5 Mobile Laundry Service Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Mobile Laundry Service

In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, many people have little time to wash their clothes at home. Most prefer having a mobile dry-cleaning service within their locality, picking the clothes from their homes or business.

If you are an entrepreneur looking for a profitable business model, a mobile laundry service could be it! To start, invest in commercial-grade washing machines and dryers. You will need a pickup and delivery van to reach your customers conveniently.

In this list, you'll find real-world mobile laundry service success stories and very profitable examples of starting a mobile laundry service that makes money.

1. PickMyLaundry ($1.2M/year)

Pick My Laundry, founded by an engineering graduate and his team, was born out of their frustration with the lack of reliable laundry services during their college days. After conducting extensive research and surveys, they developed a mobile application and website to cater to the laundry needs of students and working professionals. They signed up 100 third-party laundry service providers and served 50,000 customers in their first year. With funding from accelerators and venture capitalists, the company expanded to more than 15 cities, processing 1,000 orders daily through their franchise model.

How much money it makes: $1.2M/year
How much did it cost to start: $50K
How many people on the team: 29


How We Started A Laundry And Dry Cleaning Franchise Business In India

Pick My Laundry, India's on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning service provider has developed a mobile app and website serving almost 50,000 customers in its first year after signing up 100 third-party laundry services and franchising its model with over 50 franchises across more than 15 Indian cities.

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Learn more about starting a mobile laundry service:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a mobile laundry service?
-> Pros and cons of a mobile laundry service

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established mobile laundry service
-> Marketing ideas for a mobile laundry service

Other resources

2. SudShare ($1M/year)

How much money it makes: $1M/year
How many people on the team: 25


15 year old launches unique app, breaks $1m revenue, raises $10m

SudShare, an app-based national laundry service, created by two Baltimore-based founders, is seeing 10-30% growth each month and has over 90,000 users across the United States, with plans to start serving commercial customers and go international in 2023 after raising $10M in seed round funding.

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

How much money it makes: $288K/year
How many people on the team: 4


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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.

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