• Thomas Jennings, born 1791

    National Dry Cleaning Day – March 3rd

    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 […]

  • Where’d That Stain Come From?

    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 […]

  • What if you were hungry?

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

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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Luxurious Silk

Quality silk, from lingerie to neckwear, is an investment in luxury.   Natural-fiber silk is delicate: simply rubbing or scrubbing a spot can fade color or dull the silk fabric’s luster. If gravy spots your silk tie or champagne bubbles over onto your silk crêpe de chine, stay calm and gently blot with a clean […]

Getting To Know Us – Debby Friend

This is Debby Friend, District Mentor for seven Puritan Cleaners locations in the Richmond area.  Debby has been with us for 12 years, and started out as a Customer Service Representative at our only drive-thru location on Midlothian Turnpike. We asked Debby a few questions so you could get to know her better and here’s […]

Cinderella Dreams 2017 – Make a Girl’s Prom Dreams Come True

You can make a difference in a girl’s life. Can you imagine being a teenage girl dreaming about attending her junior or senior prom, only to realize that the cost of a dress is out of reach? That’s where the Cinderella Dreams Project comes in. The Midlothian Junior Women’s Club, Puritan Cleaners, and YMCAs of Greater Richmond […]