Shirts 'N' Skirts' friendly staff of garment-cleaning technicians deodorize duds, evict stains, and alter ill-fitting hemlines with eco-friendly cleaning methods, offering free pickup and delivery for homes within 5 miles of one of the store's locations. Using state-of-the-art products and machinery, these thread techs disinfect, steam, and press clothes to leave them neater than Mr. Clean's accounting ledger. They'll expunge pants ($4.95) and shirts ($4.75) of lingering odors, hem up elongated pants ($12), or shine ($6) and restore heels ($12) on aging shoes. Garments make their way back into their owner's care within 24 hours, ready to fill up closet space like a skeleton soiree.
It’s not surprising that Chem-Dry boasts more than 4,000 locations around the world—it uses reliable cleaning agents that are both natural and effective. Its carpet-cleaning process leaves floors treadable in one to two hours with a simple mixture of carbonation and hot water that uses significantly less moisture than steam cleaning or an indoor fire hydrant. The nontoxic cleaner, which Chem-Dry calls The Natural, is safe to use around kids and pets. Technicians can also use a black light to hunt down pet urine spots for treatment, remove water damage, and extract grime from tile and grout before applying a protective sealant.
The friendly operation at Beverly Wilshire Dry Cleaners takes in mustard-stained suits, grass-streaked pants, and dust-mite-ridden sheets, rendering them spotless and fresh through speedy dry-cleaning and laundry services. Expert tailors take in drooping hems, and specialized cleaners preserve and protect hard-to-care-for materials such as leather, suede, drapery, molten lava, and wedding dresses. As a testament to the shop's commitment to the environment, the onsite plant eschews harsh petrochemicals and coal-burning washing-machine steam engines for eco-conscious cleaning materials and processes.
With just the power of steam, the expert cleaners of 818 Carpet Cleaning can give new life to a room. They freshen carpets using steam cleaning and encapsulation cleaning as well as environmentally friendly products. They also clean tile and upholstery.
A Carriage Regal Cleaner protects wedding veils, trains, and gowns with an antisugar treatment that prevents yellowing for up to 20 years. This 1.5-month process includes cleaning and hand pressing, as well as $1,500 worth of insurance from the Wedding Gown Preservation Co. Dresses return to owners in museum-strength, silver-and-white display chests that let onlookers admire perfectly preserved tulle and rhinestones when they’re feeling nostalgic or when the wedding channel temporarily goes offline. The official dry cleaner of the UCLA athletic department's head football and basketball coaches, A Carriage Regal Cleaner's technicians also cleanse a variety of textiles, often turning to environmentally friendly dry-cleaning methods. They also speedily ready garments with same-day service on shirts and blouses, pants, and men’s and women's two-piece suits. Tailoring services ensure an individual fit within three days, and shoe repair services extend the life spans of sock protectors in just one week.
At Hilltop Cleaners, earth-friendly dry cleaning practices rid wardrobes of stenches and splotches in a manner that won’t cause harm to the environment. The company—open 24/7 all year—makes deliveries any day of the week, and provides same-day service if requested. Additionally, on-site tailors work to repair damaged duds, ensuring that a torn suit seam doesn’t keep a businessman away from a meeting and an overly long skirt doesn’t keep a marathoner from winning his race.