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Caring for Leather Jackets

A high-quality leather jacket is a classic and versatile wardrobe staple. A real leather jacket is also usually quite the investment, but it can last a long time if taken care of properly. While there are a lot of opinions on the best treatment for leather jackets, we want to tell you the most efficient way.…

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How to Take Care of Down Comforters & Jackets

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Cold weather is here, so it may be time for a refresher on how to properly take care of down blankets, pillows, sleeping bags, and jackets. Did you know that good maintenance and storage are essential to prolonging the life of these cozy (and often expensive) items? Read on to learn about how, why, and when…

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How to Care for Wool, Merino, and Cashmere

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Cool weather is on the horizon, and many of us are switching out our summer dresses for winter wear. Wool is an ancient cold-weather staple, but newer milling techniques mean that we’ve come a long way from scratchy, rough sweaters socks, and hats. Since high-quality wool garments are often expensive investment pieces,  make sure that…

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The Two Most Difficult Types of Stains According to Consumer Reports

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At Red Hanger Cleaners, we’ve had been working with Wasatch Front families and professionals to dry clean and perform wash-and-fold services for over 40 years! We are fairly certain that we’ve seen every possible type of stain there is, and we’re glad to share our experience. Before trying to tackle tough stains, especially on potentially sensitive…

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Is Dry Cleaning Environmentally Friendly?

Although dry cleaning is a part of most of many peoples’s weekly routine, the dry cleaning process itself is often not given much thought. You simply deliver your dirty clothes (or we pick them up) and then they are returned clean! As our awareness of how chemicals affect the environment grows, however, more customers are…

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Getting Rid of Stains on Oriental Rugs

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Area rug + life = StainsWe have all had it happen. You are entertaining guests in the living room with snacks and drinks. You gesture to a friend and inadvertently knock a glass of fruit punch directly onto your area rug. Or perhaps a child drops a popsicle, or the family dog gets sick. Now the showpiece…

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Can I Dry Clean my Tie?

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A suit or tuxedo really comes together with a tie or a bow tie, especially if the tie is made of high quality fabric. Adding a tie can give a suit an entirely different look based on the color and texture of the fabric chosen. So what happens if you spill something on your tie…

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Summer Stain Tips Part Two: Leather, Pleather, and Canvas

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At Red Hanger Cleaners, we’ve had decades of experience performing expert dry cleaning as well as wash-and-fold services. It goes without saying that if it can be stained, we’ve probably had to deal with it! When in doubt, it’s always best to educate yourself before you attempt to clean tricky fabrics or expensive items. Read on…

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How to Deal with Common Summertime Stains

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The “dog days” of summer are here! Hopefully, you and your family have found time to enjoy some outdoor fun in the sun. Prepare yourself for outdoor adventures, yard work, and summer treats with the following tricks to deal with two of the most common summer-activity-related clothing mishaps: grass stains and sweat stains! How to Get Rid of Grass Stains Grass…

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5 Reasons Laundry Service is Worth it

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1. It’s surprisingly affordable.This is especially true if you’re an apartment dweller or renter who relies on a laundromat. If you compare the typical cost of washing and drying in laundromats, you will find our prices are overall more competitive. Plus, you don’t have to haul your loads of dirty laundry and then hang out…

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It’s July- Does Your American Flag Need Cleaning?

An American flag is not just another piece of fabric, but an object to treat with reverence. Although a properly stored flag should avoid most spots and damage, if you’re flying it outside, inevitably dust and dirt will accumulate. Tradition and etiquette around displaying the flag has a complex story and history. You probably already…

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