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How to start a coin operated laundry business - We can help!

We can help give life to your new coin laundry business project: We will be with you from the original business idea to the store's opening. Speed Queen Equipment Sales experts help you with the location analysis and site selection, facility design and coin laundry equipment selection, as well as the whole laundromat business plan.  If necessary, you can work with Macquarie Equipment financial services as they can offer industry-leading, laundry-focused financing.

Note: Of course, we also take care of your laundry machines! Being commercial layndry equipment suppliers & delivering you with the best commercial laundry machines is our priority!

Speed Queen Coin Laundry Solution

The Speed Queen laundry concept is a proven business model and is more than just a laundromat franchise, it is a true partnership. There is no other business like a laundromat.

Making a successful business can require strict planning and we at Speed Queen Equiment Sales have the heritage and years of expertise for you. Our founder started the first coin laundry business in Melbourne back in 1962.

Speed Queen is the profit maker. We are the only manufacturer to offer fully integrated networkable computer controls across the whole range through our exclusive Quantum networkable control available at no additional cost on all our coin operated washing machine models including - top load washers, front load washers, small dryers, large tumble dryers and all stack top units.

The Speed Queen Quantum control system allows the multi-coin drop acceptor to take 20 cent, $1.00 and $2.00 coins through one single slot. It may also be integrated with smart-card systems. These easy to use controls allow the owner to make pricing and programming changes, as well as data retrieval, quickly and simply. Now you can have complete control over your business 24/7 from anywhere around the world! The Quantum control features digital displays that tell customers everything they need to know about the status of their load at a glance, and for you the owner there is a full suite of live and interactive reporting tools to help you manage your laundry site. The end result is an increase in customer usage and satisfaction, control over operating costs, maximin return on investment all of which translates directly to increased profits.

Why invest in laundromat machines with Speed Queen?

Investing in Speed Queen as your laundromat equipment supplier is simply business choice of profitability, efficiency and simplicifty for your new business venture. 



Low investment, high success rate, fast return on investment: a laundromat is a unique business opportunity. Not to mention that washing clothes is a basic necessity: "Times might have changed. Dirt hasn’t." Making self service laundries a recession-resistant investment. Speed Queen coin operated washers are relatively low investment for a high quality machine that will delive you with ongoing returns.



Speed Queen Equipment, the renowned proven performer and world laundromat leader, shares its expertise in both the selection and design of equipment for your coin laundry business. Speed Queen Equipment Sales will work closely with you through the whole journey of opening your new coin operated machine business. Our team of experts will advise and support you during the whole process.



No qualification is required: opening new laundromat services is accessible to everyone. Daily management is quite simple: Very little or no personnel costs are required. Speed Queen's complete coin operated laundry solution and advanced technology allows you to control the coin laundry equipment and payment terminals remotely.

Opening a self service laundromat

Speed Queen Laundry concept is an excellent alternative to franchise, and is developing all around Australia. We have already set up laundromats in most cities. We are now looking to expand and open more laundromats in South Australia, Tasmania and the growth corridors in Suburban Melbourne.Would you like to open a self service laundry in your preferred city? Contact us now to discuss your new business project.

Several factors must be taken into account when opening a self service laundry.



Opening a Speed ​​Queen self service laundry does not require any certified skill, diploma or special training. It is therefore a concept accessible to all! Better still, in self service laundries, it is the customers and the machines that do the bulk of the work, not you! There's no requirement for ongoing on-site presence. This is what makes the self service laundry perfect as a second job: you do not have to leave your job to start this business venture. 

Note: you can manage several self service laundries at the same time since managing one takes up very little time each week.

Project Location


The hardest part is not knowing how to open a coin laundry business, but deciding where to open it. Because the choice of location is a strategic question. The estimated turnover of a self service laundry is calculated according to the demographic data and the characteristics of the targeted area.

Note: Our experts have demographic information and will analyze it with you to select the most appropriate location for your Speed ​​Queen self service laundry.

Coin Laundry Equipment Quality

Equipment quality

Of course, the coin laundry equipment in your laundromat needs to be up to the expectations of your customers. It must also be reliable and durable to reduce maintenance and renewal costs. When you open a Speed Queen self service laundry, you deal directly with an expert brand which has been manufacturing top of the range machines for more than a century. Robust, proven, equipped with cutting-edge technology, Speed Queen commercial coin operated laundry equipment guarantees you unparalleled quality.

Note: Thanks to its complete, near-to-hand, operational assistance, Speed Queen also provides optimal support and maintenance services on our commercial laundry systems.

Start-up costs

Start-up costs

As with any business, opening a self-service laundry involves some initial costs. These costs vary, depending on the size of the self service laundry, its location, and the number of coin operated washers or ancillary services.

However, start-up costs can be recovered quickly thanks to the success rate of the sector and its excellent return on investment.

For more information on starting a coin operated machine business, contact our experts to have your self-service laundry opened in no time.

Contact our office 03 9495 1300 for a starter pack or book a time with our specialist consultant.

Victoria Laundry Investors can consult directly with Alan Betts

E: alan.betts@speedqueensales.com.au
M: 0429 633 470 for a personalised appointment time.

South Aunstralian Laundry Investors can consult directly with Scott Kairl

E: scott@speedqueensales.com.au
M: 0439 788 950 for a personalised appointment time.

Find a Speed Queen Equipped Laundromat by visiting : www.laundromatlocator.com.au


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