Coin-Op 101

Multiple Stores, Multiple Family Members (Part 1 of 2)

Paul Partyka |

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Randy and Tami Fett own four self-service laundries...

Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — During the past several years, our industry, like other...

Motivating Employees

Howard Scott |

CHICAGO — You might have one or two employees. They’re not highly paid....

Making Choices; Following the ‘Success’ Formula

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — During the past year, numerous people have asked me the same...

Is Trouble Lurking on your Roof? (Part 2)

Miles Waters |

CHICAGO — While your Laundromat roof may be out of sight, it should be on...

Is Trouble Lurking on your Roof? (Part 1)

Miles Waters |

CHICAGO — While your Laundromat roof may be out of sight, it should be on...

Customer Comfort Counts

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — When designing a self-service laundry, have you ever...

On Second Thought

Howard Scott |

CHICAGO — I recently received an interesting e-mail from a Laundromat...

Self-Service Laundries: Still a Worthwhile Investment?

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — In an economy where people are still losing their jobs, houses,...

Window Glass: An Energy Loser

Bruce Lang |

PALO ALTO, Calif. — One key challenge regarding energy efficiency in...

Preventive Maintenance: Q&A Time

Lee Ferguson |

CHICAGO — In this article, I tackle questions submitted by operators.Q: My...

Is it Time to Build New?

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — I get many e-mails regarding building a laundry in today’s...

Preventive Maintenance: Tools of the Trade

Lee Ferguson |

CHICAGO — If you’ve read my columns, I hope you realize that performing...

Laundry Tips for 2011

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — If you’re looking to build business a bit more this year, it...

Preventive Maintenance: The Secret Cost of Inactivity

Lee Ferguson |

CHICAGO — Now that I have written several columns, I’m wondering what you...

Is This Still A Good Business for Investors?

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — Like any other industry, the self-service laundry industry has...

Preventive Maintenance: A Year-Round Challenge

Lee Ferguson |

CHICAGO — Have you had a chance to put together your maintenance calendar...

A New Focus: External Partnerships

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — In the past, the main focus was always on internal operations —...

A New Focus: External Partnerships

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — In the past, the main focus was always on internal operations...

Preventive Maintenance: It’s All in the Routine

Lee Ferguson |

CHICAGO — Why is preventive maintenance such a difficult task? Do you...

Preventive Maintenance: It’s All in the Routine

Lee Ferguson |

CHICAGO — Why is preventive maintenance such a difficult task? Do you lack...

Preventive Maintenance: It’s All in the Routine

Lee Ferguson |

CHICAGO — Why is preventive maintenance such a difficult task? Do you lack...

Striking Gold in a New Country (Part 2 of 2)

Paul Partyka |

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — Enticed by a growing economy, tourism and...

Embrace Your Customer Base

Howard Scott |

CHICAGO — I recently visited a Laundromat in southern Florida, and noticed...

Understand Your Money Needs

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — Many investors are getting into our business without realizing...

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