Jim Adams
Jennifer Haley’s Coin Laundromat
Canton, Ohio

Before Getting into the Laundry Business…

Adams was a sales representative for Consolidated Freightways for 18 years and Con-Way Freight for eight years.

Store Opening

July 2009

Business Hours

5:00 a.m. to midnight daily

Staff

One full-time attendant who lives in an apartment attached to the laundry

Total Square Footage

3,200 square feet

Parking Availability

16 parking spaces

Lease or Own?

Adams owns the store.

The Building

Jennifer Haley’s Laundromat was an existing self-service laundry when Adams purchased it. However, he completely renovated the entire facility.

The Renovation Process

The construction process took three weeks. With the laundry equipment, it cost $280,000.

Turns Per Day

The store does 3+ turns per day.

Utility Costs

Utility costs represent 19 percent of the business’ gross sales.

Marketplace Demographics

The average household income within the store’s trade area is $40,153, with 97 percent of the population being non-Hispanic. The estimated population within a three-mile radius of the laundry is 77,602. In addition, there is a high renter population within that same three-mile radius, and even more renters within a mile of the store.

Competition

There are two competing laundries in the store’s marketplace.

Payment Options

Coins

Washers and Dryers

10 Huebsch toploaders, $2.50
5 Huebsch 20-pound frontloaders, $3.00
4 Huebsch 40-pound frontloaders, $4.25
8 Huebsch 60-pound frontloaders, $6.25
2 Huebsch 80-pound frontloaders, $8.50
1 Huebsch 100-pound frontloader, $10.00
18 Huebsch 30-pound stack dryers, 50 cents
10 Huebsch 45-pound stack dryers, $1.00
5 Huebsch 75-pound dryers, $1.00

Water Heating System

Green Boiler Technologies water heating system

Bill Changers

4 American Changer bill changers (3 quarter machines and 1 dollar coin machine)

Laundry Carts

12 R&B Wire Products laundry carts

Folding Tables

9 Solomatic folding tables

Flooring

Tile flooring

Lighting

Florescent lighting

Soap Vending

1 Vend-Rite Manufacturing eight-row soap vending machine, $1.00

Beverage Vending

2 beverage vending machines (one Coca-Cola machine and one Pepsi machine), $1.75 for a 20-ounce bottle

Snack Vending

1 snack vending machine, 75 cents for chips, and $1.00 for pastries and candy bars

Arcade/Video Games

Pinball machines

Televisions

3 42-inch, high-definition televisions

Children’s Play Area

The store features a 300-square-foot area designated for kids, which includes a pool table.

Additional Amenities

Free Wi-Fi

Distributor

M&L Equipment Co., Akron, Ohio, (330) 633-6241

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