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The ‘Inn’ Crowd

Originally posted – Nov 16, 2012 One of the most profitable and high-volume commercial accounts a self-service laundry owner can acquire is a small hotel. Typically, such accounts are 20- to 45-room hotels that may or may not have their own laundry facilities –...

Fire and Water Restoration

Originally posted – Sep 12, 2012 I get calls from laundry owners all across the country about how to handle garments that either have been through fires or damaged by flooding. And, personally, I’ve done a good deal of work with a number of fire and water...

Warming Up to Cold Calls

Originally posted – May 04, 2012 If you’re serious about growing the commercial accounts segment of your laundry business, you can’t avoid it – eventually, you’re going to have to make cold calls on potential clients. Some laundry owners...

The Doctor Will See You Now….

Originally posted – Nov 04, 2014 Since I’ve been writing this column, I get inundated with questions from readers looking for advice on stain removal and garment care, as well as just the basic business of doing drop-off and commercial laundry. So, this...

Top Targets

Originally posted – Jun 20, 2012 Drive around your marketplace. Most likely, there’s a hair salon on seemingly every corner. And hair salons can become great commercial clients. Many salons work with large commercial laundries, due to the great number of...