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The Future of Dry Cleaning comes to Richmond. Lapels Dry Cleaning opens at 9107 FM 723 Road, Richmond.

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, recently opened a full-service, environmentally friendly dry cleaning satellite store at 9107 FM 723 Rd, Richmond, Texas on June 10. “We’re extremely excited to bring a sustainable, non-toxic way of dry cleaning clothes to Richmond,” said Komal Patel, the owner of […]

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BIG CHECK FOR BIG BROTHER BIG SISTER

Lapels Dry Cleaning holds a clothing drive every year to benefit Big Brother Big Sister. This year’s drive took in a record amount of clothing from Lapels customers—16,093 pounds to be precise. The clothing will be sold through a variety of channels– consignment shops, flea markets and online portals—with proceeds benefiting fund mentoring programs for […]

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Caring for Swimwear

Summer is finally here and for most of us that means cooling off in the ocean, lake or pool. Use caution when applying sunblock and suntan lotion. Many of these products contain dyes and oils that can stain clothing and swimwear. When applying for use with clothing, allow the lotion to dry as much as […]

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Jay Desai

The Future of Dry Cleaning comes to Beverly Hills. Lapels Dry Cleaning to open on June 17 at 31255-B Southfield Road, Beverly Hills, MI

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, will open a full-service, environmentally friendly dry cleaning store at 31255-B Southfield Road, Beverly Hills, MI on June 17. “We’re extremely excited to bring a sustainable, non-toxic way of dry cleaning clothes to yet another community in the greater Detroit metropolitan […]

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The Future of Dry Cleaning comes to Katy. Lapels Dry Cleaning to open on June 3 at 5102 FM 1463, Katy, TX

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, will open a full-service, environmentally friendly dry cleaning plant at 5102 FM 1463, Katy on June 3. “We’re extremely excited to bring a sustainable, non-toxic way of dry cleaning clothes to Katy,” said Komal Patel, the owner of Lapels Dry Cleaning […]

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Summer Clothes Care

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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Frank Grampone

The Future of Dry Cleaning comes to Somerville. Lapels Dry Cleaning to open on May 8 at 103 West Main Street, Somerville, NJ

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, will open a full-service, environmentally friendly dry cleaning plant at 103 West Main Street, Somerville, NJ on May 8. “We’re extremely excited to bring a sustainable, non-toxic way of dry cleaning clothes to Somerville,” said Frank Grampone, the owner of Lapels […]

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Invisible Stains

Often stains that are caused by food, oily type substances or beverages may become invisible when they dry. Later on, with time and or exposure to heat, a yellow or brownish stain will appear. This is caused by the oxidation or caramelization of the sugar in the staining substance. Once the stains become yellow or […]

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Lapels Annual Clothing Drive April 22nd – May 7th

Lapels Dry Cleaning will host their annual clothing drive to benefit Big Brother Big Sister organizations starting April 22 and running through May 7. Lapels Dry Cleaning stores in Arizona, Connecticut, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, and Michigan will be accepting clothing donations during this time period. “One of the great things about doing a […]

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Storing Winter Clothes

Common Sense Rules for Winter Clothing Storage

Now that winter is over, it’s time to store away all those winter clothes until next season. Follow these simple rules to keep your winter fashions looking good season after season. • Wash and dry clean everything before storage. Some stains that are now invisible may darken with age. Dirt and food are also invitations […]

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