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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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Business Observer’s Laundry Disruptor

Todd Belveal recently bought a coin laundry business in Carrollwood as an investment for $68,000. He was initially interested in the business because the stores have good cash flow, he says.

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Wash Hacks

Laundry tips you’ll actually use.

Laundry Organization Hack: Individual Baskets For Every Family Member!

Anyone who shares a living space with kids knows how difficult it can be to keep up the cleanliness of their home. Laundry organization is a perpetual battle. We’ve got a simple hack for you to simplify life and keep laundry day hassle-free. Laundry Hack: Individual Baskets for Every Family Member   This hack is […]

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Fix The Four Most Common Food Stains Quick!

Time around the table with family and friends is valuable. But sometimes those meals get a little messy! Whether your kids wore more food than they ate, a wine glass tumbled over, or that tablecloth has seen better days – we have the easiest fixes for the most common food stains you’ll see this season. […]

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Honey, I Shrunk The Clothes! – A guide to unshrink anything

Oh Suds! Your favorite sweater snuck into the wash and now it’s shrunk. Don’t worry, we’ve got the fix for you! Thanks to our friend, Joan Clark, at Tips Bulletin we have a solution for every fabric you could possibly shrink. See the full article and ultimate guide here.   How To Unshrink Clothes In […]

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Get the Tough Stains Out: Remove Set-in Blood Stains

We all know the struggle – your kiddo scrapes their knee at the playground during recess and now you have a difficult, set-in, blood stain on the new school clothes you purchased. Don’t worry! We’ve got the solution for getting out that stain and returning those clothes to their former glory.  These steps are an […]

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Wool Dryer Balls: What you need to know

Let’s talk about the newest trend in staying green: Wool Dryer Balls replacing dryer sheets. Wool dryer balls have numerous benefits, while accomplishing all the same goals of dryer sheets. Washlava is breaking down why you should join this trend. Plus as an added bonus: A DIY how-to for making your own Wool Dryer Balls. […]

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How To Machine Wash Your Bras

Bras can be quite an investment, so make sure you’re properly caring for them! Jolie Kerr and the fine people at Cosmopolitan put together the following six ways to machine wash your bras – saving you time and money. Read the full article here.     6 Ways To Machine Wash Your Bras     […]

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The Spin

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

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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