The perks of dry cleaning are that you don’t have to think about washing your clothes once you drop off your order. Occasionally we get asked that questions ourselves, so we decided to give a brief explanation and make the dry cleaning process a little less mysterious. For those who are curious about the process, here’s how it works:
To put it in simple terms, dry cleaning a process that cleans clothes without the use of water. Dry cleaning uses a non-water based chemical solvent to clean clothes.
1. Tag & Inspect: Small paper tags are placed on the garments and shirts have the last name written in the tail, this is used to identify your clothes. Next the clothes are examined for any stains, missing buttons or tears.
2. Pretreatment: If any stains are found, the cleaner treats them before dry cleaning.
3. Dry Cleaning: The clothes are placed in a machine and cleaned with a solvent and tumbled without the use of water.
4. Finishing: Garments are then pressed, hung and a placed in a protective poly bag.