Advice and answers from the professionals at Regina Dry Cleaners.
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Some Common Questions:
What is drycleaning?
Clothes are deep cleaned in a safe liquid solution. The solution is then extracted and your clothes are steam pressed. During the cleaning process, your clothes are wet from our cleaning solution. Dry Cleaning is a great way to safely clean garments and remove stains such as oil and grease. It is a great method for cleaning your specialty items or everyday wardrobe.
Does drycleaning shrink clothes?
No, it doesn’t. Modern dry cleaning machines are advanced. They have temperature control and minimal agitation to prevent shrinkage.
Why dry clean something instead of washing it at home?
The most important reason is to prolong the life of your garments. Keeps them looking their best. One of the properties of dry cleaning solvent is that it is much gentler than water on your garments. Another property is that it cleans grease and dirt out of garments much better than with water.
Why do you need dry cleaning?
Dry cleaning is necessary to protect fabrics that are damaged by heat or water. Damage to delicate fabrics occurs by altering their structure during the cleaning process. Water can swell and stretch fibers. This can cause the fiber to lose its original shape. Home-based stain removal requires a water-based detergent and a high degree of heat. Increasing the potential to damage the fabric. Dry cleaning is the best cleaning method for delicate or stained fabrics. Fabrics that should not come in contact with water.
Is dry cleaning really dry?
No – the name comes from the cleaning process’s lack of water. Dry cleaning launders clothing in a liquid solvent. Drying gets the solvent out. Finishing with steam reshapes the garment.
What clothes should you dry clean?
Clothing labels are usually the best place to check for the cleaning method. There is a little room for interpretation. Some labels will read “dry clean only” while others will simply read “dry clean.” Silk, acetate, velvet, and wool items should be dry cleaned. Cotton, linen, cashmere, polyester, acrylic, and nylon can usually be washed at home. Keep an eye out for blended materials. When in doubt, bring it to Regina Dry Cleaners. Generally, you should dry clean suits, vests, and dress pants. Also, dry clean garments with linings and overcoats. Always check the fabric type and the label before dry cleaning these items. When in doubt call Regina Dry Cleaners or drop by.