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August 30, 2018

Laundry Tips for College Students

You’re used to doing laundry at home, but it’s a whole new ball game when you share your washer and dryer with the whole dorm. Here […]
August 22, 2018

Newton student wins bicycle from Read to Ride contest

The latest winner of Dependable Cleaners’ Read to Ride contest is Tyler Perna-Timperico, an eight-year-old from Newton. Tyler is a student at Horace Mann Elementary School […]
August 15, 2018

Packing for College Like a Pro

You’ve already picked your classes, connected with your roommate and brought all your laundry to Dependable to give it the good old wash-dry-fold treatment. Now all […]
August 10, 2018

Buying Your First Suit

Buying a suit and tailoring it so it fits like a glove can be slightly daunting, but once you find a tailor you trust, you’ll end […]
August 10, 2018

Our Favorite: Pick-Your-Own Blueberry Farms in MA

There’s still time for you to pick blueberries before the season ends! We know that beautiful shade of blue stains easily, so if you end up […]
August 7, 2018

Braintree middle schooler wins bike from Read to Ride

The latest winner of Dependable Cleaners’ Read to Ride contest is Colin Foley, a twelve-year-old from Braintree. A student at South Middle School, Colin was awarded […]
August 1, 2018

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis : Iconic Style Icon

Not only is Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis memorable as a First Lady, but she is well-remembered for her fashion sense! Jackie’s signature First Lady style consisted of […]
July 31, 2018

DIY Stain Remover Hacks: Sweat

Sweat—everybody does it! It’s inevitable, especially in these humid summer months. If you’re in a pinch and can’t get to Dependable Cleaners right away, then try […]
July 27, 2018

Our Favorite: Golf Courses in the Boston Area

Golf season is in full swing (ha, get it?) and we know that on a beautiful day like today you might be itching to get out […]
July 20, 2018

Our Favorite: Breweries on the South Shore

This summer heat is intense! So intense that you may decide to cool off with a quick drink after you pick up your wash-dry-fold order from […]
July 18, 2018

Office Style Tips for Men

Gentlemen, we know that sometimes it’s hard to shake old fashion habits. We’re here to tell you what works—and what doesn’t—when it comes to dressing for […]
July 18, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Tasha

  Many of our customers say they’ve been going to Dependable Cleaners for “as long as I can remember.” That might mean years, or even decades. […]
July 13, 2018

DIY Wine Remover Hacks

The worst happens: You’re out with your friends and you spill some cabernet on your new white shirt. Time to throw it out, right? Wrong! Send any food- or wine-stained item to Dependable and we’ll make […]
July 13, 2018

Fashion Trend: Off-The-Shoulder Tops

It’s a bohemian trend that’s come back around: off-the-shoulder shirts are in style, and they are more versatile than ever.   You can pair the tops […]
July 12, 2018

Our Favorite: Food Trucks on the South Shore

It’s lunchtime, and you’ve just dropped off your Wash, Dry, Fold bag at your local Dependable Cleaners. It’s gorgeous outside, and you realize how hungry you […]
July 10, 2018

Jumpsuits for Every Occasion

Jumpsuits are quickly surpassing dresses as the versatile and classy outfit of choice. From wedding outfits to weekend brunch dates and everything in between, this all-in-one […]
July 9, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Rob Parker

We were so excited to welcome Rob to our new Hingham Shipyard location that we decided to do a whole spotlight on him! Rob is currently studying […]
July 5, 2018

Our Favorite Fun and FREE Summer Activities!

School’s out! Keeping the kids occupied is no small feat, but luckily there are lots of free family activities in the Boston area. Here are a […]
June 25, 2018

Storing Your Vintage Clothes

Whether it’s your grandmother’s wedding dress or a 1950s sock-hop poodle skirt from  a consignment shop, it’s likely you have a vintage piece in your closet. […]
June 17, 2018

Don Fawcett: A Dependable Father

Don Fawcett Jr. is the embodiment of hard work—even though he never would have predicted it when he was a young boy. “My father was a […]
June 9, 2018

Versatile White Summer Basics

It’s no surprise that white is the defacto summer color. Most white ensembles are made up of basics that you already have in your closet, but […]
June 8, 2018

2017 Winners

READ TO RIDE WINNERS 2017 Bike Winners  Date First Name Town Age Book Author  6/5/2017 Srivatsan M. North Quincy 6 Over in A River Marianne Berkes […]
June 1, 2018

Francisco Up Front: Employee Spotlight

One of the things we are so grateful for at Dependable Cleaners is how long our employees stay with us. Francisco has been an employee for […]
May 25, 2018

Lindsay Tia: Local Fashionista

Quincy native Lindsay Tia is no stranger to style. The founder and owner of Dorchester’s THE CUE as well as the creator of the popular Lindsay […]
May 25, 2018

Quick Makeup Remover Hacks!

Nothing is worse than doing your makeup before work and at the last minute accidentally grazing your favorite shirt with lipstick or foundation! It’s ruined forever, […]
May 24, 2018

Our Favorite: Ice Cream Spots in Boston

With the temperature beginning to rise and the unofficial start to summer right around the corner, what better way to cool off after a long day […]
May 22, 2018

Six Wardrobe Staples Every Woman Should Own

Regardless of what career path you take and what dress codes are associated with it, there are a few essential accessories that every woman should have […]
May 13, 2018

Christa Hagearty: A Dependable Mother

    Dependable, as used in Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary: capable of being trusted or depended on; reliable. Christa Hagearty, as defined by her children: Strong, generous, smart, supportive, caring, […]
May 4, 2018

Our Favorite New Restaurants in Boston

We love knowing the new eats in our neighborhoods, so we collected some of the newest additions to the Boston area food scene for your Friday […]
May 4, 2018

Style Spotlight: Firas Yousif

This week, Style  caught up with one of our longtime clients, Firas Yousif. Firas is the owner of Firas Yousif Originals, a couture bridal and formalwear […]
April 26, 2018

Interview Outfit Style Guide

Creating the perfect outfit for a job interview is all about presenting the most competent, respectful and hard-working version of yourself. To do so, you have […]
April 17, 2018

Calling All Creatives!

ArtWeek is coming to Massachusetts from April 27-May 6. Two exclusive events this year are painting without brushes and live art at Whole Foods Market. Sounds […]
April 13, 2018

Local Spotlight: David Josef, Fashion Designer

From Debbie Reynolds to Raquel Welsh, local fashion designer David Josef has dressed the best. His expertise has allowed him to give back in any way […]
June 30, 2017

Home Test Table 2

READ TO RIDE WINNERS Bike Winners  Date First Name Town Age Book Author  6/5/2017 Srivatsan M. North Quincy 6 Over in A River Marianne Berkes  6/12/2017 […]
June 30, 2017

Test table

READ TO RIDE WINNERS Bike Winners  Date First Name Town Age Book Author  6/5/2017 Srivatsan M. North Quincy 6 Over in A River Marianne Berkes  6/12/2017 […]
June 7, 2017


READ TO RIDE WINNERS 2018 Bike Winners  Date First Name Town Age Book Author  8/17/2018 Nathaniel B. Brighton 7 Fix That Truck Michael Steele  8/13/2018 Mariam […]
April 25, 2017

Post Template Test

Sweater Care & Style Tips   Store in a dry, dark, cool and clean place. When looking for that perfect storage place, be sure to avoid […]
April 25, 2017

Sweater Care & Style Tips

Sweater Care & Style Tips   Sweaters are a smart and stylish way to stay warm on cold, snowy days. Keep your collection fresh and fluffy […]
April 25, 2017

Tablecloth Care for the Holidays

Tablecloth Care for the Holidays   The holidays require a perfect table setting, often including ornate candles, red wine, gravy and all sorts of colorful holiday […]
April 25, 2017

Timeless Advice on Caring for Your Clothes

Timeless Advice on Caring for Your Clothes   It is impossible to keep all garments spot free. Here are some timeless tips to help keep your […]