Dry Cleaning in Raleigh & Cary
Medlin-Davis uses the most effective dry cleaning solvents to care for your garments. Professional dry cleaning and exceptional customer service you can count on from the garment care experts you have come to know.
In addition, Medlin-Davis is the first dry cleaner in the Raleigh area to use GreenEarth cleaning techniques—the latest eco-friendly technology that is incredibly gentle on fabric.
PROFESSIONAL WET CLEANING
Professional Wet Cleaning Services in Raleigh & Cary
Professional wet cleaning is quick and effective for many common fabrics and garment types. Call one of our dry cleaning professionals today to inquire about Medlin-Davis’ wet cleaning services for laundry.
Though professional wet cleaning is effective is useful on many everyday garments, it can also be used for household items like curtains & drapery. Call now to learn more.
Dress Shirt Cleaning in Raleigh & Cary
Dress shirt cleaning that keeps your formal dress garments properly shaped and in condition to last longer. Using gentle solvents and time-tested methods, Medlin-Davis delivers a consistently-outstanding dress shirt cleaning experience.
Visit us in-store or call now to order a pick-up or drop-off dress shirt cleaning order. If you have special requests, we are happy to accommodate.
Alterations & Tailoring Services in Raleigh & Cary
The most experienced professionals in alterations and tailoring in the Raleigh and Cary area can be found at Medlin-Davis.
With three exceptional seamstresses at our Cameron Village, Wakefield Commons, and Preston Corners location, you can count on Medlin-Davis for outstanding service in alterations and tailoring.
WASH | DRY | FOLD
Wash-Dry-Fold in Raleigh & Cary
Professional care for your garments from your doorstep! Medlin-Davis offers free pick-up and delivery of wash-dry-fold laundry, making it incredibly easy to get your weekly laundry done professionally.
Save valuable time and effort by calling the nearest Medlin-Davis location today to place your order.
Wedding Gown Cleaning in Raleigh & Cary
Wedding gown cleaning and preservation that keeps your gown looking flawless. Depending on the fabric, your gown may be cleaned using GreenEarth solvents, wet-cleaning, or traditional dry cleaning.
Call one of our many locations today to learn more about cleaning and preserving your wedding gown. As always, we are happy to deliver a cleaning service specific to your garment.
Leather Cleaning Services in Raleigh & Cary
Proper leather cleaning performed on all garments and accessories, including: jackets, pants, handbags, gloves, and more. Medlin-Davis practices careful leather cleaning techniques that preserve quality and protect garments.
Include your leather garments in any other laundry cleaning order to receive your newly-cleaned leather item by delivery.
To remove lipstick from dark fabrics, grab a piece of white bread and remove the crust. You don't have to forgo a sandwich; you can use the heel of the loaf -- no one likes that piece anyway. Wad up the soft center and rub it gently on the stain until it picks up all of the lipstick. Sweep away any leftover crumbs with a clean, soft-bristled brush.
Whether it's on work shirts or Sunday best, staining around the collar can be easily vanquished with a touch of something you're pretty much guaranteed to have in the house -- shampoo. Just pour a little shampoo -- any shampoo will do, even the inexpensive, generic kind -- onto the collar, rub the collar together to work the shampoo in well, and rinse thoroughly. Then launder as usual.
Before you put those summer clothes into storage make sure you get them cleaned. Especially any item that has a stain. Stains will attract insects and they will cause damage to the clothing.
Mistakes we can make Mistake 1: Rubbing stains furiously; This can make the stain worse and possibly wear away the fabric. Instead, be gentle and methodical. Treat the stain as soon as you can; the less time that elapses, the more success you'll have. And always use a white cloth so that colors can't transfer. Dab, rather than rub, working from the outside in to keep the stain contained.
Want to dry your shoes and don’t have a shoe drying rack for your Dryer? Tie your shoe laces together so the knot is at the end. Then close the laces in the door with the knot on the outside and shoes hanging in the dryer....no more loud noises.
Wash in Cold Water: When you switch from using hot or warm water to using cold water, you reduce the energy needed for heating the water. ENERGY STAR estimates that almost 90 percent of the energy used when washing clothes goes to heating water.
Removing paint from children's clothes:- Most paints children end up playing with are water soluble and will easily come out in regular washing. The acrylics and other types of paints are better left to professional cleaners who can get the garments clean and flush out all of the stain removal chemicals used to achieve that end. Any residual stain removal chemicals can harm your child’s skin, so it’s best to leave that kind of work to the pros - us.
Salad Oil Stain? This is the worst because it can yellow with age if not removed. Cover a big spill at the table with absorbent powder. Shake off after supper. Apply a mild detergent mixed with household ammonia, ASAP. Wait 5-10 minutes and wash in the hottest water safe for the fabric.
Forgot that you left wet laundry in the machine and it now smells moldy? Pour a few cups of white distilled vinegar in the machine and wash the clothes in hot water. Then run a normal cycle with detergent.
Red Wine stain? Lightly touch with an absorbent towel to draw up the liquid or put paper towels under the spill. Blotting can spread the stain. After dinner: rinse in cool water; treat with a mild detergent and white vinegar. remember to dab the stain, never rub as this could cause damage to fibres and color loss.