Our Coats for Kids program is a labor of love for our team of over 170 employees. Every year since 1988 kind people in our community have donated coats of all shapes and sizes at their neighborhood Puritan Cleaners. Every November, in addition to cleaning and pressing thousands of garments, our team stays late and […]
We celebrate National Dry Cleaning Day on March 3rd every year! Dry cleaning is a process that’s been around for centuries, but the process as we know it was pioneered by an African-American tradesman and abolitionist in New York City by the name of Thomas Jennings. Mr. Jennings was born to a free family in […]
Your favorite perfumes or colognes make you ‘scent’-sational, but their high alcohol content can stain your garments. When you apply the fragrance, the alcohol evaporates quickly, leaving the oil scent base. If your clothing comes in contact with the alcohol before it’s dry, a chemical reaction can occur, leaving faded or discolored spots. On white […]
FeedMore distributes over 75,000 lbs. of food EVERY DAY and the need for food increases in the summer months as children are out of school. Every Spring we partner with our community to collect funds and food donations for FeedMore and the Central Virginia Food Bank. Our goal each year is to collect enough funds and food to […]
Puritan Cleaners is offering free dry cleaning to anyone who is currently unemployed and needs freshly cleaned and pressed clothes for a job interview. We will clean a suit / blazer and slacks and two dress shirts, or two regular dresses per week. You need only to provide a letter from the Virginia Employment Commission […]
Lunch – getting a bite to eat and washing it down with a favorite drink. Then drip drip. Sauce, soda, or salad dressing goes right down the front. In today’s fast paced, eat-on-the-run life, keeping our favorite garments spot and stain free can sometimes be a daunting task. Whether it’s that favorite silk blouse, Polo […]
Welcome to Puritan Cleaners’ new blog! Part of our expansion into social media.