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Myths & Realities

The Laundromat Guys are the industry’s leading experts. Below are some articles, written by our very own Rob Bodner, to help you get a better understanding of some of the myths and realities of owning a laundromat.

Cleaning Up

An Introduction to the Coin Laundry Business

Is the Customer Always Right?

Your staff and signage go a long way in establishing the proper behavior

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Doing business in rough areas requires an extensive checklist

The Quest for the Dream Location

Success revolves around much more than just the demographics study

Charting the Expansion Course

Asking yourself the right questions can simplify the expansion process.

Chain Concept Just Won’t Fly

National chains really can’t offer customers anything special

Hang With the Pack or Go Solo?

Strive for an acceptable level of cooperation with other laundry owners

Be Ready: Have An Exit Strategy

If you know your business goals, they can gel with your exit strategy

Positive Outlook for the Industry

Changing demographics, new technologies create opportunities in the market