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About Us

A long-term history of success

For over 60 years, we’ve served over 800 property managers and apartment communities, covering all of their laundry needs including:


  • Smart card and credit card payment systems
  • Coin, cash and credit card collections management
    and reporting.
  • Laundry room renovations and installations
  • Full service machine and equipment repairs
  • In-unit washer and dryer laundry equipment leasing
  • 24-48 hour service call completion turnaround
  • Laundry equipment and parts, sales, & service

Service Areas

Automatic Leasing currently works with building and other property owners in the Mid-Atlantic region including:

  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Maryland

Our Virginia locations include our headquarters, located in Richmond, with other operations in Central Virginia, Tidewater, Southwest VA, Northern VA, Maryland, North Carolina (Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte, Greensboro, Wilmington, Outer Banks) and South Carolina (Columbia, Greenville, Spartanburg, Rock Hill, Charleston, Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach).

Our Team

We have trained technicians in each location who can quickly be dispatched to service calls.
We stay educated on the latest trends and technologies of the laundry industry through working closely
with our Speed Queen and Whirlpool representatives. Our management team and senior technicians attend training seminars and review materials regarding energy conservation advancements and the benefits of high efficiency machines.

Automatic Leasing is a family owned business and understands that our customers come first. Every customer has specific goals and objectives in mind when it comes to their laundry needs. No two laundry rooms are the same and we approach each new opportunity with that in mind.

James & Scott Carreras

Family Owned Business

The business was founded in 1956 by James Phillip Carreras, Sr. and now led by J. Scott Carreras and has grown with the boom in the multi-family housing industry. We pride ourselves on delivering custom laundry solutions to meet the unique needs of our customers.

Give us a call or contact us to learn more about how we can help you with your laundry equipment needs.

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Find your perfect laundry solution

For over sixty years, Automatic Leasing has been happily helping our customers find their perfect laundry solutions. We partner with property managers, apartment communities, housing authorities, colleges/universities, and health care/retirement groups based in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Maryland. We provide the highest quality washer and dryer systems for multi-family apartments, condos, laundry rooms, hotels, and college/university student facilities. At Automatic Leasing, we will help you increase revenue with our top of the line equipment as well as provide you with preventative maintenance and exceptional responsive service. We care about your laundry needs.

Multi-Family In-Unit Leasing 

Generate additional revenue by providing your residents with the highest quality Speed Queen and Whirlpool washers and dryers. Lease from us, rent to your residents and we we will provide service and maintenance.

Multi-Family Laundry Rooms 

Common area laundry rooms for apartment buildings and retirement communities outfitted with high efficiency, high tech Speed Queen and Maytag laundry equipment. Multiple cashless payment systems available.

Purchase Laundry Equipment & Parts 

If leasing is not an option for your company, we offer a full line of high-end Speed Queen and Maytag laundry equipment and replacement parts ready for purchase, delivery and installation. Maintenance plans available.

Hotel & Student Housing Laundry Systems

Hotel guests and students love a clean, high tech laundry experience. Outfit your hotel, college/university laundry rooms with state of the art washers and dryers, laundry card, credit card or blue tooth payment systems.

Latest News & Projects >

New Look, Same Great Automatic!

We are thrilled to announce that we are rolling out a new brand look. In true ALS fashion, not only are we prompt in delivering this initiative, we are a little early as our brand refresh is a 2019 New Year’s ... Read More

Congratulations to our latest ALSU graduates!

Tim Robins, a Service Technician at our headquarters in Richmond, VA recently passed his Level 3 ALSU certification! Tim has been a part of the ALS team for just shy of 1 year now and has been a welcome addition to our ... Read More

Congratulations to Tim Robins!

Congratulations to Tim Robins, who completed his Level 1 Speed Queen Certification at ALSU! "In the laundry industry, Alliance Laundry Systems University (ALSU) is world-renowned.” Alliance Laundry Systems ... Read More