Q&A with Julia Willkins – Owner, Manager and Laundry Guru

For this week’s blog, we thought it might be fun to get inside the head of our lovely boss and all round laundry Guru- Julia.

Hi Julia!

Hi! 

How long has Home and Dry been running?

I started Home and Dry in 2002- s0 we are now in our 16th year! It’s been a roller-coaster, but also incredibly rewarding. We’ve had the permanent laundry coming up for 4 years but I can still remember what it was like starting the laundry service from my garage!  Read more

Tailor Made Especially For You

One of the most popular requests we receive from customers is for “Invisible Mending.” The term “Invisible Mending” (which we can all assume means repairing a rip or a tear so well that you would never notice it had even been repaired) dates back more than 200 years and explains the highly skilled and time-consuming method of repairing damage to cloth by taking single threads from a hem, side seam or other concealed part of the clothes of the same type and re weaving them over the damaged area to make as near perfect repairs as is humanly possible. Read more

The food in your cupboard that may have hidden cleaning talents!

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At Home & Dry we want to make your life simpler and we all know that daily chores are not something we look forward to. So, we have put together some tips and cleaning hacks on how to get the most out of your everyday essentials. After reading an article, it has come to our attention that the foods in our cupboards can come in handy for cleaning too.

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Bespoke Holiday Lets Cleaning & Laundry Service

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Peak Holiday Season is just around the corner- and for those of you that rent out your homes during the busy months, it can be a daunting and challenging time.

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5 Useful Tips To Get That 5 Star Review on AirBnB

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A lot of local families and individuals move out of their homes for the weekend and rent to guests via Air BnB. This is a fantastic idea and easy revenue, as guests for the Goodwood events expect to pay a higher price over that period.

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5 reasons why you should wet clean not dry clean

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First of all, let’s set the scene and answer the question most people are thinking. What on earth is wet cleaning? Well, let us explain. Wet cleaning is a professional alternative to dry cleaning. The process is entirely solvent free and uses specialised equipment to clean garments that have previously been “Dry Clean Only.”

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