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How to Clean Your Bathing Suit: A Dry Cleaners Guide

Your bathing suit is subjected to some of the harshest conditions. Salt, sand, sweat, oils, sunscreen, and chlorine all work to degrade your prized swim fashions. If you would like to learn how to keep your favorite beach and pool wear looking like new read on. How Often to Clean? First, it’s important to clean after each outing. You’re throwing a lot at the material,… Read More »How to Clean Your Bathing Suit: A Dry Cleaners Guide

How to Make Your Own Face Mask: Guest Post by Anthony Manno

Pat Manno & Anthony Manno In wake of CODIV-19 and Michigan’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, Manno Clothing and Tailoring in Dearborn, MI has decided to keep their tailoring shop open to construct protective masks. They have used their knowledge, tools, and materials to create a face mask assembly line. To date, they’ve donated over 1000 masks to Metro-Detroit hospitals. Anthony Manno was kind enough… Read More »How to Make Your Own Face Mask: Guest Post by Anthony Manno

An Important Message from Janet Davis Cleaners

At Janet Davis Cleaners, nothing is more important than ensuring the safety and health of our staff and customers. We appreciate the trust you place in us daily for your garment and textile care needs. Our team has met and reviewed the findings of the Dry Cleaning and Laundry Institute (DLI) after they’ve conferred with the CDC. We want to assure you that our textile… Read More »An Important Message from Janet Davis Cleaners

Mens Button Down Dress Shirt Fabrics and Materials

​ Photo Credit: Menswear Market True style isn’t about pomp and flash, it’s a matter of getting the details right. When it comes to dress, all elements matter, from your watch down to your socks. Your shirt selection is arguably one of the most important of these elements, so you’ll want to take the time to truly understand what each shirting fabric is ideal for.… Read More »Mens Button Down Dress Shirt Fabrics and Materials

Everything You Can and Cannot Dry Clean

Anyone familiar with the television show The Jeffersons knew the main character owned a dry cleaning business. It was his way of moving up and out of his low-income neighborhood in Harlem. To dry clean clothing and items doesn’t mean, no fluids. The opposite is true. But when it comes to taking your personal belongings to the dry cleaners use caution. Some items need dry… Read More »Everything You Can and Cannot Dry Clean

Which Gowns Respond to Wedding Dress Cleaning and Restoration?

Thinking of getting wedding dress cleaning and restoration done? Here are the kind of gowns that respond best to this treatment. A bride isn’t going to trust just anyone with her wedding dress cleaning and restoration. And who can blame her? Whether it’s new or vintage, it’s not just a gown, it’s a symbol of love, trust, and promise. Picking out a wedding dress is… Read More »Which Gowns Respond to Wedding Dress Cleaning and Restoration?

Does This Really Need Dry Cleaning? Dishing the Dirt on ”Dry Clean Only”

How serious is that ”dry clean only” label on your favorite cashmere sweater? Here’s what you need to know about dry cleaning labels and fabrics! The average household spends on average $500 per year on dry cleaning expenses. While this may seem like a steep annual bill, it’s nothing compared to the countless money that’s wasted on clothing that’s damaged due to improper cleaning methods.… Read More »Does This Really Need Dry Cleaning? Dishing the Dirt on ”Dry Clean Only”

Monique Lhuillier: Profile of a Couture Wedding Gown Designer

  Photo: Getty Images Though today her brand is famous for its celebrity following, Monique Lhuillier’s couture wedding gowns are designed to make real women feel stunning. The designer has the rare ability to convey both timelessness and modernity in her gowns, seamlessly combining well-worn traditions with fresh touches which brides worldwide find irresistible. Since opening her business 3 decades ago, Lhuillier’s designs have only… Read More »Monique Lhuillier: Profile of a Couture Wedding Gown Designer

Your Ultimate Guide to Shopping for Vintage Wedding Dresses

Planning a lacy, vintage wedding steeped in history? Check out this handy guide to shopping for vintage wedding dresses to match! It’s your big day so it’s only fitting that you want to find a dress that makes you feel beautiful and unique. Vintage wedding dresses are a great way to make a statement and find a look that is all yours. In fact, 90 percent… Read More »Your Ultimate Guide to Shopping for Vintage Wedding Dresses

Getting Ready for Guests: Why Your Duvets and Comforters Need Household Dry

As guests arrive for the summer, you want to give them somewhere clean to sleep. Get the deepest clean by taking in these household dry cleaning items. Do you have guests coming to spend the summer with you? If so, you’re not alone! This article claims 100 million Americans will travel this summer! If your guests are arriving soon, it’s time to get your guest space ready… Read More »Getting Ready for Guests: Why Your Duvets and Comforters Need Household Dry