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The Linn Companies held a grand opening event last week to celebrate the completion of a 3,600-square-foot Tumble Fresh laundromat. Customers who visited the business through Sept. 17 were rewarded with $1 washes. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
The Linn Companies held a grand opening event last week to celebrate the completion of a 3,600-square-foot Tumble Fresh laundromat. Customers who visited the business through Sept. 17 were rewarded with $1 washes. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)

Tumble Fresh opens Cottage Grove location

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Cottage Grove Minnesota 7584 80th Street South 55016

After more than three months of construction on East Point Douglas Road, the Linn Companies last week marked the grand opening of Tumble Fresh, the first self-service laundromat in Cottage Grove.

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The 3,600-square-foot facility offers patrons more than 40 high efficiency and high capacity washers and dryers, and takes coins, all major credit cards, debit card. With the area void of this type of business, owner Stephen Linn said he wanted to meet the demand.

"We're excited to bring this amenity to Cottage Grove," he said. "We want to change the perception of the laundromat and offer a safe, inviting atmosphere that is comfortable for our customers."

In an effort to make the business more "homey," Linn said, flat-screen televisions, vending machines, restrooms, free Wi-Fi and seating is available for use.

With the help of Kathy Anderson, president of Minneapolis-based Architectural Consortium, a design firm specializing in commercial real estate, Tumble Fresh was given a modern look similar to the BP gas station next door.

"Kathy is an award-winning designer who also designed (the Linn Companies properties in south Washington County)," Linn said. "She added her feminine touch to the building,which ultimately gives it a more comfortable environment for customers."

State-of-the-art washing machines and dryers can facilitate large clothing loads as well as bedding and comforters.

Tumble Fresh is located at 8470 East Point Douglas Road in Cottage Grove. The laundromat is open seven days a week from 5 a.m. to midnight.

The Linn Companies has owned and operated commercial property in south Washington County since the 1960s, including the NAPA Auto Parts stores in Cottage Grove and Newport, BP and Holiday gas stations and convenience stores in Cottage Grove.

For more information about Tumble Fresh visit the website at http://www.tumblefreshlaundry.com/

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Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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