Dry Cleaning

Clean Bee Laundry is a convenient drop off for dry cleaning. We’re not your typical dry cleaner.  No chemical smells or messy counters.  You’ll feel quite at home at Clean Bee Laundry.

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drycleanFor the fastest turnaround, please drop off your shirts and dry cleaning Monday, Wednesday or Friday before 10:30 am.

Please let the attendant know if you are dropping off time sensitive items – such as needed for an upcoming trip or event. we’ll flag your order so that you will bee sure to get them back on time.

Shirt & dry cleaning pick up times are: Monday, Wednesday and Friday after 5pm. (note: household, leather and some garments will have a longer turnaround)

 

What exactly is dry cleaning anyway?

Dry cleaning, despite what the average person may think, is actually a bit of a misnomer. There is nothing dry about dry cleaning. The clothes get just as wet as when you wash them. However, unlike traditional clothes washing, the cleaning solvent is not water-based. Thus, because water is not being used, it has been coined dry cleaning.

The dry cleaning process uses solvents to clean clothes and fabrics without any water. The most commonly used solvent is tetracholoroethylene. Clean Bee Laundry’s dry cleaning service is provided by a DLI Professional Cleaner with the special equipment required to dry clean materials and safely dispose of the waste product.

There are four stages to the dry cleaning process: accepting the clothing, inspection, washing, and drying. All four stages are required for every item that is dry cleaned.

Check the care label in your garments to ensure that they can be dry cleaned. If you have any doubt, check with us. We will inspect the material and will be able to advise you on the best cleaning method. Some materials, such as cotton shirts, do not require dry cleaning. However, many people bring these shirts to Clean Bee Laundry to be washed and pressed.

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Akron-Dry-Cleaner-ShirtsDry cleaning is necessary for fabrics that are delicate and may not do well in daily washing. This may be because the fabrics simply do not react well to water and soap. In some cases, it may be possible to either dry clean, or wash fabrics by hand. Most care tags will offer this option, if it is recommended.

We use DLI Professional Cleaners to process your garments. Our dry cleaning specialists have decades of experience. Your clothes will feel, smell and look so much better and they will even last longer when they have been professionally cleaned. We are committed to helping preserve the environment and its resources. We reuse drycleaning Carbon Free Logopackaging, including hangers, whenever possible. We are conscious of and do all that we can to limit our energy consumption.

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    Closed for Labor Day, September 7

    Head’s up laundry lovers! The worker bees are taking a well deserved day off – Clean Bee Laundry will be closed for Labor Day, Monday September 7. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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    Folding Camp, Aug 10, 6pm

    At this Laundry Intensive, learn everything you always wanted to know about folding laundry… available to you for free at Clean Bee. Open to all so please join us! Our Laundry Supervisor will lead you through how to fold laundry the Clean Bee way – from fitted sheets to matching socks. He’ll also touch on […]

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    When is the best time to do laundry?

    After breakfast and just before dinner! We add our summer discount time on July 1. Take advantage of lower pricing on our high efficiency washers!