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ARTICLES ON CLOTHING AND FABRIC CARE FROM BROWNS

Browns Cleaners has been supporting Snowsuit Fund since it started over 40 years ago. The MacGregor family has always considered community service and helping those in need an important and regular activity. In fact, Brian MacGregor, President of Browns Cleaners Ltd., recently dropped off a...

In addition to a challenging learning environment, children have missed much needed socialization during the pandemic. Getting back to school is important for children’s ability to learn and mature, but as you send your kids off to school (finally!), it may be with some trepidation....

Browns Cleaners is an active member of the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists (AWGS); and has been for decades. Ten years ago, the AWGS asked Carbonfund.org to help calculate the carbon footprint of wedding gown cleaning and wedding gown preservation.  The process included all carbon...

Big or small, there is a lot of planning and prep involved with a wedding. Here are five ways that Browns Cleaners can help your Ottawa-area wedding run more smoothly. Restore Heirloom Gowns Browns truly makes white weddings! We use a special process to eliminate...

When you think about having your clothes professionally cleaned, you may wonder: is this safe for my clothes, the environment, and me? It’s an age-old question and an important one at that. We at Browns Cleaners are proud of the steps we’ve taken to ensure...

Even if you are not a style conscious fashionista, clothing plays an important role every day and helps represent who we are. Especially in the workplace, how we look affects how we are treated and what others expect of us. Take a moment to review...

In time for Canada’s 150th, Browns Cleaners is celebrating 60 years in the Ottawa valley. Browns opened in 1957 and immediately became a hub for all new African and Caribbean immigrants looking for community in a new land. Herbert Browns— known as Pops— always made...

Spring in Ottawa means snow melt and rain. With such a wet week many homes and businesses have found themselves with water coming into the basement. It’s important to clean affected items as soon as possible and as thoroughly as possible to prevent further damage....

You want your clothes to last as long as they can, especially when the pieces have sentimental value. This is normally true for pieces such as your wedding dress, but it can be even more emotional when it’s a World War Two heirloom. It’s likely safe...

If you’re like me the only thing that makes the cold weather worth it are the cute and cozy outfits you get wear. The most comfortable piece of clothing in the world is a sweater! We’ve been lucky here in Ottawa with really great warm...