When you own an apartment building, keeping the units full is a number one priority. That means knowing what tenants are looking for in a rental unit. If you know that tenants are looking for high-speed internet and air conditioning, you want to make sure that your units have those things.
However, some things are more difficult to provide than others. For example, the 2017 NMHC/Kingsley Apartment Renter Preferences Report shows that 89 percent of renters are interested in in-unit washers and dryers and 77 percent of those renters won’t sign a lease for a place that doesn’t have them. But it’s not always practical to install washers and dryers in your units. Even more challenging is having an on-premise dry cleaner. Few properties have the space or resources. What can you do instead to attract those tenants?
For many property managers, part of the solution is to provide a dedicated, common laundry room for tenants. But how can you take things up a notch and provide even more value to your tenants?
A premium laundry and dry cleaning service could be the answer. Take a look at what you need to know about this option.
What’s a Premium Laundry and Dry Cleaning Service?
A premium laundry and dry cleaning service like Tide Cleaners takes the hassle out of garment care for you and for your tenants. Tenants simply drop off their dirties in a convenient locker located on the premises. They can request any special services for their laundry and dry cleaning by using an app downloaded to their phone or to another device. They’re also able to track and manage their order using the app.
When the laundry is finished, it will be returned to the locker for pickup and the tenants will be notified to pick up their order. Because Tide Cleaners takes care of dry cleaning, wash and fold services, and even alterations, all your tenants will need to do is put their clean laundry away when it’s done.
How a Premium Laundry and Dry Cleaning Service Benefits Tenants
Tenants don’t have to worry about laundry building up when their building uses Tide Cleaners.
Tenants look for in-unit washers and dryers because they want to be able to do their laundry at their own convenience.
However, that doesn’t mean that tenants aren’t looking for even more convenient ways to get their laundry done. Laundry is time-consuming even when done at home, and tenants with busy lives are often looking for a better way to handle their special care items. All they have to do is drop off their laundry or dry cleaning, and Tide Cleaners takes care of the rest.
How a Premium Laundry Service Benefits Property Owners and Managers
Offering tenants a premium dry cleaning and laundry option is a great way to improve your building’s occupancy rates. Tenants are even willing to pay more for a unit in a building with a premium laundry service than for a unit in a building that does not have a premium laundry service. A service like Tide Cleaners actually adds value to your units.
Tide Cleaners also makes your life easier. All you need to do is provide space for the drop boxes – about 45 inches of wall space per 100 units. Tide Cleaners takes care of the rest.
If you’re looking for a better way to appeal to tenants, Tide Cleaners can help. Give your residents the luxury of Tide Cleaners at your property today!