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We have shoe repair shop ratings for these seven metro areas.

Finding a Good Shoe Repair Shop

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

What Can Shoe Repair Shops Do?

Shoe repair shops can perform several tasks to fix up your footwear.

Dealing with a Shoe Repair Shop

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

Finding a Drycleaning Outfit You Can Trust

Our ratings reveal many 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.

Which Drycleaning Shops Charge Low Prices?

Although you want to use a quality drycleaner, you also want one that charges reasonable prices. Our price comparisons reveal astonishing shop-to-shop price differences. And you don’t have to pay high prices to get high-quality results.

Do I Really Need to Dry Clean It?

That outfit was expensive enough—do you really have to add to its cost by paying for drycleaning? If you learn a few tricks (and read care labels closely), the answer is “maybe not.”

Take Charge of Your Healthcare

Take charge by selecting the best doctors and other providers and making decisions about your medical care. Here's how.

How to Find the Best Doctors

The most important thing you can do to assure yourself high-quality medical care is to form a strong relationship with a good primary care physician and, at times, together make informed decisions on specialty care.

Does It Matter If Your Doctor Is Board Certified?

We advise consumers to select physicians who are “board certified,” and we report on board certification status in our ratings tables. We describe here what board certification means and why it is important.