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Cleaning Santa Suits

Santa Suit.JpgCan Santa Claus suits including the hair and beard be safely drycleaned?
Santa Claus suits are usually not designed to be drycleaned. If the suit is synthetic it may be safe, however check for colorfastness. The suit may also have fusibles that are solvent-soluble. Discuss these issues with your customer before cleaning the suit. With the customer's consent, clean on a gentle, short cycle.
You may want to suggest hand washing and localized stain removal around the cuffs and collar to freshen up the suit, especially if it is only worn once a year. If you do clean the hair and the beard, put them in a net bag on a short cycle.
Posted By Harry Kimmel | 12/12/2017 8:31:10 AM