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How much do you pay for your ironing to be done?

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raggybo Tue 27-Oct-09 21:30:42

I'm going back to work soon after DS2 and have decided to get someone to do my ironing as I don't really see there are enough hours in the week to do everything!

I am trying to gauge what is the going rate for ironing services (including collection and drop off).

We live in Bedfordshire


AmpleBosom Tue 27-Oct-09 21:34:50

£15 for 30 items smile

Herecomesthesciencebint Tue 27-Oct-09 21:35:34

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Heated Tue 27-Oct-09 21:37:03

£8 an hour and she's quick. Whole week's worth of washing, including bedding, was £16 last week.

HolidaysQueen Tue 27-Oct-09 21:37:17

my cleaner does it. We pay £24 for 3 hours and get a fully clean house and about 10-15 items ironed for that.

MamanCochon Tue 27-Oct-09 21:40:09

75p per shirt. Done in the launderette over the road so collection/drop off no problem.

Used to get it done somewhere even cheaper but then we had a few stains so stopped using them.

We live just outside London.

moodlum Tue 27-Oct-09 21:42:56

I opened this thread thinking I was getting really good value for money, but am clearly not shock

We're in Warwickshire and its about 90p an item at the dry cleaners. And the cleaner is shock £10 per hour.

cakeywakey Wed 28-Oct-09 15:36:44

When I was having my ironing done weekly, it was £7 an hour. My friend's Nan did it and she was the absolute business.

BlurredBoundaries Wed 28-Oct-09 20:37:34

My cleaner does it.

She spends approx an hour ironing and does all our week's clothes. Although not sure how many items, there is loads!

I pay her £9/hour.

I think an ironing service would be much more expensive than that.

raggybo Thu 29-Oct-09 13:55:41

Didn't realise it varies so much! I used to have a cleaner (who I was gonna have back when I go back to work) but she won't do it.

Might be time to find a new cleaner...that seems to be the cheapest route.

Thanks all


TeaOneSugar Mon 02-Nov-09 21:55:49

I pay 50p an item, a bit more for shirts and sheets.

I pay about £10 for a big bag full, I tend to take DH's uniform, shirts and the bedding.

I use a local launderette, which is cheaper, I drop off and pick up which suits me.

BecauseImWorthIt Mon 02-Nov-09 21:57:05

SW London here, and my cleaner does the ironing. Pay her £8 an hour.

Goober Mon 02-Nov-09 21:59:14

I'm a cleaner. sad
I do the families ironning while I am there. They pay me £7.50 PH.

maigwa Sat 20-Oct-12 11:59:48

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