Caring for Dress Shirts

Champion Cleaners of Birmingham, AL offers tips on caring for and cleaning dress shirts.

The Dress Shirt. The uniform of the corporate world and countless other professions. It’s a style choice, valued wardrobe item and personal statement all in one. But, dress shirts aren’t perfect and how you go about caring for dress shirts in your closet will contribute greatly to the look and longevity of this most versatile…

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Why Dry Cleaning is Essential for Suits and Dress Clothes

Champion Cleaners of the Birmingham, AL area discusses why dry cleaning is essential for suits and dress clothes.

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.

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