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Old 15.03.2010, 12:38
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Ironing/cleaning prices&services in CH

Dear EFers,

I was wondering what is to be considered a fair price for the cleaning of a shirt in ZH?

Also, when I lived in Austria, I had 2 other possibilities to solve my "laundry problem":

- a company picked up and delivered home my clothes:
option a: pick up the laundry --> back washed and ironed
option b: pick up washed --> back ironed
I liked the service very much, and paid for a shirt cca 5 CHf/piece, option b: 3 CHF. also, there were couple of package deals, flat monthly rates/ person etc.

Do you know a similar service in Zürich? Or another good solution?

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Old 15.03.2010, 13:04
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Re: Ironing/cleaning prices&services in CH

I also asked about this recently as I had similar service in Germany whereby I dropped off clean shirts and got them back ironed, for E1.20 each. Great value. Sadly, I haven't found anything similar here but Migros will wash and iron mens' shirts for CHF3.90 a go. I was also advised to check local shop/notice boards to see if anyone is offering ironing services.
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Old 15.03.2010, 13:05
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Yup in the UK we had clean shirts collected to be ironed and returned within 3 days for 1 quid each. Here it's 5chf but the guy takes a week! I need my shirts back sooner than that.
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Old 15.03.2010, 13:08
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Yup in the UK we had clean shirts collected to be ironed and returned within 3 days for 1 quid each. Here it's 5chf but the guy takes a week! I need my shirts back sooner than that.
Oh yes, I forgot, Migros takes that long too. Love the sound of the UK service, although it sounds like slave labour!!
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Re: Ironing/cleaning prices&services in CH

Thanks for the info guys.

I wonder why it takes for both migros and that guy a week to clean a shirt? 3 days and 5 CHF might still be acceptable for me if the shirts were collected, but a week...
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Re: Ironing/cleaning prices&services in CH

Hmm sounds like a business idea for a recently made redundant person with a few franks to invest??? So 5 franks per shirt with a 3 day turn around would be acceptable then?
How many shirts would you want per week washed and ironed?
You would want pick up and collection from your place of resident/work?

Would need about 50 customers paying 25 Sfr a week for 5 shirts. That would gross 1250 Sfr a week!! Not a bad start up

Any takers??
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Old 15.03.2010, 14:59
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Nah, with the proper equipment it takes 6 or 7 minutes to clean and hang a shirt. 10 quid an hour easy, so that's5 to the cleaner. Enough to live on in suburban London.
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Re: Ironing/cleaning prices&services in CH

Hi there.Hum,I can come by your place on your laundry day for the building,clean up if you like-do and finish,including ironing....all at your place.all in about3-4hrs,depending on..laundry size-etc.I have local references too.Also,it's spring cleaning time.
Drop me a line on this site please
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Re: Ironing/cleaning prices&services in CH

thank you. I will consider it and pm you if I am interested.
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Re: Ironing/cleaning prices&services in CH

Ok, everyone, now we leave the "let's make a start-up" track and get back on the topic: I used to pay 2.50 at the Carrefour in Dietlikon when I worked nearby. No idea if the place is still so cheap as the supermarket attached is a COOP by now... but anyway: the local Migros here askes 3.90. This is significantly more expensive, but I would need quite some shirts to clean to pay the drive to Dietlikon... so where in Zurich is the cheapest, fastest, best...?
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I really dont like washing and Ironing my shirts and clothes ..so i decided to venture to COOP to look at the clothes washing service they could provide ....to wash/iron a pair of pants was 10.50 ...to wash and iron a shirt was 5.90 ...i have money but in some places you can buy new clothes for that price , i worked out that my washing load would have cost me ..210chf ...i quickly packed the clothes in my car and left....
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I really dont like washing and Ironing my shirts and clothes ..so i decided to venture to COOP to look at the clothes washing service they could provide ....to wash/iron a pair of pants was 10.50 ...to wash and iron a shirt was 5.90 ...i have money but in some places you can buy new clothes for that price , i worked out that my washing load would have cost me ..210chf ...i quickly packed the clothes in my car and left....
Do they do an iron only option? ie, you take your laundered clothes to them for them to iron - I used to do this in Germany and it worked out very cheaply. If the Co-op don't do it, someone else may.
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