So Fresh and So Clean
Washio does your dirty laundry for you
Some people find doing laundry therapeutic. Those are not our people.
If we never had to spend another minute cleaning our clothes--or dropping them off at the dry cleaner--we’d be A-OK with that.
The folks at Washio hear us. Their new on-demand service allows you to outsource your laundry and dry cleaning to suit your schedule.
It’s as simple as this: You go to the site or download the app and register for an account, entering your address and credit card info. Select a 30-minute window (pickups are from 7:30 to 11 a.m.; drop-offs from 4:30 to 8 p.m.). A so-called “ninja” comes to your door with reusable bags for you to load dirty clothes into, and then returns them spick-and-span within 24 to 36 hours.
We appreciated the ten-minute heads-up text before our prompt, jovial ninja arrived (with a cookie in hand, no joke--a shameless yet irresistible ploy). And the roomy laundry and garment bags meant our clothes were returned uncrushed and wrinkle-free. You can even request scent-free detergent or provide your own.
The rates are reasonable--$1.60 per pound of laundry, $6 per dry-cleaned blouse--and delivery is free with a $20 minimum.