Dry Cleaning Shallotte Cleaners, Rug Cleaning, Why Choose Us, Area Rug Cleaning, Services, About Us, Address, Business Hours β¬πŸ‘‡

Shallotte Cleaners in Shallotte is your trusted destination for top-notch dry cleaning services. With a commitment to excellence and years of experience, we have become a go-to choice for the community. We understand the importance of maintaining the quality and longevity of your clothing and household items. Our dedicated team employs advanced cleaning techniques to ensure your garments come back fresh and pristine. Whether it’s your daily wear or special garments, Shallotte Cleaners takes care of it all. Discover the convenience and reliability of our dry cleaning services today.

Simplifying Your Life

Located in the picturesque Brunswick County, nestled along the southeastern coast of North Carolina, Shallotte Cleaners is your trusted destination for hassle-free dry cleaning services. With two conveniently located establishments and the added convenience of complimentary pickup and delivery service, we are committed to ensuring your dry cleaning experience is nothing short of pleasant and worry-free.

Rug Cleaning

Just when you thought that old rug was beyond salvation, plagued by pet hair and stubborn stains, we step in to save the day and make you the host of a memorable dinner party. Whether your rug is small or grand, we handle it all. And if bringing it to us is an issue, we offer a minimal $25 fee for locals, bringing our services right to your doorstep!


We are staunch advocates for environmental preservation:

  • We refrain from using harmful, toxic chemicals.
  • Our processes are safe for both you and your family.
  • Our cleaning methods are environmentally friendly and EPA approved, employing only non-toxic substances like water and biodegradable soap.
  • Garments emerge cleaner, fresher, and softer, with no risk of allergic reactions.

Why Choose Us

  1. Safe Cleaning: Our cleaning processes prioritize safety for you, your garments, and the environment.
  2. Experience: As established members of the community, we have consistently delivered excellence to every customer we serve.
  3. Top-Tier Service: We are committed to providing exceptional service.
  4. Community-Oriented: Being part of the community, we ensure that we fulfill our responsibilities diligently.
  5. Unmatched Convenience: With locations in Shallotte and Southport, along with our pickup and delivery service, we offer unmatched convenience to Brunswick County residents.

Amidst your hectic daily schedule, Shallotte and Southport Cleaners’ complimentary pickup and delivery service becomes a valuable ally. Let us help you eliminate a few errands and save time. We extend this service to homes and businesses throughout Brunswick County.

Area Rug Cleaning

Just when you thought that old rug was beyond salvation, plagued by pet hair and stubborn stains, we step in to save the day and make you the host of a memorable dinner party. Whether your rug is small or grand, we handle it all. And if bringing it to us is an issue, we offer a minimal $25 fee for locals, bringing our services right to your doorstep!


At Shallotte and Southport Cleaners, we offer a comprehensive range of services to cater to your dry cleaning needs. Here’s a sample of what we can do for you:

  • Same-day service available at BOTH LOCATIONS.
  • Expert stain removal (our cleaners are DLI certified).
  • Complimentary replacement of shirt buttons.
  • Care for casual clothing.
  • Odor-free dry cleaning.
  • Professional wet cleaning.
  • Alterations and repairs.
  • COMPLIMENTARY Pick-Up and Delivery!
  • Cleaning of comforters, quilts, pillows, and drapes.
  • Tablecloth cleaning.
  • Leather and suede cleaning and storage.
  • Wedding and christening gown cleaning and preservation.
  • Free American Flag cleaning.
  • Smoke and fire restoration.
  • Rug Cleaning.
Dry Cleaning

Our professional team works diligently to ensure your clothing meets the highest industry standards. Collectively, our staff boasts over 133 years of dry cleaning experience, with our owner, Allan Cheatham, contributing more than 38 of those years! Our expertise, skills, and years of training make Shallotte and Southport Cleaners your go-to Expert Dry Cleaner in Brunswick County.

We cater to a variety of needs:

  • Business Wear.
  • Casual Wear.
  • Formal Wear.
  • Freshly laundered shirts, ready to wear or fold upon request.
  • Law enforcement uniforms.
  • Military uniforms.
  • Wash, fluff, and fold services.
  • Household and fine linens.
  • Spring Cleaning for beach homeowners, including cleaning and fluffing comforters and rugs.
  • Clothing Alterations for common needs like hemming, patching, sewing, shortening sleeves, zipper repair, and button replacement.
  • Quick Press Service for saving you time in your busy life.
  • Bridal and Vintage Items, with expertise in restoring dresses and gowns for future generations to cherish.

Area Rug Cleaning

Just when you thought that old rug was beyond salvation, plagued by pet hair and stubborn stains, we step in to save the day and make you the host of a memorable dinner party. Whether your rug is small or grand, we handle it all. And if bringing it to us is an issue, we offer a minimal $25 fee for locals, bringing our services right to your doorstep!

Wash & Fold

For those who need their items washed and folded, we’ve got you covered. Our staff can help you reclaim your time by handling everything from linens to clothing, allowing you to free up your day. We’ll wash and fold your household essentials with care and expertise.

Leather & Fur

Leather and suede items require special cleaning techniques to maintain their appearance. We offer services for cleaning, re-dyeing, water repellency, mildew and stain removal, and even repair or alteration.

Wet Cleaning

When it’s necessary to remove water-based stains (e.g., coffee, wine, urine) from dry-clean-only items, our wet cleaning process is the safest solution. It complements dry cleaning by employing gentle soaps and conditioners to care for your garment when dry cleaning alone isn’t sufficient.

Things to Know
  • We accept all major credit cards: Visa, MC, Discover, AMEX.
  • Same-day service is available when items are dropped off by 9 AM, Monday through Friday.
  • Gift certificates are available for purchase.
  • We offer free American Flag cleaning.
  • Monthly charge accounts are available for added convenience.
  • Wedding & Gowns: We understand the emotional and financial investments in choosing your dress or gown, and we have the expertise to preserve it for generations to enjoy.
  • Leather and Suede: Our special cleaning methods keep leather and suede items looking new.
  • Complimentary Pick-Up and Delivery: Sign up for our route service to simplify your weekly to-do list, save time, and reduce stress. No more rushing to the cleaners during traffic jams. Download the route application on our website to get started.
How It Works

To join our Pick-up and Delivery route, print the Registration Form from our website and submit it to us. Please note that we’ll need your credit or debit card information, as your card will be billed with each weekly delivery to your home.

  1. Leave your garments in your designated laundry bag at the specified location. If you have special instructions regarding stains or repairs, pin a note to the outside of your garment bag.
  2. Your garments will be delivered back to your designated area on the next scheduled pick-up and delivery day.

We take immense pride in our business and our ability to provide the highest level of customer service in the dry cleaning

About Us

Serving Brunswick County since 1947, Shallotte Cleaners has a long-standing tradition of excellence. In 1997, we opened Southport Cleaners and further expanded our services in 2007 to include a convenient and complimentary route service to your home or business. We take immense pride in being the sole Sanitone Certified Master Dry Cleaner in Brunswick County.

Our mission is clear: to offer our customers the best dry cleaning and laundry services. For 11 consecutive years, from 2008 to 2018, we have been honored with the title “Best of Brunswick.”

Associations and Memberships
  • Dry Cleaning and Laundry Institute
  • North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners
  • Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce
  • Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce

Our ownership, Allan and Cindy Cheatham, bring decades of experience and a strong commitment to community involvement. Allan’s dry cleaning journey spans over 40 years, from his days as a student and graduate of UNC Wilmington to his early career in Raleigh, NC, and finally returning to his coastal roots in 1997 as an owner and operator of Shallotte/Southport Cleaners. Cindy and Allan have been happily married since 1987, and Cindy often jokes that one of her favorite benefits of marrying a dry cleaner is never having to iron again.

But Allan and Cindy are more than just business owners; they are integral parts of the community. Allan is an active member of the South Brunswick Islands Rotary Club and holds a legacy membership at Brunswick Community College. Cindy serves on the board of the NC Community Foundation for Brunswick County and is a charter member of WPLB (Women in Philanthropy and Leadership for Brunswick CC).

You’ll frequently find Allan and Cindy participating in fundraising events for various charities, including Relay 4 Life. They generously provide free cleaning services for programs like Coats for Kids and Coats for the Homeless. Allan is a member of the North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners and has been recognized with the prestigious Community Service award from the Rotary Club. In addition to her responsibilities as a business owner, Cindy serves as a development manager with Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center Foundation in Brunswick County. The foundation’s mission is to raise awareness and funding for Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center, benefiting both team members and patients.

Because of Allan and Cindy’s deep involvement in and love for the community, along with their unwavering commitment to delivering the highest level of service, they aspire for your complete satisfaction. Whether it’s a dress shirt, comforter, or wedding dress, entrust it to Shallotte or Southport Cleaners and become a part of our family. Let us serve you with the care and dedication you deserve.

Around the Community

Every year, Shallotte and Southport Cleaners, along with its owners, proudly participate in and support numerous community events, including:

  • Public & Private School Auctions
  • Communities in Schools
  • Lower Cape Fear Hospice
  • St. James Service Club
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Rotary International
  • Brunswick County Literacy
  • Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center Foundation
  • Dosher Memorial Foundation
  • Brunswick Community College
  • General Federation Women’s Clubs of Brunswick County
  • March of Dimes
  • United Way
  • Brunswick County Shriners
  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Charity Ball
  • Brunswick County Community Legacy Member
  • Relay for Life
  • Local churches

Shallotte Cleaners 116 Village Rd. Shallotte, NC 28470 Phone: 910-754-4435

Southport Cleaners 5177 Southport-Supply Rd SE Southport, NC 28461 Phone: 910-457-1230

Business Hours
  • Monday – Friday: 7 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday: 8 am – 1 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

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