Consent Preferences

How to cut utility costs in your laundry room

Whether you’re running a laundromat, hospitality business or manage an apartment building, you need to know how to cut utility costs in your laundry room. Just think, was your last water bill too high? 

In fact, more than 60% of laundromat owners consider utilities expenses as their biggest obstacle in the business! As costs are getting higher it is more important than ever to keep your them under control. 

Use energy efficient lighting 

According to The Washington Post the monthly usage savings for a single bulb is $1.25 when you switch to LED. This might sound like a minimal amount but think about it… how many light bulbs your business requires? Once you’ve added it all up you’ll realize the savings are pretty significant. 

Train your staff 

Labor is one of the biggest expenses when it comes to laundry. Make sure everyone interacting with your business and your equipment is on the same page about utility saving practices. Well trained staff will be quicker to notice if there’s something wrong with your machines. 

And don’t forget about your customers! Sings and pamplhlets can educate customers about best practices like using cold water and shorter dry times. 

How to cut utility costs in your laundry room

Upgrade your equipment

Older machines use a lot more water than new ones so consider upgrading your current equipment. Having the best equipment gives you more than savings. Your customers will be happier than ever with the quality of your results! 

Keep equipment well maintained

Commercial laundry equipment needs to be cleaned regularly and to have a maintenance schedule to operate at the top of its capacity. Properly maintained equipment will save you money in your utility bills. A maintenance schedule will also keep larger repairs and other unexpected expenses at bay. 

Contact us to find out how we can help you cut utility costs in your laundry room.

Back to Blog