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Yuppie Friday – Princess Project Event

san francisco Please join us Friday, February 19th, as we raise funds and awareness for a great local charity, The Princess Project. For more information, please visit www.princessproject.org Friday, February 19th, 2010 Happy Hour 5:30 to 7:30pm Harry Denton’s Starlight Room is located in the Sir Francis Drake Hotel To buy advance tickets, please CLICK [...]

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Chocolate Stains?

Question; A chocolate fountain tipped over on my daughter who was wearing a two-week old dark blue varsity jacket (wool body, leather sleeves). Only a tiny bit of leather got chocolate on it; a lot got on the wool body and the lining. A cleaner that does these jackets can’t get to it for at [...]

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Can You Clean a Vintage Synthetic Fur Coat?

Question; I recently bought a vintage synthetic fur coat/jacket. It has that old musty, dusty vintage smell. The label says dry clean by fur method. Do you offer this service? Answer; Yes, We offer cleaning with both the fur method and with a green cleaning method. Use this link to our blog site (http://yourgreendrycleaner.com/synthetic-fur-spread-coat/ ) [...]

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Holiday Napkins

  WARNING!   WARNING!   WARNING!   Holiday napkins are extremely dangerous for your clothes. These types of napkins are white paper napkins dyed to holiday colors and when they get wet the colors often bleed off. A favorite thing for people to do when they spill something on there clothes is to get a napkin dab [...]

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Eco Salon on Eco Dry Cleaning

An on line green magazine Eco Salon publishes an article on Eco Dry Cleaning. In the article are tips on how to care for your garments.   Here’s the link     http://www.ecosalon.com/dry-clean-only-rules/   Karl Pacific Heights Cleaners, Sausalito & San Francisco, your non toxic alternative. www.eco-drycleaners.com Marin’s 1st & Best Certified Green Dry C

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How do I set the dye on a black jacket?

Question; Hi, I have a men’s BLACK blazer that was recently purchased. The materials are 100% cotton for the shell, 100% cotton for the lining. The label says dry clean only. I would like to wash this as it seems that the color is coming off onto other clothes and my hands when I put [...]

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San Francisco Environment Dry Clean Workshop

August 23, 2009   San Francisco Environment held a workshop to inform all the dry cleaners in the city and county of San Francisco of the health and environmental dangers of dry cleaning with the various solvent on the market as well as the regulation for those respective solvents. Our role in this workshop was [...]

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Is it possible to remove moss from sail covers?

Question; Is it possible to remove moss from sail Covers? Answer: Yes, the moss is growing on the surface and will be removed by the agitation of the cleaning process. Remove the covers to wash in a large washer with a soap and enzyme. Enzymes are readily available from heath food stores and some pet [...]

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How to remove shiny seams

Question; Is it possible to reduce / remove shiny seam lines on a polyester blazer after it’s been dry cleaned? Garment is lined and has a soft sheen to the fabric. Answer; It depends on what caused the sheen. I know you said it was there after dry cleaning but was it caused by the dry [...]

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Testimonial from Bianca Stark-Falcone, Well Dressed, Wardrobe Consultant, Sausalito

Pacific Heights Cleaners is a glowing example of customer service and a business that cares.  Garments are taken care of and given back to you not only clean but thoughtfully packaged.  Alterations are meticulously done, and if anything is wrong the management goes out of their way to correct the problem.  I’ve never felt so [...]

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California State Assemblymember Jared Huffman Certificate of Recognition

Califronia State Assemblymember Jared Huffman has recognized us (Pacific Heights Cleaners) with this certificate for take a leadership role in removing the toxic solvents from the dry cleaning process. Karl Huie Pacific Heights Cleaners Service with Pride since 1969, providing you a non toxic alternative, using a environmentally friendly green dry cleaning system. The First [...]

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Zero Breast Cancer Award

April 23 ,2009 was a monumental night for all of us at Pacific Heights Cleaners in Sausaltio and San Francisco. We were honored with the Zero Breast Cancer’s Francine Levien Activist Award at the 10th annual Honor Thy Healer Ceremony. Zero Breast Cancer has recognized us for removing the dangerous solvent from the dry cleaning process. These [...]

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The 2009 Francine Levien Activist is Karl Huie, Video

Ten years of honoring community’s healers The 2009 Francine Levien Activist is Karl Huie, owner of Pacific Heights Cleaners of Sausalito and San Francisco. Karl Huie is being recognized for taking a leadership role in promoting the health of the community. Pacific Heights Cleaners is Marin’s first and only certified green dry cleaner, an official desgination by [...]

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Zero Breast Cancer Award Ceremony Video

Zero Breast Cancer 10th Annual Honor Thy Healer Award Ceremony. Fern Orenstein’s introduction of the Francine Levien Activist Award Honoree Pacific Heights Cleaners Sausalito and San Francisco. Karl Huie Pacific Heights Cleaners in San Francisco and Sausalito is your resource for cleaning tips and garment care information. A certified green dry cleaner by the Bay [...]

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Marin I.J.

We were featured on the front page of the Marin I.J. newspaper on Sunday April 19, 2009. We are the first and only certified green dry cleaner in Marin. In order to become a Bay Area Green business, a dry cleaner must first switch to an environmentally friendly cleaning system. The two systems that are [...]

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Sausalito Sustainability Commission Award

Karl Huie Pacific Heights Cleaners in San Francisco and Sausalito is your resource for cleaning tips and garment care information. A certified green dry cleaner by the Bay Area Green Business Program and the San Francisco Environment. Your non toxic dry cleaning alternative serving you with an EPA approved Eco Dry Clean (Wet Clean) System [...]

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Dry Cleaning Report by San Francisco Environment

Green Dry Clean! Eco-DryClean (wet clean) is a non toxic safe alternative to traditional solvent dry cleaning. San Francisco Environment a department of the City & County of San Francisco issued a report and ranking of dry cleaning solvents and there health effects (human and environmental)*. #1: Eco-DryClean- Consumers that use wet cleaning know that [...]

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