Express Yourself with Style & Color

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Understanding your style preference will help you build a wardrobe that’s practical and fun, and that helps build confidence about the image you portray to others. And, if it’s well maintained, you can enjoy it for years to come. Style Typically, style preferences fall into one of four general categories: Traditional/Conservative; Sporty, Trendy, and Casual. These can be expressed by fabric types (patterns, prints, or textures), colors, and Continue Reading

Four Tips for Stain-free Clothes

Dry clean only

1. Never rub a stain or spill. Rubbing grinds soils into the fibers of a garment and is similar to using sandpaper on your clothes. This can de-lustering, fabric damage that appears like a stain; weaken the fibers or even result in tearing or holes, and/or cause color loss. This is especially true of silks and satins. Resist the urge to rub, and instead, any time you spill Continue Reading

Flair Can Save You Time – Everyday!

Flair Can Save You Time Everyday

At Flair Cleaners, we love washing, drying, dry cleaning, and ironing our customers’ clothes, and helping people like you look and feel your best. But did you know we also help customers find a little extra time in their day – everyday? Think about how much time you spend every day on laundry, folding, ironing, and getting out tough stains. At Flair, we know how busy you are Continue Reading

Removing Coffee Stains

Treat coffee stains immediately for best results.

If you drink coffee, you’ve undoubtedly dripped or spilled some on your clothes, and most likely on a light colored garment where the stain will show!! As with almost any stain, your best chances for completely removing coffee stains is to treat them immediately after the spill occurs. While there are several steps you can take to try to remove coffee stains, your best option for complete eradication Continue Reading

50 Simple Ways To Go Green

Checking your food through the window keeps the heat in, saving energy and money!

Flair Cleaners is committed to eco-friendly practices, which is one reason we use the GreenEarth Cleaning Process.  In our ongoing search for new ways to make a difference, we occasionally stumble on a website that has loads of easy-to-follow ideas for going green and we feel compelled to share. Recently we found this amazing website 50 Ways To Help the Planet.  Here are a few of our favorite Continue Reading

Keep Your Shoes in Ship Shape Condition

Step-by-step instructions to make a velvet shoe care bag!

Slipping your shoes into something comfortable will protect them from scuffs at home or while traveling. One of the best ways we’ve found to store shoes is Martha Stewart’s homemade velvet shoe bags. Making these bags takes only about half an hour. You’ll need soft velvet, a sewing machine and thread, cord, and safety pins. To make a bag, cut a 13-by-36-inch rectangle from thick, soft velvet. Fold Continue Reading

Drought Tolerant & Beautiful

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Water-wise gardens don’t have to be just gravel and cacti. There are some stunning drought tolerant plants with vibrant colors and scents. We hope a few of our favorites that are all available at local nurseries will inspire your drought tolerant landscape. These were all found in a recent article in Sunset Magazine. Apricot Mallow is a native of California. The plant grows to 3 feet in height, Continue Reading

Common Summertime Stains

Take chocolate stains directly to Flair.

Your view of paradise may include cheeseburgers, soda, ice cream, pizza, and other summertime favorites, but it surely doesn’t include spots on your shorts, shirts, and dresses. Our fabric experts assembled these tips to help you confront the stains of summer. While some summer stains are easy to get out with home remedies, others may be set permanently using the same remedies or even just water. As a Continue Reading

Happy Birthday America!

Flair Cleaners: Celebrating our Freedoms and Opportunities as Americans

This weekend we celebrate the Fourth of July, America’s birthday. Like, most, we are looking forward to parades, trips to the beach, BBQ’s with friends and families, and searching out the best views for firework shows. But today, we also take time to be celebrate  the freedom and opportunities we have as Americans.  Our family business is a testament to these opportunities. More than 55 years ago, first Continue Reading

Fashion or Pain in the Neck Tie?

Necktiesare difficult to clean, which is why it's best to leave their care to professional dry cleaners.

Did you ever wonder how neckties became such a fashion statement?  Most historians agree that the necktie originated in the 17th century, during the 30 year war in France. Croatian mercenaries hired by King Louis XIII wore a piece of cloth around their neck as part of their uniform. While these early neckties tied the top of their jackets, they were also quite decorative. King Louis liked the look Continue Reading