Before dry cleaning, clothing was washed by dressing up a phalanx of backyard laundry scarecrows just before thunderstorms. Today's deal lets you do away with sopping strawmen and clean your clothes the new-fashioned way—with science: for $15, you get $30 worth of dry- cleaning services at Dependable Cleaners. Purchase a Groupon for any of Dependable’s 16 locations.
Commended by Boston magazine in 2008 for wedding-gown preservation, Dependable Cleaners offers a basketful of laundering and dry-cleaning services. Turn last night's unfortunate ketchup incident into tonight's food-free canvas with same-day service. Items dropped off before 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday can typically be picked up by 5 p.m. that same day, depending on the location. Though prices vary by location, all stores offer the same reliable de-staining services for dusty dresses ($14.04–$15.34), slovenly shirts ($2.54–$2.88), and pigpennish pants ($7.08–$7.98). Hide a fading summer tan with a freshly depurated jacket ($7.65–$8.52) or sweater ($7.23–$8.73). Dependable Cleaners locations can also handle unconventional vestments such as ballroom gowns, Ugg boots, and antique tri-cornered hats.
The first Dependable Cleaners opened in 1944, and the company has since laundered countless ensembles, sentimental blankets, and security ties. All locations clean with EarthCare Cleaning Systems, which uses high-quality, organic solutions and soaps to gently remove stains and leave items free of harsh chemical odors and judgments from owners of hybrid toasters. Dependable Cleaners is active within the community, providing fundraising support and spearheading an innovative child literacy program.
Boston magazine named Dependable Cleaners the best place for wedding-gown preservation in 2008. Boston magazine also featured the cleaners. Yelpers give the multiple locations of Dependable Cleaners an average of one to five stars.
- Maybe you sipped cabernet on your wedding day—and spilled. Maybe, three years later, your stained, crumpled gown is still gathering dust in your closet. Dependable Cleaners has seen worse. There's not an "oops" moment these pros can't handle, and with more than a dozen outlets in and around Boston, you won't have to drive far to complete this most essential errand. – Boston