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CBORD and Washlava Revolutionize the Student Laundry Experience

CBORD and Washlava Revolutionize the Student Laundry Experience CBORD partners with Washlava to provide a modern laundry experience and more convenience for students in on-campus housing. April 18, 2018—CBORD®, a leading provider of technology solutions for colleges and universities that improve the student experience, and Washlava, the technology company modernizing self-service laundry through its mobile […]

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Washlava Expands Technology Offering to Speed Queen Laundry Equipment

Washlava rescues customers from bad vended laundry experiences, expands patent-pending, app-based technology platform to Speed Queen Quantum laundry equipment. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tampa, Fla. February 13, 2018 – Washlava, the mobile technology startup modernizing vended laundry through its patent-pending, machine-integrated technology platform and corresponding mobile application, announced today the expansion of its technology onto Speed […]

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Washlava Goes Beyond Mobile Payments, Launches Connected Laundry Experience

Las Vegas, Nev. June 05, 2017 – Washlava, the mobile technology startup helping laundry businesses ditch quarters and reach more customers, announced today that the first release of its patent-pending mobile application and technology platform is now available on LG Giant commercial washers and dryers. The company’s proprietary system, designed specifically for self-service laundry, consists […]

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The 9 Tampa Bay Startups You Need to Know About

One of the easiest ways to track a city’s startup ecosystem is to take a look at the growth of coworking spaces. More than a dozen different startup hubs are popping up around Florida, and the tropical Tampa Bay area is no exception.

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Wash Hacks

Laundry tips you’ll actually use.

No More Splattered Clothes: How to remove paint from clothes

Housing updates and kindergarten projects can be pretty similar. Sometimes you leave with what seems like more paint on yourself than on your project. Rather than resigning the garments to be old project clothes or trashing them, save them! Here’s a simple way to use ammonia and vinegar to remove paint for you clothes.   […]

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How To Properly Wash Electric Blankets

If you are a #Washsquad member from one of our southern states, you may not have use for an electric blanket tutorial. But if you are someone who does use electric blankets to stay cozy in cooler months without cranking the heat, these are the world’s simplest instructions for you.   Thank you to Katie […]

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The Great Mystery of Laundry: Folding Sheets

Curling up in clean sheets and having that sweet night’s sleep is just the best feeling. But the worst feeling? Folding your sheets, especially the troublesome fitted sheet. Well look no further: we have your answer! This step by step tutorial with pictures is sure to save the day.   Find your full tutorial here […]

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Making Your Own Reusable Fabric Softener Sponges

Fabric softener offers so many benefits to your laundry besides the fresh smells. It helps take care of the fibers to prevent wrinkles, static, stretching and fading, and even help prevent fuzz from latching on. But it can get costly real quick, especially if you have a household’s worth of laundry to complete.   Kelly […]

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DIY – Homemade Laundry Detergent!

Save your family money and from additional chemicals with this simple, DIY recipe for laundry detergent.   The best part of this Wash Hack? A step-by-step video and the detergent is scented. You can have your cake and eat it too!   Looking for more great home tips to save a few pennies? Check out Frugal […]

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Save Your Sweaters! How to depill your sweater in 30 seconds

Have your sweaters seen better days? Breathe new life into your sweater with this quick and easy hack to remove pills.   “Pills” are those pesky little balls of fabric that stick on to your linens and sweaters after a few washes, ruining the smooth appearance. Pilling can occur from fabrics with loose fibers, fabrics […]

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The Spin

Sneak peek at what’s happening at Washlava right now.

Washlava Helps Avesta Residents Live Abundantly

Remaining on the cutting edge of the apartment market takes hard work. Communities strive to outfit their complexes with the newest features to attract their residents. Avesta Communities distinguishes itself by ditching quarters and frustrating card readers and transitioning to a connected laundry experience through the Washlava all-inclusive app. “Avesta looks for forward-thinking products and […]

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Disruptive Technology Business How do you know when an industry is ripe for disruption?

How do you know when an industry is ripe for disruption?

Article was originally posted on Quora by Washlava founder and CEO, Todd Belveal. How do you know when an industry is ripe for disruption? We all want our startups to be the next Uber, the next Airbnb. Everyone loves a good underdog story. Whether it’s a 15-seed running deep into your March Madness bracket, or […]

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Welcome to the Spin!

Welcome to the Spin, your destination for everything Washlava! We’ll share behind-the-scenes info on what’s happening at Washlava, industry stats, interviews with Washlava lavaliers and much more!

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Taking the Technology for A Spin!

In Fall 2016, we partnered with a leading laundry management company for a 90-day beta test of our laundry platform at University of Florida. The test was held at Infinity Hall, UF’s premier live-work residence hall.

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Audi’s Purchase of Silvercar is Good News

10 years ago, Washlava’s founder and CEO, Todd Belveal, had a bad rental car experience and decided to do something about it. That “something” was Silvercar, a mobile-enabled car rental company that delivers a consistently great rental experience in a silver Audi A4.

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