Resource List

Resource List

The Coin Laundry Association is happy to provide members-only resources to owners and investors. Below is a list of available resources, please log in to access the members-only library.

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Commercial Stain Removal
Finding and Training the Right Attendant
Managing Water & Utility Rates
Overview of OMNI Online Marketing
Profitable Store Design
Responding to New Competition
Stubborn Stain Removal
The Psychology of Creative Marketing
Top 10 Qualities of a Successful Laundromat

New Investor Webinars

White Papers

Deciding When To Replace Laundry Equipment
Demographic Analysis and Site Selection for Laundries
How to Value a Coin Laundry
Sustainability Matters: Environmentally Focused Initiatives for Laundries

Audio Files

A Day in the Life & Open Forum
Advanced Laundry Lease Analysis
Ask The Laundry Experts
Best Practices for Wash Dry Fold and Commercial Accounts
Build or Buy: Which Option is Right for You?
Coin Laundry Trends for 2013
Design Concepts with Jay McDonald
Fight or Flight: Your Reaction to a Competitor
Finding the Right Location
Internet Marketing Success Stories of Coin Laundries
Laundry Business Basics: What You Need to Know
Redefining Energy Conservation
Remodeling and Equipment Replacement: Do the Numbers Add Up?
Security and Surveillance
Selling Commercial Accounts
Social Media: Which Tools Should Laundry Owners Embrace?
Strategic Business Analysis: Analyze, Organize and Plan
The ABCs for Potential Laundry Owners
The Future of Water: How to Prepare
The Keys to Successful Multiple Store Management
The New Rules of Finance
The Real Cost of Doing a Wash
Upfront and Online: Leading Store Owners Discuss e-Marketing

PlanetLaundry Magazine Archives

Access all back issues in the exclusive Member-Only Library.


Cash Collection and Key Control
Expanding the Business to a New Location
Finding and Training Employees
Handling Customer Complaints
Improving Owner/Attendant Rapport
Personal Property of Others (Bailee): Customer Goods Insurance
Protecting Against Claims
Reducing Slip, Trip, & Fall Claims
Remodeling an Older Store
Risk Survey
Safety with Every Step
Six Savvy Questions About Insurance
Store Security
Ten Steps To A Safer Laundry
Understanding Insurance Coverage

Investor Surveys

2011 Coin Laundry Industry Survey
2012 Coin Laundry Industry Survey
2013 Coin Laundry Industry Survey
2014 Coin Laundry Industry Survey

Customer Surveys

Laundry Customer Profile

Owner Resources

Sample Proforma
Water Evaporation Toolkit

Investor Resources

The Gold Book
A Day in the Life of a Laundry Owner
Demographic Analysis & Site Selection for Laundries
Digital Handbook & Slides for Investor Videos
Overview & Trends for Today’s Laundry Business
Show Me the Money: Financing a Laundry
What's a Laundry Worth & How to Prove
The Coin Laundry Insider: An Investor Reference Guide for the Coin Laundry Industry 2014

FindaLaundry User Guide

FindaLaundry User Guide

Annual Reports

Years 2012-2016