• Changing Seasons

    Autumn is here and the weather will soon be changing.  That means changing your wardrobe.  Unless you have three or four empty closets in your home, you may have to store clothes with the changes of the season. Before putting clothes in storage, let us clean them. Cleaning prevents even invisible stains from discoloring and weakening […]

  • 7 Tips to Keep Your Clothes Lasting Longer

    Here are 7 tips that will help keep your favorite garments ready to wear, longer. Allow perfumes, lotions, deodorants, antiperspirants, and other toiletries to dry before you get dressed.  These products can contain ingredients that can cause discoloration. Bring a garment in for professional cleaning as soon as possible after becoming soiled.  Stains and soil […]

  • Don’t Let Your Clothes Get You Wrinkled

    Many of today’s garments are touted as wrinkle-free, but if they aren’t treated right they can still get wrinkles.  To keep all your garments looking fresh with fewer wrinkles, keep these tips in mind: Don’t overload the washer or dryer with too many clothes.  They won’t get as clean as they should, and they won’t […]

  • Cuffed pants, a brief history

    Back in the 1890’s, King Edward VII popularized sewn-in “turn-ups” as an alternative to rolling up pant bottoms in rainy weather. Cuffs were a sign of elegant tailoring until WWII wartime clothing restrictions banned cuffs and flaps on pockets to save fabric. Today, cuffs are recommended on trousers with wide or long legs, double pleats […]

In addition to being named the Best Dry Cleaner in Richmond, VA for over 2 decades and one of America's Best Cleaners, we're also committed to doing our part for our neighborhood, and we are proud of our community programs. Through our signature program, Puritan Cleaners Coats For Kids, we've collected well over 300,000 coats for the Salvation Army since we started in 1988. We've also partnered with the Central Virginia Food Bank to raise over 400,000 meals through our 100K Meals program. We also have programs that support our troops, the Junior Women's League, and the Cancer Society. We love the Richmond community, and appreciate your support.

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Getting To Know Us – Maricela Donado-Sandoval

Getting to Know Us This is Maricela, one of our dry cleaning specialists at our Staples Mill location. She has been with us for 19 years and started as a shirt presser at our Tuckahoe location in 1998. We asked Maricela a few questions so you could get to know her better and here’s what […]

Polo Shirts, A Brief History

Originated by French tennis champion René Lacoste and introduced at the 1926 U.S. Open, the polo shirt quickly became favored tennis attire. The combination of comfort, breathability, long tuckable tail and soft collar quickly made the Lacoste popular for golfers. In 1972 Ralph Lauren founded his company on the “Polo” shirt. Today, every major clothing […]

Getting To Know Us – Eva Santos-Portillo

This is Eva Santos-Portillo, she works in the laundry area at our Staples Mill location and has been with Puritan Cleaners for 17 years.  We asked Eva a few questions so you could get to know her better and here’s what she said: Tell us about yourself and your family: “I am a happy person […]