Tag Archives: dry cleaning

Confronting Summertime Food Stains

When the summer season arrives, it brings with it a variety of outdoor activities and events that often involve food. Whether it's a picnic in the park, a barbecue at the beach, or a backyard cookout, summertime is the perfect time to indulge in delicious meals and snacks. However, enjoying these food-filled gatherings can sometimes

What Makes a Dry Cleaner Eco-friendly?

As we celebrate Earth Day, have you thought about what makes a dry cleaner eco-friendly? Eco-friendly dry cleaners, or green dry cleaners, typically refer to dry cleaners who use eco-friendly dry-cleaning methods such as wet cleaning, liquid CO2 cleaning, and GreenEarth cleaning. Traditional dry cleaning involves the use of a solvent called perchloroethylene (also known

Keeping Coats, Jackets, and Blazers in Top Condition

While your favorite coat may be keeping you warm this month, we all have jackets and blazers that we use through the year and these pieces of clothing can take a beating. The care method for a coat will depend on its fiber content. For example, coats made of wool, leather, and suede may require

Look your best on the slopes!

Instead of sulking over the brutal snowy winter in Boston, how about embracing it with some fun activities such as snowboarding or skiing? Whether you are spending a ski weekend in New Hampshire or perhaps the Blue Hills ski area just outside Boston, your ski jackets, pants and gloves do get soiled at the end

Problems with down? We can help!

During the fall and winter, many of us depend on down comforters, sleeping bags, and apparel to keep warm and cut down on energy costs. Although down has superior insulating properties, it can present problems that require special care. Fine down and feathers can puncture and work through the shell fabric, causing holes or tears

Buying and Cleaning Sweaters

As the styles of sweaters change, so do the fibers of this wardrobe staple. Sweaters are made from a variety of fibers, ranging from cotton and wool to silk, rayon, acrylic and more. Natural fibers, such as angora, mohair, cashmere, and Shetland are especially popular. To add to the variety many sweaters contain special decorative

How to Clean and Store Tablecloths and Table Linens

You may not use your tablecloths and special linens very often, but when you are ready to entertain, it’s much easier if they’re easy to find and ready to go. Nothing is more frustrating than getting ready for a gathering or dinner party and realizing you have to spend extra time preparing your linens. Read

Cleaning Winter Gloves, Hats and Scarves

Winters in Boston are quite harsh. Accessories such as gloves, hats, and scarves are indispensable for keeping us warm when we venture outside. Inevitably, these accessories can get soiled with sweat and everyday stains. So how do we keep them clean? If care labels are present on the winter hat, scarf or gloves, follow the

Look Your Best at (formal) Parties

Boston winters are cold and while we can still enjoy skiing and other outdoor activities, we are likely to stay indoors and hold holiday parties and splashes. 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