Why Your Card Payments are Safe and Secure
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Why Your Card Payments are Safe and Secure

We sometimes get questions from residents about their credit card and online payments, wondering if they are secure. Maybe it’s because laundry payment has traditionally been with coin, and now there are so many other options. We here at Coin Meter take precaution to make sure that your payments are safe, and want you to...

Portland Colleges and Universities
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Portland Colleges and Universities

When most people think of Oregon, they think of Portland. Rightly so, as it’s the state’s largest city. While there are many college towns throughout Oregon, including places like Eugene,Corvallis and Ashland, the Rose City also has an abundance of higher education institutions, universities and vocational schools. Here is a look at the schools throughout...

7 Items to Keep Out of The Laundry Room
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7 Items to Keep Out of The Laundry Room

It might seem that you can wash just about anything, but many items will actually prevent your other clothing items from getting clean, or worse will damage the machine – or your clothing – beyond repair. Here’s some of the things you should keep out of laundry room: Shoes Most people think they can throw...

Will Mobile Apps Be Another Laundry Payment Option?
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Will Mobile Apps Be Another Laundry Payment Option?

Now that places like Starbucks and big box grocers have been able to accept payments via mobile phone, we’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about the possibility of laundry payment using mobile apps. We are excited about everything that’s happening with this technology, because mobile payment would be extremely convenient for residents, and...

How to Read the Laundry Symbols on Clothing Tags
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How to Read the Laundry Symbols on Clothing Tags

So, it’s your first day in the dorms and you spill some coffee on your favorite shirt. Your stomach drops (and swear words fly out of your mouth) because you realize you have at least 2 more weeks before you’re scheduled to go home (where mom’s gonna help you with your laundry). Which means… <duhn,...

How To Avoid Theft In The Laundry Room
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How To Avoid Theft In The Laundry Room

There’s been some recent reports of theft and vandalism in laundry facilities, and often people didn’t realize it was happening right in front of them!  It’s common to simply assume that the thief is a repairman, for example, because they look like they know what they’re doing while they’re removing the cash from the machines,...