Is your dry cleaning bill putting a load on your wallet? Trust me you are not the only one. From clip coupons to dry cleaning cut backs, check out these 8 easy alternatives to alleviate your dry cleaning bills.
Scrutinize the tag carefully
We often end up believing that every new purchase needs to be dry cleaned instead of washing. Really! Look carefully what the tag says. “Dry clean only” makes sense but “dry clean” has more to say then what you interpret. Fabrics like silk, taffeta and velvet needs professional attention but cotton, polyester, cashmere, nylon and linen are easy to wash and dry clean at home. Just be cent % sure not to dump your delicates in the dryer. Other than that you are set.
Magic of underarm liners
The best way to keep your clothes stains free and refresh is by the way of placing disposable underarm sweat pads, inside of your clothes, right at the underarm. They’ll help preclude the sweat stain s of your white clothes and deodorants marks from your garments. At the end of the day, detach them and discard. Easy enough!
“Discount”, yes a word that rings bells. Keep an eye on the offers being extended by your local dry cleaners and laundry providing companies, especially during fall and spring. 10 to 30% discount is not something to let go easily. Or you can take assistance of apps like Groupon, Scoopon, Cudo etc.
Bulk Dry Cleaning
The more the volume the lesser the price, yes we are critically aware of the concept. Then why not incorporate it during various walks of life. Try to offer clothes in bulk when to take it to dry cleaning and negotiate a price based on volume. Trust me your dry cleaner won’t let of 10 for 5.
A Good Streamer will help
It is not always necessary to get your clothes dry cleaned, especially if you have already worn them 4 or 5 times. Those must require the help of good ironing and probably a heat activated dry sheet to give them life.
Slice out Visits
Dry Cleaning may end up squeezing life out of your clothes, Shortening their life span and fading of the original colour in the process. But then we are one hell of hygiene freaks. Not compromising on both parts ask the sellers of the possible wears out of a particular garment with dry cleaning, usually it is 2 for shirts and dresses, 3 to 4 for pants and skirts, up to 6 for blazers and jackets, and two for winter clothes.
Toss and turn your Beauty Drill
Make sure to apply your makeup, perfume and hair care before you get fully dolled up. Last minute spraying and blushing will only lead to bizarre mistakes that you’ll wish to avoid.
In house Dry Cleaning
Dryel Kits that we swear to avoid at the grocery stores, are actually life savers and immensely simple to carry out. In emergencies, opt for stain removers, like a Tide to go pen, for stubborn stains seek help of professionals. But during times when you can actually save even a single penny, go for it.