Clothes Call
9/21/2009
Protect your family heirlooms from permanent damage before it's too late.

Wedding dresses, christening gowns and military uniforms are some of our most cherished family heirlooms. So why do we send them to garment purgatory (that is, the attic or basement), where they're subjected to bugs, rodents, mold and dirt? Preserve your antique attire for future generations by following these five easy steps for keeping it clean, bright and strong.

1. Choose the right environment.