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Hunter's Mill Cleaners

9513 Livingston Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744301-248-3022

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Our ratings turn up many local drycleaners who can tune up your clothes. The really good news? Many top-rated shops also charge low prices, meaning they won’t clean out your wallet while they clean your wardrobe.

Our ratings tables will help you find area shops that offer top-quality shoe repairs at reasonable prices.

Talk with top-rated shops about whether repairs make sense, how well the job can be done, and how long the shoes are likely to last. You may find there are several ways to solve your problem—at substantially different costs.

There are a few basic steps to follow in dealing with whatever shop you choose.

Brick-and-mortar resale stores either take your stuff on consignment (you get paid when it sells) or offer you cash up front. You stand to make a bit more money with consignment, but the money now option offers instant gratification.

In the past 10 years, more than a dozen online clothing resale sites have cat walked onto the scene. Some do all the work for you; others make you into a virtual boutique owner. You might make more money than at a traditional brick-and-mortar store.

No, you won’t get a large return on your original clothing investment (think 20 percent or less). But consigning in-season, clean, up-to-date items by recognizable brands ups your success rate.