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Four Things to do before taking your clothes to be dry-cleaned

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Professional dry cleaning is the only way to care for certain articles of clothing, so it’s a service that most of us will use at some point in our lives – but not everyone is aware of how to get the most out of it. For optimal results, be sure to do the following before dropping off your garments to be dry-cleaned:

 

1) Read The Label

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It’s important to review the labels on your clothing. This is where you’ll find any special care requirements that the manufacturer may have suggested. You’ll probably want to confirm that the garments are indeed “dry clean only”, because some items may be cheaper to launder. When in doubt, though, dry cleaning is always safer than machine washing!

2) Note Any Stains

If you are aware of any stains on the garment, bring them to the attention of your local dry cleaners. Many stains require specialised attention to be fully removed. If you know the source of the stain, be sure to mention that as well – it’ll make the cleaning process easier and give you the best results.

3) Check For Existing Damages

Take a few minutes to fully examine the condition of your clothes or textiles. Look for missing buttons, broken zippers, and loose threads. It’s important to let your dry cleaner know about these concerns upfront so that they can make a note and make any special arrangements necessary (including making repairs or cleaning your garments separately).

4) Empty Your Pockets!

Sometimes when we’re in such a rush, we forget to check what we’re carrying before dropping off garments. Everyday items like coins, pens, paperclips, and keys can actually damage clothing during the dry cleaning process. And because your garments will often be cleaned alongside those of other customers, forgetting to empty your pockets puts their valuable clothes at risk as well. So do the kind thing, and remember to search everything carefully before having your clothes dry cleaned.

If you ever need help preparing your clothes for dry cleaning or have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us on 01484 721 536 or contact us!