Barragers Cleaners & Fire Restoration

Frequently asked questions

Q. - What happens to my clothes at Barragers Cleaners after I drop them off.

When you drop your clothes off at Barragers Cleaners, the staff follow a pattern that holds true at for every order. Your clothes go through the following steps:

  1. Tagging and inspection - Small paper tags with unique identifier numbers are used to identify your clothes so they don't get mixed up with everyone else's. Clothes are also examined for missing buttons, tears, etc. Also if they require special handling; these instructions are noted for the drycleaner’s attention.
  2. Pre-treatment - The cleaner looks for stains on your clothes and removes them as much as possible.
  3. Dry cleaning - The clothes are put in a machine and cleaned with a solvent. The clothes are classified as per color; type and then cleaned in the required preprogrammed cycle
  4. Post-spotting – Clothes are inspected and any lingering stains are removed.
  5. Finishing - This includes pressing, folding, and other finishing touches. While finishing the garment if there are any stains are observed; the garment is sent back to the cleaning department to be re -cleaned.
  6. Inspection & Assembly – The clothes now given a final inspection and any deficiencies are corrected prior to all your garments being assembled with your unique identifier number. After packing they are filed on our conveyor awaiting pickup.

Q. - Does frequent drycleaning shorten the life of a garment?

A. - To the contrary, frequent cleaning prolongs the life of a garment. Not only do stains set with age, making the garment unwearable, but ground-in dirt and soil act as an abrasive, like sandpaper, causing rapid wear of fibers. Also, insects are attracted to soiled clothes and will cause further damage.

Q. - When a garment’s label says “washable,” does this mean it cannot be drycleaned?