Cost Vs. Value When Working with a Laundry Equipment Distributor

Not all products are created equal. Just because something is cheap doesn't mean it's actually a good value. We see that time and time again with our purchasing decisions. Pick up a shirt from a box store like Target or Wal-Mart and compare it to a shirt from a designer or higher-end department store. While the shirt from Wal-Mart might be cheaper, chances are the more expensive shirt is made of higher-quality fabrics and is going to hold up longer. The same holds true when purchasing laundry equipment. While you obviously want a good deal, working with a trusted and knowledgeable laundry equipment distributor like Martin-Ray may be the better value in the long-run, even if it may mean spending a little more upfront. Here’s why…

Experience & Expertise

You can’t put a price on industry knowledge and expertise, especially when you’re first starting out in the industry. That’s why it’s important to find an equipment distributor with knowledge about the laundry industry and a proven track record of good service. Your laundry equipment distributor is your partner throughout the life of your laundry business -- from finding the right laundromat location to purchasing and installing equipment to ongoing business support. 

While some distributors haven’t been around very long or just sell you equipment and leave it at that, Martin-Ray Laundry Systems takes pride in building long-lasting relationships with our customers and has a proven track record of more than 40 years of experience in the laundry industry. We’ve even been named Speed Queen’s Distributor of the Year in 2017! 

Trusted Commercial Laundry Equipment Brands

Of course, your distributor is only as good as the equipment they sell. The right equipment can mean huge savings and long-lasting value for your laundromat over time. Less maintenance costs, less downtime, and longer-lasting equipment can have a huge impact on your bottom line. 

We’re a proud Speed Queen distributor throughout the Rocky Mountain region and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Speed Queen has long been one of the most trusted names in commercial laundry leading in durability and innovation. In addition to Speed Queen, we also partner with Milnor and Chicago Dryer for our on-premises laundry customers. Like Speed Queen, they’ve been trusted names in the laundry industry for years and are known for their dependability and quality. 

Customer Service

And last, but certainly not least, is customer service. Customer service may be the best value of all when it comes to working with a laundry distributor and can help to make all other expenses worth it. Whether it’s quick response times, answers to your questions, great financing rates, or ongoing maintenance and business support, good customer service can be make-it-or-break-it and add up to huge results for your business. 

Here at Martin-Ray, we pride ourselves on going above and beyond for customers and we have the track record and testimonials to prove it. If you’re in the Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, west Texas, or western Nebraska areas, we’ll do everything we can to help make your laundry business successful now and in the future. 

Wrapping it up

As you can see, when it comes to choosing a laundromat distributor and purchasing laundry equipment, it’s so much more than just a dollar amount. It’s about the entire experience and the additional knowledge, skills, and service that your distributor and equipment add to your business. If you want a real value for your laundry business, let’s chat more about how Martin-Ray can help.