In addition to using traditional dry-cleaning methods, Lake City Cleaners’ laundering outlets set themselves apart with environmentally friendly technology installed at each of their four Chicagoland locations in Lake Forest, Highland Park, Evanston, and Chicago. Lake City Cleaners offers three levels of cleaning: Classic Care for everyday clothing, Fleur de Lis Care for fine items that require hand finishing, as well as Monarch Care, which uses the carbon dioxide-based Solvair system with a biodegradable cleaning solution. Pickup and delivery services are available throughout the North Shore, Gold Coast, Magnificent Mile, and much of the northern suburbs, and the cleaners’ GPS-tracking verifies the time and location of order of pickup and drop-off.
Using thorough, residue-free cleaning techniques, White Glove Cleaning and Restoration's insured cleaners descend upon homes to relieve them of dust, dirt, and grime. Owners Mandi and Derek's team of spick-and-span savants pummels dirt on carpets, upholstery, tile, air ducts, and dryer vents. In accordance with White Glove Cleaning and Restoration's satisfaction guarantee, cleaners tenaciously scrub homes until each room glistens to customers' expectations, or until grout sparkles bright enough to disorient migrating geese.
Skokie Valley Laundry and Dry Cleaners breathes neat new life into grubby threads using eco-friendly methods. Changing solvents with each load to preserve efficacy, the outlet's skilled launderers can remove pesky mayo splotches from shirts ($2.20) or poorly executed ketchup self-portraits from bed sheets, tablecloths, and other flatwork ($16.75 for the first 5 pounds, $2.30/lb. thereafter). Skokie Valley's dry-cleaning service forgoes the widely used but potentially hazardous chemical perc, relying instead on safer and greener substances to waterlessly wash shirts ($7.95–$8.50), blazers ($7.95), full suits ($14.50), and more. With the cleaner's convenient pickup and delivery service, customers needn't be home for clothes to be picked up or dropped off.
When dirt and mites penetrate deep into carpets, they can be nearly impossible to remove without professional help. Enter the certified and insured techs at Leco Steam Inc., who use the power of steam extractions to oust bacteria and grime from both carpeting and upholstery.
Michael’s trained window cleaners eliminate dirt, dust, and fingerprints resting on interior and exterior panes using safe, eco-friendly products. In addition to scouring windows, they restore screens to their original condition by removing dead bugs and graffiti left by migrating birds. Exterior windows are scrubbed year round unless temperatures drop below 20 degrees.