Angel and Lorenzo Barrios

Wash Time Coin Laundry
Sweetwater, FL (a suburb of Miami)

Before Getting into the Laundry Business…

Angel was involved in the real estate industry, including renovating and flipping homes.

Store Opening

July 2017

Business Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, only closed on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day, and New Year's Day.

Staff

Four full-time attendants, 1 part-time attendant

Total Square Footage

3,600 square feet

Lease or Own?

Lease- 25-year lease agreement.

The Building

The facility was a clothing store.


How long did this process take to convert the building?

11 months

Marketplace Demographics

Primarily Hispanic.

Competition

There are seven competing laundries within two miles of the store, one of which is owned by the Barrios brothers. The brothers are multi-store owners, they own four laundries in the Miami-Dade County area.

Payment Options

Coin for washers and dryers, credit card for Wash, Dry, Fold service, and purchasing of over-the-counter products such as soap.

Washers and Dryers

•    Four 75lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold tumblers

•    Four 40lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold stack tumblers

•    Twelve 30lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold stack tumblers

•    One 100lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers

•    One 80lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers

•    Seven 60lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers

•    Four 40lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers

•    Eleven 30lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers

•    Fifteen 20lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers

Water Heating System

Rinnai tankless water heaters

Card System

N/A

Bill Changer

1 Rowe machine

Laundry Carts

24 R&B Wire Carts

Folding Tables

Solomatic folding tables

Flooring

Plank-style porcelain tile flooring

Lighting

LED lights throughout the store from Big Ass Lights

Beverage/Snack Vending

One selling various soft drinks including soda, juice, and water. Another selling various popular sweet and salty snacks.

Detergent/Laundry Vending

Detergents and other items currently being sold over-the-counter.

Televisions

Four 55” TVs throughout the store.

Brands and type of arcade/video games: 

Three different video game machines appealing to different age groups and game interests. Including, PacMan, Aliens Extermination, and The Fast and the Furious.

Additional Amenities

•    Lounge Seating from High Mark Manufacturing 

Wash-Dry-Fold Service

Wash-Dry-Fold service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Commercial Accounts

None at the moment

Distributor

Statewide Laundry Equipment, Hialeah, Fla., 305-624-5169

Project Consultant

Noel Orozco, Statewide Laundry Equipment Hialeah Vice President, and Abel Urra, Statewide Laundry Equipment Hialeah Consultant