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About our contactless Priority Express Bag program

Here at My Pilgrim Cleaners, we're doing everything possible to provide contactless service for our customers. What does this mean? It means you can feel safe knowing that no interaction is required with staff to have your clothes and garments cleaned. Below is a rundown of what you can expect from this program:
  • No Drop-off Waiting or Contact
    • Just leave your filled bag on our counter, and go
  • No Pick-up Waiting or Contact
    • You have the option to put a credit card on file to avoid contact during the payment transaction
  • Great Savings
    • Receive an ongoing 20% dry cleaning and 10% laundry discount
Members of this program can call ahead for assistance with pick-up and drop off as well as order payment. With your credit card on file, you can stay in your vehicle while we handle your laundry. During this difficult time, we're also offering a 50% discount for cleaning...
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Laundry care during the COVID-19 pandemic

"Experts continue to learn about the COVID-19 every day. Data tells us that transmission of coronavirus occurs much more commonly through respiratory droplets than through objects or materials that are likely to carry infection, such as clothes, utensils, and furniture. Still, people want to take the precaution of cleaning clothes and bed linens to be certain. But can you be 100 percent sure washing your clothes and bed linens at home can safely accomplish that? The Center for Disease Control (CDC) advises that washing clothes with detergent is sufficient to control viruses. Though if you want to sanitize your clothing, laundering in hot water, 160ºF and with chlorine bleach is the most effective method. Similarly, the CDC also advises that the dry cleaning process, which includes cleaning and pressing, is effective on most viruses." Read the full story here. When doing your laundry whether you're at home or at...
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Debunking common myths about laundry care

"Myth #1: Using more detergent and water makes for a better clean False. Modern washing machines are marvels at achieving maximum results while using minimal energy and water. But many people continue to believe, erroneously, that adding extra water or detergent will get clothes cleaner. Myth #2: Only hot water gets clothes truly clean Mostly false. If by "truly clean" you mean sanitized, then yes, you'll need hot water (very hot, in fact). If you're serious about sanitizing, look for NSF certification, which verifies that 99.9% of microorganisms are killed in a wash cycle. Myth #3: Detergent alternatives and dryer balls work just as well as traditional products Mixed truth. Laundry is no stranger to the convoluted, often pseudo-scientific world of green alternatives that carry vague promises of being "natural" and "safe."" Read the full story here. Laundry has certainly come along way over the last century. Machine washers and dryers have improved...
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