Cost of ironing services

Ironing services cost approximately $30/hr. Businesses, however, can charge higher or lower than this average rate depending on a few variables. Typically, ironing costs range from $25/hr to $31/hr.

Where do these prices come from?

All prices stated in this article are based on FY 2016 pricing data compiled by ServiceSeeking.com.au. The figures resulted from a comprehensive analysis of quotes submitted by Ironing Specialists on the site from July 2015 to July 2016.

Ironing prices from real customers

Pam from NSW
Job details: She needed help ironing clothes, mostly casual and business shirts and no children’s clothing.
TOTAL COST: $200
John from Qld
Job details: He needed someone to do the ironing ASAP as he would be tidying up his home before he travels a few days after.
TOTAL COST: $150
Vicki from Qld
Job details: She had one basket of business shirts, trousers, shorts, and polo shirts that needed ironing.
TOTAL COST: $100

Factors that the cost of ironing services

Businesses use different bases for the pricing of their ironing services. That’s why it can help you budget more properly if you know about the variables that can affect the total cost of your ironing job. Here are some of the things that help determine the price that you need to pay.

Amount of clothes

There are businesses that charge per piece of clothing, so obviously more garments means more expensive costs. Moreover, it takes more time and effort to finish ironing two baskets full of clothes than just one.

Type of garments

Depending on the type of clothing, their rates vary as well. For instance, ironing a blouse is typically cheaper than ironing a pair of trousers; but ironing pants is cheaper is than ironing a bed sheet.

Pickup and delivery

Some businesses offer to pick up and deliver the clothes of their customers. Of course, if they’re travelling far, they would have to charge extra to cover for their transpo expenses. This consequently raises the cost of their ironing services too.

Ironing costs across Australia

Residents in New South Wales pay about $35/hr for professional ironing services. Meanwhile, businesses in Queensland charge a lot cheaper for the same service at $25/hr. In Victoria, ironing services have an average price of $30/hr.

Whether you simply want your clothes to be ironed by a professional or you don’t have enough time to do this chore, you can find the right business for your needs at ServiceSeeking.com.au. The site has tons of ironing specialists who are ready to help you out.

Pricing information correct as at August 2016.

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