The Magic Laundry's wall-to-wall washers and dryers transform sullied attire into squeaky-clean apparel via a thorough laundering. Opt for free pickup and delivery and a clothing wizard will arrive at your doorstep to whisk away garments to be washed, dried, and folded. Patrons have a choice of detergent, softener, and dryer sheets, with hypoallergenic options available, and first-time clients receive a free laundry bag to hold unsightly threads. After clothing is cleaner than a newborn's criminal record, a laundry connoisseur can email or call to set up a delivery time, or clients may pick up the clothes themselves. If customers prefer to drop off their laundry, they can feel free to stick around while garments are made spick-and-span, passing the time by surfing free WiFi, watching rotating washers, or counting floor tiles.
The Alameda outpost of Martinizing Dry Cleaning has a clear strength: getting clothes back to customers quickly. The franchise earned the Martinizing company’s 100% quality and service rating five separate times in recognition of its ability to return clothes promptly. Credit the outfit’s same-day service guarantee, which holds that clothes brought in by noon can be returned by 5 p.m. Other policies are equally convenient for customers; the store is open late on weeknights and doesn’t vandalize local street signs to make it harder to find your way there.
The launders at Laundry Locker expedite the laundry process with a patent-pending futuristic locker system that eats your clothing and digests it to its cleanest and best-pressed best. Eco-friendly cleaning practices protect and restore the clothing you drop off in a Laundry Locker laundry cubby. Bring in your dirty clothes, take your locker key, and register your order by text or online before receiving a text or email letting you know your clean wares are ready for pickup in the same location. Lockers come in varying sizes to fit a large sack of laundry, hanging dry cleaning, or a stack of your freshly folded T-shirts.
The skilled technicians at Sonia's Dry Cleaners restore sullied shirts and pantsuits to store-fresh conditions, protecting clothes as well as the environment with GreenEarth cleaning solutions free of perchloroethylene and hydrocarbons. In addition to purifying textile pores and decoding hieroglyphic messages on Christmas sweaters, Sonia's Dry Cleaners sews patches onto tattered jeans and performs custom alterations to ensure a perfect fit. Understanding that not all wardrobes consist entirely of cotton and other easily washable materials, the technicians also specialize in the care of leather garments, purses, and wedding gowns.
Committed to truly green practices, Blu White Cleaners freshens up soiled duds with chemical-free wet-cleaning processes that deodorize and clean finicky fabrics. Using biodegradable detergents, staffers soak shirts ($1.85–$2.15), pants ($6.50–$7.50), suits ($12.95–$14.95), dresses ($11.95–$14.95) and other garments in a water-based cleaning solution that provides a CEPA-approved alternative to harsh dry-cleaning chemicals that is safe for fabrics too delicate for machine washings or wind scrubbings from busy skydivers. De-soiled duds can be picked up within 72 hours, allowing patrons to keep wardrobes stocked with outfits as sparkling and fresh as a germaphobe's disco ball.
Spin your sauciest spaghetti with haste and utter disregard for the cleanliness of your clothes. Today’s Groupon gets you $40 worth of dry-cleaning services at The Wash Club on Frederick Street for $20. Wash Club’s fashion hygienists will free you from the crippling fear of spills and stains that have kept you on the sidelines of life’s messiest treats.The Wash Room (13 episodes): Set in a Baltimore laundromat that was more community center than cleaning business, this sitcom starred Jackie Hartley as wise-cracking laundress Ruth Givens. From her perch behind the laundry counter, Ruth would dispense advice and crack wise with local do-nothings like Marvin and Sleepy Pete, and memorable guest stars like Joe Namath.