Laundry Facts

Why Dry Clean, When You Only Need a Wash and Fold Service?

March 01, 2022

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Are you ready to rewrite your weekly laundry story and give your routine a makeover? 

We understand your laundry pain. Once you complete the chore, somehow, the piles appear again, quickly. It's the neverending laundry dilemma. 

Wash. Dry. Fold. Repeat. 

Laundry tasks can be overwhelming, from going to the dry cleaners to washing clothes at home and shopping for detergents; it all gets expensive and, well, time-consuming. 

There's no need to spend a fortune and waste your time washing your clothes on your own when you don't have to.

Luckily, you have other outsourcing options to make your laundry days less painful, time-consuming, and expensive, like our Wash and Fold Service that does it all. Let's dive into the difference between the two and how a wash and fold service can make your life easier.


What’s the Difference?

Most of your clothes and linens are washable and can be cleaned in a washing machine even if the clothing label reads dry clean. There are specific techniques and care instructions to follow for dry clean garments and delicates, so you don't ruin your costly items. At Anthony's, our laundry experts know how to care for all types of clothing to keep your favorites from fading or shrinking. Let's look at the difference between the two laundry services.

Dry Cleaning vs. Wash and Fold

Dry Cleaning

Dry cleaning is a very different process than washing and folding. Dry cleaners use a liquid chemical solvent to clean clothes with no water. While many clothing care instructions say dry clean, the only ones that need to be dry cleaned say dry clean only. If the "only" is missing, we can help you clean them!

Wash and Fold

Unlike dry cleaning, wash and fold services use water and traditional laundry detergent to clean washable clothing, like jeans, t-shirts, blouses, pants, other work attire, blankets, and towels. The clothes are inspected for stains, washed, dried, folded, and ready for the same or next day pickup.

How Does Our Wash and Fold Service Work?

Instead of spending hours in the laundry room and wasting your weekends with laundry duty, we give you your time back. Our Wash and Fold Service takes away the busy work of sorting, washing, drying, and folding. We give you a laundry break, and it's simple to do. You drop off your clothes, blankets, and towels to us, and we inspect them for stains, pay attention to specific care instructions, check your pockets, and use detergents that you use at home. We even keep your favorite socks together. You'll never have to wear mismatched socks again.


A lost sock in the dryer leads to mismatched socks

Wash and Fold Pricing

Our Wash and Fold Service is less expensive than taking your clothes to the dry cleaners. And you'll get more laundry done, not just your fancy work clothes. We offer same and next day service. The cost of next-day service is $1.70 per pound, and same-day service is $1.90 per pound. Each service has a ten-pound minimum.

Laundry Detergents

You'll have fewer items to add to your cart and store in your home when you use our Wash and Fold Service. How does that sound? 

Look at that! We will save you time and money and declutter your living space. Best of all, we do laundry your way. We use the latest cleaning detergents and utilize gentle and efficient machines.

When you drop your dirties off, let us know if you prefer a specific type of detergent or fabric softener. You'll have your choice of Tide, Free and Clear, Bleach, Bounce, and Downy.


Your days of washing, drying, and folding will be in the past. When you outsource your laundry to one place, you'll have more time with the fam, hobbies, and other chores. Your clothing will be ready to go and easy to put away when you get home. Overall, you eliminate the busy work. We do it all for you!

It’s Time To Make A Switch!

We want to relieve your laundry woes and give you your time back, so you have clean clothes without the hassle. The new year is in full swing, which means it's time to refresh your laundry routine and make a change for the better. Your time is precious, and we know you'd rather spend your free time outdoors with your family and friends instead of sweating it out in the laundry room.


Try our wash and fold service today!

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