Tag Archive for Dry Cleaning Spokane

Meet the Happy Laundry Team: John Pell

Name: John Pell

Company Role: Lead Dispatch and Driver, Order Assembler

Favorite Quote:
“Actions speak louder than words” – A.Lincoln

“Think before you speak” – F.Lebowitz

What are your top 3 favorite podcasts, books, or sports teams?
Books:
In the Heart of the Sea – Nathaniel Philbrick,
What’s So Amazing About Grace – Phillip Yancy
Hillbilly Elegy – J.D. Vance

Teams:
Seahawks
Ohio State Buckeyes
Pittsburg Penguins

What is something dry cleaning and laundry businesses have to deal with that you want to fix?
Customers’ understanding.

What do you do at Happy Laundry?
Supervise the pickup and delivery drivers and routes of our customer
locations; Dispatch the customer orders as they come in, assemble ready to be delivered orders for the delivery drivers. I also drive routes for pickup and delivery.

What are your credentials and past work experiences?
34 years at USPS, 3 years Military Police

What skills are needed for working in your position at Happy Laundry? 
‘Nuff said.

What do you like about working at Happy Laundry? 
The people; on most days – the work; and the extra
income.

Where were you raised?
I’m not a native of Spokane, I was raised in Ohio.

What are the values that drive you?
Honesty; integrity; hard work.

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Spending time with my family and traveling.

Meet the Happy Laundry Team: Matt Ford

Name: Matt Ford

Company Role: Delivery Driver

Favorite Quote: “Live a life you will remember” – Avicii

What are you top 3 favorite podcasts, books, or sports teams?

  • Seattle Seahawks
  • Timesuck Podcast with Dan Cummins
  • Monday Morning Podcast with Bill Burr

What is something dry cleaning and laundry businesses have to deal with that you want to fix?
Environmental impacts with all of the plastics that are used in delivery and transport.

What do you do at Happy Laundry?
I help bring clean clothes and laundry to peoples’ homes so they don’t
have to spend extra time cleaning.

What are your credentials and past work experiences?
Outdoor yard work/labor; Painting; babysitting; certified
Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

What skills are needed for working in your position at Happy Laundry? 
Good driving record; great customer service skills; patience in traffic;
like to be outdoors.

What do you like about working at Happy Laundry? 
I enjoy the day/hours I work and the amazing co-workers
I get to work with 🙂

Where were you raised?
Born and raised in the Spokane/CDA area.

What are the values that drive you?
Consistency and reliability.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Hiking, outdoor activities, road trips, video games,
and going to the Comedy Club.

Meet the Happy Laundry Team: Howard Stetson

Name: Howard Stetson

Company Role: Driver (Gatherer & Distributor) or (Acquisition & Distribution)

 

What are you top top 3 favorite podcasts, books, or sport teams?

  • Bible
  • “Birthright” – David Needham
  • Seahawks

What is something dry cleaning and laundry businesses have to deal with that you want to fix?
Be nice to fix the high turnover of staff.

What do you do at Happy Laundry?
Drive; make customers happy; help other staff

What are your credentials or past work experiences?
Too much education – Ph.D. in Biochemistry

What skills are needed for working in your position at Happy Laundry?
Thousands of miles of work-related driving; working with hundreds of people.

What do you like about working at Happy Laundry?
Pretty much work independently.

Are you a native Spokane, where were you raised?
Not a native but here since 1976 – raised in Missoula, MT

What are the values that drive you?
Living to try to glorify God.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Riding my road bike.

 

 

Meet the Happy Laundry Team: Jessica Burgett

Meet the Team _ Happy Laundry

Name: Jessica Burgett

Company Role: Team Lead / Lead Processor

Favorite Quote:
Life is too short so be a little crazy, try something new, love with all your heart, and be proud of who you are.

What are your top 3 favorite podcasts, books, or sports teams?
1. The Wednesday Letters
2. Denver Broncos
3. Adam the Woo

What is something dry cleaning and laundry businesses have to deal with that you want to fix?
Customers who mix their regular laundry and dry cleaning together.

What do you do at Happy Laundry?
I am the floor lead and lead laundry processor. I sort and organize the orders to be processed, supervise the laundry attendants, and help maintain all the facility laundry machines.

What are your credentials and past work experiences?
All my former jobs have helped me build great customer service skills.

What skills are needed for working in your position at Happy Laundry?
I have customer service skills that help me handle many different customer needs and different situations.

What do you like about working at Happy Laundry?
I like that Happy Laundry is a small company which allows us to build good relationships with our co-workers.

Where were you raised?
I was born and raised in Spokane.

What are the values that drive you?
Compassion, dependability, motivation, courage, honesty, loyalty, open-mindedness.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
I love spending time with my family, and being outdoors, fishing, sports, sewing, and being artistic.

Don’t Let Laundry Light Your Fuse

The Coin Laundry Association took a national survey, and the results are in! There’s three things that really bug America about doing laundry. Folding, carrying up and down stairs, and when the washer finishes before the dryer. Since we at Happy Laundry are out to make your lives easier, we’re going to take away those frustrations! Don’t like to fold? We love it! Hate going up and down the stairs? Just get your laundry to the front door, and we’ll do the rest! Bugged that the washer and dryer are out of sync? Our units hum in perfect harmony. Save yourself some pain, order up some clean and call Happy Laundry today.

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Fall Cleaning Made Happy

Fall is just around the corner! With colored leaves and pumpkin spice in the air, it’s the perfect time to give those sheets a good shake and do some simple fall cleaning to give you a comfy, clean season.

Wash all bedding, blankets and pillows. Let Happy Laundry take care of your comforters, blankets and pillows.

Renew Mattresses and Cushions. Vacuum mattresses and box springs. Rotate and flip mattresses. Flip sofa and chair cushion.

Clean rugs, carpets and floors. Happy Laundry is happy to clean area rugs, while you take care of vacuuming and shampooing carpets at home. Don’t forget to give those floors a good wash and wax!

Wash Windows. Launder curtains with Happy Laundry, vacuum screens, change storm windows.

Sort Through Closets. Separate clothes into piles: off-season, donation, dry cleaner, tailor. Wash and mend clothing before putting it back in the closet or storing. Send any dry cleaning off with Happy Laundry.

Clean Refrigerator and Freezer. Unplug refrigerator: discard any items past their prime. Wash fridge from top to bottom with warm sudsy water. Add baking soda to water to deodorize surfaces.

Bring the Outside In. Clean and store patio furniture, umbrellas, children’s summer toys. Drain and store garden hoses. Clean gutters and downspouts.

Perform a Safety Check. Inspect windows and external doors, update weather-stripping. Have chimney cleaned. Check furnace filter and smoke detector batteries.

New website. New video about our service!

We have a new look to our website and a great new video that let you know how our service works.  Check it out at happy-laundry.com.  Scroll down on the front page to see our new video.  I am excited!

With our new website we have the 3 categories of service that we offer Commercial Laundry and Linen Service, Dry Cleaning and Personal Laundry.  There are special offers under each service offering so check it our to get our great service and save a few bucks too.

If you would like to sign up for our service, click on the Sign-Up-Now link at the top of the page.

Have questions about our service?  Give us a call at 509.481.9150 and we will help you out!

Thanks for reading……Kent

Dry Cleaners offers FREE pick-up and delivery in Spokane, Spokane Valley, and Liberty Lake!

Happy Laundry and Dry Cleaning offers FREE Pick-up and Delivery dry cleaning and laundry service to the Spokane area.  It is a huge time saver for you! We pick-up on Monday’s in Spokane’s south hill and north side and then return your items to your door on Wednesday.  On Tuesday’s we pick-up dry cleaning and laundry from the Spokane Valley and Liberty Lake and return the items to you on Thursday!

We have great service and stand behind our cleaning 100%.  Unlike other cleaners in the area, we will make sure you are happy with you cleaning and rapidly take care of any issues you may encounter.  I want you to be happy!  Give my Dry Cleaner a try.

Get $10 off your first order to give my service a try.  Call 509.481.9150 to schedule your 1st pick-up or sign up online at www.happy-laundry.com/sign-up-now!

Time Management……My Thoughts

Huge subject time management.  Really, do you think that we can “manage” time?  Something that we cannot hold in our hands.  From an existential  perspective time just keeps moving on and clicking away whether I like it or not.   So TIME….what do I do about it.

One thing for sure is that I try to value each and every moment that I have.  Whether spending it with friends or family, I try my best to relax and enjoy their company.  These moments will never come again, there will be ones in the future, but these have past.  I slow myself down whenever I can to make the most of my time.   I know this might seem counterintuitive, but it isn’t.  The more I slow things down, the more that I savor each moment and not let it pass hastily.

At work, my time is extremely valuable.  I run this business and if I am wasting my time the business is not moving forward.  One trick that I use every morning (or the night before, which I find best)  is to make the list of the top 3 things that I need/want to get done for the day.  I think deeply about my priorities and just put 3 things on the list, no more.  I can accomplish these three things.  Once they are complete, I know I can move the business forward with the items and if there is time left over, I can decide how best to use it for the rest of the day.

One task the I can take off your plate is Dry Cleaning and Laundry.  Did you know the average family or four spends 9 hours per week doing laundry?  It’s true!  I can give those hours back to you for as little as $26 per week.  Beautifully washed, dried, folded, and delivered.  That is what I can do for you.

I can also save you the weekly trip to the Dry Cleaners in Spokane.  No more getting to the Dry Cleaner at 6:05 and they are closed, thus wasting your trip.  We can Pick-up and Delivery your Dry Cleaning to your door almost anywhere in Spokane.  In fact I will give you $10 off you first order just to give my service a try.

Your time is valuable.  Make the best of it!

Kent Wales – Happy Laundry and Dry Cleaning. – Spokane, Liberty Lake, Greenacres, Spokane Valley.

Dry Cleaner Expands: FREE Pick-Up and Delivery now available in Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Greenacres, and Veradale!

Happy Landry and Dry Cleaning now services the entire Spokane area!  We just added routes for Spokane Valley, Greenacres, Liberty Lake, and Veradale.  Our FREE Pick-up and Delivery Service is available to these areas now.  Do you have a friend that might enjoy our service?  Refer them to us.  If they sign up  you will get $10 off your next order of Cleaning or Laundry.

We can handle all of your Dry Cleaning and Laundry needs.  We are  a full service Dry Cleaner that specializes only in FREE Pick-up and Delivery.

Our service is very simple:  We give you an orange garment bag to put out on your designated Pick-up Day.  You put the bag out on your porch or front door on your Pick-up Day. mWe then Pick-up you Dry Cleaning and deliver it back to your porch 2 days later.  We have credit card billing, so no need to be home to meet a driver and your orders is already paid for.  No monthly bills.

Happy Laundry and Dry Cleaning | 3027 E. Mission Spokane, WA 99202 | 509.481.9150