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Top 3 Tips for Storing Your Summer Fabrics

As we dive into the heart of summer, it’s the perfect time to refresh your wardrobe and ensure your favorite outfits stay crisp and clean. July brings hot weather, barbecues, and outdoor activities, which can all take a toll on your clothes. Properly storing your summer fabrics is essential to keeping them looking fresh and extending their lifespan. Here are three comprehensive tips to help you store your summer garments effectively this July.

  1. Proper Storage for Lightweight Fabrics
    Hang or Fold with Care: To avoid wrinkles and damage, hang lightweight garments like cotton and linen on padded hangers, or fold them carefully with plenty of space to prevent creases. Use breathable garment bags or cotton sheets to allow air circulation and prevent mildew.
  2. Extra Care for Silk and Delicate Fabrics
    Protect and Preserve: Store delicate fabrics like silk in breathable garment bags away from direct sunlight. Use acid-free tissue paper between folds to prevent creases and maintain the fabric’s condition. Keep these items in a dark, cool place to avoid fading and fiber weakening.
  3. Rotate and Maintain Your Wardrobe
    Clean and Refresh: Always clean your summer garments before storing them for the season to prevent stains and dirt from setting. Regularly check on stored clothes, airing them out every few months and misting with fabric freshener to keep them fresh and ready to wear.

At Eagle Cleaners, we’re here to help you care for your garments with expert cleaning and storage tips. Bring in your summer clothes for a professional cleaning, and let us assist you in keeping them in perfect condition. Happy July, and here’s to a summer of crisp, clean, and beautifully stored fabrics!