WEDDING DRESS CLEANING & PRESERVATION

Wedding Dress Cleaning & Preservation

From handling vintage to ultra-modern wedding gowns, we always deliver spectacular results!

All the lovely brides out there who own a wedding dress will surely agree that wearing such a gorgeous dress brings as much happiness as keeping it. Its essence is not only meant for the big day but even for the days after – a keepsake of that magical moment when you chose to enter another chapter of your life.

Being one of the most precious dresses you’ll ever own, there’s no way you wouldn’t do anything to preserve your bridal gown for as long as possible. However, doing it yourself is nearly impossible since they’re usually made of beads, sequins, lace, trims, and delicate fabrics. But with our wedding dress preservation and cleaning services here at Admiral Cleaners, it’s highly possible!

As a full-service dry cleaning company, we clean and preserve all types of garments, from leather goods to corporate attire, and of course, wedding dresses. For long-term preservation, we use only the safest cleaning and preservation process for stain removal and to prevent yellowing.

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Understanding Wedding Gown Preservation

If your intention is to preserve your wedding dress after the ceremony to prevent it from becoming yellowed, stained, and eventually succumbing to fabric rot over time, wedding dress preservation is your best option.  

How It Works

The process starts with examining your dress for stains, yellowing, and fabric issues. Depending on the fabrics your dress is comprised of, preservation specialists may use a wet cleaning procedure, dry cleaning, or in many cases, both. 

After your dress has been thoroughly cleaned, it will be layered with acid-free tissue paper and specially packed into a specialized wedding dress preservation box. This process ensures your preserved dress will not turn yellow in the display chest, so you can always look at it with awe and maybe even wear it again one day.

Is Wedding Gown Preservation Worth It?

The key to preserving your wedding gown along with its accessories is to protect it from the elements, especially light and moisture.

But knowing that you have already worn your wedding gown on your big day, does it really make sense to preserve it? Check out these facts about wedding dress preservation.

Wedding gowns are made of delicate materials.

With most gowns being constructed from materials such as lace, taffeta, and silk, it’s important that your gown is properly stored in a preservation box. This is the best way to protect it from wear and tear as your dress ages over the years.

Wedding gowns have sentimental value.

You took a lot of effort to pick the dress that perfectly fits your taste. But apart from its aesthetic appeal, it will serve as a constant reminder of the joy you shared with your loved ones.

It has never been more affordable to preserve your wedding gown.

A few decades ago, wedding dress preservation was a privilege reserved for the upper class since the process required special machines not available at local dry cleaners. But that changes today as many dry cleaners have now invested in acquiring the needed tools, equipment, and manpower to make this service available to all at a very affordable price.

Preserve Your Wedding Dress for Life With Admiral Cleaners!

Admiral Cleaners is one of the most trusted wedding dress cleaning and preservation specialists delivering time-saving services for over 90 years already. Other services we provide include pickup and delivery, premium shirt service, alterations and repair, leather cleaning, and more!

For further inquiries, kindly call us at (410) 267-8381. We look forward to serving you!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Wedding Dress Preservation

What is the process for cleaning and preserving a wedding dress?

Your wedding day is on of your most cherished memories that deserves to be preserved for years to come. At Admiral Cleaners, we are honored to have the opportunity to be a part of this special occasion by providing exceptional dry cleaning services for your wedding dress. Whether you need to restore an heirloom bridal gown or clean and preserve a gown for future generations, our team of wedding gown cleaning experts are here to help.

Our skilled professionals are trained in wedding gown restoration and preservation techniques. They will carefully hand clean your dress, reinforce any seams that require it, and reattach any embellishments or beads as necessary. To ensure that the fabric and dye are not damaged during the cleaning process, we use crystal clear purified water and non-toxic solutions.

Finally, we package your wedding dress in a high-quality, acid-free box to maintain its color and prevent yellowing over time. This allows you and your loved ones to cherish the memories of your special day for years to come.

What is the cost of wedding dress cleaning and preservation?

Admiral Cleaners understands the importance of preserving the memories of your special day, and we take great pride in providing affordable and professional wedding dress cleaning and preservation services. Our team of preservation experts takes their job seriously and strives to make the process accessible to all.

Whether you need to restore an heirloom gown for future generations or preserve a gown that you have already worn, we have the expertise and resources to ensure your dress is handled with care and precision. Contact us to learn more about our services and pricing options.

Our skilled professionals are trained in wedding gown restoration and preservation techniques. They will carefully hand clean your dress, reinforce any seams that require it, and reattach any embellishments or beads as necessary. To ensure that the fabric and dye are not damaged during the cleaning process, we use crystal clear purified water and non-toxic solutions.

Finally, we package your wedding dress in a high-quality, acid-free box to maintain its color and prevent yellowing over time. This allows you and your loved ones to cherish the memories of your special day for years to come.

What sets wedding dress preservation apart from dry cleaning?

Preserving a wedding dress involves more than simply dry cleaning and packing it away. At Admiral Cleaners, we take a meticulous approach to the preservation process, ensuring that every detail is attended to.

Before we begin the preservation process, we thoroughly inspect the dress for any stains, spots, or imperfections that require removal. This may include everything from red wine stains to sugar stains that may not be visible but can cause yellowing over time. Our team of wedding dress cleaning and preservation experts will carefully remove any stains to ensure the dress looks its best.

In addition to cleaning, we reinforce weakened seams and reattach any loose adornments such as sequins or pearls to ensure that the dress is in pristine condition. Our goal is to make your gown look as good as new so that you can cherish the memories of your special day for years to come.

What is involved in wedding dress dry cleaning?

Cleaning a wedding dress is a complex process that requires specialized knowledge and techniques. Our team of wedding gown preservation experts carefully assesses each gown’s unique needs and fabric type to determine the most appropriate cleaning method.

At Admiral Cleaners, we specialize in wet cleaning and use our environmentally-friendly and non-toxic surfactants along with crystal-clear purified water to clean your gown gently. Our team takes great care in every step of the cleaning process to ensure that your dress is treated with the utmost care and respect.

The cleaners we use are specifically designed to prevent fading or bleeding of dye, preserving the original bright and crisp colors of your gown. With our expertise and high-quality cleaning process, your dress will look almost new again, ready to be cherished and enjoyed for years to come.

What is the packaging process for a preserved wedding dress?

At Admiral Cleaners, we understand the importance of preserving the memories of your special day, and we take great care in packaging your gown to ensure its longevity.

After we thoroughly clean your gown, from the bodice to every sequin or jewel on the train, we carefully fold it into an acid-free, museum-quality box. This specialized packaging is designed to prevent yellowing and keep your dress looking as good as new for years to come.

Whether you plan to pass your gown down to your daughter, niece, or other family member in the future, or simply want to keep it as a cherished memory, our preservation process ensures that your gown remains pristine and ready to be enjoyed for generations to come.

When should I preserve my wedding dress?

At Admiral Cleaners, we recommend scheduling your wedding dress cleaning and preservation as soon as possible after your wedding day. The longer you wait, the more difficult it can be to identify and remove any stains or imperfections. That said, we understand that you may be busy enjoying your honeymoon and settling into married life, so it’s generally safe to wait until after your honeymoon to deal with preserving your dress.

If you suspect that your dress has been damaged in any way during your wedding day, it’s best to have a trusted friend or family member deliver it to us or take advantage of our free dry cleaning pick-up and delivery service. Our preservation experts will carefully inspect and clean your gown, ensuring that it remains in pristine condition for years to come.

Can I touch my preserved wedding dress?

Absolutely! Your preserved wedding dress can still be admired and enjoyed, but it’s important to handle it with care. We recommend wearing clean cotton gloves when touching the dress to avoid transferring any oils from your skin that could cause yellowing over time. If gloves aren’t available, make sure to wash your hands thoroughly before handling the dress.

If you’ve also preserved other items like your garter, shoes, or jewelry, it’s a good idea to ask our preservation experts about the best ways to handle and care for those items after they’ve been cleaned and packaged. With proper care, your preserved wedding dress and accessories can be cherished keepsakes for generations to come.

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