Chelsky Writes to Chatelaine

September 2005
Fabricare Canada;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p7
Trade Publication
The article informs that in its September issue, the journal "Chatelaine" included the inaccurate advice that consumers should hang dry cleaned garments outside for several days before bringing them into the house. Brian Chelsky of Careful Cleaners refuted this idea and described the controls under which the industry operates today.


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