the year. Kelsea Ballerini was a nominee for Female Vocalist of The Year. She wore a beautiful strapless Monique Lhuillier gown and David Yurman earrings. Kacey Musgraves wore a floral gown with lace detailing. Marren Morris, who won New Female Vocalist of The Year wore a green flirty pixie cut with an emerald gown.

We hope you appreciated the great fashion that was put on display on the red carpet as we did.


How to Store Your Leathers Properly

Leather jackets are a very expensive part of everyone’s wardrobe. Mishandling your leathers can damage them over time. Therefore, prevention is key to a long-lasting leather jacket. The following are a few tips to help keep your leathers in crisp, like-new condition:

  • Keep your leather jackets clean! Any spots or stains should be treated as soon as possible. A reliable dry cleaner can help with existing stains.
  • To retain the shape of your leather jacket, it is recommended you purchase a solid hanger with good shoulder support.
  • Wrap your leathers in acid-free garment bags. These bags are breathable and are meant to protect your leathers from elements harmful to your jacket. Most professional dry cleaners will supply you with one after they clean leather jackets.
  • Long exposure to light can discolor your leather jackets. Storing them in dark cabinets or closets is recommended.

One of the most difficult things to control is the level of humidity in your house or apartment. Humidity can damage your leathers if they are exposed to it. There is just no permanent way of reducing humidity levels to an environment suitable to storing your leathers. Dry cleaners usually do a good job of storing your leathers and some will even offer to do it for free if you clean them at their location. Some will even apply a leather protectant or conditioner to ensure its durability.

No matter how you store your leathers, prevention is key to a life-long leather jacket.

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