Lapels Cleaners, an innovative, 100% sustainable garment care company headquartered in Naples, FL, recently announced the opening of its location at 1226 NW Maynard Rd. in Cary, NC. Previously, the location had been Mee Cleaners. Now, Jay Singh is the new owner of the drycleaning plant and store.
“We are delighted to bring the Lapels Cleaners experience to Mee Cleaners’ customers and people who live and work in the greater Cary area,” Singh said. “At Lapels, we use a sustainable, non-toxic method for drycleaning clothes. Subsequently, clothes feel better when you wear them and last longer.”
Singh, who owns and operated a skin care salon with his wife Karinda, has long wanted to bring a drycleaning store to Cary to better serve the growing number of companies in the area – including such household names as SAAS, Google, Nike and others. Singh researched a number of opportunities before choosing Lapels. With its name brand and use of GreenEarth cleaning process, he found Lapels Cleaners to be a great fit.
“With SAAS, Google, Nike and a number of other well-known businesses opening offices in our area, we saw a real opportunity here,” Singh said. “The most compelling part was being able to convert an existing drycleaner with an established customer base to Lapels Cleaners stores so we would have immediate cash flow and wouldn’t have to build a market from scratch.”
“Lapels also has a special way of doing things, both form our environmentally friendly way of cleaning clothes to customer service,” he added. “It’s an experience that our customers will love.”
Lapels has pioneered its eco-friendly drycleaning experience over the past two decades. Part of that effort includes a partnership agreement with GreenEarth. Lapels Cleaners also sets itself apart with its customer service. Lapels customers are greeted to a warm and inviting reception area, with friendly customer service representatives and alteration services.
Lapels Cleaners of Cary opened officially in April 2023 and is planning a grand opening event later this spring.