• 14
  • Apr

Creative Ideas for Your Used Dry Cleaning Bags

If you are one of those thrifty shoppers that reuses their plastic bags from the grocery store, you won’t want to miss this. We’ve put together a list from our many years of dry cleaning experience to explain some of the most creative and useful ideas for reusing your old dry cleaning bags. You might […]
  • 14
  • Mar

Ask Walter from Oliver in Clearwater

“Is dry cleaning actually dry?” Walter says that unlike the name suggests, dry cleaning actually uses liquids. Instead of water it relies on special solvents that remove stains and effectively clean your garments. It’s best for delicate fabrics that won’t hold up well in water or the rough and tumble of a washing machine. Sun […]
  • 13
  • Mar

Belle of the Ball

No girl should be denied the opportunity to attend her high school dance because of financial difficulties Belle of the Ball Project is a 501(C) 3 non-profit organization, which provides prom, homecoming, and dresses to high school girls in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Polk, Hernando, Citrus. and surrounding counties for their high school dances. Sun Country […]
  • 20
  • Feb
PARC, Clothing, Charity, Donations

Annual PARC Clothing Sale!

Turning Disabilities into Capabilities with PARC The Sun Country team has been working late to get thousands of donated clothing items cleaned and ready for the Annual PARC Unclaimed Clothing sale! Be sure to mark your calendars for March 25, 2017 to take advantage of this amazing event for a great cause! This special sale […]
  • 14
  • Feb

Ask Walter from Norma in Pinellas Park

“Does dry cleaning shorten the life of my garments?” Walter is a firm believer that dry cleaning prolongs a garment’s life. Not only do stains set in with age, ground-in dirt and soil act as abrasives, causing rapid wear of fibers. Insects are also attracted to soiled clothes and cause further damage. Frequent dry cleaning […]
  • 24
  • Jan

Ask Walter from James in St. Petersburg

“Is it okay to leave my clothes in the plastic bags I get from my cleaners?” Walter suggests you remove your cleaned garments from plastic dry cleaning bags. That’s because they prevent your fabric from breathing. They can also lead to mildew and what’s known as “fume fading”. Fume fading yellows whites and discolors colored […]
  • 10
  • Jan

Ask Walter from Becky in Clearwater

“Is it okay for me to wash matching sets separately or do they always need to be washed together?” Walter strongly recommends washing all matching sets together. From suits to sweaters, there’s no need to take chances. Not all cleaners are environmentally friendly like Sun Country Cleaners and may use harsher cleaning techniques that cause premature wear […]
  • 22
  • Dec

2017 Garment Care Resolutions

With a little love, your clothes can last longer and save you money. Here’s some simple tips for building a better relationship with your favorite garments this year. Always air out clothes, remove all jewelry or pins, empty pockets and inspect them for stains before putting them away. Immediately blot stains and treat them quickly and properly, so […]
  • 18
  • Nov

Our Stores are Drop Off Centers for Foster Children and Teens

All donations will go to abused, abandoned, and neglected children ranging from 6–17 years old. This annual donation drive gathers clothing and gifts to last the entire year and may be used for holidays, birthdays, and special celebrations. All Joshua House children need clothes, shoes, socks. Girls like skinny jeans in Junior sizes, and boys […]
  • 10
  • Nov

Treating Thanksgiving Holiday Stains

Here are some helpful tips on caring for fine garments & household textiles during the Thanksgiving holiday. While we of course always recommend trusting the Sun Country Cleaners team for your stain removal and cleaning needs.  The holiday’s can present a bigger challenge for the spills and accidents that happen.  Obviously you can’t run out in […]