Will dry cleaning shrink my clothes?

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No. Dry-cleaning is infact designed to prevent shrinkage of clothes. The principal reason why dry-cleaning will never shrink clothes is that its dry or there is no usage of water.

However, you may sometimes notice that your sleeves are a couple of inches shorter, and that’s when you know that its water that needs to be blamed. Basically, when your clothes are dry-cleaned, its placed in a machine with a liquid cleaning agent or solvent. Heat is then applied to dry the fabric. Although, the cleaning process doesn’t use water at all, but the washing machine is attached to a water source. This sometimes results in water leaking in and the consequent shrinking due to the heat cycle.

So, if this has become a regular feature with your current dry cleaner, it’s probably time to switch to The Laundry House. At, TLH we have state of the art technology and very trained staff that’ll ensure that no mishap like this ever happens to your clothes.