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Author Archive | Kathy May

Preserving Wedding Memories

You carefully planned your wedding. Then you spent hours trying on dresses, finally finding the perfect gown. Once the day is over how do you care for your beautiful dress to either preserve it as a keepsake, or perhaps to share with your own daughter to wear on her wedding day. We are here to […]

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Lapels Dry Cleaning coming to Boston’s Seaport District

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, recently announced a seven-store development agreement with the father and son team of Steve Goddess and Scott Goddess to bring the Future of Dry Cleaning to Boston’s Seaport District. The initial store will be located at 415 D Street in South […]

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Caring for Linen

Linen is washable, but it can shrink if it has not been pre-shrunk by the manufacturer. Always check the care label attached to the garment before laundering. If machine washing linens, use warm water and a short, gentle cycle. Separate colors before washing. Many linens may bleed. Dry linen garments on a clothing rack or […]

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Lapels Dry Cleaning customers donate nearly 5 tons of clothing to Big Brother/Big Sister organizations nationwide

When a clothing drive nets four tons of clothes, it’s difficult to expect more the following year—unless you happen to be talking about Lapels Dry Cleaning customers.  With three additional states worth of Lapels Dry Cleaning stores participating this year, Lapels Dry Cleaning clothing drive to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters generated 9480 pounds of […]

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Summer Weather Garment Care

Antiperspirant Potential Problem: Build-up from deodorant and antiperspirant products can cause fiber damage and yellowing. Blue and green on silk and wool are particularly prone. Aluminum chloride can weaken fibers in cotton, linen, rayon, and some synthetic blends, leaving holes during cleaning. Clothing Care: Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application. Avoid overuse and allow antiperspirant/deodorant […]

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