Author Archives: Kevin Houston

Outdoor gear care guide

Finally, a chance to get away and see the great outdoors. The weather can be a bit unpredictable. A properly-waterproofed tent can be a great place to wait out a storm. To avoid sleeping in a puddle, you’ll do well to waterproof tents once a year. Here are a few more tips to keep your […]

Garden Street Store Permanently Closes.

Our location at 3239 Garden Street in Titusville has closed. Please visit our other location at 2490 S. Hopkins Ave. Titusville, Fl 32780 Phone #  321-267-1302

Dry Cleaning Q&A

Q. Does frequent drycleaning shorten the life of a garment? A. On the contrary, frequent cleaning prolongs the life of a garment. Not only do stains set with age, making the garment unwearable, but ground-in dirt and soil act as an abrasive, like sandpaper, causing rapid wear of fibers. Also, insects are attracted to soiled […]

All stains can be removed

No they can’t. Whether it’s a new garment or a treasured, well worn garment, everyone hates it when they spill something on their clothing.  We understand and will always use our best efforts to make that accident go away.  Sometimes it’s very easy and sometimes not!  Either way, we have the professional expertise to do […]

Common Laundry mistakes – part 1

Too much detergent Counter-intuitively, more soap does not make for cleaner clothes. Rather, it can make them grimier as he soap residue fades colour and attracts more dirt. It can also lead to bacteria build-up in the machine and on clothes, especially in areas where the excess soap holds dirt and doesn’t get washed away, […]

Is club soda a miracle stain remover?

Does club soda really work on spills? Everyone “knows” club soda is the ultimate remedy for instant stain removal, but is it really all it’s cracked up to be? Our 107-year-old professional trade association, the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI), recently completed an in-depth study of the merits of club soda versus plain old water […]

Benefits of Professional Drycleaning – part 3

Preservation: Many dry cleaners specialize in the preservation of wedding gowns, christening gowns, and other family heirlooms. Preservation is a special type of storage that helps prolong the life of a garment for years and years. Cleaners often say that they aren’t just preserving a customer’s garment, they’re preserving a memory. Quality: This is what […]

Benefits of Professional Drycleaning – part 2

Inspection: Before they return a garment to you, quality dry cleaners conduct an inspection to make sure your order has met their own and your expectations. If they spot a problem, the garment gets sent back to receive further attention. Safeguards like this help ensure that your clothes will look their best when you come […]

Benefits of Professional Dry Cleaning – part 1

What are the benefits of dry cleaning? Alterations: Professional dry cleaners are full-service clothing care specialists. Alterations are one of the many services they may offer in addition to dry cleaning your clothes. Buttons: Dry cleaners repair loose buttons or sew on new ones, if necessary. Convenience: All you have to do is drop your […]

Clean Ideas: End-of-Summer Cleanup

Tips for getting things ready for storage Before you get caught up in all the back-to-school activities, spend some end-of-summer time returning items to their best possible state before you store them away. This will prove to be a time saver when you want to use them again next spring. Musty beach towels: Launder, using […]

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