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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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3
Mar

Natural Versus Synthetic Textiles: Which Is Better?

In the world of fibers, textiles, and garments, the age-old battle is natural versus synthetic. Natural fibers—which are harvested from living organisms including plants, mammal hair, bird feathers, and bugs—are the original material, and have come to represent authenticity, comfort, and luxury. Synthetic fibers, on the other hand—which are usually made of petroleum products—are seen

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27
Feb

Six Cleaning Myths

Six Cleaning Myths Debunked Cleaning your clothes is both an art and a science. Sure, there’s lots of technology and science out their to make clothes cleaning agents more gentle and close and penetrating on dirt and grease, and machines that take care of most of the heavy lifting. But you still have to know

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17
Feb

Dry Cleaning Industry Secret

The Dry Cleaning Industry’s Dirty Secret (It Ain’t Easy Being Green) If you ask most people, they probably couldn’t tell you what happens at a dry cleaner, or why people use the service in the first place. Aside from the sheer convenience of having somebody else do your laundry (thanks, Mom!), the reason why we

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