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There's always a story behind the success. Read below and see how we went from servicing just coin laundry owners to becoming a fully-fledged business specializing in on-site service to facilities in hotels, motels, and more.

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Hicks Laundry Equipment Corporation is one of the oldest distributors of commercial laundry equipment in the state of Florida. David and Linda Hicks established the family-owned and operated business in 1968 to service other coin laundry owners like themselves.

About Hicks Laundry Equipment Corporation

took advantage and grew the business into a full-service business providing parts, equipment, and on-site technical support. In 1985, they sold the successful business to become semi-retired.

We offer the most experienced tech support and on-site service in Central FL.

began to show an incredible amount of potential for the business with the development of "on-premise" laundry facilities in hotels, motels, etc. With the rising demand for commercial laundry services...

We have over 148 years of experience between the family and employees.

...David and Linda

Soon after, the market

to St. Petersburg and decided to re-activate the family business, and the doors were re-opened in September of 1999. To this day, we remain a family owned and operated business, and our services have only expanded. We offer a complete line of washers and dryers along with a complete stock of parts for all major brands, accessories, and soap right in our parts department.

In 1998, their daughter, Marla, returned home