Care Tips

  • Wedding bells in the future?

    Wedding planners suggest you arrange cleaning and preservation of your gown well before the ceremony.  Our professional staff will care for your gown after the ceremony, cleaning and expertly packaging it for long-term storage.  Not sure if you are going to … Continue reading →

  • Winter coat bubbling over?

    Is your favorite coat looking rippled? Modern outerwear is often constructed using adhesive to bond outside and inside layers, adding shape and form without bulk.  Time, wear and exposure to the elements can break down the adhesive, creating a bubbled, … Continue reading →

  • The perfect fit (or hemming and hawing).

    Jeans that fit like a dream are hard to find, especially after wearing pants without buttons during the pandemic.  So when you shop for new, focus on the body fit, and don’t worry about the length. Our alterations department can … Continue reading →

  • Oxy moron?

    Have you made the switch to oxygen-bleach products yet? You may think conventional chlorine bleach is whitening, but if the water is not hot enough, the bleach is only weakening fibers. Old-fashion bleach requires substantial heat to activate and brighten—the … Continue reading →

  • Laundry piled up?

    Looking for a way to spoil that special someone at home? Did spending too much time at home get your laundry room overflowing?  Catch up with the chores while still enjoying the springtime sunshine and give yourself a little break … Continue reading →

  • Treasures in the Attic

    Are you keeping an old military uniform, letter jacket or baby blanket in your attic? Bring us your special family heirlooms. Our cleaning process protects delicate fibers, prevents aging stains. We can repair most the tears or loose seams of … Continue reading →

  • Watch for Wear

    Don’t be caught off guard when your favorite shirt finally gives out. Check your cuffs and collar for signs of wear around the edges. Do you see a dark pigment at the corner of your collar? It’s the glue from … Continue reading →

  • Early Spring cleaning

    Get a jumpstart on spring cleaning — bring us all your bulky bedding – we specialize in their cleaning {and storage}. Our professional staff will make sure your downs, wools and silks are ready for next winter’s storms.  Don’t have … Continue reading →

  • Springtime is fresh and sweet, so should your clothing be

    Successful removal of odors depends on the source of the odor and the type of fabric, but the process can be a bit complex. Perspiration; mildew; smoke from tobacco or fire; urine; metallic or oily … there’s a process for … Continue reading →

  • A Stitch in Time

    Let us know if you have a loose button or a falling hem. Out talented staff can repair your favorite clothes so you can keep wearing them time and time again. Hemming a new pair of pants? Don’t forget to … Continue reading →