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Alameda's Future of
Garment Care™

Exceeding Expectations Without Hesitation Since 1989

  • Pickup & Deliver (Monday-Saturday)
  • Same Day Service (if we pickup before 11:00AM)

Martinizing Alameda, CA

2210 S Shore Center

Alameda, CA 94501

Hours of Operation

Monday: 7AM-7PM

Tuesday: 7AM-7PM

Wednesday: 7AM-7PM

Thursday: 7AM-7PM

Friday: 7AM-7PM

Saturday: 8AM-6PM

Sunday: Closed

Premier Cleaning,

We're a dry cleaning service that offers six days a week!

We pick up, clean, press, and deliver your clothes back to you in perfect, ready-to-wear condition.

We stand out because we are laser-focused on giving you the most convenient and high-quality cleaning experience you've ever had.

All of our clothes are inspected by hand and use Green & Eco-friendly cleaning methods!

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Save With Martinizing

5 for 4 

April may still bring chilly weather, but by May we hope you are ready to put those sweaters away! Don't forget to get them cleaned before you store them. If you have 4, grab that 5th as a bonus!

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Corporate Clients

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About The Owner

I'm Grant Carson, and I own two franchise locations—one in Alameda, CA, and the other in Danville, CA. My roots trace back to Pinole, CA, my hometown.

My journey as a franchise owner began in 1986, driven by a strong motivation for dry cleaning—a business that, for me, ticked all the right boxes. It offered scalability, stability, and a multitude of facets that made every day in the industry an exciting and dynamic one. My early experience working part-time in a dry cleaner during high school laid the groundwork for this endeavor.

The choice of locations for my franchises was influenced by my deep affection for the communities they serve. The people in Alameda and Danville are nothing short of amazing, and the vibrant community vibe is truly something special.

Throughout the years, I've had the privilege of interacting with a diverse range of customers, including professional athletes from the Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders, and Golden State Warriors. However, some of my most cherished interactions have been with the dedicated Police and Fire personnel we serve. While our business has evolved into a predominantly delivery-oriented model in recent years, we miss the personal connections we used to have.

Reflecting on milestones and proud moments, I take immense pride in my 37-year journey as part of Martinizing. In 2024, our Alameda location will celebrate its 35th year of operation. Three of our staff members are set to mark their 25th year with Martinizing in 2024, a testament to their dedication. Moreover, our accomplishments, such as being voted "Best of Alameda" for eight consecutive years and earning "Best of the East Bay" honors five times for our Danville location, are especially meaningful as they are a reflection of the trust and appreciation of our customers.

It's this support and recognition from our valued customers that I hold dearest, making me most proud of these achievements.

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Some Feedback From
Our Customers

Wow, talk about customer service! Very shocked to see so many mixed reviews. I submitted an online inquiry late on a Sunday night. Didn't hear anything for a few days and received both a personal email apologizing for the oversight - which was completely unnecessary in itself - and a 100% free first order. Um...unheard of. The order was for 3 couches worth of cushion covers, a few pillow covers, and 3 smaller couch cushions whose covers required being removed and sewn back on. All were velvet or linen (not a light order). I organized the service for my boss who is in the midst of a move and wanted clean furniture in the new house. Martinizing scored me MAJOR points with her and gained customers for life! Everything was cleaned and fixed perfectly, the team was very communicative and easy to talk to, the entire service was quick, efficient, and exactly as promised. I'm thoroughly impressed with Martinizing Dry Cleaners all around! Thank you again! :)

Ashley Morello

I searched for a good dry cleaner before landing on Martinizing as the best option. Service is friendly and personal like a small shop. You get the big shop efficiency and reliability too. I’ve had clothes mended, suits and jackets cleaned, and tough stains worked on. The result is always consistent, good quality, and any exceptions well communicated

Janet Sun

I’m new to the area and I needed a fast dry clean for the Christmas party. First dry cleaner I called didn’t answer the phone, second cleaner said they won’t do one day cleanings. I’m so glad I found Martinizing cleaners, they were able todo the one day service at a very reasonable price. Customer service is great and easy. I definitely recommend them and they’ve won my business for the foreseeable future.

J Janes

Still going to Martinizing five years later! The service is just that good - I'm always amazed at how fast they can turn things around. Just dropped off a comforter on Monday, and they sent me a text same day saying it's ready - three days ahead of schedule. Swung by the next day, got absolutely pleasant service from Margarite, and was on my way. I'll be back!

Casey Scheld

I contracted with the seamstress to replace the zipper on a new dress. Everyone I encountered was professional, kind and helpful. I highly recommend Martinizing Dry Cleaners!

Dee Sailes

Margarite and the team at Martinizing consistently deliver an exceptional service that truly distinguishes this establishment. Margarite's helpful and friendly demeanor creates a welcoming atmosphere. Her dedication to ensuring a positive experience for customers is remarkable. She consistently goes above and beyond to assist with queries or needs, delighting each visit. The attention to detail in handling garments reflects the team's commitment to quality. Martinizing, thanks to Margarite and the team, is an excellent choice for anyone valuing outstanding customer service and a welcoming environment. In summary, the outstanding service provided by Margarite and the employees elevates Martinizing and makes it a standout option for those seeking exceptional service and a positive experience.

Jose Cerda-Zein

Great customer service, fast service and great communication. Automatic text reminders sent when items are ready for pick up and next day service available. I only wish they offered extended same day services. I highly recommend this company!


The operation at the Alameda store is amazing. I needed a garment done quickly and they supported my needs. Totally professional and caring staff. We appreciate you all!

DayLabor Centers

Had a couple items that needed alterations and the lady did a fabulous job. Also have tried the dry cleaning everything has a quick turnaround. Highly recommend.

Cynthia Sierra

I enjoyed every minute of it. They were kind. The work was acceptable and I got free popcorn. Great place to do dry cleaning. Thank you all. Masala and choose vegetarianism as soon as possible function finish and keep that accomplishment.

Michael Guevarra

Frequently Asked

What's the earliest I can get my clothes back?

Our normal turnaround is two days, however, I'm flexible to meet your needs. If you request a pickup before 10 AM, we can get it back to you the same day. Otherwise, the earliest we can get it back to you is the next day.

What areas does Martinizing Pickup/Deliver?

We deliver in the following areas: Alameda, Alamo, Blackhawk, Danville, Diablo, Dublin, Lafayette, Livermore, Montclair, Moraga, Orinda, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Walnut Creek.

What other services do you provide?

Our leading service is dry Cleaning, but we also offer other services including: Laundry, Alterations, Wash and Fold, Wedding Gown Services, Leather & Suede, Area Rugs, and Other Household Items.

What are your hours?

Alameda location
Hours are as follows:
Monday-Friday: 7:00am-7:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Danville location (Open Six Days A Week!)
Hours are as follows:
Monday-Saturday: 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday: Closed

What are your cleaning prices?

Here is a shortlist of our basic prices:

Dry Cleaning Services Price List
Pants $8.23
Shirt/Blouse $8.19
Skirt $8.23
Sweater $8.85
Dress $14.00
Jacket $8.85

Laundry Services Price List
Laundered shirts (on hanger) $3.59
Laundered shirt (folded) $4.62
Polo shirt $6.17
Laundered pants $8.23

While some items may be more depending on fabric or trim, you can use this as a general guideline for our prices. If you need an exact price, just call us at 925-281-7083.

And remember, we have a 100% money-back guarantee. So either you're happy with my service, or you get your money back. It's a win-win situation 🙂

Our 100%
Risk Free Guarantee

If you aren't happy with our service, just send me an email and you'll get a full refund. No questions asked! So best case scenario, you'll find your new favorite dry cleaners and be completely satisfied with your experience! Worst case scenario, you'll get all your money back! So what are you waiting for? Click the button below to get started!