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Does Freezing Your Jeans Really Get Them Clean?

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | LaToya Monah | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Claim: You can freeze your jeans clean It Depends. College student Josh Le wore a single pair of jeans for 15 mont...

Here's What Really Happens At The Dry Cleaner

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.22.2014 | HuffPost Home

The summer-to-fall wardrobe changeover is upon us, inspiring closet purges of epic proportions. But as we tote last year's coats to the dry cleaners f...

Free Dry Cleaning Offer Changes Lives

Nadine Cheung | Posted 11.07.2014 | Good News

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

How a Dry Cleaning Business Helps the Unemployed Find Jobs

Melissa Sher | Posted 05.05.2014 | Good News
Melissa Sher

"If they could feel good in that clean, freshly pressed skirt or suit, they might sit taller or present themselves better. That little push might help."

Full Circle

Rayya Elias | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women
Rayya Elias

My mother would put on the coat, look at herself in the mirror, and smile. "You see, when it is good quality, it lasts," she would say.

How To Store Your Wedding Dress

www.nytimes.com | Posted 04.22.2013 | Weddings

Basement, attic or back of closet: those three storage options, though commonly chosen, are not the best for brides hoping to save their wedding gown ...

Garment Care and Repair Are Important to a Stylish Life

Sally McGraw | Posted 12.31.2012 | Style
Sally McGraw

Two weeks ago, I bought a sweater. I got it home and peeked at the care instructions: hand wash, lay flat to dry. I am busy and lazy in equal parts, so I threw it in a delicates bag and set the machine to "hand wash." The cardigan is now with my tailor.

Nate C. Hindman

Entrepreneur Tries To Disrupt Dry-Cleaning World

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 06.17.2012 | Small Business

How many times has a dry cleaner disrupted your wardrobe plans? You leave work at the end of the day and race to the local launderer, only to find...

Another Reason To Hate On Wire Hangers

Posted 06.04.2012 | Money

Here's another reason to hate on wire hangers: These annoying objects are driving up dry cleaning prices, CNN Money reports. Wire hangers earned in...

Why It's So Expensive To Be A Woman

Marie Claire | Posted 03.22.2012 | Women

THREE YEARS AGO, Janet Floyd, the cofounder of a Manhattan market research firm, spotted a neighborhood dry cleaner that offered the following deal: L...

Save A Trip To The Dry Cleaner With These Tips

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 04.28.2013 | HuffPost Home

We encourage you to always read fabric care labels, but even if it's indicated, sometimes a professional dry cleaner is not necessary. In fact, in 200...

Five Steps for Healthier Indoor Air

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Dr. Marilyn Black, Founder, GREENGUARD Environmental Institute Did you know that the air you're breathing in your home can be two to...

Astoria Characters: The Good-Bye Guy

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.29.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Tom Park has spent his career in the dry-cleaning business, and he lost a shop once before. But he's 49 now, and he didn't see this one coming.

9 Things Your Dry Cleaner Isn't Telling You

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.20.2011 | Women

Dry cleaners can seem shrouded in mystery. And while there are some things about them you'd probably rather not hear more about -- like how your favor...

Astoria Characters: The Sewing-Machine Savior

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Eleven. That's the number that forever altered Sakis Karagiannakis' life. That's how old he was when his father died, paving the way for his becoming the prime provider for his mother and two sisters.

Woman Crushed To Death In Dry-Cleaning Accident

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A woman was loading towels into an industrial steamer at a dry cleaner in Queens when her scarf got caught in the machine. Limin Min Huang was crus...

Pack Your Bag, Not Bags; We're Going on a Trip!

Todd Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Todd Greene

This holiday, please think twice before you pack once. The clothes don't make the person. You do.

Top 5 New 'Suspected Carcinogens'

AOL News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Some carcinogens you already know and fear: cigarettes, asbestos, smoked meat. But what about the ones you've never even heard of? That's the crux of...