22 06, 2020

Laundry 101: Understanding the Difference Between Wash and Fold, Dry Cleaning, and Laundered & Pressed

By |2020-06-22T11:08:41-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , , |

Your choice of laundering method plays a crucial role in the longevity and quality of your clothes' wear life. To ensure appropriate care, it's important to learn the difference between wash and fold, dry cleaning and laundered & pressed. Choosing the right service will help you get the most out of your wardrobe! Wash and [...]

29 05, 2020

Inspirational Laundromat Stories That Will Warm Your Heart

By |2020-05-29T16:24:24-04:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

News stories these days can be downright depressing. Even the way people act makes you worry about humanity. In the midst of this, stories of acts of kindness often go overlooked. It's time for some good news of people acting selflessly just because someone else needs a little help. You might expect stories of clothing [...]

20 04, 2020

Learn How Long the Coronavirus Lives on Clothing

By |2020-04-28T17:58:28-04:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Laundromat News|

While being aware of precautions is a wise way to remain proactive, sometimes too much information can be overwhelming to process, especially knowing that social media is inundated with unauthentic content. At a time when a mysteriously dangerous pandemic is raging all across the globe, certain guidelines should take precedence over everything else and these [...]

16 03, 2020

Laundry Stain Removal Tips And Hacks With Products You Have In The Kitchen

By |2020-03-19T15:36:08-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: |

It's happened to all of us. We pick up the kids' dirty laundry only to find days old stains. We begin to launder our spouse's tie but find tomato sauce stains that weren't in the original pattern. We know that if we launder these, the stains will set. We'll then have to buy new clothes. [...]

24 02, 2020

10 Laundry Quotes to Make You Laugh

By |2020-03-19T12:50:45-04:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: |

Because sometimes we just need a little pick-me-up :-) “Having an Empty Laundry basket is the best 5 seconds of the week.” "When I said "I Do". I didn't mean The Laundry" “Laundry today or naked tomorrow” “All you need is love and someone to put away the [...]

27 01, 2020

Deciding Between Dry Cleaning And Laundry Washing

By |2020-03-03T18:29:01-04:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

An encounter with a "Dry Clean Only" label can lead you into a tricky situation. You may find dry cleaning a hassle and opt for laundry washing the garment instead. You should know, however, that while some Dry Clean Only items can be washed, the smartest and safest idea may be to take your clothing [...]

9 12, 2019

How To Wash Dark Clothes Without The Risk Of Fading

By |2019-12-03T10:35:13-04:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|

Learning how to wash dark clothes offers many advantages. Aside from keeping them in mint condition, preventing them from fading will ensure that they last longer. Whenever dark-colored shirts become dirty, tossing them in the washer is the initial step you will often take. Frequent washing can damage the fabric fibers of your clothes regardless [...]

5 11, 2019

How Often Should You Wash Your Clothes

By |2019-11-04T18:07:22-04:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Have you ever wondered how often you should be washing clothes? While it is common knowledge to wash your clothes once it gets dirty, washing can be the last thing on your mind. There is no definite factor that will determine the perfect time to do laundry. Some wait for a couple of days to [...]

7 10, 2019

Care Tips For Washing Dress Shirts

By |2019-10-02T16:27:52-04:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|

As much as you want your dress shirts to look squeaky clean, they get dirty as soon as you start using them. The only way that you can extend its life is through proper care. There are many washing methods you can use for keeping your dress shirt in mint condition for many years to [...]

2 09, 2019

Wash Care Labels: What Do They Really Mean?

By |2019-09-13T13:12:08-04:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Before washing your clothes, are you in the habit of reading wash care labels? If you are, good; if not, it is time you should because these labels are meant for keeping your clothes in good condition. Without reading care labels, you might end up pulling out saggy, discolored, damaged, or shrunk clothes from the [...]

5 08, 2019

Don’t Let Stains Get In The Way: Remove Common Summertime Stains

By |2019-07-31T15:16:02-04:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , , |

Summer is a perfect time to bask in the sun. This is also the time of year where removing stains becomes even more challenging. Since school is out, you can expect kids to be more active. This means you should get ready for more stubborn summertime stains. Here are the 6 worst stains you encounter [...]

1 07, 2019

10 Things That Should Not Go In The Clothes Dryer

By |2019-06-21T11:26:53-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

If you take time to read the care label attached to your garment, you will see instructions on how to properly care for your clothes. Dryers are a lifesaver, without a doubt, but they have limitations. For people who have a busy schedule, getting laundry done quickly is easy when you have a clothes dryer. [...]

10 06, 2019

How To Prevent Fabric Shrinkage In The Washer?

By |2019-06-05T16:15:22-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Have you ever noticed your shirt becoming smaller than you first bought it? The problem might have to do with the fabric. Shrinkage is inevitable, but being aware of its causes can help you reduce its likelihood. The causes of clothes shrinkage Shrinkage has three types: consolidation, felting, and relaxation. Consolidation shrinkage is a combination [...]

27 05, 2019

5 Tips for Makeup Stain Removal From Clothes

By |2019-05-23T10:39:05-04:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|

If you love makeup, then stains are bound to happen. And when it does happen, you're wondering how you can remove the stain without making it worse. There's nothing more embarrassing than having a makeup stain at work or on vacation. What's even worse is trying to remove a stain that only gets bigger. But [...]

15 04, 2019

Should You Wash New Clothes Before You Wear Them

By |2019-04-11T10:05:10-04:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , , |

There is something so satisfying about buying new clothes. It is important to remember that you need to wash new clothes before wearing them. You may not be following this best practice, but there are good reasons you should make it a habit to wash new clothes. Removes extra dye You might be fascinated by [...]

19 03, 2019

6 Stain Removal Mistakes You Should Avoid Doing

By |2019-03-19T12:47:12-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , , |

Employing removal techniques to deal with stubborn stains often does more harm than good, especially if those techniques have not been proven to be effective. Some of these techniques are as old as time. Find out what these stain removal mistakes are. 1. Too much use of stain remover Many individuals turn to stain remover [...]

20 02, 2019

6 Laundry Myths That Do More Harm Than Good To Your Clothes

By |2019-02-20T13:40:45-04:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

More often than not, you are made to believe that because a laundry "rule" has been around for decades, it is proven to be effective in removing stains and keeping your clothes clean. Being unaware of the true nature of doing laundry will make old wive's tales believable. What you don't know is that laundry [...]

21 01, 2019

Does Your Bedsheet Need A Trip To The Laundromat?

By |2019-01-31T23:52:03-04:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Does it take months for your bedsheet to get the care it deserves? Your sheets can become breeding ground for dust mites, and as much as you want to curl up in bed and relax, these unwanted guests will deprive you of a good night's sleep. Aside from dust mites, your body also produces oil [...]

10 12, 2018

If You Are Following These Practices, You Are Guilty Of Damaging Your Clothes

By |2018-12-31T14:18:45-04:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|

When doing laundry, you might have some habits that you never thought to cause harm to your clothes. While your primary purpose is to keep your clothes disinfected and clean, there are times when you're following practices that can damage the fabric. Here are common laundry mistakes you might be guilty of doing all this [...]

27 11, 2018

Why You Should Not Use Residential Washers For Commercial Laundry

By |2018-12-03T19:41:38-04:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

When running a business, you want to find the most cost-effective solutions possible for your laundry needs. However, there are aspects of your business where cutting corners are not advisable. One of which is choosing to carry out the job with the wrong laundry equipment. More often than not, cost-cutting is interpreted as choosing a cheaper substitute, [...]

15 10, 2018

4 Tips For Cleaning Delicate Clothing Like A Pro

By |2018-11-27T20:15:14-04:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Have you noticed the label on your garment? You need to follow the instructions for washing your clothing, especially if they are made with delicate fabrics like silk, knits, nylon, lace, woolen and other fragile materials. A regular cycle in your washing machine can ruin these fabrics. Fading colors, distortion, and shrinkage are just some [...]

17 09, 2018

How To Make Curtain Cleaning Less Stressful

By |2018-11-27T20:09:11-04:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Curtains contribute to the overall appeal of your home and shield you from the harmful rays of the sun. It also maintains the level of privacy you need in your home. However, when you open your windows, your curtains can become a dirt magnet. While curtains are affordable, regular cleaning is still the best practice [...]

14 08, 2018

5 Tips for Keeping Your Chef Coats Bright White

By |2018-08-14T06:09:39-04:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Imagine this: you're visiting an exciting new restaurant for the first time. You open the door to a multitude of delicious smells. The decor is stylish and inviting. Then, you see it. Through the open kitchen layout, a kitchen staff outfitted with stained, discolored chef coats. Ruins the atmosphere, doesn't it? Beautiful food presentation isn't [...]

31 07, 2018

How Commercial Laundry Services Can Help Your Hotel’s Bottom Line

By |2018-10-20T01:12:46-04:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Running a successful hotel requires the delicate combination of customer satisfaction and profitability. You want your guests to be as comfortable as possible, but you also don't want to spend more than you need to. It doesn't matter if you run a small hotel with a few rooms or a large high rise in the city: [...]

19 06, 2018

What is the Best Laundry Detergent for Removing Grease Stains?

By |2018-10-20T01:12:46-04:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Olive oil, tomato sauce, and buttercream icing... No, this isn't a weird new recipe. It's a list of the worst offenders when it comes to grease stains. Grease is a pile of laundry's worst nightmare. From delicate to durable fabrics, it can ruin clothing with stains and stench. The average person spends 3 years of their [...]

15 05, 2018

Why Your Restaurant Needs a Professional Laundry Service

By |2018-10-20T01:12:46-04:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

In 2015, laundry services collected more than $7.9 billion in revenue. The phrase, "Time is money," is more than just a cliche? - it's a way of life. Of course, the biggest concern when thinking about hiring a professional laundry service is whether the business you choose is reliable. Thankfully, with the internet around, online reviews make [...]

27 04, 2018

5 Awesome Reasons To Use A Wash And Fold Service

By |2018-04-27T08:25:24-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Based on a Bureau of Labor Statistics study, women spend 17 minutes a day doing laundry while men spend 5 minutes a day. Finding time to do laundry can be difficult and interfere with your already busy life. The alternative is to let those dirty clothes pile up until you suddenly realize you have no clean [...]

28 03, 2018

3 Signs You Found the Best Laundromat in Your Area

By |2018-10-20T01:12:46-04:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Finding the right laundromat for your needs can be a hassle whether you're a single customer or a large-scale operation. Every client has unique needs that a laundry service must meet. If you're a commercial client, you need an operation that can fulfill large orders and complete them promptly. For private clients, you need a [...]

12 02, 2018

How to Choose the Best Commercial Laundry Service

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00February 12th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Are you trying to locate the best laundry service for your business? No matter what business you operate, it's essential to have a laundry service you can count on. What's more, it's important to choose a service that offers you a cost-effective way to take care of all your laundry needs. With so much to [...]

24 01, 2018

What You Should Expect from the Best Laundry Services

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Laundry services, whether you're talking professional uniform cleaning or personal wardrobe, are not only time-saving but financially sound. If you're on the market looking for a company that can fulfill your needs in Fort Myers, then let us help make your decision easier. To prove we are the best at what we do, we have compiled [...]

18 12, 2017

Here’s Why Customers Love Laundry Pickup and Delivery

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

One of the most common domestic tasks travelers complain about when traveling is trying to take care of their laundry needs. For people who are out of town for business, they are probably traveling with their best clothing that needs the most careful attention. In the absence of a good wash and fold service, some [...]

10 11, 2017

5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Trusted Laundry Service

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , , |

If you own a business - anything from a restaurant to a boutique hotel - almost every second of your life is dedicated to making sure that it runs smoothly. You want your guests to be happy, your team to function properly, your finances to be in order, and to successfully troubleshoot many other issues [...]

27 10, 2017

Just Sew You Know: How to Clean Your Quilts

By |2017-11-02T16:03:20-04:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|

When chilly nights come calling in Fort Myers, we will reach for our favorite quilts to cover us. Before then is a good time to get them ready. Spot cleaning as needed is enough for quilts that are displayed as art or that are a fragile vintage, but everyday quilts need washing about once a [...]

26 09, 2017

5-Star Wash and Fold Service for N. Fort Myers Businesses

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

You and your staff are too busy running your business to stop and do laundry every day. Let our professionals do it for you, so you can tend to serving your customers better and growing your business. N. Ft. Myers LaundroMart has excellent wash and fold or hang laundry services you need complete with pick up and [...]

29 08, 2017

Keeping Those Magic Carpets Clean

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Roll out your runners at our Laundromart! Parade your throw rugs, pillows and seat cushions for their quarterly sprucing. Teachers and daycare centers, launder sit-upons and group mats for some serious pre-planning sanitizing and deodorizing. You may as well bring your machine washable curtains and table linens too for a simple way to clean and freshen [...]

19 07, 2017

Goodbye, D-I-Y Workplace Laundry; Hello, Curb Service

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Calling all chefs, coaches and child care workers: why are you doing your own laundry when we could be doing it for you? Are your in-house washer and dryer about as worn out as you? Imagine having your staff's uniforms picked up, laundered and returned to you usually within a day. Uniforms, towels, table linens… are you working [...]

30 06, 2017

Peek-a-boo, I See Right Through You: Washing Delicates Without Causing Damage

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

When it is okay to machine-wash lingerie with labels that say hand wash or dry clean only? Ever ask yourself why do I need to air-dry my unmentionables and lay my sweaters flat? Why do I need to keep them separate from my jeans and towels? Do I really need to spend extra on washing [...]

31 05, 2017

Watching Your Weight While Doing Laundry: Five Accessories Under $50 That Make Trips to the Coin Laundry Easier, Safer and More Fun

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Making multiple trips between the house, the car and the coin laundry to carry clothes and supplies inside and then return them home can wear you out if you let it. We pile our clothes into baskets, boxes or lawn and leaf-sized trash bags to drag through the doors, hoping that one of the courtesy [...]

30 04, 2017

Laundromat 101: Do I Need Both Fabric Softener and Dryer Sheets?

By |2018-01-10T12:29:20-04:00April 30th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

To be precise, no, you do not need both fabric softener and dryer sheets to get soft, static-free clothing. Each works differently and can help or harm in different ways. You can make your own fabric softener from household staples instead of putting health at risk or risking damage to fabrics. First, take a look [...]

15 03, 2017

Coming Home with a Suitcase Full of Clean Clothes

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Are you considering doing laundry on vacation but are bummed about the thought of doing chores while away from home? There are good reasons why going to the laundromat before going home can be one of the best ways to wrap up your vacation. From minimizing your stress going home to shorter laundry times, let's [...]

18 02, 2017

Before You Put a Zoo in the Washing Machine: Cleaning Stuffed Animals

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: |

Loveable, huggable, plush pillows, dolls, and stuffed animals need regular cleaning to stay bright, fresh and sanitary. Just like real animals in a zoo, plush look-a-likes need special handling to come out refreshed without coming apart. Here are a few top tips for taking care of your child's main squeezes in the washing machine. 1. Prepare [...]

19 01, 2017

A Recipe for Cleaning Chef Uniforms

By |2018-01-10T12:29:20-04:00January 19th, 2017|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: |

 Whether you own a restaurant or work as a chef yourself, you probably understand just how difficult it is to keep chef uniforms clean. Everything from oils to sauces to even blood can suddenly appear splattered on a chef's coat, pants or apron over the course of a shift, and the stains can seem nearly [...]

15 12, 2016

Celebrating the Holidays With Crisp Linen in Florida

By |2018-10-20T01:12:47-04:00December 15th, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Holiday linen is an old tradition, and many households across Florida will celebrate the period between Thanksgiving Day and the early days of January with fancy tablecloths, napkins, and bed sheets. Deck the Halls The idea of holiday linen is part of an ancient custom that is mentioned in passing when we sing the "Deck [...]

22 11, 2016

Wash and Fold Service: Tradition Versus Technology

By |2018-01-10T12:29:20-04:00November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

At a recent household and smart home technology expo in Tokyo, electronics giant Panasonic unveiled a new home appliance that captured a lot of attention among those in attendance. The "Laundroid," a portmanteau of "laundry" and "android" is a robotic home appliance that can not only wash and dry clothes but also fold them in [...]

28 10, 2016

How to Clean Athletic Uniforms

By |2018-10-20T01:12:48-04:00October 28th, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: |

Whether your child is involved in peewee athletics or playing high school ball, getting their uniform clean can seem like quite a chore. While your child may not mind, you and the coach probably care. As soon as you can wrestle the uniform away from the child, start the process of getting it clean. Nothing [...]

23 09, 2016

Tackling Life’s Toughest Stains

By |2018-10-20T01:12:48-04:00September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Stains are the scourge of laundry day, often turning a routine task into a frustrating chore. In some cases, stains can even ruin valuable clothing and other items. Fortunately, there's a lot you can do to ensure that any stains on your items remain a temporary inconvenience rather than a permanent blemish. The appropriate treatment [...]

9 08, 2016

5 Best Service Oriented Baby Shower Gifts

By |2018-01-10T12:29:20-04:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , , |

As women, we all get to an age where it seems like we are going to baby shower after baby shower. There is nothing more exciting than welcoming a new baby into the family or watching your best friend have her first child. You are a tried and true expert having two kids already, but [...]

26 07, 2016

Clean Linen Power: What Restaurant Owners Need to Know

By |2018-10-20T01:12:48-04:00July 26th, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Pay Attention to Clean Linen If you are the owner of a restaurant in Southwest Florida, there are a couple of things you need to know. First of all, the business forecast for the next few years looks good as prosperity continues to grow in Cape Coral and around the region. Second, to attract more [...]

12 06, 2016

5 Things You Need To Know About Wash/Dry/Fold Service

By |2018-01-10T12:29:20-04:00June 12th, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Did you know there are some laundromats nowadays that offer Wash/Dry/Fold service? This new service is where the laundromat employees do all your laundry for you. You may not know anything about Wash/Dry/Fold service so here are five important things to know about it before deciding if it is the right option for you when [...]

20 05, 2016

6 Tips For Washing Your Clothes At The Laundromat

By |2018-01-10T12:29:20-04:00May 20th, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Are you are someone from the areas of N. Ft. Myers, Fort Myers, or Cape Coral looking to go to a laundromat, but need some tips before you go? Here are six tips for washing your clothes at the laundromat that will help you and make your experience at a laundromat not only straightforward but [...]

13 04, 2016

5 Things That Can Make Your Trip To The Laundromat Easier

By |2018-01-10T12:29:20-04:00April 13th, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: , |

Whether you're on vacation, your washer and dryer are broken, or you just simply don't own a washer or dryer at home, this list of 5 different things that can help you have a more successful laundromat trip is bound to make your life 10 times easier. 1. Don't stress about bringing coins. Find a [...]

20 03, 2016

Tips To Shorten Your Trip to the Laundromat

By |2018-10-20T01:12:48-04:00March 20th, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|Tags: |

Let's face it, your trip to the Laundromat is not on the top of your list of things to enjoy doing. If you live in the area of Fort Myers or Cape Coral, you know that almost every day is bound to be warm and sunny. With all of the opportunities for spending quality time outside, [...]

10 02, 2016

12 Common Mistakes doing Laundry

By |2018-10-20T01:12:48-04:00February 10th, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|

Mistake 1: Rubbing stains furiously This can make the stain worse and possibly wear away the fabric. Instead, be gentle and methodical. Treat the stain as soon as you can; the less time that elapses, the more success you'll have. And always use a white cloth so that colors can't transfer. Dab, rather than rub, [...]

21 01, 2016

The #1 mistake most people make all the time…You’re using WAY too much detergent

By |2016-02-29T14:30:58-04:00January 21st, 2016|Categories: Laundromat News|

If you've been filling up the bottle's cap in order to measure out the right amount of detergent, you've been living a lie. More soap does not, in fact, mean cleaner clothes. In 2010, The Wall Street Journal called out the epidemic of overpourers, warning us that the excess detergent makes a "[..] high foamy [...]