Founded 106 years ago just after the invention of clothing, Sam Meyers Dry Cleaning and Laundry cleans clothing to rid garments of ground-in grime. Detail-oriented dry cleaners strike out stubborn stains from skirts ($7.80) and sweaters ($7.41) with the diligence of a lab chemist and the gentle touch of a newborn porpoise swaddled in cashmere. Use today's deal to look dapper in spotless sport coats ($7.41) and spick-and-span two-piece suits ($13.57). Sam Meyers also offers cleaning services for Uggs and other winter boots to erase evidence of slush-puddle jumping and winter salt-ball fights.
W.J. Andriot’s modernization masters stock shelves with everything needed to turn retro homes into cutting-edge castles and the helpful information to fill heads with the how-to. Enliven rooms with Benjamin Moore Ben Eggshell ($35.99/gal.) in current colors. Do-it-yourselfers can refresh decks with a coat of Duckback Superdeck ($38.99/gal.), or resuscitate wood siding with Sikkens SRD ($39.99/gal.). Meanwhile, circus families can practice tap routines on eye-pleasing hardwood (starting at $2.99/ft.), or catch baby’s first backflip on soft carpets (starting at $1.22/ft). W.J. Andriot’s also offers reprieve from the sun’s cloying advances with 2-inch faux-wood mini blinds ($65 for 36”x72”) or a set of plantation shutters ($24/sq. ft.).
The helpful staffers at Allison's Cleaners deploy more than 10 years of dry-cleaning shrewdness to wring stains from water-phobic garments. Spurts of liquid cleanser swirl around delicate items like sweaters and slacks, eliminating splotches from food or accidentally sitting on a Rorschach inkblot test. Soiled sports coats, blouses, and shirts gain renewed life as stain-free beacons of hope for brethren apparel.
For more than 10 years, the degriming gurus at Kahuna Cleaners have tackled stains and wrinkles before returning clothes to their wearers in tiptop shape. The cost of cleaning an average piece of apparel runs $4.25, with cleaning for coats ranging from $8–$14. With this Groupon, visitors can bring in up to a dozen men’s sports jackets and blouses or more than a week’s worth of hot dog costumes for rejuvenation. Advanced cleaning processes treat the 12 garments to a thorough cleansing, restoring them to immaculate condition as wrinkles from practicing origami on skirts smooth away and splotches from spilled coffee are banished from button-downs. Kahuna Cleaners also confronts the dust, mold, and soil collected by draperies and bedding, sending them back to houses in neat, clean folds to spruce up windows or salt-water aquariums.
Mark's Hallmark hosts unique gifts and Hallmark greeting cards that creatively accent any holiday or special occasion. In the absence of sufficient stashes of construction paper for homemade coupon books, offspring can bestow a Mommy & Me or Grandma & Me keepsake journal upon hard-working matriarchs, both of which include a recording feature where gifters can personalize a message with their own dulcet tones ($24.99 each). Decorative keepsakes such as the Willow Tree Angel of the Heart figurine gift set bequeath knick-knack lovers with a heavenly mantelpiece accent ($14.99), and a trio of candles from Yankee Candle Company greets Mother's Day with aromas of sun and sand, pineapple and cilantro, and lilac blossom ($19.99). New mothers can outfit fresh progeny in a Mud Pie baby outfit ($27.99+).