The American Coin-Op Podcast
Drop-Off Service Do’s and Don’ts

Drop-Off Service Do’s and Don’ts

May 28, 2019

Fluff-and-fold can be a profitable service addition if handled properly. Consultant/trainer Beverly Kay Blank shares her drop-off do’s and don’ts in this episode.

The Man Behind the Clean Show

The Man Behind the Clean Show

April 22, 2019

Retiring show manager John Riddle talks Clean history and reminisces about his long career, including his time in pro baseball, stadium management, rodeo production, and more.

Making the Most of Vended Laundry Technology

Making the Most of Vended Laundry Technology

March 25, 2019

Scott Chiavetta, chief information officer for Alliance Laundry Systems, examines leveraging equipment and data-gathering systems to boost store operations and build customer relationships.

Laundromat Dryer Care and Maintenance

Laundromat Dryer Care and Maintenance

February 26, 2019

Maintaining your store’s dryers properly helps prevent service issues, controls utilities cost, and lowers fire risk. ADC’s Joe Carrita, representing Whirlpool Corporation Commercial Laundry, outlines best practices in this episode.

Can’t-Miss Site Selection Strategies

Can’t-Miss Site Selection Strategies

January 29, 2019

Bryan Maxwell, from distributor Western State Design, surveys the landscape and talks factors to consider when choosing the ideal location for your Laundromat.

Getting a Fresh Start: Out with the Old, In with the New (Year)

Getting a Fresh Start: Out with the Old, In with the New (Year)

December 21, 2018

Columnist and retired NYC Laundromat owner Paul Russo talks year-end/new-year tasks and deciding what it will take to have a successful 2019.

Things You Thought You Knew About Laundry Design … But Really Didn’t, with Karl Hinrichs

Things You Thought You Knew About Laundry Design … But Really Didn’t, with Karl Hinrichs

November 27, 2018

Longtime distributor and multi-store owner Karl Hinrichs takes a common-sense approach to washer/dryer placement and customer workflow.

Finding and Keeping Good Laundromat Employees, with Brian Brunckhorst

Finding and Keeping Good Laundromat Employees, with Brian Brunckhorst

October 30, 2018

San Francisco Bay Area multi-store owner Brian Brunckhorst shares tips for hiring and training attendants, enabling them—and you—for success.

Textile Care Times Three

Textile Care Times Three

September 25, 2018

Host Bruce Beggs compares textile care industry tales and trends with fellow editors Tim Burke of American Drycleaner and Matt Poe of American Laundry News.

Let’s Get to Know: Multi-Store Owner, Author and Podcaster Ken Barrett

Let’s Get to Know: Multi-Store Owner, Author and Podcaster Ken Barrett

August 28, 2018

Multi-store owner Ken Barrett talks about being industry-inquisitive and sharing what he’s learned through writing, podcasting and YouTube.