Blog | Greener Cleaner - Part 2

15
Jun

Fabric Care Tips

Are stains somehow attracted to you? Well, at Greener Cleaner, it is our mission to keep your clothes clean and soft, just like the day you bought them. At Greener Cleaner, we provide a cleaning service without the hazardous materials! Unfortunately, most cleaners use petrochemicals to clean your clothes. These chemicals are not only harmful

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30
May

How to Find an Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaner

Many people don’t realize that dry cleaning isn’t as natural of a process as it sounds. Most dry cleaners in the United States, 85% to be exact, use a very hazardous chemical called perchloroethylene (also known as perc) to remove tough-to-get-out stains. It is actually labeled as a carcinogen by the EPA which means it

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19
May

The Pros and Cons of Using Starch for Dry Cleaning

Dry cleaning is a common way to clean clothes to keep them looking new and minimize the chances of the clothing shrinking or getting ruined. Many fabrics can’t get wet so dry cleaning is the perfect way to clean these types of garments. One of the main ingredients in the dry cleaning process is starch.

30
Apr

Five Tips To Keep Your Laundry Green

At the Greener Cleaner, we are all about saving energy and helping the environment. But we also understand that you don’t need to get your clothes professionally cleaned to contribute to the cause. Here are some easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint, save money, and lengthen the lifespan of your garments: 

23
Apr

The Skinny on Wedding Dress Cleaning And Preservation

You spent months shopping, looking online, going to boutiques, getting your friends’ and family’s opinion, sizing and tailoring, all to look your best on the best day of your life. Now what? Your wedding dress is probably the most expensive garment you’ll ever own, and without a doubt the most beautiful. But without proper care,

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28
Mar

Dry Cleaning At Home: Do’s and Don’ts

Dry Cleaning At Home: Do’s and Don’ts  Say you got a stain on a nice garment, or you’ve worn it a few times and it’s starting to pick up a faint musk. So you check the tag, and, to your dismay, it says dry clean only. You know that dry cleaning is what the manufacturer

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27
Mar

The Advantages of Eco-Friendly Cleaning

Why Green Cleaning?   In the last post, we discussed some of the dangers associated with the conventional dry cleaning chemical known as PERC. We don’t really think of cleaning as something that leaves behind harmful residue on your clothes, and in the air and soil. But we wouldn’t be a very good cleaner if all

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20
Mar

Dry Cleaning Your Business Suit: Do’s And Don’ts

Do’s And Don’ts For most professional men, your suits are your most luxurious and expensive garments. Men don’t accessorize or change styles as often as women, so shelling out the cash a few nice suits can have you covered for years of professional and other formal engagements. Provided, that is, that you take good care

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15
Mar

New Store In Winnetka and Public Recognition

Greener Cleaner News!    We are proud to announce our newest location in the Chicagoland suburbs: Winnetka. The Chicago Tribune recently ran a piece showing our commemoration/ribbon cutting ceremony with the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce. We are looking forward to serving Winnetka and the surrounding suburbs with our unique, eco-friendly cleaning and complimentary delivery services.

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8
Mar

The Dangers of Dry Cleaning Chemicals

Why Green Cleaning? Part 1: The Dangers of Dry Cleaning Chemicals At Greener Cleaner, using green, eco-friendly cleaning products is so important to us that we made it our name. In fact, we would go as far as saying it is our passion. Sure, “going green” may be a trend nowadays, but it wasn’t so

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