Kurt and Ashley Schroeder

Speed Wash
Tampa, FL

Before Getting into the Laundry Business...
The couple was involved with the leasing and sales of medical equipment.

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

Six total attendants 

Total Square Footage

4,100 square feet

Lease or Own?

Lease

The Building

It was a former furniture store.

How long did this process take to convert the building?

4 months

Competition

Three competitive stores within three miles.

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

• Six Speed Queen Horizon washers

• Six Speed Queen 20lb Quantum Gold washers

• Five Speed Queen 30lb Quantum Gold washers

• Ten Speed Queen 40lb Quantum Gold washers

• Five Speed Queen 60lb Quantum Gold washers

• Two Speed Queen 80lb Quantum Gold washers

• Two Speed Queen 100lb Quantum Gold washers

• Seventeen Speed Queen 30lb Quantum Gold dryers

• Two Speed Queen 40lb Stack Quantum dryers

• Two Speed Queen 75lb Single Quantum dryers

Water Heating System

Three Navien 199,000 BTU instant water heaters 

Card System

Speed Queen Insights Pro

Bill Changer

Two Rowe BC1600 double changers with four bill breakers

Laundry Carts

20 R&B Wire antimicrobial carts, large and small sizes

Folding Tables

Custom Solomatic folding tables and bulkheads

Flooring

porcelain tile flooring

Lighting

LED

Soap Vending: 

Vend-Rite Vision Vendor

Beverage/Snack Vending:

Vend-Rite Vision Vendor

Televisions 

Seven 50" TVs (including two for Wash Alert system display)

Entertainment Amenities: Computer charging stations for customers

Additional Amenities

•    Home-style furnished customer lounge, 24 ton a/c, power entry doorway, Lucky Wash on washing machines, full-cycle drying, security camera surveillance, fully-attended.

Wash-Dry-Fold Service

Yes, $1.25/lb weekdays, $1.50/lb weekends

Commercial Accounts

Yes

Distributor

Statewide Laundry Equipment, Tampa, Fla., 813-877-6434

Project Consultant

Jim Rogers, Statewide Laundry Equipment Orlando/Tampa/Jacksonville Vice President

 

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