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The Untapped Market in Older Home

One of the noteworthy aspects of Florida’s residential landscape is the prevalence of older homes that lack in-built laundry facilities. Whether it’s a matter of available space or budget constraints, the absence of washers and dryers is a common phenomenon. This gap in essential amenities creates a lucrative opportunity for laundry service providers. With extended operating hours, these businesses can offer invaluable convenience to homeowners and subsequently build a strong and loyal customer base.

Tourism: A Goldmine for Laundry Businesses

Florida is renowned for its picturesque beaches, attracting tourists and locals throughout the year. The consistent footfall at these coastal locations generates a considerable demand for laundry services. Beachgoers often return home with sandy towels and drenched swimwear. While residential washing machines might suffice for small laundry tasks, commercial laundry services offer a level of efficiency and speed that is hard to match. Especially designed to handle large volumes, [...]

Commercial Laundries of West Florida is now carrying Continental HE commercial laundry equipment. We have added their washers and dryers to our stock and they are now available on our website.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic coins shortages have been experienced throughout the United States. This leaves many who frequent laundromats and residential laundry areas without a way to wash their clothes. Commercial Laundries of West Florida has a solution. We provide contactless payment options for all our washers and dryers. This blog will discuss the features of the credit kiosk and contactless system, how to use them, and how they can benefit the business owner and customers.

Owning multi-family units can be a profitable business venture on its own. One of the best ways to increase revenue is to upgrade the laundry space. Newer, faster washers and dryers will save you money, be more environmentally friendly, improve the aesthetic of your laundry space, and increase efficiency.

While the thought of buying new commercial washers and dryers for your apartment or multi-family home to save money may sound contradictory, here’s how it can save you money and bring in additional revenue.

Payment Plans & Buying Options

Commercial Laundries has many machines varying in capacity and features to choose from so you can pick the unit that fits your needs. We have a generous financing program with a low fixed rate and no payments for 90 days if you choose to buy, but you can also rent or lease our commercial laundry equipment.

Upgrading your unit will positively affect not only your revenue but [...]

Launching a profitable laundromat business becomes simpler when you have the right information about how much do laundromats make. Florida, being a bustling commercial hub, is stacked with endless possibilities for you to buy a laundromat. Whether you’re seeking out a laundromat for sale in Florida or are interested in coin laundry for sale, the endeavor requires meticulous business judgment and savvy. The process of buying a laundromat involves taking into account multiple considerations such as location, capacity, maintenance, and more.

The potential to grow is significant, with plenty of laundromats for sale. So, if you’ve been considering this business endeavor, learning how to buy a laundromat should be your next move. Embrace the possibility and prepare to operate a profitable laundromat business with the best available laundry mat for sale opportunities.

There are so many options for commercial laundromat equipment and it can be a challenge trying to decide which is your best option. Whether you’re investing in laundromat equipment for business, you’re looking to upgrade, or you’re ready to lease commercial washers and dryers, you’re going to need some more information.

Installation is a huge part of starting, owning, and operating a commercial laundry business. Depending on the flooring of your building, you may need to consider both soft mount and hard mount washer extractors.

Commercial laundries house a variety of options including soft copper washers, amply designed to meet your laundry needs. For deeper cleaning, a laundry extractor might be the choice, engineered to extract as much water as possible from your laundry, reducing drying time. Whether you are dealing with hard washers or soft washers, understanding the pros and cons of each one can immensely improve your laundry business’s efficiency. The [...]

Fire gear takes a surprisingly long time to dry. Firefighters used to have to decide between air-drying their equipment (which is time consuming) or wearing soggy, heavy gear back out into the field in order to meet certain protective gear maintenance standards. Luckily, fire gear dryer cabinets have come to the rescue.

What is a fire gear dryer cabinet?

A fire gear dryer cabinet, also known as a turnout gear cabinet, is a safer alternative to traditional commercial dryers. Dryer cabinets are typically built to be NFPA 1851 compliant. NFPA 1851 is the standard requiring firefighting gear to be properly cared for and maintained in order to prevent health and safety risks. Fire gear is also usually very expensive. By taking better care of protective equipment, the gear lasts longer and is therefore more cost effective.

What’s the difference between a turnout gear dryer and a regular dryer?

Traditional residential and commercial dryers use tumbling [...]

It can be a lengthy process to consider different types of washing equipment for your coin laundromat, or other on-premise or commercial laundry facility. We’ve put together a quick guide for you to help make these decisions easier and faster.

What’s the difference between a regular washer and a washer-extractor?

This is one of the many frequently asked questions about commercial washing. Washer-extractors are also known as commercial washers, or commercial washer-extractors. Many commercial washers have features that most residential washers don’t have like coin-timed cycles.

Residential washers are typically built to handle the normal wear and tear of household laundry. They aren’t built to handle large laundry loads that are running all day, nearly every single day like commercial washer-extractors are.

Another difference between a regular washer and a washer-extractor is the size. Washer-extractors are, very simply put, like larger versions of the typical front-loading washing machine you’d find in someone’s home. They’re often [...]

laundry machines for businessWhen your commercial washer is leaking water, it can create a huge mess, so you’ll want to correct the issue right away. Here are a few things to look out for:

Drain Hose – If the washer is leaking during the spin cycle, you probably have a problem with your drain hose. Check the connections to make sure it is secure, ensure it is in good condition and free of damage, and then check for clogs. If there are any cracks or leaking around the hose where it attaches to the dryer, you will either need to purchase a new one or cut the end off and re-clamp it.

Fill Hose – The next thing you should do is make sure that the fill hoses are in good condition and are still securely in [...]

washing machinesYou just got a call from a customer at your laundromat, or a tenant in your apartment complex – the commercial washer will not spin. What do you do? The first thing you should do is make sure that they did not overload the machine and cause it to become unbalanced. If that isn’t the case, check out the following:

Check your Switches and Setting

There is a switch within the lid that detects when the door is open or closed. The washing machine will not run if the lid is open. Make sure the switch is in good condition. If it is broken, it could be preventing the machine from spinning.

Next, check the speed selector switch to make sure that it is not positioned between speeds.

Inspect your Washing Machine Drain Pump

It is also [...]

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