Candle Wax – Beware of Colored Dyes

Candlvwax stains

Candles lend a romantic and festive flare to any occasion.  But when wax spills onto beautiful tablecloths, you’re left with a colorful mess. There are a host of at-home remedies for removing candle wax, but none of these address the colored dyes used by the manufacturers, and they can often …

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How Often Should Your Clothes Be Cleaned?

When Should You Clean Your Clothes?

We hear this question often and wanted to give you some guidelines on cleaning your clothes from The Drycleaning and Laundry Institute. Despite information to the contrary, professional dry cleaning will actually prolong the life of a garment.  In fact, it’s the oils, body salts, cologne, perfumes, hair products, insoluble …

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Moth-proofing Basics

Clothing moths that thrive on wardrobes full of cashmere, wool, fur and other fabrics made from animal hair are a nuisance and can cause permanent damage. Traditionally, sprays and mothballs have been used to rid clothing of moths. Today, however, there are plenty of ways to protect your clothes without …

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First Aid for Memorial Day (Or Anytime) Stains

Memorial Day Picnic spills

Memorial Day unofficially kicks off the summer, picnic and barbecue seasons. Often, though meals are served on flimsy paper plates that you balance on your lap as you eat food slathered in tasty sauces, condiments and juices, all just waiting to drip onto your clothes. These delicious foods and condiments can …

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How to Pack a Business Suit Without Wrinkling

Packing a suit for travel

Catching a flight for an overnight meeting is as common for many as the daily commute to the office. But how do you travel and keep your suit clean and wrinkle free? Worry no more, just follow these simple directions! The traditional method of packing for a wrinkle-free suit is …

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Spray-On Clothing Stains

Spray-on Stains Tips from DELIA'S CLEANERS

Spray before you dress. This is some the best garment care advice you can heed. Why? Because everyday items like sunscreen, perfume and deodorant can stain your clothes. You may not see these stains right away, which makes them even more dangerous to your clothes. These “invisible” stains typically only …

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Proper Clothing Care: Storage

Proper clothing care and storage are two of the most important steps in extending the lifetime of garments and household linens. These tips will ensure your items are stored properly so they can be used for years to come. Before storing any items, be sure they are clean and stain-free. …

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The Truth About Home Dry Cleaning Kits

Manufacturers of home dry cleaning kits claim that they save money and are as effective as professional dry cleaners. Sadly, this simply is not true. Professional dry cleaners like DELIA’S Cleaners use specialized procedures, cleaning solutions and machines that are designed specifically to clean and remove stains from clothes. Our …

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Keeping the Comfort in Comforters!!

No matter what the season, it is pure delight to crawl into bed and nestle under a warm comforter – except when your comforter has lost it fullness. With, proper care, comforters can be clean, fluffy and comforting for years to come. Most comforters have a cover, which is much …

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Why You Should Care About Care Labels

Clothing care labels can be one of the most annoying and valuable items on a garment. If placed wrong, sewn on with plastic thread or made from itchy material, they can be irritating as we all know. Before you cut them out, however, it’s important to know why they are …

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