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Milwaukee Bedding 
Cleaning and Treatment


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Household Fabric Care of 
Comforters, Bedspreads, Blankets, Couch Throws and Sleeping Bags

Martinizing Waukesha and Milwaukee area dry cleaners are experts in comforter dry cleaning, sleeping bag dry cleaning, dry cleaning of couch throws and all types of bedding and pillows. Whether you want us to clean your down comforter, or the heirloom quilt your grandmother made, Martinizing dry cleaners are the best choice in Milwaukee for dry cleaning of bedding. Martinizing will properly clean your comforters, bed spreads, sleeping bags and other bedding products to remove dirt, stains, and odors, without causing degenerative wear.

To extend the lifespan of your blankets, couch throws, comforters and other bedding, bring them to a Martinizing Waukesha and Milwaukee dry cleaning location to receive the best possible care. Remember, even if there is no visible dirt, stain, or odor, if it has been a while since you have had your bedding cleaned, there will be small particles of dirt present, which act as abrasives, causing distress to your comforters, bed spreads, and other bedding. Dry cleaning bedding products is part of proper maintenance and care to help keep them looking their best for years.

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Tips for Caring for Comforters & Bedspreads

Unfortunately, comforters and bedspreads are not always covered by the Care Label Laws, and as a result, caring for them can be difficult.

When purchasing: Make sure down or fiber-filled bedspreads are well-quilted. Preferably, quilting stitches should run both vertically and horizontally with quilting lines about eight to 10 inches apart. If not quilted then at least tacked well throughout. Many comforters are not quilted or tacked, which creates a greater stress on the construction during washing.

Construction: The fabrics some comforters are made from are of an unstable weave and seams will open or cording will pull away from the edge seams when they are put under stress of cleaning. Also check the strength of the stitching. Poor construction with loose stitching can allow the filling to shift during the care process.

Filling: The filling may shift when comforters do not have the proper construction to hold the filling in place when cleaned. If your clean comforters do not have good hold points for the filling (downs not included), it can shift and wad up making the comforter lumpy bunched up in some areas and flat in other areas. Down comforters, as long as they have sewn in baffles do not typically have this problem.

Fabric Finish: Cleaning also could remove the comforter's finish. The finish is added to the fabric to improve wrinkle resistance and/or the fabric's body. Sometimes when these are cleaned the finish is removed, leaving a formerly crisp fabric limp or wrinkled; rayon's and silk's particularly.

Contact one of Martinizing's 16 convenient locations ranging from Waukesha or Pewaukee to Oconomowoc or Delafield to Shorewood or Elm Grove today to learn more about comforter dry cleaning, and what you can do to extend the life of your bedding.