November: Coats for Kids
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 […]
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 […]