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How to Convert Your Coin-Op Laundry to a Laundromat that Accepts Cards & Other Forms of Payment

It seems that everything these days is moving digital. Laundromats are no different, so converting your coin-operated laundromat to a card-based one that also accepts digital payments has many advantages.   Step One: Find the Card System That is Right for You Researching the card systems available is a crucial first step when considering moving…

Is a Laundry Card System Worth the Cost?

Are you thinking about purchasing a card system for your laundromat? Do you have worries about it being an investment without a return? Here are three reasons why investing in laundry card technology has a high ROI and benefits laundromat owners and investors.   1. A Laundry Card System Increases Revenue Build Float By having…

Laundromat Technology Trends: High G-Force Machines

Laundry equipment manufacturers are continually upgrading their equipment with the latest technological advances. One of the latest innovations are machines with a high “g-force” number. But what is g-force technology, and what are the opportunities and costs for your laundry business? What is a high G-Force machine? A high-speed washing machine or high g-force machine…

Using Technology to Solve Your Laundromat Customer’s Biggest Complaints

Your customers are the key to the success of your laundromat. Understanding what their needs are, what they have come to expect in a laundromat, and their frustrations can help you increase customer satisfaction and in turn, the profits of your laundromat. On the other hand, failing to understand those needs can be detrimental to…

Opt for a Laundry Room Instead of In-Unit Washers and Dryers

Having a common laundry room is an attractive, convenient amenity for your residents and can make your life as a property owner easier. Here are some advantages of having a community laundry room versus laundry machines in each unit, from both the perspective of the laundry user and a property manager. Benefits of a Laundry…

What to Expect When Buying A Laundromat: 6 Things You’ll Want to Consider

If you’re asking yourself if you should purchase a laundromat, this 6 point checklist will help you determine whether or not it’s the right investment for you. History of the Laundromat The first laundromat, then called a “Wash-a-teria”, opened its doors in Ft. Worth, Texas in the Depression-era 1930s. Soon, the popularity of laundromats exploded…

How Incremental Pricing Helps Your Laundromat Fight Rising Utility Costs

Incremental vend pricing proves to be a huge advantage within the laundry industry. This strategy enables owners to increase their pricing by an amount less than the traditional quarter. When utility rates increase, laundromat owners can take advantage of incremental vend pricing by slightly increasing the cost of their washers. This increase not only helps…

Getting the most out of your facility’s laundry room

Technology has made just about everything in our lives more convenient and that includes the management and use of multi-unit laundry rooms. Having modern amenities in your laundry room such as online monitoring via smartphones and card payment systems will bring value to your property and set your property apart from the competition. As an…

How Selling Upgrades Can Increase Your Profit

Today’s laundry equipment is more advanced than ever. One of the most popular features of modern laundry equipment is multi-vending or cycle based pricing which gives you the ability to charge different vend amounts depending on the cycle selection of the user. This allows store owners to increase profits simply by offering their customers the…

Expanding Your Laundromat Business to Multiple Locations

One of the main goals for any business owner is to expand their business and grow into a more profitable, more effective enterprise. A laundromat owner is no exception. While owning a single laundromat can be a successful endeavor, there is no doubt that growing your laundromat business and expanding to multiple locations can be…