• 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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Five Signs It’s Time for a New Dress Shirt

While it’s acceptable to have a well-worn pair of jeans, showing up for work or a meeting with a worn out dress shirt sends the wrong message. Did you know that very garment actually has a “life expectancy?” A quality dress shirt is generally made from cotton or a cotton blended fabric and should last […]

Choosing a Wedding Gown (Part 1)

It’s June and Wedding season is upon us!  So we thought we’d share some tips to consider when choosing a wedding gown: Bridal gowns can be new, they can be second or third-generation — handed down from mom or grandma — or they can be secondhand, from a boutique or resale shop. The question is how […]

Matt’s Great 8 Tailgate – 2010

Our 2nd annual Matt’s Great 8 Tailgate at the Puritan Staples Mill location on April 21 was a huge success!  Thanks to everyone who participated & donated to our 100,000 Meals Campaign to provide nourishing meals to kids in Central Virginia through the Central Virginia Food Bank. Matt DiNardo, weather anchor of WRIC TV8’s Good […]