Red Wine and Other Stain Tips from Sylvia…

At Sylvia’s, we know stains. Whether it’s blood, mud, or our favorite — red wine — the number one thing you can do when it happens is to immediately BLOT the stain — do not rub, or you will merely make it worse. Despite the old wives tales about club soda, a paper towel dampened […]

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Dry cleaning or wet cleaning? Liquid CO2 or Green Earth?

Here’s a great article to help our customers understand the lowdown on which dry cleaning methods are best for people and the planet. If you are like many Americans, you’re bound to have a few items around the house that can’t be laundered in the weekly wash. And while you may have detected the faint […]

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Wedding Gown Selection and Preservation Tips

The following are some great tips on the selection and handling of wedding gowns from the National Cleaners Association. Talk to us at Sylvia’s for advice and ideas for preservation or recreation. Many of our customers like to save their gowns to be made into future christening outfits, or to eventually pass down to their […]

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