How often in your life have you had a pair of pants or shirt that you just absolutely loved, only to watch it fade and get threadbare with heavy wear, whether it’s years or months? Then, when it’s no longer looking good, you have to face the fact that you’ll never find another one.
More and more the dangers and problems with traditional dry cleaning services are coming to light, and as people become more environmentally conscious, they’re looking for better solutions for clean and green living. Among these services is the idea of alternative dry cleaning. These methods can be far better not just for you and your clothes, but for the planet itself.
Clothes moths are a pain. They can be difficult to spot, so many people don’t realize they have a problem until they pull out their favourite cashmere sweater and notice small holes all over. As Kitsilano dry cleaners, we receive a lot of inquiries about how to protect your clothes and household fabrics from pests like moths.
We’ve all been there. You’re doing some spring cleaning and decide to go through your closet, only to find a treasure trove of old dresses, suits and other clothing that you’ve held onto for years. Your Kitsilano dry cleaners are all too familiar with that dilemma.
Some items hold special sentimental value that makes them difficult to part with. Others may be in poor condition, which complicates the option of giving them away. If you’ve held on to certain items for so long, it may seem like a waste to simply throw them out. Luckily, we have several ideas to help you decide what to do with those old suits and dresses taking up valuable closet space.
Our glorious winter sweaters are one of our most treasured pieces of our wardrobe. They’re soft, fluffy and keep us warm and cozy all season long. This is a tough job, though, and our sweaters start to show signs of wear from it much earlier than we’d like. Keep these tips in mind to get the most lifespan out of your winter sweaters. And when it comes time to clean them, you can count on your local Kitsilano dry cleaners to take precious care of them.
If you regularly dry clean your important clothes, then there are probably a few factors that you look for in a high quality dry cleaner. While the right dry cleaner should offer you things like good stain removal, using high quality cleaners and timely job completion, the one factor that consumers often fail to look for is load separation.
Separating dry cleaning loads by different criteria is one of the most important tasks that a dry cleaner can do to successfully clean your clothes. Read about the different ways your clothes should be separated and find out how you can find the right dry cleaning service for you.
When you get home from an enjoyable night out, the last thing you want to think about is doing your laundry. Quickly taking care of your black-tie attire after you get home greatly increases the lifespan of your clothing. It also saves you time, money and stress later when you’re in need of a particular shirt that might have been dirtied up at your last event. Learn how to properly care for your black-tie clothing articles, and why you should take your clothes to your local Kitsilano dry cleaners.
Here at your local, environmentally conscious Kitsilano dry cleaners, we practice eco-awareness in dry-cleaning your clothes. We believe that reducing our carbon footprint should be something we all work towards in every aspect of life. We also believe that caring for the environment as you move through your day-to-day shouldn’t be so hard!
Wool is one of our favorite things about colder weather. No matter what other materials you wrap yourself in or how high you turn up the heat, nothing ever feels as cozy as wrapping up in a wool blanket in front of a fire. Of course, it’s best to visit your local Kitsilano dry cleaners to take care of your woolens, as you want to be able to use them for years to come!
If you’re anything like us, cooler weather has you feeling downright giddy. We’re all about putting on a fire, wrapping up in a blanket and getting cozy with a good book—and what better place to do that than here in Vancouver? Thankfully, when it comes to taking care of your winter wardrobe, your Kitsilano dry cleaners have got your back.