Acquire Your First Laundromat

Learn everything you need to know to own and run a profitable laundromat in the next 3 to 6 months. As seen on Business Insider, Dave Menz teaches the tried and tested strategies he's applied to earn more than $1.8M in revenue per year.



What you’ll learn

  • How to get funding and evaluate financing options. You’ll learn where to get funding for your laundromat, plus the best deals for your scenario.
  • How to identify the most profitable laundromat locations. Choosing a great location ensures you make more.
  • How to evaluate a laundromat’s value proposition. Finding the best deals can make or break your business.
  • How to negotiate a favorable agreement. Better deals grow your business faster.
  • How to identify and work with a reliable distributor. You’ll need them to keep your laundromat running.
  • Lifetime program access. Get new strategies as the laundry industry evolves.

Dave Menz, the Laundromat Millionaire and CEO of Queen City Laundry, will help you learn everything you need to acquire a laundromat business. Get exclusive access to the strategies Dave uses to earn more than $1.8M in revenue per year.

He’ll explain the different types of financing, when to use each kind, and how to evaluate the best financing model for your new laundromat. Then he’ll share his business tips about how to find a laundromat to buy, what to look for when evaluating it, and how to value the potential business opportunity.

Then he’ll go into detail about a laundromat’s value by looking at land value, building value, revenue, profit margins, machine ages, and more. Carefully considering all parts of the business based on Dave’s instruction will help you better evaluate the small business to get the most bang for your buck.

Dave goes on to share his tips and strategies for negotiating a fair agreement. He’ll share the most important terms of an agreement, parts of the deal that are easiest to negotiate, and how to know when to walk away.

Finally, you’ll learn how to operate a laundromat. This includes finding a distributor that provides quality products and services to ensure your machines are well-kept. 

The best part of the program is that it’s updated in real time. If you finish the course and come back to it later, you’ll get access to new strategies Dave is using to improve the performance of his laundromats.


Meet your teacher

Dave Menz

Laundromat owner, published author, and podcast host Dave Menz has built a $3.4M net worth as the owner of four laundromats that generate nearly $1.8M in revenue annually. He knows the ups, downs, ins, and outs of the laundromat industry and is passionate about helping new business owners find their footing, and freedom, in successful laundromat ownership.

Dave Menz, a former telephone company employee, decided to buy his first laundromat in 2010. It was run down and losing money, but he fixed it up, improved the processes, and rebuilt its reputation.

He believes studying successful businesses, a passion for serving others, and some grit can go a long way.

Today he’s a published author who’s worth approximately $3.4M. He and his wife own four laundromats that make a combined $1.8M annually.

His success and strategies have led to features in Business Insider and Business Innovators Radio Network. He runs his own podcast and teaches other small business owners to start their own laundromats.

You can find Dave and Queen City Laundry here https://queencitylaundry.com/




Welcome and an introduction from Dave Menz

4 min


Why we’re here

3 min


What to expect

3 min


An important preamble

0 min


Did you know? Laundromats are a vital community resource!

3 min


A simple & cash-based business

2 min


Myth buster - This is an antiquated industry

3 min


A business with flexibility

4 min


How profitable is a laundromat?

5 min


What does scalable business mean?

7 min


Let’s talk real estate

6 min


We’re on target - Compiling your knowledge

1 min


An introduction to finding a great equipment distributor

1 min


Equipment distributors to avoid!

4 min


What does a rockstar equipment distributor look like?

9 min


Strategies for finding a rockstar equipment distributor

4 min


Time to take action - Make the calls

5 min


What's next? The in-person meeting!

5 min


Time to build that relationship

3 min


We’re on target - Compiling your knowledge

2 min


Remember equipment distributors are your friend

1 min


Compiling your list of potential locations

1 min


Now it’s time to visit locations

3 min


The benefits of networking

1 min


Using business brokers to find a turn-key laundromat

1 min


We’re on target - Compiling your knowledge

1 min


Introduction - The “right” move for you

3 min


How are existing laundromats valued?

3 min


How much space do I need for my laundromat?

6 min


There is huge value in the existing infrastructure!

3 min


Designing your laundromat

4 min


A deep dive into competitor analysis

3 min


Where’s the value add?

4 min


What is seller financing anyway?

7 min


It’s a wrap - compiling & cleaning up your knowledge

3 min


A preface to valuating your laundromat

2 min


Location, location, location

4 min


Reading & understanding the demographics

8 min


Parking is vitally important!

2 min


Evaluating the books

6 min


Equipment analysis

5 min


The value in a team

2 min


Value in a lease

4 min


We're on target - Compiling your knowledge

2 min


Seven critical laundromat lease components

5 min


The six common negotiable components

3 min


What's your negotiation strategy?

2 min


You're on target - Compiling your knowledge

2 min


An introduction to financing your laundromat

1 min


Commercial lenders- what NOT to do

4 min


Two types of lenders

3 min


Laundromat specific lenders

3 min


The lending process

8 min


You're on target - Compiling your knowledge

2 min


Intro: Fundamentally the heart of this course

2 min


Market differentiators

4 min


Store size and floor plan

3 min


Equipment design & average lifespan

9 min


Let’s get you paid!

10 min


What is ozone and why is it important?

5 min


Amenities in a modern laundromat

7 min


Pros & cons of building new

5 min


The right project manager

6 min


You're on target - Compiling your knowledge

2 min


What do I do now? + Dave’s story

8 min


Now, go make your dreams happen!

2 min


Recommended Laundromat Resources

Welcome and an introduction from Dave Menz > Welcome and an introduction from Dave Menz

Finding a Rockstar Distributor

What's next? The in-person meeting! > What's next? The in-person meeting!

Laundromat Mailer Letter Sample

Compiling your list of potential locations > Compiling your list of potential locations

Competitive Analysis Checklist

A deep dive into competitor analysis > A deep dive into competitor analysis

Equipment Analysis

Equipment analysis > Equipment analysis

Business Plan Template

The lending process > The lending process

Letter of Intent Template

The lending process > The lending process

Social Media Links

Now, go make your dreams happen! > Now, go make your dreams happen!

This course includes:
4h 38m of on-demand videos
8 downloadable resources
66 lessons
Private community

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