Oceanside Enters the Hall of Fame!

After a trying 2020, we begin 2021 completely blown away that Oceanside has won The Knot Best of Weddings for the fourth year in a row, earning its spot in The Knot Hall of Fame! “We are delighted to have won The Knot Best of Weddings and join the Hall of Fame,” said Clare Harris, bridal services manager and [...]

The Oceanside Difference: Creating a Culture of CARE

Recently, we’ve had a run of good news at Oceanside Cleaners. In November, CINET, a global textile care association, honored Oceanside Cleaners as the best retail cleaner globally among small and medium-sized businesses. The next week America’s Best Cleaners included us in the 2020 Leadership Forum, where our owner, Mike Harris, served on a panel […]


“I felt beautiful and comfortable and knew the dress was the perfect one for me.”

Oceanside Wins “Overall Best” Cleaners – Globally!

For professional cleaners around the world, the CINET Global Best Practices Awards are a BIG deal. This year’s event, presented virtually November 4 – 5 from Amsterdam, focused on a high standard of quality, new business services, innovation and sustainability in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

Treat Your Guests to Our Sheet Service

Treat your guests, and maybe even yourself, to our superior sheet service! The holiday season is right around the corner, which means many of you will have family and friends coming into town. Let us help you get your guest rooms ready for a 5-star resort experience!

How long have your drapes been hanging in your home without a cleaning?

You may be finding more time to tackle small home improvement projects than you had before! Have you thought about adding cleaning your drapes to that list?


“I felt like the dress was made specifically for me.”

Oceanside is much more than a dry cleaner!

Oceanside Cleaners specializes in dry cleaning and laundry, but did you know we also offer a number of other services? From sheets, duvets, blankets, and comforters to altering your wedding gown for the best day of your life, we are skilled in many different departments. We understand that, as a result of the times we […]

Outdoor Cushions Looking Grungy? We Can Help!

Many of us have been spending a lot of time at home working remotely and even monitoring “virtual school.” As we embark on fall, there is no better time than now to enjoy the remainder of the warmer weather outdoors, most likely in our own backyards, patios, and pools.

Make Sure Your First Day of School Outfit Fits Perfectly!

The back-to-school outfit is always a special one; it’s the one where the majority of your child’s classmates will see them for the first time since May (or, in this year’s case, March!). We know they want to feel their best!

Home Cleaning in the Time of COVID

We have all been taking special care to protect ourselves and loved ones since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. One precaution has been limiting access to our homes for all but those who live there, and that has meant letting some routine services lapse.

Safely Sanitizing Face Masks

With face masks becoming mandatory in all public places around the Jacksonville area, you are probably wondering how to thoroughly clean your cloth mask properly.

Postponed Wedding? Here’s How to Store Your Gown

If your wedding has been postponed, you’re undoubtedly making alternate plans. Maybe the “backyard wedding” isn’t quite your style and you’re choosing to wait. Or, maybe you’re having a small ceremony on your original wedding date and the reception later. No matter what your plans, here are a few tips on how to safely store […]


“As soon as I put it on, I knew right away it was the one!”

How to Clean Your Clothes to Reduce Coronavirus Risk

By now, we’re all singing two rounds of “Happy Birthday” while washing our hands. We’re spraying down countertops even more regularly with disinfectant cleaners. And we’ve moved quickly from handshakes to elbow bumps to strict “social distancing.” But what about our clothes? During the COVID-19 pandemic, proper laundering is no longer a matter of simply keeping […]

Something Blue

Blue may very well be the world’s most loved hue. It’s also a symbol of love, purity, and fidelity in the Old English wedding rhyme, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, a sixpence for her shoe.” The phrase dates back to 19th century Lancashire in northwest England and refers to the five things […]

Sorting Laundry: Is It Really Necessary?

Do you separate your clothes into piles before doing your laundry? Or do you throw everything in the wash together and get on with your day? Although sorting has long been the status quo, “new and improved” laundry detergents, along with advances in washer technology, have sparked a debate: Is sorting still important, or is […]

How to Get Grass Stains Out In 6 Quick Steps

Whether it is a satisfying morning of gardening or a fun afternoon of backyard games, no one wants to a grass stain memento. Yet, we’ve all had our share. Follow these simple steps to get your grass stains out for good!

Best of The Knot—Again!

For the third year running, Oceanside Cleaners is a winner of The Knot Best of Weddings! How did we do it? By providing expert care, impeccable attention to detail, white-glove transportation services, and museum-quality cleaning and preservation.

Why Brides Love Oceanside Cleaners Pre- and Post-Wedding

With the rise in do-it-yourself weddings, more couples are tackling their wedding logistics solo. But even without a professional planner, weddings take a village to pull together: the caterer, the venue staff, the photographer, the wedding party. When it comes to wedding garments, savvy brides turn to Oceanside for exquisite, hands-on care—without extra planning or [...]


“I hope to one day share with my daughter the dress I wore on the most special day of my life.”

Leather Cleaning: to DIY or Enlist a Professional…That is the Question

Leather exudes luxury, epitomizes toughness. Like fine wine and cheese, leather can get better with age if cared for properly. Here’s what you should consider when caring for your leather goods and deciding whether to go it alone or ask a pro.

Easy Steps That Work for Removing a Red Wine Stain

Nothing spoils a hearty celebration or a relaxing moment like a red wine spill on your clothes, but acting quickly can get you back to the festivities or to your relaxation. Follow these steps to remove that stain!

Why Oceanside Cleaners Isn’t for Everyone

Blue ribbon service, complimentary pickup and delivery, expert attention to detail, an effortless experience. These are the hallmarks of Oceanside Cleaners, the values and tenets we live and breathe day in and day out. But we’re not for everyone, and here’s why.


“I knew it was the one the minute I put the gown on!”


“I love my gown so much and wanted to keep it in good condition for years to come.”


“They were able to remove the stain and made the dress look even better than when I first purchased it!”

How to Ensure your Wedding Dress Survives Dry Cleaning

Whether you’ve invested $1,000 or $10,000 on your perfect wedding dress, you want to make sure it’s treated with the same care you have for it. We all know that the bride makes the dress, but boy, does a dress you love make you feel special on your day. When the time comes to send [...]


“My dress is a token of remembrance from the best night of my life!”


“When I tried on this dress, I finally felt like a bride.”


“I didn’t want to take the gown off and knew I had made my decision.”


“When I put my dress on, I knew at that very second it was meant to be.”

Can you wash pillows?

Ideally, you want to wash your pillows twice a year to remove built-up lotion, dead skin, maybe even mildew.

How to Wash a Down Jacket

It’s that time of year, when down jackets and scarves become trendy. But, with wear comes a little dirt, and you may be wondering if you can wash your down jacket at home. You can!

Re-Purpose Those Hangers!

Did you jump on the Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” bandwagon and pare down your closet to only the items that “bring you joy?”

How to Bustle a Wedding Dress and Why You Need One

In the wedding dress world, bustle is more of a noun than a verb.


“I wanted to make sure the gown was in pristine condition so I can take it out one day and remember the best day ever.”

Dry Cleaning Convenience (in Time for the Holidays!)

Grubhub, Instacart, Amazon, Uber Eats. Americans are looking for more convenience than ever.

Give the Gift of a Dry Cleaning Gift Card

In this day and age, most of us have purchased or received gift cards. We all appreciate their convenience and ease of use.

Business Travel? Simplify Your Life with Our Folded Shirt Service

Are you getting ready for a business trip? Life is busy enough—simplify things.

Washing Instruction Labels: What Do the Symbols Mean?

When shopping for clothing, do you look for items that can be washed at home, or do you have a line item in your budget for dry cleaning?

Tips for Area Rug Cleaning

With the holidays quickly approaching, fall is a perfect time of year to spruce up the floor coverings in your home.


“The designer is a genius, and I feel like her dresses should be treated like royalty.”


“Maybe another young lady in my family will be able to use it one day.” 


“I love my gown and want to keep it as timeless as possible.”


“I hope my future daughter or nieces want to wear my gown, so preserving it will make that possible.”

Original Veil Worn Again 40 Years Later

“Oceanside Cleaners treated me like an old friend, using utmost care with my precious dress and veil.”


“I loved my dress so much and have never felt more beautiful than I did on my wedding day.”


“I want to always remember how the dress made me feel on my wedding day.”

Cleaning Care for the American Flag

Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day—the summer flag-bearing holidays are near. Now is a great time to check your flag and get it cleaned, if necessary.

Moving? Let Us Move Your Clothes for You

Moving from one home to another can be challenging if not downright exhausting. Of course, one of the most cumbersome aspects is moving all of your family’s clothes. Thankfully, Oceanside has a unique, complimentary service for existing customers—we will move your clothes for you!

To Wash or Not to Wash: That is the Laundry Question

Face it. Buying new clothes can be fun. REALLY fun. So fun, in fact, that sometimes you want to run home and throw on your new clothes. But unless you enjoy the risk of scabies and lice, some experts advise you wash your new clothes before wearing them.


“When I tried it on, I immediately lit up. I could not stop smiling, and I loved all the little details it had. “


“My dress is very special to me, so it just made sense to take care of it.”


“I knew they would take care of my dress as if it were their own.”

Oceanside’s Not-so-Secret Weapon to Kill Odor

In 2017, it’s estimated that the sports apparel market generated $168 billion in sales worldwide. And with workout gear considered a highly valuable sector of the fashion industry, it’s no surprise that the value of the global sports apparel market is anticipated to grow for years to come.


“I am so grateful for Clare and Oceanside Cleaners for ridding my gown of dirt, makeup, and even red wine stains!”


Bride Wears Her Mom’s Wedding Gown: 34 Years Later


“I saved the gown for last at my first bridal appointment and the minute it was zipped on, I knew I couldn’t walk down the aisle in anything else.”

Green Dry Cleaning in Jacksonville

Does it really matter whether the Jacksonville dry cleaner you choose is environmentally friendly? Absolutely!


“My mom did not preserve her dress and wishes that she did, so I had her advice and encouragement to make sure this was something that I did.”

A “2018 Best of Weddings” Winner

One could argue that the proposal is the easiest part of getting married. From there, the bride and groom face a torrent of wedding-related decisions from the date and theme to the flowers and food. Luckily, these days there are a number of resources available online to help sift through the possibilities.


“It is my hope that one day my daughter or daughter-in-law will be able to wear this dress.”


“I wanted to make sure that no one but the very best would touch my dress.” 


“I would love it if my future daughter would want to wear it or take parts of it to create a new dress for her!”

People Turning to Wash & Fold Laundry Service

Just how long does it take to do laundry? There are many factors to consider—type of machine, length of cycle, and use of any special wash cycles just to name a few.  You can add to that the time challenges presented by scheduling conflicts, distractions, and more.

Your Wedding Dress & Its Happily Ever After

“After my wedding, I was convinced my dress was trashed. We had an outdoor ceremony and some of our reception, including our dance floor, was outdoors. The bottom of my perfect ivory dress was covered in dirt and had red wine stains.” — Laura

Own a Great Down Comforter

Among the many services provided by Oceanside Cleaners, we clean household items such as comforters, sheets, and pillows. Though there are personal preferences at play when you purchase any of these items, we are focusing on some of the key features to consider when purchasing a down comforter. The following five easy-to-remember tips come from […]

Planning a Winter Wedding

When planned with romance in mind (regardless of the actual outside temps!), winter weddings can evoke thoughts of velvet-draped, candlelit, cozy events. If you’re planning a winter wedding, here are three key things to keep in mind.


“I’d read great reviews about Oceanside.”


“I wanted this piece of my wedding day to last a lifetime.”


“I would recommend them to any bride.”


“I couldn’t just leave it with anyone.”


“My gown means the world to me.”


“Peace of mind knowing my dress is safe…”


“I realized how important my dress was to me!”


“I knew my dress would be in the best hands possible.”