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the Cost of Alterations and Mending

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$ 25
Apr 2006
Akron, OH
coat
Coat repaired which had a significant tear  more... close row
$ 625
Oct 2006
Cincinnati, Ohio
wedding gown
Fitting and alterations for wedding gown  more... close row
$ 125
Aug 2007
Englewood, CO
bridesmaid dress
Alterations for a bridesmaid dress  more... close row
$ 6
Jun 2007
San Diego, CA
dress
Small alteration in dress lining  more... close row
$ 5
Jan 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Slacks
Hemming dress pants  more... close row
$ 10
Apr 2008
Phoenix, AZ
pants
The service was the emergency repair of a few inches  more... close row
$ 25
Oct 2007
Boston, MA
Jeans
Shortening a pair of jeans  more... close row
$ 65
Oct 2007
Boston, MA
Suit
Alterations to pants and suit jacket  more... close row
$ 40
Feb 2008
Memphis, Tn
men's suit trousers
Suit pants made bigger  more... close row
$ 7
Mar 2008
Pelham, NY
jeans
Small alterations to jeans  more... close row
$ 18
Jan 2008
Lansing, Michigan
suit pants and jacket
On the spot alterations worth the price  more... close row
$ 12
Apr 2008
Bellingham, WA
Shirt
Custom fit for western style shirt  more... close row
$ 0
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$ 10
Apr 2008
Dearborn MI
pants
Broken Zippers easily repaired at cleaners  more... close row

Description of service

A lot of people don't know that that your local cleaners also does mending and garment repair, and zipper replacing. If you have any pants, shorts or skirts with a broken zipper, you don't have to throw them out. Take them to the cleaners and have them repaired. It usually costs around $10 for a service like that. I also take in old jeans, or the kids old pants to the cleaners and have them make them into shorts for the summer. If your kids have out grown their school jeans or pants, they can be made into shorts for the summer. They do a very professional job and you would never know that the pants (now shorts) were ever altered at all.


Review of Service

I think that the cleaners do an excellent job with alterations and repairs. It is better than throwing out the clothes that need altering and buying new clothes. The mended clothes usually look as good as new!


Tips

There is usually a cleaning store on every corner. Check with one or two of them on pricing. The price may vary by a few dollars, but it may be worth checking around, especially if you have a lot of items that need altering.