Big News for Brides!

If you have ever looked into restoring or preserving your bridal gown or veil, you have likely heard of Orange Restoration Labs. They have been known as the leader in cleaning and restoring all types of wedding gowns, veils, and other keepsakes. Run by Sally and Rogers Conant for over 30 years, it has become […]

Invest in your Wardrobe & the Environment

Did you know that the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that in 2017,  the United States generated approximately 16.9 million tons of textile waste? That’s nearly 80 pounds PER American! And of this almost 17 million tons, only 15% was recycled resulting in 11.2 million tons of textile waste ending up in landfills which can take […]

The Effects of Technology on Small Businesses: How one local dry cleaner utilizes technology

By Mike Astorino, Owner of Fabricare Cleaners Would it surprise you to know that your dry cleaner knows how many times each piece of clothing you have has been worn? Its first and last cleaning? Would it surprise you if I told you that your orders are assembled, bagged and sorted without humans and that […]

Building a Culture of Service

What makes you a loyal customer to a business? With so many options these days, it can be tough for small businesses to gain and retain new customers. Is it convenience that keeps you going back? Price? Quality of the product or service? Or does it ultimately come down to the way the business treats […]

COVID’s Impact on Clothing Trends

What Are People Wearing Now? A Local Dry Cleaner Weighs In. The last 14+ months have brought many changes to how we live our lives. The world has changed. How we work has changed. Our lifestyles and priorities have changed. And with all these changes, our wardrobes have vastly changed. With less places to go, […]

The Importance of Buying & Caring for Clothes that Last

According to the New York Times, in 2015, the last year for which the Environmental Protection Agency has data, the United States generated 11.9 million tons (about 75 pounds per person) of textile waste. Most of this waste ends up in landfills. This number is STAGGERING, and it takes all of us to make a […]

A Guide to Caring for Winter Fabrics

As the temperatures continue to drop, there’s nothing quite like wrapping yourself up in warm, cozy fabrics like cashmere, wool, down and fur. These wonderful, winter materials bring a lot of comfort, but often a lot of confusion when it comes to properly caring for them. Here is a simple, go-to guide for caring for […]

Giving Back With Fabricare’s FAB LOVE program & Beyond

Giving back to the community has been an intrical part of Fabricare Cleaner’s culture since they opened 30+ years ago in Fairfield County. Whether it’s participating in a community fundraiser, sponsoring local charity events, purchasing ad space in local sports team programs or working to donate items to those in need, they are always looking […]

Clean Clothes, Clean Earth with Fabricare Cleaners

Every April, Earth Day reminds us of ways we can be a little kinder to our planet in hopes that some of the habits will stick throughout the year. One suggestion is always to support businesses that support the environment. Enter Fabricare Cleaners…. Fabricare Cleaners is an environmentally conscious dry cleaner that is committed to […]