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Are you paying $35/$40 for a $10/$15 dry cleaned suit?

CorbisSuit, shirt,tieYou've heard the claim before: "We gently dry clean and delicately Hand iron all your fine (non-shirt laundry) garments."

But is there any truth to this claim?

Is there a dry cleaner in Arizona -- other than RAVE FabriCARE -- that gently dry cleans and delicately hand irons ALL your fine (non-shirt laundry) garments? As a matter of routine?

I don't believe there is. But I could be wrong ...

That's because there are so many cleaners in Arizona claiming that " we're just as good as RAVE", "our cleaning process is just like RAVE" and "we hand iron all your garments just like RAVE." Quite frankly, I've lost count of all the spurious claims, distortions, trickery, fabrications and, yes, even outright lies.

After all, you know that most dry cleaners will say and print anything. Even if there's no truth to the claim. Even when there's no evidence to support the claim. Even when the evidence -- your fine garments -- directly contradicts the claim.

And why do they make these claims? All in the hope that you won't know the difference between a garment dry cleaned in fabric gentle siloxane fluid and then Hand ironed and a garment either (1) washed, dried and machine pressed, or (2) dry cleaned in a toxic, aggressive, dye stripping solvent such as perchloroethylene (aka perc) or synthetic petroleum and then machine pressed.

It's the service equivalent of the old bait and switch. They promise you one thing, but actually deliver something completely different.

Striped jacketSo if you know of any dry cleaner in Arizona -- other than RAVE FabriCARE -- that gently dry cleans and then delicately hand irons ALL your fine (non-shirt laundry) garments, please share the news with me.

Just to make sure that we're comparing apples to apples, you should know that, at RAVE FabriCARE, we prespot all garments and remove all water-based stains before they ever enter our dry cleaning machines. Clean your garments in fabric gentle, non-dye-stripping, dermatologically friendly, crystal clear, odorless, moisture free, sizing free and fragrance free siloxane fluid. And, hand irons your garments, inside and out.

At other cleaners -- even the "above average cleaners" -- your garments are either (1) washed, dried and machine pressed, or (2) dry cleaned in fabric aggressive, dye stripping perchloroethylene (a chlorinated solvent) or synthetic petroleum (a hydrocarbon solvent) and then machine pressed. Followed by a quick hand "touch up" and a spray of steam ... if deemed necessary ... if you're lucky.

And the difference?

Brilliant whites, creams and pastels. Intense colors. Buttery soft feel. Zero sizing. Zero fragrance. Zero odor. Perfect smoothness. No hard press. No shine. No seam or button impressions. Much, much longer life.

At RAVE FabriCARE, we'd never pass off a $10/$15 suit as a $35/$40 suit in the hope that you'll never know the difference.

We'd never pass off a garment either (1) washed, dried and machine pressed, or (2) dry cleaned in perchloroethylene or synthetic petroleum and then machine pressed as a garment that has been gently dry cleaned in siloxane fluid and then delicately hand ironed.

At RAVE FabriCARE, our dry cleaning process is exactly what we say it is. And, unlike any other cleaner in Arizona, we spell it out in detail and in writing on our website and on our blog.

There are no spurious claims. No distortions. No trickery. No fabrications. No lies. No bait and switch.

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