Theo Spyer, laundromart, Oakland Park, FL
Before Getting into the Laundry Business...
Theo Spyer was a former Controller at a local laundry distribution company, Aaxon Laundry Systems in Fort Lauderdale, FL
24 hours/7 days a week
Two full-time attendants, five part-time attendants
Total Square Footage:
3,060 square feet
General shopping center parking lot
Lease or Own?
Theo leases his store's location.
The store was originally an old, outdated laundromat
How long did the process take to convert the premises?
Turns Per Day:
Theo would rather not disclose
Utility costs represent 23 percent of the laundry's gross sales.
Low-income area, majority of area citizens are White and African-American
Two laundries within a three mile radius
Washers and Dryers:
14 Huebsch Horizon Washer
8 Huebsch Galaxy 20-pound washer extractors
8 Huebsch Galaxy 30-pound washer extractors
8 Huebsch Galaxy 40-pound washer extractors
6 Huebsch Galaxy 60-pound washer extractors
1 Huebsch Galaxy 80-pound washer extractors
13 Huebsch 30-pound stack dryers
7 Huebsch 45-pound stack dryers
1 Huebsch 75 pound dryers
Water Heating System:
3 Takagi instant hot water heaters
American rear-loading bill changer and an American rear-loading bill to bill changer
204 R&B Wire Products laundry carts with poles
12 different size Solomatic tables throughout the store
Porcelain gray plank floors
4-bulb LED fixtures
Vendrite 8 column soap vending
1 beverage vending machine with assorted soft drinks, juices and water
1 snack vending machine with assorted snacks
4 50-inch televisions
Children's Play Area:
• Lounge seating
• Four Solomatic modular seating units
Full-service wash-dry-fold service
Drop-Off Drycleaning Service:
Yes, Laundromart of Oakland Park has a white Model W220 Conveyer in-store
Aaxon Laundry Systems
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.