Additional Information


Dry Cleaning   Using eco-friendly Exxon DF-2000 Hydrocarbon Solvent and Kreussler German engineered biodegradable soap in a Columbia state-of-the-art, dry-to-dry machine, which reclaims the solvent and eliminates venting of fumes to the environment

Wet Cleaning   Using the latest European technology, including the Wascomat wet-cleaning machine and moisture-control dryer, and Kreussler biodegradable soaps and conditioners

Hand-Laundering   Hand-laundering and scouring of vintage and other delicate textiles and white items to reduce agitation and ensure items remain white and bright

Table Linens   Hand-scoured, hand-pressed, and returned on a hanger, in a box, or rolled   

Bedding   Sheets are laundered and hand-pressed.  Comforters are wet-cleaned and tumbled dry with no heat

Shirts   All shirts are hand-ironed

Wedding, Christening, Bar Mitzvah and other Ceremonial Gowns   Your gown is first carefully inspected for stains or other damage. We will consult you for input as needed.  Next your gown is pre-spotted, paying particular attention to the hemline, then gently but thoroughly cleaned, hand-finished, and preserved either in a museum-quality box or an archival muslin storage bag.  Alterations are available upon request.

Tailoring and Alterations   Expertly done on premises

Draperies   We offer a full array of cleaning services, including any combination of take-down, cleaning, hand-scouring, rehanging, and steaming.  We recommend having your draperies taken down and cleaned in our plant, although we can also provide in-house cleaning if you desire.

Suede and Leather   Expertly cleaned by specialists

Furs   Cleaning, conditioning, glazing, repairs, and cold-storage are available

Cold Storage   Short-term and long-term storage options are available for change of seasons, renovations, and relieving overcrowded closets.  All clothing must first be cleaned by Gem Cleaners before being introduced to the cold-storage vault.

Interior Services   In-home cleaning of upholstery, carpeting, and window treatments

Indoor and Outdoor Cushions   Indoor cushions are picked up, covers are removed, cleaned, treated for stain resistance, and hand-finished, then covers are replaced.  Outdoor cushions are picked up, covers are removed, wet-cleaned, mildew-proofed, water-proofed, and hand-finished, then covers are replaced.  Clean cushions are packaged and returned to you when finished.  We can also store your cushions upon request during the off-season or while renovations are being done.  We will also do repairs or replacements, if needed.

Rugs   Hand-washing of your Oriental, Persian or other treasured rugs is available.

Pick-Up and Delivery   Included in our normal charges.  Please call 215 848-6190 or
e-mail to schedule.