Starting any business can be nerve wracking but also very exciting. If you are thinking about starting a business or buying a franchise, dry cleaning may be the way to go. It is possible to start a dry cleaning business with fairly low initial cost. Here are some things to keep in mind when considering a dry cleaning business.

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When starting your business, you will need to invest in the best dry cleaning software for your POS system. This equipment can be rented which will allow you access to qualified technicians that know your devices. The same goes for the dry cleaning equipment. You can either buy or rent, but it is important to do your research to know which option will be most cost effective for your business.


Make sure that there is a market for a dry cleaning business in the area where you would like your business to be located. It is also important to make sure that you will not have too many competitors in the area before opening your dry cleaning business.

Delivery Service

People who are willing to pick up and deliver items are in high demand. Dry cleaning pick-up and delivery is a budding industry. Business people and stay at home moms alike may have difficulty dropping off or picking up their dry cleaning among all the other items on their to do list. Offering a pick-up and delivery service as part of your dry cleaning business could help to set you apart from other dry cleaning businesses in the area.

There are many things to consider if you are thinking about opening a business. In addition to these items, make sure that you draw up a detailed business plan to have everything mapped out and organized. Best of luck to you on your new dry cleaning business!