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New EPA regulations could affect the dry cleaning industry in a huge way

“In New York City, it seems as though there is a dry cleaning facility on every block. That may no longer be the case in 2020, however, when new regulations relating to the use of perchloroethylene (perc) go into effect. Perchloroethylene, also known as perc, PCE, tetrachloroethene and tetrachloroethylene, is a solvent used in dry cleaning. Approximately 28,000 U.S. dry cleaners use perc, which is the only air toxin emitted from the dry cleaning process. Perc is powerful, but it has been identified as a probable human carcinogen.” Read more here. Pilgrim Cleaners is family owned and operated too! We care about our customers. Give us a call today at 612-861-1697 or visit our website for more information....
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Be sure to check your clothing labels!

“Regret is buying the perfect article of clothing only to discover a tiny "Dry-Clean-Only" tag tucked away at the seam. This is an all too common—and frustrating—experience for me. One time I actually tossed a blazer into the washing machine, thinking a warm-water Delicates cycle would be gentle enough. The result? A shrunken, misshapen lesson on the importance of washing clothes correctly.” Read more here. Pilgrim Cleaners is family owned and operated too! We care about our customers. Give us a call today at 612-861-1697 or visit our website for more information. ...
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Dry Cleaning Sneakers?

“Opened in May of 2014, Jason Markk’s sneaker dry cleaning flagship is located in the LA neighborhood of Little Tokyo and acts as a concept retail model and functional space for patrons to get their kicks cleaned and engages further with contemporary sneaker culture. While the premium shoe care service was established back in 2007, the flagship’s arrival in 2014 has been described as a natural extension of the company’s services, having cleaned over 7,000 pairs of sneakers in-house during its first year in operation.” Read more here. Pilgrim Cleaners is family owned and operated too! We care about our customers. Give us a call today at 612-861-1697 or visit our website for more information....
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