About Us

Since 1953

The year was 1953, and Richard Curtis decided enough was enough. He was tired of waiting for his military uniforms to come back from the dry cleaners. For Curtis Cleaners, a very recognizable business throughout the Grand Rapids area, you could almost say the rest is history. Richard opened a dry cleaning plant on Michigan Street, between Diamond and Fuller. In 1977, Richard’s son John Curtis and son-in-law Kevin Smith took the reins of the business. Today, a third generation of Curtis’s, Chris and Andy Curtis, run the day-to-day operations of the company.

Service and Quality

Service and quality are the key components to Curtis Cleaners’ success. “All cleaners claim to be quality, but we stand behind our work,” said Chris. “We never charge you for work that you are not happy with.” We have invested in the latest technology and processes to ensure we care for your garments in the best possible way.

Free Pickup and Delivery

What sets Curtis Cleaners apart is the convenience of our free pickup and delivery service. It is really free! Curtis Cleaners will drive by a customer’s home or office twice per week. If a bag is out for a pickup, they stop and grab it. If not, they move on to the next stop. “Don’t disqualify yourself from our service – once a week or once a month is a perfect delivery customer,” said Chris. “Let us save you some time by eliminating the hassle of making two trips to the cleaners.”

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The Governor has issues a STAY AT HOME Order, but we are considered a Essential Service and will remain open during this health crisis. We will continue to provide services for our valued customers, with the following adjustment in hours, services and pick-up & deliveries.


Laundromat open 24 Hours: in order to reduce the number of people in our facility at once, our Lowell Laundromat will remain open 24 hours a day. Please observe the social distancing guidelines and posted signs.

 Lowell Dry Cleaning Counter:
The dry cleaning counter will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9AM to 2PM. You will be able to pickup any orders that are ready as well as drop off garments to be cleaned.


Our Michigan Street Location will remain open
7am-7pm Mon-Sunday,
Last wash at 6:30 PM

Dry Cleaning garments will be returned within 3 days of drop off until further notice


4/3/20 – We have resumed twice weekly service, but remain on an “on-demand” basis. You can request a pickup 3 ways:

    1. Log into your account on the website and schedule a pickup
    2. Use the new Curtis Cleaners App (Search Curtis Cleaners in your app store)
    3. Call 307-0544 or email Route@curtiscleaners.com

If you have already made ongoing pickup requests you do not need to submit them again. If you have an urgent essential need please contact us and we’ll make arrangements.