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What Is Guest Laundry

What is Guest Laundry and How Does It Benefit Me? A guest laundry is a laundry facility that you offer to your paying guests as an added benefit. It’s a clean place where they can do their own laundry whenever they want for a nominal fee. The goal of a guest laundry room is to […]

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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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Unlock A Washing Machine Door

If your washing machine is throwing up an error code, reach out to Laundry Equipment Services or your nearest service company for help. In the meantime, we understand that you need to get the laundry out of the machine. Here are step by step instruction on how to manually unlock a washing machine door. For […]

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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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Commercial Washers and Dryers

What Is the Best Commercial Washers and Dryers? Huebsch and Speed Queen both offer you a commercial washers and dryers that far exceeds others, and both are made by Alliance Laundry Systems. So for the best commercial washers and dryers, you need to look no further!  See the advantages of each in the details below. […]

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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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Who Uses OPL Laundry Equipment

Who Uses OPL Equipment? In the world of commercial laundry equipment, there are two channels of equipment coin/vend and OPL. While most people are familiar with the coin/vend laundry equipment, there is some question about what OPL laundry equipment is and what it’s used for. I mean, why wouldn’t you just go to Lowes and […]

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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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What Are The Steps to Build A Laundromat

Build A Laundromat To Build A Laundromat Call LES Let LES do the rest It really is that simple, at LES we have built many laundromats from the ground up, and we are excited to help you do the same thing. Be sure to check out our gallery of builds and installs, as well as […]

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Service My Laundry Equipment

Since 1991 we are Laundry Equipment Services and are here to provide quality, caring service for your laundry equipment. We have a team of factory-trained service technicians ready and waiting to serve you. Why Should I Choose LES To Service My Laundry Equipment? Each of our technicians undergoes a rigorous training program by Alliance Laundry […]

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What Brands Of Laundry Equipment Do You Sell?

What Brands Of Laundry Equipment Do You Sell? Here at LES we currently offer you four brands of laundry equipment to choose from. Huebsch, Speed Queen, Electrolux, Fagor.   Alliance Brands of Laundry Equipment Huebsch ?? gives you superior quality and the ultimate design options that you’ve come to expect. We are proudly a Huebsch […]

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Large Capacity Laundry Equipment

Large Capacity Commercial Washers & Dryers At LES we offer you a variety of large capacity laundry equipment. Whether you want coin-operated washers and dryers or push-to-start equipment, we have the capacity that you need. Choose from Huebsch, Speed Queen and Electrolux options.   Coin Operated Large Capacity Laundry Equipment 20lb, 21.5lb, 25lb,  30lb, 35lb,  […]

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What Laundry Payment Systems Are Available

Laundry Payment Systems In this world of choices, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by choosing a payment system that will work best for you. That’s why LES is here. As a distributor, we can offer you any laundry payment systems that are out there. Just tell us what you are looking for and we can […]

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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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Laundry Equipment Safety 101

Laundry Equipment Safety 101

Laundry Equipment Safety Do you have a fireplace in your home or a firepit on your patio? Maybe you often have trouble getting your firewood to burn? Well if you do a quick internet search for fire starters, the idea that shows up the most is this: take a toilet paper tube and stuff it […]

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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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An Oil Change For, Your Washer?

An Oil Change For, Your Washer?

A LITTLE REMINISCING The year was 1908 and Henry Ford had just given the world his Model T automobile. The owners of those first models were supposed to drain the oil after the first 500 miles and then change the oil every 1,000 miles – or every year, whichever they achieved first! When they did […]

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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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Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens

Stop for a minute and look around at your laundry work area… Do you know who is responsible for all of these wonderful machines? No, not your employer, not the bank – not even LES! You can thank the ancient Romans for all of this ease and comfort. Long ago, the Romans decided that wearing […]

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What items to sort from soiled linens?

What items to sort from soiled linens?

What Items to Sort From Soiled Linens? You want to know what items need to be sorted from soiled linens, right? Well, the average hotel room generates anywhere from 8 – 16 pounds of laundry per room per day. The average restaurant – 40 to 50 pounds of napkins, tablecloths and uniforms per day. A […]

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Extending Linen Life

Extending Linen Life

Extending Linen Life For businesses like medical offices, spas, restaurants, and hotels, keeping up with linen cleaning can be frustrating and, quite frankly, a major hassle. Plus, the cost involved in maintaining your linens can quickly add up. We want to take this time to offer some advice on extending linen life to save your […]

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Schedule Your Preventive Maintenance Today

What is Preventive Maintenance? Did you know that maintaining your commercial laundry equipment doesn’t have to become a headache? Let Laundry Equipment Services, Inc take the guesswork and headaches out of maintaining your equipment. Now that we have your attention, you may wonder what the Preventive Maintenance is and what does it entail? Laundry Equipment Services, […]

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