5 Laundry Delivery Business Success Stories [2023]

Updated: November 19th, 2023
Start A Laundry Delivery Business

A laundry delivery business involves offering a convenient service where customers can have their clothes washed, dried, and folded and then delivered back to them.

To start this business on a budget, gather basic laundry equipment like washers, dryers, and ironing facilities.

You can operate from your home or rent a small space. Advertise your services locally, set competitive prices, and offer reliable delivery options to attract and retain customers.

Finally, maintain high-quality service and excellent customer relations to grow your business over time.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a laundry delivery business:

1. Nina's Laundrette ($112K/year)

Jono Santamaria, a digital marketer, purchased an outdated laundromat in Australia and used his digital marketing and automation skills to transform it. Within a year, he doubled the previous owner’s revenue and is on track to double it again in FY23, thanks to investments in digital presence, store upgrades, and the addition of a commercial laundry service.

How much they make: $112K/year
How much did it cost to start: $13.3K
Current team size: 1

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How I Bought A Laundromat & Doubled Revenue in 12 Months

A digital marketer purchased Nina's Laundromat in Northcote, Australia in July 2021, investing in its digital presence and upgrading the machines to create a new brand. Within 12 months, the revenue doubled and the store added a commercial laundry service, bringing an additional AUD24K per year.

About
Jono started Nina's Laundrette over 2 years ago
Revenue
Jono grew the business to $9.3K/month
Costs
It cost Jono $13300 to start the business

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2. Rosie Wash Express Laundry ($288K/year)

How much they make: $288K/year
Current team size: 4

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How Much Cash Can a Laundromat Business Really Make?

Rosie Wash Express Laundry has doubled its income and expanded outside of its local area by introducing a wash-and-fold facility with pickup and delivery choices, generating $300K ARR and using Google My Business and loyalty programs to attract and retain customers.

About
Jeff started Rosie Wash Express Laundry almost 7 years ago
Revenue
Jeff grew the business to $24K/month

3. Washmart ($1.44M/year)

How much they make: $1.44M/year
How much did it cost to start: $30K
Current team size: 110

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How I Started A Laundry Franchise In India And Scaled It To $1.5M/Year In Just 3 Years

"Washmart, one of India's fastest-growing laundry franchise chains, shares their case study on how they generated INR 20 lakhs in revenue from two stores in 2021, expanded to 25 stores within six months, and now operate 85+ stores in 21 states and 45 cities across India, with monthly income streams of approximately 60 lakhs from royalties and an additional 35 lakhs from laundry-related essentials."

About
B.P. started Washmart over 3 years ago
Revenue
B.P. grew the business to $120K/month
Costs
It cost B.P. $30000 to start the business