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Dry cleaning is a service that’s been around in some capacity for thousands of year

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s. Original dry-cleaning methods came to us by way of the Romans. They used lye, ammonia, and fuller’s earth clay to clean clothes, but as fashion progressed, so did the need for more complex cleaning methods and eco-friendly dry-cleaning services. Today, the most common chemical in dry cleaning is one that was popularized somewhere around the 1930s: perchloroethylene or perc. Although its ability to thoroughly clean all fabrics makes it the perfect cleaning solution to some, perc isn’t eco-friendly. Now, greener dry-cleaning options exist, some of which we employ at our award-winning dry cleaners in Minneapolis and San Francisco. For...

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