Helpful Tips 

Explore our helpful tips blog with Bridgestone Cleaners to learn more about our process and insights on at-home care for your washing and garments.



How To Store A Wedding Dress, How to Preserve A Wedding Dress And Other FAQ Jan 13, 2023 »

Bridgestone Cleaners is Brooklyn’s only wedding dress preservation company that is certified by the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists. If you are wondering how to store a wedding dress, how to preserve a wedding dress, which wedding gown cleaning service to choose, or want to learn more about how our specialized process can clean and preserve your treasure for a lifetime, please read the following wedding gown cleaning FAQs:

How To Preserve A Wedding Dress:
Wedding dresses are made…

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The Heirloom Preservation Process Jan 13, 2023 »

Cleaning
First we perform a detailed inspection for your gown. We examine the trim and details for any loose parts in need of repairs. We then carefully pre-treat stains before gently cleaning your gown.

Finishing
Bridgestone Cleaners then hand-finishes your precious gown. Bridgestone Cleaners has been accepted into the Association of Wedding Gown Cleaners, and is the only listed member in the Brooklyn New York area. Whether the material is lace, embroidery, pearls, sequins, beads or any other…

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Gown Care Wedding Day Tips Jan 13, 2023 »

Wedding Gown Fittings
Bring your wedding shoes to your first fitting and every subsequent fitting to avoid hemline discrepancies. Wear the same undergarments to each fitting to ensure consistency.

Hanging Your Gown
When hanging your gown, use the loops inside the gown that are connected to the seams. Never hang your dress from it’s shoulders or straps. Your dress should be hung such that the hem does not touch the floor.

Wedding Gown Inspection
A few days before the wedding check your gown for…

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Can I Wash Rayon at Home? Oct 07, 2022 »

Many of today's rayon garments are labeled as washable. So yes while you can launder them at home there are some precautions you should take. Rayon can be extremely sensitive to water. Many dyes applied to rayon can bleed, causing a shading to occur upon contact with moisture. Manufacturers often add sizing chemicals to rayon to achieve a desired body or drape. Some sizing formulas are water-soluble and washing at home could distort the shape of the garment. Always use a short gentle cycle and…

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