Dr. Nick Ogunmola
Haltom City, Texas
Before Getting into the Laundry Business…
Dr. Ogunmola is currently a pediatric gastroenterologist at Cook Children’s Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas.
The Laundry Clinic opened on August 20, 2016.
7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily
Four part-time attendants
Total Square Footage
4,600 square feet
The Laundry Clinic is located in a retail strip center that has a total of 46 parking spaces.
Lease or Own?
Dr. Ogunmola owns the building.
The Laundry Clinic was built from the ground up. The construction process took about one year and cost approximately $850,000 to build, including the price of the laundry equipment.
Turns per Day
The washers do about two turns per day, and the business has steadily increased on a monthly basis since the store opened.
Dr. Ogunmola’s utility costs represent 10 percent of his gross sales, which is lower than he had originally expected.
The Laundry Clinic services a wide variety of customers of multiple ethnicities.
There are four other established self-service laundries within the marketplace.
The Laundry Clinic accepts coins, as well as debit cards, credit cards, EBT cards, EMV smart-chip cards, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.
Washers and Dryers
14 Huebsch 20-pound frontloaders, $2.50
6 Huebsch 30-pound frontloaders, $3.50
14 Huebsch 40-pound frontloaders, $4.50
9 Huebsch 60-pound frontloaders, $6.50
2 Huebsch 80-pound frontloaders, $8.50
1 Huebsch 100-pound frontloader, $10.50
6 Huebsch 30-pound stack dryers, 25 cents for nine minutes
16 Huebsch 45-pound stack dryers, 25 cents for six minutes
Water Heating System
2 100-gallon Bradford White water heaters, each 199,000 BTU
ESD Synergy card system
1 Rowe BC 1600 bill changer
1 Rowe BC 2500 bill buster
24 R&B Wire Products laundry carts
14 Production Automation Corp. stainless steel tables
1 Vend-Rite Vision soap vending machine
1 BevMax Media beverage vending machine
1 Merchant Media by Crane snack vending machine
6 60-inch televisions
3 42-inch televisions
Children’s Play Area
The store features a 10- by 12-foot play area, which includes a flat-screen TV with children’s programs, seating and children’s books.
• Free WiFi
• Free phone/mobile device charging stations
• A three-story seating area, including a “quiet” lounge area
• An illuminated, six- by five-foot clock on the exterior of the building
Wash-Dry-Fold Service and Commercial Accounts
The Laundry Clinic doesn’t currently offer a wash-dry-fold or a commercial laundry service, but Dr. Ogunmola plans to implement these services in the near future.
Ed Brown Distributors, Dallas, Texas, (214) 352-9494