What is dry cleaning? How do you clean my clothes without getting them wet?
Dry cleaning is any cleaning process for clothing and textiles using a solvent other than water. Railroad Cleaners uses GreenEarth cleaning solvent. GreenEarth Cleaning is the world’s largest brand of environmentally friendly dry cleaning. The GreenEarth brand name refers to an exclusive dry cleaning process that replaces the petrochemical solvents traditionally used in dry cleaning with liquid silicone. Liquid silicone is an odorless, colorless solution that is an excellent carrier for detergents, has ideal properties for fabric care and is better for the environment.
How do I know which of my garments can be dry cleaned?
Our dry cleaning professionals clean each garment according to its individual Care Label.
What is your prepayment discount?
Our prepayment discount is 10%, and it’s the reason that our prices are so reasonable. It helps keep our operating
costs down which helps to pass on the savings to our customers.
Should I attempt stain removal at home?
Home remedies can place your garment at risk for effective stain removal and for fabric damage. So bring them to us! Our knowledgeable cleaners will remove the stain while keeping the type of material, colorfastness and the cause of the stain in mind in order to gently yet effectively remove the imperfection.
Do you preserve wedding gowns?
Our wedding gown preservation specialists carefully examine your gown to determine the most suitable method of cleaning. Throughout the process your gown will be inspected again and again. While usual wedding dress cleaning cannot protect or guarantee against oxidation or "yellowing," our advanced preservation system guarantees that your gown will stay as perfect as the day you wore it down the aisle. Your dress will be carefully sealed in an acid-free inner box that controls humidity. Our sealed packaging allows you to view your gown and veil at any time, while protecting the gown from mold, mildew, insect damage and oxidation. The inner box is placed in an attractive, durable, long-term storage chest for additional safety.
How do your prices compare to the other Dry Cleaners in our area?
Our prices are competitive in the Pittsburg Dry Cleaning market. Our consistent focus is to provide our customers with excellent customer service as well as exceptional quality cleaning.
Do you do alterations? What is the turn-around time?
We are pleased to complete your alterations in approximately 1 — 3 business days.
What do you do with old orders?
After 90 days unclaimed garments are donated to Goodwill, Salvation Army, local churches and other charitable institutions.
Will dry cleaning shrink my clothes?
The dry cleaning process will not shrink your clothes. We have the most advanced programmable dry cleaning machines that are carefully controlled by systems designed for different garment types. You can be confident that our experienced dry cleaners are fully trained in handling the most problematic fabric types.
Does dry cleaning shorten the life of a garment?
When a garment is cleaned in water, the yarns swell causing the clothing to receive more agitation in the washing process. In dry cleaning this dynamic does not occur, therefore prolonging the life of your garment.
What causes a ‘puckering’ and excess fabric in shirt collars and cuffs?
Occasionally, manufactures do not select an interfacing that is compatible with the fabric on the shirt. Therefore, shrinkage occurs causing a