In this kind of business you are just thinking of doing household chores regularly. Besides, washing clothes is always a daily routine for housewives and even single persons. That is why it is very ideal if you are planning to have a home-based business and dreaming to be a boss at your own business. Aside from that you can invest an affordable cash to start it because it is the simplest transportation ventures around.
Just like other home businesses it really acquire enough knowledge to do the process and how will you run it effectively. While in laundry all you have to do is render the right and proper services to your customer so that they will fully satisfy it. Just like how you take good care of your own clothes while washing.
Equipments to be use:
If you are able to complete your laundry equipments even if you just started the more it will be easy to you. Like dry-cleaning machine, dryer machine, washing machine, pressing, steam generator and a lot more. Although ordinary washing machine can do the task but you really need the higher performer machine and a higher capacity to load a large volume of garments and heavy mattresses like bed sheets, carpets, and curtains.
For the operations you need to have a wide space in order to perform comfortable. But you can save money or less expense if you have a wide space at home. You really need a distinctive place to set up a dry cleaning business; preferably, some place that gets a lot of foot traffic. Foot traffic can bring in lots of customers, and the more customers you have the more varied their dry cleaning needs become. Also, you need a space large enough to accommodate your machineries and equipments. A large storage area is also needed to store the chemicals you will need for dry cleaning. Basically, you need to formulate an efficient working layout for your dry cleaning business. You need to have a reception and pick-up area, a sorting area, an area for your dry cleaning machines, an area for pressing clothes, an area for hanging and labeling clothes, a packaging area, etc.
All services you can offer to your customers
Of course, you have to think of a certain laundry service you may offer to a costumer that cannot be avail to many competitors. You should state that the service you offer has a good result and benefits they can get compare to others. Washing, pressing, folding, drying are just those common services you see in laundry shops but you have to think of something that is unique and helpful service that a costumer will easily avail.
Affordable price of your services.
People are in favor of a lower price offer to them than to choose the expensive one and its still have a good quality wash. You can give a lower price compare to other shops. You have to target the ‘missing middle’ between the poor quality, cheap service by the traditional washing person, the high end, very expensive dry cleaners/ laundries that are not affordable on a regular basis for the customers.
This service is especially useful for people who desire better cleaning but either don’t have the facility or the financial affordability to do so - these are typically students, young adults or lower income families. The aim is to keep the pricing for the service very affordable so that the middle class can use this service frequently.
Now that you have an idea already on how to start the business then you may start it effectively. But still you wont be successful if will just relax and waiting for the income of the business. Just like any traditional businesses you have to find ways to improvise it more and more until it will be the leading business in the industry.