• "Keys to success? Location, equipment, store appearance and cleanliness. HK is a distributor and multi-store owner with over 40 years of laundry expertise to help you maximize return on your investment." — Karl Hinrichs, HK Laundry President

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Managing a Coin Laundry Business

Laundromat Business 101

Laundromats 101 - An Introduction to the Coin Laundry BusinessA professional introduction to laundromats and the coin laundry business

Looking for the coin laundry key to success? Coin laundry business customers have been trusting the experienced professionals at HK Laundry Equipment for almost five decades. We've put together general, broad based business information on the basics of building and analyzing a coin laundry business to better serve the industry. This section of HK Laundry Equipment website is designed to be an honest, informative presentation of the coin Laundromat business. To quote Sy Simms, "HK Laundry firmly believes that the most educated consumer is our best customer”.

In this world of rising costs, increasingly more complex regulations and large corporations, independent entrepreneurs can still generate a profit in the laundry business. More and more foresighted businessmen are investing in HK Laundry equipped coin operated Laundromat businesses.  With a reasonably small down-payment coin laundry business owners have been able to provide themselves with a lucrative source of cash income.  While each Laundromat situation is an independent venture and must be considered as such, there are basic guidelines which have proven universal. These coin laundry business guidelines were created keeping the most common questions of a prospective Laundromat owner in mind and to assist him to plan a successful business. 

We have broken up our Laundromats 101 section into a series of pages including:

HK Laundry Equipment Inc. has been in business since 1967 and now has close to five decades of experience in the set up, construction and operation of Laundromats. As a coin laundry business industry leader and a full line authorized equipment distributor, HK handles a complete line of quality commercial laundry equipment from washers & dryers, to bill changers, card systems, vending machines, water heaters, and a complete line of folding tables & seating units and accessories. HK Laundry Equipment's parts depot also has a full inventory and a staff of fully trained mechanics to install & service what we sell.

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