National Dry Cleaning Day – March 3rd

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 New York and skillfully crafted a career as a distinguished tailor […]

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 […]

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 […]