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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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Chris Cooley

The Future of Dry Cleaning comes to Nashville…again. Lapels Dry Cleaning opens third location in One Bellevue Place (next to Sprouts) at 7630 Highway 70 South, Suite 304.

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry-cleaning franchise headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, is scheduled to open a full-service satellite store at the site of the old Bellevue Mall and now the new $200 million-dollar development called One Bellevue Place in Nashville on April 28. “With our dry-cleaning plant opening in early March and a […]

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Tommy Dawson and family

Lapels Dry Cleaning coming to greater Memphis area; plant to open on April 14

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, recently announced a multi-store development agreement with Dawson Investment Group to bring the Future of Dry Cleaning to the greater Memphis area. The first to open is the dry cleaning plant, on April 14. Lapels Dry Cleaning of Memphis is located […]

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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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Jay Desai, Lapels Franchisee of the Year

Jay Desai named Lapels Dry Cleaning Franchise Owner of the Year

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally non-toxic dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, recently named Jay Desai as its Franchise Owner of the Year for 2017.  Desai is an owner of the Lapels Dry Cleaning of Beverly Hills at 31255-B Southfield Road, Beverly Hills, MI; Lapels Dry Cleaning of Rochester Hills at 3038 Rochester […]

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Coffee Stains Can Be Sneaky Stains

You may not realize it, but some stains can be made up of compound elements beyond just the obvious presumed cause of the problem.  Coffee stains, for example, often contain milk or other additives, making the stain more difficult to remove since the coffee is a tannin stain and the milk leaves a protein-based stain.  […]

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Chris Cooley

The Future of Dry Cleaning comes to Nashville. Lapels Dry Cleaning to open at 6019 Nolensville Pike in Nashville and 202 5th Avenue North in Franklin TN.

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry-cleaning franchise headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, is scheduled to open a full-service, environmentally friendly dry-cleaning plant at 6019 Nolensville Pike, Nashville on March 3rd. “I’m extremely excited to be opening several locations that will offer a sustainable, non-toxic method for dry cleaning clothes in Nashville and the surrounding […]

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Caring for Winter Accessories

Winter accessories, such as gloves, hats and scarves are getting lots of use this year. Wearing a scarf around your neck helps prevent the transfer of makeup, perspiration, perfume or cologne onto the collar area of your coat or jacket – therefore keeping this area clean longer. Remember to clean winter accessory items frequently to […]

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Lapels Dry Cleaning makes Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 500 franchises list for 2018

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, ranked 382 on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 for 2018. With nearly 100 locations nationwide, this represents the third consecutive year Lapels has received this honor. “Making Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 500 is quite an accomplishment, one that represents the hard work and […]

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TIPS FOR CLEANING SWEATERS

Sweaters are a little harder to care for than most garments.  They can shrink; they can stretch; they can pill.  And the softer the sweater, the more delicate it is.  Many sweaters can survive the laundering process – and even come out looking good. You just have to know how to launder each type of […]

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