Dry cleaning story. The Kim family has had its roots in clothing beginning in the 1970s, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where Mr. and Mrs. Kim had successfully operated a clothing manufacturing business. After emigrating to the United States in 1985, they combined their knowledge of fabrics into a successful chain of dry cleaning stores throughout the southern New Jersey region. Eventually they would land in the nation's capital, where they are currently serving the needs of their customers in the greater Washington D.C. area. With over 40+ years of combined experience, their knowledge of quality cleaning methods is second to none.
Environmentally friendly dry cleaning services. Three out of four drycleaners across the U.S. use a chemical called perchloroethylene (PERC) for cleaning your clothes. Perchloroethylene is widely popular because it is cheap and evaporates easily into the air - hence the "dry" in drycleaning. But if you think that cheaper is better, think again. Wearing clothing that has been washed in PERC can put your health at risk; long term exposure can cause serious harm and increase your risk to cancer. Although California has banned its use, it is still widely used by drycleaners throughout the greater Washington, D.C. area mostly because of lax regulation and low cost savings, which they are able to pass along to their customers.
Our commitment to sustainability. The Cleaner of Cleaners is committed to providing a safer alternative for cleaning your precious garments. We use only organic cleaning solvents that are not only approved by the EPA, but which can actually extend the life of your garments and make them look and feel better as well. Our mission is to provide the very best in cleaning services and quality tailoring for all of your garments, linens, and restoration needs.