Convert A Shed Into A Laundry Room For Your Tenants

If you plan to rent out several cottages on your property and would like to provide your future tenants with a laundry facility to wash their clothing, convert your shed into a laundry room by completing the steps below. As a result, your tenants will be provided with a convenient way to wash their clothes and you will be able to earn some additional money, which will assist with handling costs associated with maintaining the cottages and the land they sit on.


  • broom
  • mop
  • bucket of soapy water
  • custom signs
  • cordless drill
  • hooks
  • coin-operated washing machines and dryers
  • laundry detergent
  • bleach
  • fabric softener
  • basket
  • collection box
  • folding chairs
  • potted plants
  • small tables
  • magazines
  • television
  • snack box
  • cooler with beverages
  • dry erase board
  • marker

Clean The Shed's Interior, Hang Up Signs, And Install Equipment

After emptying the contents of the shed, sweep the shed's floor and use a mop and soapy water to remove stains from its surface. Purchase custom signs that list the prices that your tenants will be charged to wash and dry clothes, acquire laundry aids, and purchase snacks and drinks. Use a drill to install hooks on the shed's interior walls and hang the signs from them. Rent or purchase coin-operated laundry equipment and have the items items delivered to your property. Line the machines up against one of the shed's walls.

Place laundry detergent, bleach, and fabric softener inside of a basket and set it on a table that is near the machines. Set a small collection box next to the basket so that your tenants can place money inside of it if they decide to purchase items.

Add A Seating Area And Supply Snacks And Beverages

Place several chairs in one corner of the shed. Arrange a couple tables next to the chairs. Put a few potted plants on one of the tables and some magazines on the other one. Set a television on a table that is next to the seating area. Fill a box with snacks and a cooler with ice. Purchase a variety of beverages and place them inside of the cooler. Hang a dry erase board on the wall that is near the beverages and snacks.

If your tenants do not have exact change when they would like to purchase items, allow them to write what they purchased on the dry erase board so that you can collect what is owed to you at a later time. Otherwise, add the amounts owed to the rental amounts and charge your tenants the increased prices when it it time for them to pay for their rent. For more information, talk to a professional like Metropolitan Laundry Machinery Sales Inc.