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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.

DIY Solutions For Every Stain

Nothing ruins your day quite like rocking an outfit, and then looking down seeing a stain. We think it’s time to send those days packing. This handy chart shows how to battle common stains with at-home remedies. The perfect way to show stains who is boss.     For more tricks and tips like this, […]

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DIY, How-to, towels, fluffy, soft, laundry tips

Revamp Those Old Towels For Cheap

Keeping fresh, fluffy towels is a real struggle! All too often we operate on autopilot and shove our towels in with a regular cycle. Soon they absorb less, are less soft, and are not the spa-like towels you remember buying. These simple hacks take a couple of washes but save you loads of money in the long run: money that could be well spent on an actual spa treatment with your new towels! 

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Wash Hacks, Dirty Sneakers, Clean sneakers

So Fresh and So Clean: How To Keep Sneakers Clean

Whether your favorite chucks got a little muddy, or your kids have some how managed to dirty their new school shoes already – we’ve got the fix!  With thanks to Annette Belnap at Tips From A Typical Mom, we have the perfect way to get those shoes so fresh and so clean again.  You can find […]

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Laundry Questions

The Laundry Questions You’re Too Afraid To Ask

Let Washlava take the guess work out of laundry day. Here's a crash course in all the prep you need to be ready to tackle your day. After you're studied up, use your Washlava app to reserve, pay, and check the status of your machines for a hassle-free laundry day.

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Back to School Laundry Tips

With school just around the corner, you will soon be seeing some of the standard pen, pencil and crayon stains in clothes. Here are some back to school laundry tips to make sure those school clothes stay looking fresh all year.

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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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