No Moths Allowed

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It’s happened to all of us. You pull out a favorite sweater, scarf, or coat, and there’s a hole, right in front! You’ve got clothing moths! Now what? First, isolate the garment by putting it in a sealed plastic bag. Then, pop it in your freezer for a few days. …

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Complete Your Wardrobe With Alterations

Any garment will look significantly better when it fits properly, according to costume designer and author Alison Freer. Below is an excerpt from her book on clothing alterations that are worth it. This piece was originally published in the Huffington Post. And remember, DELIA’S Cleaners can complete most of the …

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Should I Dry Clean My Golf Shirts?

One of our customers recently shared this question with us, “Should I dry clean my golf shirts and does it make a difference in how long the colors stay bright?” We turned to our golfing friends for their personal advice, some of whom are pros. Here’s what they said.  Golf …

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Folding Business Shirts for Travel

Business travelers know that a wrinkled shirt can create an impression and impact the results of the trip – negatively. That’s why packing these shirts to minimize the amount of wrinkles that will develop en route is crucial. While there are many techniques, we’ve found this process to be most …

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Dry Cleaning Basics

We are often asked how best to work with us to ensure the best results. We asked our experts their opinions and put together some dry cleaning basics to keep in mind. Care Labels Clothes with tags reading “dry clean only” should go to DELIA’S Cleaners for professional cleaning. If …

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5 Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips to Save You Money

While laundry may not be a big expense relative to other household bills, it can add up if you wash your clothes frequently. This is especially true for apartment dwellers and other who rely on coin-operated machines. And then there is the environmental impact of detergents, water, and electricity, and …

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Designer Juliette Hogan on Longevity of Garments

New Zealand designer Juliette Hogan recently published a clothing care guide. This guide was developed to support her “buy once, buy right” philosophy, which helps her customers increase the longevity of their garments so they can enjoy quality knitwear and cashmere for decades. Garment Longevity She shared her perspective on …

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Removing BBQ Sauce & Other Summer Stains

Summer is officially here and that means barbecues, picnics, and campouts. It also means it’s summer stain season. Summer sauces, condiments, and beverages can permanently damage clothing if not treated properly. Many of these are best treated by professionals with stain removers specifically designed to address the chemical makeup of …

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Fighting Summer Stains: Fruits And Berries

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Summer fruits make some of the best desserts, whether cooked or eaten fresh from the garden. Just imagine grilled plums, peach cobblers, fruit-filled pies and bowls of fresh blueberries and raspberries. Summer fruits are ripe, sweet and juicy – and stain makers. After all, fruits were used to make dyes …

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Packing To Prevent Wrinkles And Wear

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Showing up at a business meeting or wedding in clothing that looks like they’ve been wadded up and crushed is embarrassing. Unfortunately, with today’s luggage fees and carry-on limitations, many of us are cramming as much as we can into tiny bags. Even before these restrictions, packing so clothes come …

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