Category: Laundromat

Pandemic Causes Delays With Laundry Equipment

Pandemic Causes Major Issues For Laundry Industry The current pandemic is most definitely a major, major issue when it comes to small chassis commercial laundry equipment. All small chassis equipment is out 6 months + at this moment in time. In addition to that, large chassis equipment is also out an extended lead time. Lead […]

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How to Start a Laundromat

How to Start a Laundromat Ready to invest in your future? If so, you may be wondering how to start a laundromat. Laundromats are an ideal investment because they require low labor costs, and generally give you a 20-35% return on your investment.       Laundromat Startup Starting a laundromat is really very simple. […]

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Bigger Laundromat Profits In Spite Of COVID

As the current pandemic continues, it’s becoming increasingly harder to increase your laundromat profits and stay positive. After all, almost everyone knows someone with or who has died from the virus. But as a business owner, you have no choice. Positivity is the thing that will keep your business going in the coming year. So […]

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COVID-19 Laundry Best Practices

COVID-19 Laundry Best Practices

We get it, you have a lot to do! And now – you have even more laundry than ever before. Every piece of linen has to be sanitized whether in a hotel, motel, hospital, nursing home, or your own home. So here is a very brief overview of what you can do to help make […]

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A Pandemic Safe Laundromat

A Pandemic Safe Laundromat

A Pandemic Safe Laundromat You’re just about ready to build a shiny new laundromat. It’s been your dream for years, and now it’s finally going to happen. You couldn’t be more thrilled, but then, overnight the world changes, and you’re left scrambling to get help. In this article, we outline the 3 key areas necessary […]

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Industrial Laundry Equipment Repair

Industrial Laundry Equipment Repair We get it, laundry equipment is a costly asset to your company. And if yours is in need of an industrial laundry equipment repair, then you’ve come to the right place. How can you do more with LES? It’s simple, we know laundry equipment. And we do not overcharge our customers […]

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Laundromat For Sale

Evaluating Your Laundromat For Sale There are several factors that go into listing your laundromat for sale. Evaluating a laundromat for sale and determining an appropriate sales price are just two of those factors. Some others include gross revenue, cash flow, lease, and asset value. To get started you’ll want to ask yourself some questions. […]

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Should I Install a Coin, Card or App Based Laundromat Payment System?

How To Choose a Laundromat Payment System This is the single most conversed topic, within laundromat owners. Especially for those new to the industry. In this day and time, you want to stay ahead of the curve but also need to keep existing customers. Deciding which laundromat payment system is right for you as an […]

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What Is A Drain Trough

So What Is A Drain Trough? A drain trough is a concrete, or poly formed trench system. It’s located within the subfloor behind or between the washing machines. Drain troughs are designed and spec’d specifically to the operational capacity of your location. And it is manufactured to withhold a complete dump of all machines. In […]

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Laundromat Exit Strategy

Why a Laundromat Exit Strategy?   A laundromat exit strategy is just as important, and maybe more so than the original business plan. At some point in time, every business will change hands. And how you exit from that business is up to you. But whether you decide to pass it on to future generations […]

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Laundry Service Startup

Your laundromat is making ends meet but that’s all it’s doing. Because of this, you lie awake nights wondering how in the world those 30 washers and 15 dryers can bring in more income? We suggest that a laundry service may be just the solution to all of your problems. And below we’ve given you […]

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Coin Laundry By The Makers Of Speed Queen

Coin Laundry Equipment You collect the money from your coin washers and dryers, keep them clean and serviced. But generally, you don’t give you laundry equipment too much thought. So maybe you don’t realize all that your laundry equipment can do for you. Or, what it has to offer your customers. Coin laundry equipment today […]

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OPL Laundry Equipment Updates

OPL Laundry Equipment Updates

OPL Laundry Equipment Updates Save your company loads of time and money by upgrading your laundry equipment to use today’s latest and greatest technology. OPL laundry equipment updates including overdry prevention technology or OPT. Are you wondering how something so innovative could save you money? If so, read on because we guarantee that you will […]

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Utility And Repair Costs

The year was 1934: Franklin Roosevelt was president Bonnie and Clyde were alive and well Shirley Temple starred in her first movie and Donald Duck in his first cartoon and washing machines were a new and, VERY expensive, invention. However, a man in Texas, named J.F. Cantrell, decided to solve that problem! He opened America’s […]

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Mold and Mildew

Mold and Mildew

Have you ever went bowling or ridden in a boat? Maybe you’ve used a calendar at least one or two times this week? Or perhaps, you’ve cut or burned yourself recently? You are probably wondering what these things have in common with mold and mildew? Two words: ANCIENT EGYPTIANS The ancient Egyptians are credited with […]

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Storing Linens

Storing Linens

The East Coast had an unusually wet and cool year in 2018. We’re definitely tired of gray, rainy days – are you? Everyone scrubbed more mold and mildew – and washed and re-washed more laundry – than ever before! Have you had problems with storing linens and keeping them fresh? We hope that our blog […]

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Dryer Care

Dryer Care

Proper Dryer Care Dryer care is a necessary part of a commercial laundry’s daily operation process.   HELLO! Those of you that have read our blogs here at LES know that we like to throw fun facts and history lessons into our articles. Last month we talked about washer maintenance and managed to teach you […]

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Equipment Care Procedures

PLEASE PARDON OUR CURIOSITY: We’re going to start this month’s blog about equipment care with some questions. Do you think your customers want you to wash their clothing in this method? What would they think if you installed one of these in your parking lot? One more question – remember when you were a child […]

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Conquering Reclaim

Conquering Reclaim

Rags to riches. Do you have a favorite shirt? If you spilled grease or paint or some other substance on that shirt would you immediately remove it and throw it in the trash? If you’re like most people you wouldn’t! You would spot and treat that stain so many times you almost wear a hole […]

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To Bleach or Not to Bleach

To Bleach or Not to Bleach

Does this list look familiar to you Water hypochlorite chloride carbonate chlorate hydroxide polyacrylate If you’ve ever washed clothing or cleaned a bathroom you have definitely seen this list. Here are some descriptions to help you: hypochlorite: kills germs chloride: table salt carbonate: degreaser hydroxide: lye polyacrylate: keeps soiling from staying on fabric Still don’t […]

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