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Dealing with the Dirty Dozen of Stain Removal: Make-up

By ChampionCleaners | December 4, 2019

How do I get a makeup stain out of my clothes?

If you get a smudge of concealer on your skirt or a dab of mascara on the collar, take these steps as quickly as possible to remedy the situation. We can’t promise you’ll be able to wear that perfect outfit tonight, but hopefully, you’ll at least be able to save it from the land of “never to be worn again.”

Why Dry Cleaning is Essential for Suits and Dress Clothes

By ChampionCleaners | October 26, 2019

Why is dry cleaning essential for suits and dresses?

Suits and dress clothes are usually made differently than your other clothes.  Specialty fabrics or trims, delicate lace, beadwork, sequins or decorative stitching all need to be handled with care or the garment can be ruined.  Certain types of buttons, buckles and decorative accents may need to be removed before cleaning.  Often the instructions are more complicated than simply “Dry Clean Only,” so finding a dry cleaner that can do it correctly is a must.

Clothing Defects In Dress Shirts…and More

By ChampionCleaners | October 26, 2019

The puckering of this collar indicates a poor quality and defective garment. Some defects can be repaired by our What are some common clothing defects in dress shirts and other items?
Professional Seamstress at Champion Cleaners in Birmingham Alabama, but some are so embedded in the garment, they are impossible to fix.

Does Dry Clean Only Really Mean Dry Clean Only?

By ChampionCleaners | September 28, 2018

Does Dry Clean Only Really Mean Dry Clean Only?

You’ve seen that label on clothing that says “Dry Clean Only.” Does it really mean what it says? The answer is a qualified: yes.

How Often Should Dress Clothes be Dry Cleaned?

By ChampionCleaners | September 28, 2018

3 Tips for Prom Dress Preservation

By ChampionCleaners | September 28, 2018

Prom is one of the most magical nights of a young woman’s life. A prom dress isn’t just what she wears that night – it’s a symbol of her entire high school experience.
Some advise on How to Preserve those memories.

How Does Fabric Restoration Work?

By ChampionCleaners | September 28, 2018

garments, fabrics and soft goods that have been affected by loss, typically fire, smoke, flood, and storms. Each individual’s needs are particular to the loss they suffer, but the process of restoration tends to follow a similar approach.

3 Tips for Handling Stains on Dry Clean Only Clothing

By ChampionCleaners | September 28, 2018

Would you like to learn a few tips on stain removal?

Choosing the Right Dry Cleaner: What to Look For

By ChampionCleaners | September 28, 2018

How to find the right dry cleaner?

No matter what your style, your clothes make a statement. They are an investment in who you are and what you present to the world. That statement should say, “I’m confident and proud to be me.” To help you look and feel your best, you should have a great dry cleaner in your ‘back pocket’ to keep your clothes looking spectacular.

I’m sure you’re asking, “How do I find the best dry cleaners near me?”

5 Steps to Properly Caring For Your Dress Shirts

By ChampionCleaners | September 28, 2018

How to properly care for your dress shirts. These 5 tips are a great start for cleaning dress shirts, but remember that the only way to make sure your shirts look like they’ve been to a dry clean professional is to take them there!

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