Glen Forest Cleaners – Serving the GTA for over 60 years
3309 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4N 2L9
Mon to Sat: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Glen Forest Cleaners is Toronto’s FIRST Wetcleaning specialists, using 100% toxic-free cleaning solutions to clean your clothes. No harsh chemicals or odours, gentle on your clothes and the environment.
From tailoring, cleaning, pressing and finishing to honest and sincere customer service, the professionals at Glenforest have the experience, knowledge and skill to move the industry towards a more environmentally friendly model in establishing wet-cleaning and providing the best care possible for your clothes.
After being in business for over 60 years as a conventional dry cleaners, Glenforest revolutionized the cleaning industry by becoming Toronto’s first 100% toxic free, most hygienic and only wetcleaners in 2007.
Glenforest has prided itself on it’s high level of personal service and the ability to give a fine finish to the most delicate, fine garments, fabrics and trims.
The Zachos family has been in the cleaning business since the 1960’s. Alex Zachos, the owner of Glenforest Cleaners is a second-generation cleaning professional. We asked Alex a few questions about operating in Yonge Lawrence Village and how he has stayed the course for over 60 years!
Q: How long have you been in your current location:
A: Glenforest has been at 3309 Yonge Street for over 60 years!
Q: Why did you choose to locate in the Yonge-Lawrence area:
A: We chose to run a business in the area because of the incredible sense of community in the neighbourhood. We are proud to be a part of such a vibrant and bustling community.
Q: What tools do you use to stay connected with your clients:
A: Our customers can place orders online, by email or via phone – not to mention the good old-fashioned stopping by the shop for a visit!
Q: How have you been able to stay so steady and competitive in this challenging and changing business landscape?
A: In 2007 Glenforest made the move to become Toronto’s first 100% non-toxic, wet-cleaner. It was an investment not just in our business model but also the future of our planet as we eliminated all harsh chemicals from our cleaning process.