Brandishing the latest in dry-cleaning technologies, Dry Clean Xpress's fleet of delivery vans are at the beck and call of dirty-garment owners. Hand over sullied items, such as pants ($5.99), sweaters ($6.99), two-piece suits ($13.99), and dresses ($11.99+), to the hamper-on-wheels, or drop them off at one of their convenient locations. After whisking away your duds, the washing wizards run them through a gauntlet of cleanliness, using gentle solvents to dissolve anything from wine stains to smudges endured during smear campaigns. Committed to environmental friendliness, Dry Clean Xpress soaks clothes in biodegradable detergent and tumbles them through energy efficient washing equipment, replacing splatters of brownie batter with eco brownie points.
The staff at this family-owned-and-operated business meticulously clean and inspect garments and strive to thoroughly extract stains and odors on the first try. When they aren't freshening shirts, ties, and dresses, they perform skillful alterations and revive comforters exhausted by frequent pillow fights.
Named 2010 "Best Hair Salon" in Tennessee Valley by CityVoter and in the 2009 Huntsville Times' Reader's Choice Awards, Salon Allure shapes, soothes, and shears tresses with a talented team of designers and Redken shampoos and products. A women's haircut and style ($29 and up) tames hair beasts, a foil treatment ($75 and up) highlights strands with accuracy, and a gloss or glaze ($30 and up) makes hair as shiny as a new penny covered in baby oil.
The stain slayers at Pine Lake Laundry ameliorate household laundry duties by offering expert washing, folding, and ironing services for a wide range of hard-to-clean items. Tote in a week's worth of soiled colors and whites for wash-and-fold service, ($1.10/lb.), and the friendly staff will sort it, bleach it if necessary, help it with its homework, and pack it up to go home looking as neat and crisp as the day it first showed up on your closet's doorstep. Dry-cleaning services eschew the rough cycles of the washing machine in favor of extracting dirt and stains with gentle, effective chemistry. Spruce up a pair of slacks ($5), relieve bedroom comforters of unintentional cookie crumbs and milk moustaches ($30), or thoroughly freshen a suit for upcoming business meetings or formal events ($10). Clothes that are clean but crumpled can opt out of bath time and put the heat on unflattering folds instead, compliments of the shop's ironing services ($2.25+/item), and extra hangers are available for purchase to help newly pressed pants maintain their new orderly outlook.
Martinizing Dry Cleaners is a nationwide franchise that dates all the way back to the year clothes were invented—1949. Since that time, the locations have flourished across the country while maintaining the company ideals of eco-friendly cleaning and meticulous care for fabrics. A Green Earth selected provider, Martinizing vanquishes oils and dirt from all manner of fabrics without the uses of petrochemicals or toxins that can pollute the air, water, or soil. During the cleaning process, the keen-eyed staff inspects garments at least six times, looking for unassuming stains and replacing missing buttons or bullet-proof lapels for free.
The experienced dry cleaners at Silver Isle Cleaners keep duds crisp and stain free, but they don’t stop there. They go beyond suits, shirts, and slacks to repair, dye, and polish shoes, clean handbags, and preserve gowns from weddings and christenings. Household goods will also find themselves in capable hands as the crew uses their dirt-lifting prowess to restore comforters, drapes, curtains, and rugs, Best of all, a small fee ensures clothes owners can have their habiliments back the next day by noon, so long as they drop them off by 9 a.m., allowing a single suit to go from mud-wrestling uniform to interview wear within about a day.