isn’t a suggestion. Unfortunately, many people take it as one. Sure, they review the care label – and then take the chance with their . If you are unsure, it is always best to ask a expert. Checking is always a safer option.
For many, the idea of is a little confusing. However as many fashion lovers can attest to , it is actually quite important to have a trusted . They are the team that you can call with a question, run in for a spot clean, and lean on for a major moment. While we hate to see a fashion emergency, the Hallak team is happy when we can help.
As a leading dry , Hallak is proud to have been caring for generations of fashion enthusiasts. In fact, the Hallak family is celebrating over 50 years of being a trusted, local . We are one of the last family-owned and operated couture cleaners in the New York Metro area.
Along with our loyal clientele, there are many designers and boutiques who also consider us their #1 . It is also about building a relationship. One where you know that you will be receiving the very best in care.. For us, it goes beyond
Before anything, let us explain the is used to remove stains and odors from . Fashion, , , and other items may require . . In the most basic of definitions, a
Vintage items often are in need of a aka restoration. An older may have had time to settle in. Thus, a different approach is needed. Instead of going in a , the antique will be placed in a bath. Using a gentle , the will be softly agitated. This is a safe way to clean without disturbing the any further.
In the past, the has gotten a pretty bad rep. Early did not understand the they were using and possibility of any environmental . While this is not to excuse for any potential damage done, it is important to note that these did not want to harm the communities they were in. (In the past several decades, many industries and services have faced similar challenges.)
Early date back to the 1800s. Instead of a quality like todays, they used gasoline, kerosene, turpentine and petroleum! Aside from the flammable dangers, imagine the smell left behind. Instead of a , they used a tub. Things have certainly evolved over the years.
Unfortunately, became a very popular but without the proper safety precautions. Many of you may already be familiar with the . In 1988, OSHA began to regulate to reduce . In addition, other regulations were put in place to protect the workplace and environment.
Although PERC is still widely in use, it is extremely regulated. The EPA regulates its usage and disposal. We think it’s a perfect time to mention that Hallak Cleaners has won environmental awards. Our dedication to keeping our people AND community safe is our #1 priority.
Today’s can be , or another type of dry cleaning . Often, many dry cleaners have a mixture of machines. This allows them to handle the various garment emergencies that arise. (Special note: Hallak Cleaners was actually the first cleaners in NYC.)
Our award-winning facility also has a for our innovative . By offering different options for , this allows a to vary their services.
The modern should be much more well-respected as they certainly are happy to follow any regulations for put in place. Along with the community, these laws also keep their safe as well. While some chemicals remain listed as an irritant, there are now set guidelines on how to handle and work with them.
Why is beneficial?
Certain items require simply won’t cut it. In fact, it may be harmful to the . removal by use of a .
When laundered, silk and wool may shrink or distort. And for other garments, may prevent shrinkage, loss of color, and change of texture/finish. If you have ever taken the gamble, we are sure you know what we mean. (We have certainly spoken to many customers who have made the attempt as well.)
Before chancing it, please note that some damage may be irreparable. When considering caring for new , it is best to review the care label. Questions? Call one of our team members or speak to your boutique salesperson. Informed decisions lead to less ‘oops’. Find a that you can trust.
A ‘s Journey at Hallak Cleaners
- Detailed itemizing
- Spot treatment
- Full, professional
- Expert hand-finishing
- Gift-like packaging
Along with still deserves a certain level of TLC. Many of our clients choose this service for their towels, polo shirts, etc., Hallak has also recently introduced a wash-and-fold service for your . For your more casual wear, you may choose to have some items be treated to a lighter touch. However, please know that your will still receive the ‘Hallak’ love.
Mr. Joseph Hallak, Sr., started Hallak Cleaners decades ago. In 1966, he had a dream of providing expert French care for the City area.
Today, John-Claude and Joe, Jr. kept their father’s dream alive. In addition to premium , it was also important to keep the same standards in regards to . Decades later, your continues to be in the best of hands.
Throughout the years, we have expanded to an award-winning plant and store location in Bergen County. We have added delivery routes as well. While we are still a City-based , we simply have included other regions in need of couture care.
Additionally, our services are ideal for different items including: couture fashion, casual wear, upholstery, window treatments, bed linens, table linens and more.
Interested in our services?
Please feel free to stop by either of our locations (Bergen County and Manhattan). You may also call (212) 832-0750 and speak with one of our representatives.
Complimentary pick-up and delivery in Manhattan, Bergen County, Westchester, Greenwich, Short Hills and the Summer Hampton route. Try Hallak’s app to schedule your pick-up as well.
While you can find right in your neighborhood, it is important to find a trusted that can handle those specialty and fine . See why Hallak has been a trusted name for over fifty years. And don’t forget to follow us on Instagram.