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Clothes Cleaners

As Austin’s experts in garment care and stain removal, we’re often answering questions about things like red wine spills and candlewax on tablecloths. We’ve put together this handy guide to help you tackle common problems and stains before you bring your item to a clothes cleaners. In almost all cases, if you have a stain, it’s best to keep the stain wet and to bring it to us as quickly as possible.

Also, be sure to point out stains when you bring a garment in. Some stains that appear light or invisible, such as white wine or fruit juice, contain sugars that will caramelize and discolor when the cleaned garment is pressed. If you want to make sure you get that stain out, stop dry cleaning Austin. The best results will come from wet cleaning your garments with a clothes cleaners.


EcoClean’s Top Stain Prevention Tips

Watch out for beauty products
Allow body care products such as perfumes, lotions, deodorants, antiperspirants and makeup to dry before you get dressed. While the discoloration might not be immediate, these products often contain ingredients that affect dyes and fabrics.

Wash your hands
Men should wash their hands before tying a necktie. Otherwise, over time, oils from the skin and other grooming products can discolor the silk.

Don’t sweat it
Protect silk and other fabrics from excessive perspiration using camisoles or underarm shields. The salts and chlorides can cause dyes to run.

Keep matching pieces together
Have matching pieces (such as bedspreads and drapes) cleaned at the same time. This ensures that any color loss will be uniform and the pieces will still match.

Protect against sun damage
Just as the sun can fade a chair or rug, it can fade your clothing. Watch out for prolonged exposure to direct sunlight or strong artificial light. Some dyes are even affected by indoor lighting.

Don’t press it
Never iron clothes that are stained or soiled—the heat can set stains and make them impossible to remove later.

Always blot a spot!
Don’t try to remove stains by rubbing or scrubbing them—this will damage the fibers in delicate fabrics. Remember, BLOT the stain gently, and don’t forget to put a clean cloth on the back side of the fabric so the stain doesn’t soak through.

Clothes need to breathe
Storing your clothing (especially natural fabrics such as cotton, wool and linen) in plastic bags can damage the fabric. Give them some air!


You can trust us with your stuff

EcoClean won the Best of Austin in 2006, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018 & 2019. The Austin Chronicle awards annually recognize the best local dry cleaners and other small local businesses. If you are looking for cleaner clothes from the best laundry and dry cleaners, you have found the right place. See what they said about us. We are also listed on Yelp and Google+ and our ratings show we are one of the best laundry and dry cleaners in Austin.

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What we clean


(dress shirts, polos, pants, suits, dresses, blouses, sweaters, skirts, silk ties, children’s clothing, sweats/robes)

Wash & Fold

($2.15/lb for clothing, sheets &towls, $3.25/lb for comforters, quilts & blankets, $30/bag, Monthly subscription)


(bedding, comforters, duvets, blankets, quilts, tablecloths, drapes, couch cushion covers, rugs)

Outer Wear

(coats, jackets, hats/scarves/gloves)


(wedding dress preservation, evening gowns, tuxedos)


apron/chefs coat, sheets &towels, lab coats &uniforms, tablecloths, upholstery fabric)

Additional Services

Free Pick up

Stain Removal
& Garment

Smoke, Mold
& Mildew

Topics on wedding gowns

We have the answers

Wedding Dress Preservation is the process of cleaning, arranging and boxing a gown to prepare it for long-term storage and protect it from deterioration. All fabrics can be harmed by tensile stress (from hanging), moisture, UV Rays, pests, heat, chemical residue, and long-term exposure to foreign substances. Proper preservation starts with stain treatment and washing in a wet cleaning process. After a dress is thoroughly cleaned, it is hand pressed by our team in Austin and delicately arranged in a museum quality storage box. Wet cleaning is an essential part of the process as it eliminates the possibility of yellowing thru time because no petroleum solvents are used to clean the fabric.