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Report Shows Self-Service Laundry Industry Growing

The most recent quarterly report from ITR Economics indicates an accelerated growth phase for the self-service laundry industry. From Planet Laundry: “The ITR Quarterly Economic Report examines conditions of the general economy, as well as offering a specific analysis of the laundry and dry cleaning industry in the U.S. It provides an update as to […]


3 Improvements for Your Laundry Operations in 2017

As the year ends, it is a good time for laundry owners to assess the condition of their equipment, their space—whether it is a coin laundry or an on-premises laundry facility—and their overall operations. Make note of any changes to make in 2017, like these: Upgrade your commercial washing machines. Is dry time lagging, annoying […]


August 2016 Service School

Lakeside Laundry Equipment recently held a Service School at our commercial laundry equipment facility in Bedford, as we do periodically throughout the year. For this school, technicians from Maytag joined us and performed a total Maytag equipment tear-down, as well as demonstrated preventative maintenance tips and easy fixes. The event was a great learning opportunity for […]


Advice for Younger Generation of Laundry Managers

To successfully run a laundry facility, whether a coin laundry or a multi-housing laundry, takes a certain skill set. You must be committed to customer service and engagement, have a solid grasp on the ways in which the laundry industry is changing, and an understanding of every job within the laundry service industry. But what […]


3 Tips for Success with Coin Laundry

Whether you just opened your coin-operated laundry facility, or you’ve been in business for years, it can’t hurt to make note of these 3 tips for success: Be welcoming. Without customers, your laundromat would not stay in business. There are plenty of other coin laundry facilities that customers could go to in place of yours. […]


7 Reasons to Open a Coin Operated Laundry

If you are looking for an additional revenue stream that affords you some flexibility and a guaranteed income, a coin-operated laundry facility is a great option. We have compiled a quick list of the top 7 reasons to consider entering the commercial laundry business by opening a coin store. A laundry operation is inherently resistant […]


5 Ways to Keep Laundromat Customers Happy

One factor is key to the ongoing and long-term success of any coin-operated laundry or laundry facility–repeat business. You need customers to come back, again and again, to use your facility to fulfill their laundry needs, and you need them to spread a favorable word to their friends and family members. So how can you […]


Why Invest in Multi-Housing Laundry?

If you are the owner of a multi-housing or apartment complex, consider making a long-term investment in the property by installing an on-premise laundry facility. Multi-housing laundry facilities with commercial washers and dryers are ideal for apartments, as well as retirement homes, colleges, and military housing. There are many options available, from coin-operated to smart […]


Why Open a Coin-Operated Laundry?

Looking for the right business opportunity for you? One idea you may not have considered is becoming the owner of a coin vended laundry business. Coin operated laundry businesses are among the most successful ventures for entrepreneurs. There are several reasons you may consider opening a brand new coin operated laundromat or retooling an existing […]


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