1. Shawnee Dry Cleaners (tied)
Location: 2216 Shawnee Road and 2100 Harding Highway, Lima
Phone: Shawnee Road: 419-222-1840; Harding Highway: 419-225-8859
Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday
Highlights: Offering not just dry cleaning services but wedding dress preservation and other services, Shawnee Dry Cleaners has two locations to better serve their customers. Focusing on a quick turn around and excellent customer service, this is one dry cleaners that will stand by their service.
1. Neighborhood Cleaners (tied)
Location: 927 N. Cable Road, Lima
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday
Highlights: A full-service dry cleaners, Neighborhood Cleaners also offers alterations, wedding preservation and next-day service. They are also the only one in Lima to use an environmentally friendly cleaning solution for all their dry cleaning. They pride themselves on excellent customer service as well.
2. Advantage Cleaners, Lima
Location: 702 N. Cable Road, Lima
Hours: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday
Highlights: Family owned, Advantage Cleaners offers affordable dry cleaning with a personal touch. They offer alterations, wedding gown restoration or preservation, and a 24-hour drop box to make dropping off your dry cleaning as convenient as possible. With locations also in Delphos and Wapakoneta, Advantage Cleaners is conveniently located. Their Lima location also offers same-day service if you drop off your items by 9 a.m. that day.
3. Duffy’s Cleaners, Lima
Location: 2505 Shawnee Road, Lima
Hours: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, closed Sunday
Highlights: Offering shirt pressing, wedding gown preservation and leather and suede service, Duffy’s also offers same-day service if items are brought in early enough. If they tell you they can clean your item same day, they stand by it. The business also has talented seamstresses that can do alterations at reasonable prices. They pride themselves on their excellent customer service which may be why their customers come back again and again!
Honorable Mentions: Ottawa Fortman Cleaners, Ottawa; Bob’s Laundry and Dry Cleaners, Lima; Grandview Cleaners, Wapakoneta