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Old 19.10.2009, 22:03
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Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

Hi:

I just went to the Coop in Stauffacher. There is a dry-cleaning shop there, where I asked if I could get my shirts ironed.

The lady, who didn't know how to speak English, saw me with very strange face and tried to explain that they only Dryclean and not iron....

Is it possible? Are there no places where I could get my shirts ironed?
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Old 20.10.2009, 12:27
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

Maybe you didnt understand, because nearly all the cleaners have hemd service costs about 5fr a shirt or did you want to wash yourself and just bring in for ironing?
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Old 20.10.2009, 14:00
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

There is an ironing service in Hedingen next to the train station, would that be too far away for you?
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

Perhaps you would consider employing someone in your home - there are lots of people out there looking for work.
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

New York Dry Cleaners
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

wow! free pick-up from Zurich?
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

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There is an ironing service in Hedingen next to the train station, would that be too far away for you?
Hedingen will be too far!

50 min by train!
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

So, did anyone find a reasonable solution for this (something not involving going 50 mins by train)?
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

Try the Chinese laundry!

Okay, in Zurich it will most likely be the Serbian laundry ...

http://tel.search.ch/?name=w%C3%A4sc...rt=z%C3%BCrich
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

Is there any update on this at all? In the UK I used to wash and dry my husband's shirts and take to a dry cleaner to get ironed for around 50p each. Do you know if you can get that service here... and not for 5chf per shirt!! My ironing basket is overflowing and I can't keep up!!!!
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

In our local Coop and Migros there are always small ads from people offering ironing. Have you tried that?
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Is there any update on this at all? In the UK I used to wash and dry my husband's shirts and take to a dry cleaner to get ironed for around 50p each. Do you know if you can get that service here... and not for 5chf per shirt!! My ironing basket is overflowing and I can't keep up!!!!
The service exists, but it's likely to cost closer to CHF5- than 50p per shirt. I'd long ago outsourced the ironing of my shirts before moving to Switzerland, but here the costs are high enough that I'm once again standing in front of the ironing board.

Even if you employ someone, you'll need to count on paying them around CHF25 per hour minimum, plus their AHV contributions, plus the cost of accident insurance (~CHF100 per year). Assuming that they're reasonably quick, they'll get through ten shirts an hour -- or still around CHF3- per shirt. That's using your equipment and your premises. Taking it to a shop will, of course, cost you more.

Welcome to Switzerland. You'll grow numb to the pain eventually.
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Is there any update on this at all? In the UK I used to wash and dry my husband's shirts and take to a dry cleaner to get ironed for around 50p each. Do you know if you can get that service here... and not for 5chf per shirt!! My ironing basket is overflowing and I can't keep up!!!!
Look out for Groupon and DeinDeal offers. I've got my shirts down to 2-3 each including collection and delivery using the various offers I've seen over the last few months. Failing that my local place does them at 3.50 a shirt, but the offers have been regular enough (with occasional ironing when I've forgotten to book a delivery) not to need to iron for work for about 6 months.
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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

One of my workmates, gets his shirts done (washed and ironed) downstairs in the Migro by Limmatplatz.

Its in the direction of the yellow car, if you "google, street view"

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Re: Where to get ironing done without dry cleaning in Zurich ?

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Is there any update on this at all? In the UK I used to wash and dry my husband's shirts and take to a dry cleaner to get ironed for around 50p each. Do you know if you can get that service here... and not for 5chf per shirt!! My ironing basket is overflowing and I can't keep up!!!!
My advice is to give him the basket and show him this video if necessary.




I'm lucky, my hubby wears a uniform at work which they send out to have laundered and his day-to-day attire is very "wash and wear."

My mother only ironed my father's uniforms for the first few months of their marriage, by the time I was old enough to make any note of such things growing up, my father doing his own laundry and ironing.
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