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4 Things That Don’t Actually Need to Be Dry Cleaned – And 2 That Do

Dry cleaning is an absolute must for certain fabrics and highly recommended for others, but if you’re the type that enjoys doing your own laundry, then what can you handle at home?

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Help Crest Share the Warmth this Holiday Season!

Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching, with other holidays following soon after. Although the holidays might look a bit different than usual this year, one thing will remain constant: Along with these festive times comes colder temperatures in our area. As we all relish in the joy that spending time with loved ones brings, why not share […]

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5 Misconceptions About Dry Cleaning

The world behind the dry cleaner’s counter is a mystery to most. This leads to not-entirely-accurate information being spread about dry cleaning. The dangerous part is many of these misconceptions can actually damage your clothes. To help protect your wardrobe, don’t fall victim to believing these misconceptions.

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How Does Dry Cleaning Work? In 5 Easy Steps

With unfamiliar machinery and a process that shrouded behind other people’s laundry, it’s hard to guess at how dry cleaning works. While it might be mysterious, the process is actually very simple.

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Summertime Stains to Bring to Crest

We all know summer can be messy, whether it’s ice cream with the kids or happy hour with friends. Discovering a stain on some of your favorite pieces of clothing can be upsetting, particularly if you don’t think you’ll be able to get it out on your own. Luckily, many dry cleaners have the advanced […]

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Don’t Damage Your Clothes! These Fabrics Should ALWAYS Be Dry-Cleaned

Especially when you’re short on time, it can be easy to ignore “Dry Clean Only” labels in your favorite garments. However, skipping the errand can cause your clothing harm in the long run. Putting some textiles through the washing machine even one time could ruin your clothes — find out which items should always head to […]

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Why It’s a Good Idea to Clean Your Area Rugs

As we continue to remain at home as much as possible these days, many of us are thinking of ways that we can make sure our houses are as clean and safe. While pulling out the disinfectant and thoroughly wiping down surfaces such as kitchen counters, bathrooms, and doorknobs is a great place to start, […]

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Too Busy for Laundry? Try Crest’s Wash and Fold Service!

Even though many of our normal activities have been put on hold recently, most of us are still as busy as ever. Whether you’re an essential worker who never had a chance to stay at home during the pandemic or you’ve had to take on additional responsibilities at home due to school and summer camp […]

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What’s the Most Effective Way to Kill Viruses on Clothes?

As the coronavirus spreads, Crest Advanced Dry Cleaners is doing our part to keep Northern Virginia and Maryland communities safe. First and foremost: limit your exposure to the virus. That means practicing everyday good hygiene, social distancing, using (and quickly disposing of) tissues when coughing or sneezing, washing your hands thoroughly and often, and applying […]

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How to Clean Your Comforter

In these cold winter months, there’s nothing better than snuggling up in your fluffy comforter when you go to bed at night. But when is the last time that you cleaned it? Considering the size of your duvet, it may seem impossible to wash, and you might be tempted to put it off until it […]

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