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the Price of Dry Cleaning Formal Wear

Price 
Location 
Item 
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Description
$ 40
Jun 2007
Canton, OH
Tuxedo
They even got the red wine stains out of the shirt  more... close row
$ 30
Oct 2007
Indianapolis, Indiana
Formal dress worn as a bridesmaid
Bridesmaid dress cleaning left it in excellent condition  more... close row
$ 40
Mar 2008
Scottsdale, AZ
Tuxedo
Cleaning a wool tuxedo and accessories  more... close row
$ 48
Apr 2008
Portland, Or.
eveing gown,
Vintage evening gown received royal treatment  more... close row
$ 15
May 2008
Akron OH
Dress
Charging extra for same day service  more... close row
$ 20
Mar 2008
Lincoln Park, Michigan
Military uniform
One hour dry cleaning for uniform  more... close row
$ 28
Mar 2008
Lowell, MA
two formal dresses
Drycleaning for two gowns  more... close row
$ 75
Jan 2007
Big Rapids, Michigan
Bridesmaid dress
Expensive cleaning of bridesmaid dress  more... close row
$ 32
Nov 2007
Bellmawr, NJ
Bridesmaid gown
Bridesmaid gown cleaned to wear again  more... close row

Description of service

I had a bridesmaid gown that I was wearing again to a black tie wedding. I took it to this specific cleaners that I have gone to in the past. I told them I needed it by a certain date and they told me that it wasn't enough time then they told me it would be done a day later. They were going to have it cleaned and pressed and remove all the stains from the dress.


Review of Service

The service was not great. Not only did I have to wait and extra day to get my gown back but when they did the dry cleaning it shrunk the dress. They did not give me enough time to try it back on but I have never had anything shrink from dry cleaning. The pressing of the dress was not that great either it looked like it was done very quickly. I thought $32.00 was a lot of money but then when I realized everything was getting done it didn't see too bad. But when I got the dress back it didn't look as good as it should have.


Tips

Pick a dry cleaners that you know you can trust. Try not to pick someone from the phone book. See if there is a friend or family member that can refer one to you. Also if you go to the place and you do not like the feel of it then leave and take it somewhere else.


$ 45
Jan 2007
Boulder, CO
Black Formal Dress
Need to be careful when wearing formalwear  more... close row