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February 28, 2018

5 Marketing Tips for Laundromats

Finding creative and cost-effective ways to promote your laundromat is always top of mind for business owners. However, it's easy to put marketing on the back burner or get stuck in a marketing rut as day-to-day tasks of running a business take priority. If you’re looking for some new and creative ways to promote your laundromat, or just starting to get the word out, here are a few marketing strategies you should consider.

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January 31, 2018

Coin Laundry Industry Trends We Love

With 2018 officially underway, it seems like a good time to take a look at the year ahead. What can those of us in the laundry industry expect, and what are our customers looking for? There’s no doubt that the commercial laundry industry has changed dramatically the last few years – and that’s going to continue in 2018 and beyond. Today’s consumers are craving opportunities and experiences, so the laundromat facilities that can go above and beyond are going to be in good shape. We’re sharing some of the laundry industry trends we love – and that we expect to see more of moving forward.  

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November 14, 2017

5 Easy Maintenance Tips to Help Your Laundry Equipment Last

Commercial laundry equipment is built to stand up to the wear and tear of whatever your coin laundry or on-premise facility can throw at it. However, all that heavy use takes its toll. That’s why consistent preventative maintenance is easiest way to extend the life of your commercial laundry equipment, decrease machine downtime, and avoid costly repairs and replacements. To help keep your commercial washers and dryers operating at top efficiency, consider adding these tasks to the regular routine for your laundry business. 5maintenancetips

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August 7, 2017

Strong Customer Service: A Must-Have When Partnering with a Distributor

Despite how smoothly or efficiently you run your vended, multi-housing, or on-premise laundry facility, problems are bound to come back. When machines are down, both profits and customer satisfaction suffer. When things go awry or questions come up, who do you turn to? Hopefully, it’s your laundry distributor! Supporting your laundry business is what distributors, like Pittsburgh Laundry Systems, are there for. That’s why customer service is a key quality you should look for when partnering with a distributor. It’s what makes the difference between a good laundry distributor and a great laundry distributor.

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July 31, 2017

4 Reasons Why It's Important to Replace Your Laundry Equipment

From increased customer satisfaction to improving your bottom line, there are numerous reasons to upgrade and replace the commercial laundry equipment at your coin laundry, fitness center, hotel, on-premise laundry facility.  Here are just a few of the benefits you’ll see with new, top-of-the-line laundry equipment: 

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June 20, 2017

What You Need To Know About the Laundromat Industry

If you’re considering opening a coin laundromat, you’ve probably started researching the ins and outs of the laundry industry. With all the statistics and information out there for potential investors, it can be hard to weed through it all or even know where to start. Pittsburgh Laundry Systems is here to help! Here’s a few “need to know” industry statistics to get you started on your research journey. 

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June 12, 2017

How to Encourage Customer Loyalty at Your Laundromat

Maybe you’ve just opened a new laundromat and you’re looking to build up your clientele. Perhaps you’ve been open for a while but many visitors don’t return or flip-flop between your laundromat and the nearest competitor. With approximately 35,000 laundromats in the US, people have a lot of options for their laundry needs. That’s why it’s more important than ever to build a loyal customer base to make your laundromat business successful. If you’re looking to develop a loyal following at your laundromat, here are 10 unique ideas to help encourage customer loyalty:

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