Birmingham Wedding Gown Care Blog

Should I Clean My Wedding Dress Before the Wedding?

Posted by Brandi Kane on December 25, 2012

I Am Asked Often About The Need For Cleaning a Wedding Dress Before The Wedding. 

If you bought a new dress and you don't have dirt, grass stains or other "junk" on your wedding dress, you should NOT need to get it cleaned before your wedding.

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning, wedding dress stains, second hand wedding dress, Cleaning & Pressing

Cleaning a Polyester Wedding Dress?

Posted by Brandi Kane on September 4, 2012

 

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning, second hand wedding dress, Wedding Dress Care, polyester gown, Cleaning & Pressing

Six Wedding Gown Preservation Myths That Won't Die - But Should

Posted by David Whitehurst on August 25, 2010

There are a lot of myths floating around about wedding gown preservation and I'm going to do my best to put an end to the mistaken beliefs. 

Sure, I'm in the wedding gown preservation business.  As a wedding gown cleaner in Birmingham, Alabama, I've heard from a lot of Brides about how special their wedding gown is to them.  And I've heard from Mothers of the Bride about how special it is for her daughter to wear her wedding gown. If they didn't have their wedding gown cleaned and preserved by a wedding gown specialist, they wouldn't have the choices they have today.

So let's put an end to the madness of these myths!

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Topics: Southern Bridal Show, wedding dress cleaning, wedding dress preservations, wedding memories, wedding gown preservation in Birmingham Alabama, second hand wedding dress

Restoring and Restyling Vintage Wedding Dresses In Birmingham, AL

Posted by David Whitehurst on July 20, 2010

I received a question from Kristin about restyling her grandmother's vintage wedding dress.  This is what she asked:

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Topics: Vintage Wedding Dress, used wedding dress, wedding dress alterations, wedding dress alterations in Birmingham Alabama, wedding dress, wedding memories, wedding gown preservation in Birmingham Alabama, second hand wedding dress, restore vintage wedding dress

Can I get My Wedding Dress Cleaned In A Week?

Posted by David Whitehurst on July 7, 2010

I had a recent request about how much time we need to clean a wedding dress.  Here is the question I was asked from a UAB Nursing Student:

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning, wedding gown, dry cleaner, wedding dress, second hand wedding dress

Should You Steam A Wedding Dress Before Traveling?

Posted by David Whitehurst on May 22, 2010

A Bride from Hoover, Alabama contacted me this week asking if it would be best to steam/press her wedding dress prior to leaving for her destination wedding...or should she wait until she arrives at the wedding site to do this.

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Topics: used wedding dress, wedding gown cleaning and preservation, wedding gown, wedding gown storage, wedding dress, wedding gown preservation in Birmingham Alabama, second hand wedding dress, Destination Wedding, brides

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