House of Horrors: The Lurkers in Your Laundry Room

Posted October 22, 2015

What creatures lurk in your laundry room? 

Bleeding, dyeing, suspicious smells…If you’re looking for scares this Halloween, you don’t even have to leave your house. Your own laundry room may hold horrors straight out of a Stephen King novel. Don’t run off screaming just yet—with our tips, you can rid your house of laundry demons.

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Topics: News, Laundry, How-to

Top 5 Halloween Costumes for 2015

Posted October 01, 2015

Halloween is right around the corner. Have you decided what you're wearing this year? Here are our predictions for the hottest Halloween costumes for both adults and children. 

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Topics: News, Fashion and style

Blast From the Past: 5 Awesome Vintage Laundry Advertisements

Posted September 19, 2015

Pratt Abbott has been up and running since 1944. For the past 71 years, we have proudly upheld our exceptional standard of care and our ability to adapt to changing times.

Speaking of changing times... 

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Topics: News, Garment care

A Greener Solution: The Dawn of Perc-Free Dry Cleaning

Posted September 04, 2015

A greener solution.

These days, most companies have "becoming a more earth friendly business" high on their priority list. This makes good business sense for a variety of reasons, both economic and philosophical. 
Yet, becoming greener has posed significant challenges to the dry cleaning industry.

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Topics: News, Going green

Go Green While We Clean!

Posted April 22, 2014

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Topics: News, Going green

Delivery Changes for Christmas Week

Posted December 18, 2013

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Topics: News

Thanksgiving Schedule Changes for Home Delivery

Posted November 21, 2013

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday next week, our home delivery drivers will be taking Thursday and Friday off to be with their families. Laundry bags will be picked up as usual, but the delivery schedule will be adjusted as follows:

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Topics: News

David Machesney Named President of DLI

Posted June 25, 2013


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Pratt Abbott Joins National Hanger Recycling Effort

Posted March 28, 2013

Cleaners Join National Hanger Recycling Effort

More than 30 million fewer hangers will make their way to landfills this year, thanks to the help of Pratt Abbott Cleaners and other participants of the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute's "DLI Cleaners Care - Hanger Recycling" program. The program began as a U.S. project but has extended to nations abroad. The initial goal of 25 million was reached in 2012 and the Institute increased the goal to 30 million more hangers in 2013.

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Topics: News, Going green, In the community

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