Full Service Laundry: Why You Should Stop Doing Your Own Laundry
While doing laundry might be some people's favorite chore, those people likely aren't lugging a duffle bag through city streets in the heat of summer just to spend a few hours at a laundromat.
If that scenario sounds all too familiar to you, you might consider investing in yourself and your happiness by using full service laundry.
Do you think that professional laundry services are only for the wealthy? Think again!
There is a long list of reasons why you should stop doing your own laundry by using this affordable and convenient service.
What Is Full Service Laundry?
Full service laundry is a service you can purchase where your clothes are washed, dried, and either folded or hung on hangers.You can either drop off laundry or schedule for it to be picked up from your home, business, or dorm.
Having a pickup or drop off laundry service is just about as convenient as laundry can get.
Life is busy and hectic enough without having to make an emergency laundromat run after your kid's school uniform came home unwearably dirty. Using professional laundry services means that you can carry on with your day without interruption while your clothes are being professionally cleaned.
It's depressing to think about, but how much time do you think you've spent in a laundromat in your life? Between lugging your clothes there, waiting for open machines, and hanging around to make sure your clothes don't get stolen, it's probably more hours than you want to admit.
What if you could have that time back? What would you do with it?
If you value your time, it's completely reasonable to hire out your laundry chores so that you can work on other things. There are a lot of things you can't or wouldn't pay others to do for you. Why not take advantage of something that the pros could do better, faster, and likely cheaper than you could?
A journalist at Business Insider calculated how much time he had been putting into doing laundry versus how much extra it cost to use a wash and fold service.
He found that after walking to the laundromat, washing his clothes, drying his clothes, walking home, and folding his clothes, he put roughly an hour and a half into the task. The wash and fold service he could use only cost $5.95 more than how much it cost for him to do his own laundry. When you calculate how much money you're saving an hour to do your laundry yourself, it comes to $3.97 an hour.
Is your free time worth more to you than that? I bet it is.
A lot of people might bounce off of full service laundry expecting that it's too expensive. On the contrary, professional laundry services can be very affordable.
Consider how much money you've spent on gas driving back and forth to the laundromat, how many quarters you've loaded into the machines, and how much you've spent on detergent. Laundromat costs can really add up, and weekly laundromat trips are not a small expense.
If you're thinking about installing your own washer and dryer, you'll have to consider the costs of those machines plus potential install and upkeep. You'll also want to factor in the water and electricity costs, which could be significant over the course of a year.
Once you also factor in how much your time is worth to you, doing laundry starts looking like an incredibly costly task. You have to pre-treat stains, sort by color, lug all your clothes to the car, drive to the laundromat, and then sit there and wait for several hours. And then you still have to fold them, lug them back to the car, head home, and put them away!
Compared to the straight-forward costs of laundry service pickup, going to the laundromat is as expensive as it is unnecessarily complicated. Buy yourself your time back by letting professionals take care of your laundry for you.
If it doesn't already seem like a no-brainer, we offer free pick up and delivery for our dry cleaning service or our laundry service.
Getting your laundry done by a professional laundry service is surprisingly fast. You'll hardly feel like your clothes even left your house!
For regular laundry services, we will have your clothes back to you in 24 hours. For dry cleaning, your clothes will be returned to you within 48 business hours. You can even pay a small extra fee to have same-day delivery with less than a 24 hour turn around.
This means that even if you have an unexpected event come up where you need that certain jacket, the Hamperapp can help out without demanding anything of your busy schedule.
Have you ever shrunk your favorite sweater, or failed to sort your clothes in a way that resulted in your whole load getting died a different color?
Doing laundry correctly and with the most care for your clothes is not as easy as one might think. Professional laundry services deal with laundry on a full-time basis, so they have developed techniques and wash processes to gently clean your clothes and remove stains.
You've put a lot of thought and money into your clothes and your style. It's worth investing in your clothes with good care so that they can be a part of your wardrobe for as long as possible.
Full Service Laundry: Make the Change!
Doing laundry on your own is tedious, time-consuming, costly, and not very fun. When you outsource this chore and opt for full service laundry, you're buying your time back for a very small price.
Is it time for you to take the plunge and switch to full service laundry? Check out our services today to find the laundry service that's right for you!