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5 Ways Salon Laundry Equipment Can Improve Your Bottom Line

The salon and spa business is challenging, with demanding customers expecting the highest standards from every element of their visit. Taking control of salon and spa laundry needs is one way to meet those high standards while saving time and money. Here are five reasons to work with a salon and spa laundry equipment specialist […]


5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Starting a Laundromat Business

If you’re looking for a reliable business investment that’s easy to start, flexible and cash-generating, opening a laundromat might be for you. Laundromats have minted successful entrepreneurs for generations, and Lakeside Laundry Equipment will help you through every step of the design, construction and operation of your laundry business. Here are five reasons why you […]


Podcast Shares the Story of Our Success

We’re proud that our grassroots growth and entrepreneurial drive captured the attention of the Wild Business Growth podcast. Howard Shear, owner of Lakeside Laundry Equipment and A.L.L. Laundry Service, chats with host Max Branstetter about how we grew by word of mouth thanks to solid fundamentals, honesty and building strong relationships. The conversation covers a […]


Coin-Operated Laundry Services for Apartments & Multi-Housing Facilities

Are you a property owner looking to add revenue to your apartments and multi-housing facilities? Make your rental properties more profitable with coin-operated commercial laundry machines. Whether you’re adding a new laundry room, upgrading your existing equipment, or searching for a new laundry service provider, Lakeside Laundry Equipment will help you select the right washers […]


High-Quality Commercial Washers & Dryers You Can Trust

Whether you’re a coin-operated laundry owner in Western Pennsylvania or a property manager in Northeast Ohio looking to upgrade your multi-housing complex with new commercial washers and dryers, Lakeside Laundry Equipment has what you need to ensure continued success. We supply high-quality commercial washers and dryers from the brands that you know and trust, including: […]


Maytag® Commercial Laundry Equipment Vs. Electrolux & Wascomat: Which Is Best?

Looking for new commercial laundry equipment to upgrade your current housing facility or to launch a brand-new laundry business? Whatever your needs, you want equipment that best maximizes the productivity, efficiency and sustainability of your laundry operations. In addition to Whirlpool® and ESD®, Lakeside Laundry Equipment is a proud supplier of industry-leading Maytag, which has […]


Top Laundry Customer Complaints

A goal of any laundry facility owner is to keep customers happy. If you are not achieving this, how will you know? Some customers will complain, posting negative reviews on social media or review sites. Others will not complain—they just won’t come back. Before you lose customers, make sure your laundry facility is not guilty […]


Understanding the Customer’s Journey to Your Laundry’s Door

“Anyone who’s ever walked into your laundry has a story behind how they got there—and you’d do well to listen to them whenever you get the chance,” says Dennis Diaz in the latest issue of Planet Laundry from the Coin Laundry Association. He continues: “Try stopping some of the customers in your store, and ask […]


A Caution for Businesses Using Residential Laundry Equipment

We’ve seen it happen to businesses time and time again: A commercial business such as a salon or day spa will try to save money by purchasing residential laundry equipment at a big box store for their operations. Over time, because of the heavy load and use and significant wear and tear on the machines, […]


Why Laundry Retooling Is Essential

Brian Grell of the Coin Laundry Association recently discussed the importance of retooling to laundry growth: “Have you ever heard of ‘Zombie Laundries’ or ‘Zombie Mats?’ I’ve used this term repeatedly to describe vended laundries with old and inefficient equipment, subpar facilities, cringe-worthy restrooms, poor signage and terrible (if any) customer service. These are just […]