The perils of dry cleaning have been discussed on several ocassions, but the majortiy of discussions focus on the negative results of dry cleaning versus what to do before dry cleaning and things that can be done to prevent going at all. We thought we'd give you a few pointers on how to save your clothes from disaster before it strikes. Implement some of these tactics into your cleaning routine and you'll never succumb to the dry cleaner again.
- Apply cologne, lotions, oils, creams and gels before getting dressed. All of these products can stain fabrics and will create more work and harsher washing for the dry cleaner.
- Eliminate oders at home by using heat-activated dryer sheets with oder neutralizers and/or fresheners. Your sweaters will come out smelling like new.