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Sarni Cleaners Going Green with Green Garmento!

April 13, 2018

Sarni Cleaners is pleased to be the first dry cleaner in New England to adopt the new eco-friendly bag made by The Green Garmento®. These specially designed reusable bags will replace our VIP bags, eliminate single-use plastic garment covers and help us recycle hangers. The Green Garmento® is an all-in-one reusable laundry/duffel/garment bag created to

Prevent Insect Damage to Your Clothing

April 10, 2018

Mysteriously appearing holes may be the result of insect damage. Often the holes may not be readily apparent until after cleaning. Garments that have been stored for a long time are particularly prone to insect damage. Moth damage is commonly seen on wool fabrics, but beetles, silverfish, roaches, and other insects feed on stains and

Cleaning Warm Weather Clothing Takes Care

March 31, 2018

We lather up, jump in and enjoy during warm weather. With that come many products that can damage clothing items. Here are some quick tips to minimize that damage. Antiperspirant Potential Problem: Build-up from deodorant and antiperspirant products can cause fiber damage and yellowing.  Blue and green on silk and wool are particularly prone.  Aluminum

Things to Look for When Buying a Down Comforter

March 28, 2018

Although cleaning down items usually is not a problem, a comforter with poor construction and insufficient quilting can cause the down to shift, lose shape, or become matted. Inspect the comforter for these things before purchasing: Make sure the comforter is well-quilted. Quilting stitches should run both vertically and horizontally with quilting lines about 8–10

How to Speed Up Laundry Day

March 11, 2018

Laundry always seems to take too long. Each step — sort, wash, dry, and fold — takes time.  There are ways to simplify and speed up the process. Sort Ahead of Time Don’t wait until laundry day to sort. Use separate baskets and put your jeans or shirts in the right basket at the end

How to Care for Down & Fiberfill Comforters, Sleeping Bags and Coats

March 09, 2018

Comforters, sleeping bags, coats, and other cold weather garments are often made with down or fiberfill. Both down–a natural product, and fiberfill, a polyester fill–are effective in keeping out the cold. While cleaning down or fiberfill items is usually not a problem, a garment with poor construction and insufficient quilting can cause the down to

Home Cleaning with Microfibers

January 24, 2018

You may have heard a lot of hype about microfiber cloths and how they are used in home cleaning. Well, it’s not just a lot of hype. You may have even used a soft cloth thinking it is niceto hold and may have noticed it absorbs more than a terry cloth towel. But do you

Keeping Your Uggs Clean

November 23, 2017

Ugg boots are typically made of twin-faced sheepskin with fleece on the inside. They are a popular item in our winter wardrobe and many celebrities have been spotted wearing Uggs. In wintry weather, Uggs often develop stains from the snow and slush we trudge through. Here are a few tips to help you keep your

Look Your Best at (formal) Parties

October 01, 2017

Enjoy the party, but with the festivities spills, splashes, and other party-time mishaps, as well as wear alone, can take their toll on expensive formal wear such as tuxedos and evening gowns. Many formal wear garments are made of luxurious fabrics, such as taffeta, moire, satin, organza, metallic prints, silk, and velvet. Each of these

Removal of Clothing Stains

August 20, 2017

Whether it’s a new or well-worn, treasured garment, everyone hates to have clothing stains. We understand, and will always use our best efforts to make clothing stains go away. Sometimes it’s pretty easy – sometimes not. Either way, we have the professional expertise to do the job. Successful removal of clothing stains depends largely on