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Questions to Ask Your Dry Cleaners Before Preserving Your Wedding Gown

​You have a lot invested in your wedding gown and you want to be sure the dry cleaners you chose to preserve your gown will invest as much care in your wedding dress as you have. Here is a list of questions to ask the dry cleaner before leaving your gown to be preserved. Where is my gown going to be processed? Who is going to… Read More »Questions to Ask Your Dry Cleaners Before Preserving Your Wedding Gown

Mold Damage Repaired on a Vintage Silk Satin Wedding Gown

Here at Janet Davis Dry Cleaners we recently cared for a vintage silk satin wedding dress that was stored improperly and sustained mold damage along with the more common symptoms of poor storage – yellowing and wrinkles. I have included 3 before and after pictures including the front, the back and the underskirt. It is important to note that the photos of this dress were… Read More »Mold Damage Repaired on a Vintage Silk Satin Wedding Gown

6 Reasons To Preserve Your Wedding Gown Faster Than Apolo Ohno Skated the 500M in Torino

Okay, so I’m not telling you to skip the honeymoon to have your wedding gown preserved the moment you leave the reception. Having your wedding gown preserved sooner rather than later is important, and here’s why. 1. To keep your wedding gown as beautiful as the day you wore it for as long as possible. Your daughter or granddaughter may want to wear your gown… Read More »6 Reasons To Preserve Your Wedding Gown Faster Than Apolo Ohno Skated the 500M in Torino

Janet Davis Cleaners Attended The Association of Wedding Gown Specialists Annual Meeting in Las Vegas

Dave Matthews and Kyle Matthews of Janet Davis Cleaners in Berkley, MI attended the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada March 4-7. Topics for this year’s meeting included what services dry cleaners can offer brides, what services brides are looking for, tips for cleaning wedding gowns and much more. The pair led a demonstration for the group on cleaning couture wedding… Read More »Janet Davis Cleaners Attended The Association of Wedding Gown Specialists Annual Meeting in Las Vegas

Janet Davis Cleaners to Present at Association of Wedding Gown Specialists Meeting in Vegas

The Association of Wedding Gown Specialists, who specialize in wedding gown cleaning and preservation, meet each year in a different city where they tour a participating member’s plant, engage in round-table discussions, and learn from industry experts. Members from Village East Cleaners in Henderson, Nevada, Edwin Los and Rachel Hahnfeld will host the meeting from March 4-7, 2010. “Last year’s meeting was full of usable… Read More »Janet Davis Cleaners to Present at Association of Wedding Gown Specialists Meeting in Vegas

Ines Di Santo Wedding Gown Before & After Cleaning

This is an Ines Di Santo wedding gown that was brought in for cleaning. There is custom bead work at the top that will melt if cleaned using traditional dry cleaning methods and the wedding gown is made of silk so it cannot be wet cleaned. In this case we would normally remove the ornamentation, clean the dress and then replace everything exactly as it came off,… Read More »Ines Di Santo Wedding Gown Before & After Cleaning

6 Things To Do Before Walking Down The Aisle: Make getting dressed the day of your wedding a breeze

Most bridal salons will press or steam your wedding gown, so here are some things to do once your gown comes home to help you get dressed on your big day.   1. Remove your wedding gown from the garment bag if it’s plastic and hang the gown where it will be safe from children and pets. Also, Le Salon Bridal Boutique recommends putting your finger over the… Read More »6 Things To Do Before Walking Down The Aisle: Make getting dressed the day of your wedding a breeze

Sottero & Midgley Wedding Gown Before and After Cleaning

The bride who wore this Sottero & Midgley Wedding Dress opted for some extreme outside pictures on the honeymoon and dirtied the hem in the process.   The first step in the cleaning process for this wedding dress consisted of a series of baths for the hemline. This eliminated most of the ‘easy’ to remove dirt leaving the tough spots while also being very gentle… Read More »Sottero & Midgley Wedding Gown Before and After Cleaning