Here are some of the most frequently asked questions from our new clients. If you don't see your question answered here or would like more detail, please contact us anytime.

Getting Started



Getting Started

Do you offer full service construction service?

Yes, Laundry Concepts is a licensed gerneral contractor and can build your laundry from the ground up.

Can I use my own contractors to provide bids?

Yes, we always welcome new contractors to be involved in our projects. We will ensure they understand the work required so it is completed properly and we produce the best possible product at the most competitive pricing.

How long does it take to build a new Laundromat

This varies based on a number of factors.  Building out an existing rental space can take 3-4 months from permit issuance, whereas building from the ground up can take 6-12 months from permit issuance.  The good news is that we are experts at both options will work hard to get you open as quickly as possible.

Location, Location, Location

Can you help me find a location?

Yes, we have over 40 years in the Chicagoland area and can help you find the perfect location for your investment.

Do you have locations already for sale?

Yes, we have many existing customers who are looking to sell their location.  Our experience will help you pick the right store for your requirement.

What makes a good Laundromat location?

There are many factors that make a location a good option for a Laundromat.  Rent, Parking, Street Access, layout, competition, and equipment are all part of the equation.  The good news is that we are here to help you navigate all the factors to help ensure your investment is successful.


I've never owned a Laundromat, is it hard?

No, one of the attractive features of owning a Laundromat is that they don’t require any special skills to operate.  The core business is ‘self-service’ so all you have to do is make sure the customers are cared for and the facility is clean.  We will help you get started and be there for you over the years to provide consult and advise.

Is owning a Laundromat safe?

Yes, we advocate heavily for using technology to help you operate your laundry.  We are experts at electronic payment systems and can make sure that your collection process only takes a few minutes and will be anonymous.  Credit cards are becoming a very popular payment option in Laundromats, removing even more cash form the business.

Can you help me with marketing my Laundromat?

Yes, we have years of experience marketing Laundromats and can show you what works.  Our technology offerings will also help automate your marketing efforts, providing the best value to your customers with the least amount of effort.