As with anything, there are pros and cons with starch.
Dress shirts are a personal choice from colors, fit, patterns and even starch. The amount of starch used, or not used can determine how your clothing will look and feel.
A benefit to using starch on your dress shirt is a crisper look and resistance to wrinkles and even stains. But the downside of starch is that it makes the shirt stiffer and can result in shortening the lifespan of your dress shirt. Consider using light starch which can limit the negative effects while enjoying the benefits of starch. This way you can get the best of both worlds, a crisper shirt has some stain protection, but won’t wear out quite as easily as a heavily starched shirt.
Here are a few advantages and drawbacks of using starch on your dress shirts:
To learn more about caring for your dress shirts and the amount of starch to use visit Fabricare of Greenville, your Greenville Dry Cleaner. Contact us online or call 864.877.7701.