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Laundry isn’t exactly what most people want to do in their spare time, never mind the blunders of accidentally shrinking their favorite sweaters or turning a load of whites pink thanks to one stray sock. We turned to the experts at Fabricare Cleaners for tips on how to avoid the biggest laundry mistakes. With retail locations open seven days a week and a focus on customer care, Fabricare is much more than a dry cleaner and is here to make your life easier.

What mistake do most people make when doing their own laundry?
The most common mistake people make is over-drying. This wears out the clothes faster and causes shrinkage. Another problem is cleaning something at home that should be dry cleaned, spot cleaned or cleaned by another specialty method. This could ruin a garment permanently.

Why is it important to have a professional care for your clothes?
First, there are a lot of different methods to clean clothes and most often manufacturers just slap on a “dry clean only” label. This may not be the best method of cleaning and frequently is detrimental to the life of a garment. Clothing manufacturers are not experts in clothing care. Quality dry cleaners are. Also, professionals will take into consideration your style. Do you like creases in your pants or no crease? Starch or no starch, and other options? Professionals use the best types of soaps as well as finishing equipment to bring your garments back to their original condition.

What kind of services do you offer?
Our goal at Fabricare is to provide our customers with convenient, environmentally friendly, and high-quality service. We offer free pick-up and delivery service and have an app for on-demand dry cleaning. But Fabricare’s service extends far beyond just dry cleaning. After 30 years, we have developed a family of additional services for our customers to enjoy, all centered on convenience and quality.

The services we offer are:

  • HomeCare: With expert knowledge of fabrics and stain removal coupled with convenient on-site cleaning service, we rejuvenate drapes, window treatments, rugs, upholstery, linens and more. This service helps families who are struggling with airborne allergens find relief.
  • LaundryCare: This service lets us tackle the dreaded chore of laundry for you with free pickup and delivery service. We will pick up and return your clothing to you within 24 hours washed, dried and folded.
  • AlterationCare: We provide personalized service for men’s, women’s and children alteration needs.
  • BridalCare: Our expert team can clean and preserve even the most intricate wedding gowns.

How can people get their closets ready for spring?
With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start changing out your winter clothing for your spring/summer wardrobes. It’s important to have your winter items cleaned before putting them into storage to help keep moths and pests at bay. The experts at Fabricare know how to care for delicate winter fabrics such as wool, cashmere, fur and down and can store your winter wardrobe and blankets until you’re ready for them again.

Spring cleaning is also a chance to clear out your closet of any clothing you no longer wear. We can take the hassle out of clothing donation by picking up items at no charge and donating them to those in need.

How can people get their homes ready for spring?
Some companies only clean on the surface, but cleaning is not only about the look, it’s about your family’s health. Having your home cleaned by HomeCare can mean the difference between your family suffering from airborne allergens and them breathing fresh air.

HomeCare can clean almost any soft good to renew and refresh your home. We can rejuvenate your drapes, curtains, window treatments, sofas, chairs, rugs, upholstery, bedspreads, blankets, and comforters, leaving them cleaner and brighter. Our experienced professionals will leave you with a healthier, dust-free environment.

312 Heights Road, Noroton Heights, 203-655-3381
2130 Post Road, Fairfield, 203-256-2725
5 Holmes St, Norwalk, 203-229-0001

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