Wet Cleaning2017-07-07T16:07:47+00:00

Why Choose Wet Cleaning?

Wet cleaning (green cleansing) is a method in garment cleaning, utilizing a gentle washing machine, biodegradable soaps and conditioners, and various types of pressing and re-shaping equipment that may be specialized for many different fabric and fiber types. The most important aspect of successful wet cleaning is experience and knowledge of different types of fabrics and proper ways to finish garments by operators.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), wet cleaning is the safest professional method of garment cleaning. It does not use hazardous chemicals, it does not generate hazardous waste, nor does the process create air pollution and it reduces the potential for water and soil contamination. The specialized detergents and conditioner used in the wet clean process are milder than home laundry products. All of the products are disposed of down the drain and easily handled by the local waste water treatment facility.

What are the benefits of wet cleaning?

  • Much cleaner clothes.

  • Wet cleaned garments will never develop that yellow look commonly seen on items that have been repeatedly dry cleaned with perc.

  • Clothes don’t come home with residual amounts of harmful chemicals like perc, which off-gas and contaminate cars and homes.

  • Clothes don’t have that stinky “dry cleaned” smell (again, toxic perc).

  • Wet cleaning is often able to remove stains a traditional dry cleaner can’t fix.

  • Garments fade less and the fabrics don’t incur as much damage from repeated washings.