Frenetic weekdays and lazy weekends. The life goes around like this for most of the working professionals, or bachelors living away from their homes. And in this hustle bustle, one has to do laundry, which is not only boring, but also time consuming and laborious. Where, with maids doing it, there are hygiene and security concerns, everytime dry cleaning goes heavy on pocket.
In order to ease this out, alumni of IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta and IIFT New Delhi viz. Manuj Khurana, Divya Aggarwal and Chetan Malhotra, came up with Laundrywala.co.in. It was launched in January this year. The Noida based online on-demand laundry service aims at providing high quality laundry services coupled with customized experience and express delivery. The startup is mentored by Abhinav Arya, owner of FabcarePvt. Ltd. and Sushil Gupta, VP and MD at Atrenta, India.
What It Does For You!
At Laundrywala, one can opt for services such as Wash and Fold, Drycleaning and Steam Ironing and other value added services such as Starching, Charak, Saree polishing and Bags cleaning. The order can be placed online or on a call by choosing online payment or COD. In case of some personal preferences, one can notify the same by including a note in with the bag of items or by typing their request in the ‘Special Instructions’ field of the order screen while placing order.
The pickups and drops are free and are done in suitable time slots. The consumers can either pay per wash which starts from INR 25 or can opt for monthly packages categorised into Single, Couple and Family, ranging between INR 999 to INR 2399.
The founders claim to have experienced professionals along with the use of latest technology machines and internationally standardized chemicals for quality cleaning. With an installed capacity of 1500 Kg per day, the clean laundry is delivered directly from a centralized unit. The delivery takes less than 24hrs for express orders and 48hrs for regular orders. The team is in the process of launching same-day delivery.
The target consumer base for Laundrywala includes Households, Hotels, Spas & Saloons, and College Hostels. Their current clientele includes brands such as Park Plaza, Waves, WOW and Corporate Guest Houses, etc.