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I need quarters For laundry

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Where can I buy rolls of quarters?

You can buy rolls of quarters for $10 at most grocery stores or at any bank. Quarters can be bought online via the U.S. Mint or on websites like Ebay. You cannot buy quarters from ATMs.

Can I buy rolls of quarters online?

You can buy rolls of quarters online directly from the U.S. Mint or on websites like Ebay. Buying quarters online can be costly and is best purchased elsewhere.

Can you get rolls of quarters from an ATM?

You cannot get rolls of quarters from an ATM. However, you can withdraw cash from an ATM and then exchange bills for quarters at a grocery store.


Head to a grocery store or corner store

Many stores, such as grocery stores, gas stations, and some pharmacies, will exchange your dollar bills for quarters but you’ll typically need to make a purchase. For a grocery store, you can simply purchase something like a piece of candy or bottle of water and then ask for change in quarters.

You might have better odds if you approach the customer service desk at many places, too. At these desks, you may not have to make a purchase at all and they may be more willing to give up rolls of quarters. This would be my recommenced approach.    

Depending on how they are stocked in their register, stores may have to limit your quarter request to a certain amount. Often you may be limited to only $5 or $10 worth of quarters but this type of thing will just depend on the place. Once you start asking for over $10 worth of quarters, that’s when things really start to get difficult. 

(This is when being extra polite can go a long way.)  

If you need a lot of quarters then simply rinse and repeat this process at different stores and eventually you’ll have all the quarters you need. This approach is good for Sundays especially when banks are typically closed but note that the customer service desks might be closed during very early or late hours. 

Pre-1965 quarters are worth more $

If you’re dealing with quarters a lot there’s something you should know. Before 1965, all quarters were made of 90% real silver. This means that the silver in those quarters makes the quarter worth much more than 25 cents.

Of course, you can’t use the quarter for more than 25 cents at a store but you could hold on to that quarter and potentially sale or trade it.

The value will depend on the silver spot at the time but the quarter could be worth around $3.50. Check here for the latest estimated amount in value for pre-1965 quarters. 

So this is just something to keep in mind. 

Can I Get Quarters from Coinstar?

Okay, so a lot of people want to know if they can get quarters from Coinstar.

Sadly, you can’t!

Coinstar actually provides the opposite service.

You use Coinstar to convert coins to cash. It charges an 11.9% processing fee. So you might take your coin jar to a machine, and then Coinstar will exchange it for notes. This is handy if you’re looking to trade spare change for bills but not if you are looking for coins. Try the other options on the list instead.

Summary: Get quarters near me

As you can see, the best places to get quarters include grocery or department stores, banks, vending machines, and convenient or gas stations. You can get quarters without a fee at grocery stores, banks, and vending machines. Alternatively, you can make a small purchase at a convenient or gas station and get cash back.

A roll of quarters is $10. Most places will want to give quarters out in a roll, so plan on getting at least $10 (40 quarters) worth.

You can purchase quarters online from the U.S. mint or on Ebay. However, you’re often paying much more than the quarter is worth for the convenience.

Unfortunately, you cannot get a roll of quarters from an ATM. ATMs only allow for withdrawals of bills. However, you can withdraw paper money and exchange it for a roll of quarters elsewhere.

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Frequently Asked Questions 

Where can I buy washing machine quarters?

  • Stop By The Bank
  • Fast Food Establishments
  • Grocery Stores
  • Car Washes and Laundromats
  • Gas Stations and Pharmacies

Where can I buy laundry coins?

  • Visit your bank
  • Get change after grocery shopping
  • Find an arcade (or laundromat) near you
  • Gas station or pharmacy
  • Buy things with cash

Can I get a roll of quarters at Walmart?

Yes. Customer service desks will transform your bill into quarters in many big shops, such as Target, Walmart, Walgreens, groceries, and pharmacies.

Can you get quarters at an ATM?

You may simply obtain quarters in business hours and ask the distributor whether he can withdraw money from your account in a quarter. If you require changes in bills, go to any shop in the cashier and ask if they can make changes to your bills.

How many quarters does a change machine hold?

With four standard-sized hoppers, the MC840-DA will hold up to 12,800 quarters ($3,200 capacity), the MC840-DA can dispense coins, tokens, or a combination of up to four coins and tokens. SHIP WEIGHT: 365 lbs.

How many quarters does it take to do a load of laundry?

On average, you will have to wash one load for $2,25 to $3,50 (9 to 14 quarters), and around 25 cents are washed for 8 to 15 minutes.

Do I bring my detergent to the laundromat?

Most washing machines supply detergent for vending machines. Some people even provide you with complimentary detergent. However, owing to preferences or allergies, you may want to bring your own.

Should I stay at the laundromat?

Do not leave your items in a washing machine. When they leave the washing machine for a bit and maybe make a coffee shop or catch a cup, it’s okay for employers to leave their clothing in a washing machine or dryer.

Where can I get a roll of quarters for laundry?

  • Grocery Store or Convenience Stores.
  • Fast Food Establishment.
  • Arcades.
  • Gas Stations and Pharmacies.
  • Car Washes & Laundromats.
  • Soda Machines.

How do I get 2021 laundry quarters?

  • Every several months, purchase quarters rolls from your bank. Depending on your washing demands, you may need $40 or more.
  • Visit your laundromat and bring this change back to the washing room.
  • Save each quarter you ever own and keep it somewhere till you are necessary.

Can I still get quarters from the bank?

Banks will have fourth rolls that are 40-quarter rolls that amount to $10. Therefore, you will need 10 $ in cash to swap cash for a quarter of a roll.

Can you get coins from an ATM?

ATMs give out money instead of coins. It is preferable to visit the money services counter in your local Kroger family of shops if you have to withdraw odd money or a little amount of money.

Where can I get a change for $100?

  • Banks and Credit Unions. Your bank or credit union will be able to change your $100 bill without a problem.
  • Grocery Stores.
  • Walmart.
  • Target.
  • Restaurants and Bars.
  • Cash-Only Businesses.
  • Spas and Salons.
  • Tattoo and Piercing Shops.

Are we still in a coin shortage?

Yes, the COVID-19 pandemic is yet to occur, but it won’t endure forever. The #GetCoinMoving hashtag has returned.

Why is there a coin shortage?

Yes, the COVID 19 pandemic still is, but it will never last. It’s always the case. This is the Great American Coin Shortage 2.0, and the culprit is the COVID-19 epidemic, you guessed.

Laundromat Newbie? How to do your laundry at a laundromat

Growing up, our family didn’t own a washer and dryer. Needless to say, I spent a lot of my childhood at laundromats. Once I moved out on my own, I spent many more years as an apartment dweller. Often, without a washer or dryer.

I’ve learned from experience that there’s a right way to do laundry at a laundromat.

BYOD-Bring your own detergent

Laundromats charge extra for convenience, so if you purchase your laundry detergent from the laundromat, you’ll pay double what you would at the store.

Also, liquid detergent often works better than powder in laundromat machines especially in front-loading machines due to the fact that they use less water.

Finally, there’s no need to fill the cap full of detergent. Today’s laundromat washing machines are designed to clean clothes with a fraction of detergent.

Don’t count on the change machine

See what I did there? If you’re going to a coin laundry, bring your own quarters. Never expect the change machine to actually contain change.

Separate your clothes ahead of time

Want to know the easiest way to sort your clothes? Invest in two laundry baskets. Designate one for whites and the other for colors. As you remove clothing or collect dirty linens, place them in the correct basket. I’ve been doing this for years and I no longer waste time sorting laundry!

Oh, and check your pockets and pretreat stains before you put your laundry in the basket.

Transport pre-sorted laundry to the laundromat using mesh or canvas laundry bags, empty pillowcases, or garbage bags.

Check inside and around the machine

Look inside the washer and dryer and for anything the previous user left behind. While you’re at it, take a whiff. If you smell a strong odor of bleach, do not wash colored clothing in that machine. Trust me, your black jeans will thank you!

Double-check the water temperature and wash cycle settings before adding your quarters and pushing ‘start’.

Before adding your clothes to the dryer, clean the lint trap, and check the rubber seals for anything trapped inside.

Don’t overload the machines

When loading the machine, your clothes shouldn’t go past the rim of the drum (the spinning part). If they do, either remove some clothing and do two loads or move everything over to a larger machine.

Use the right size machine for the job

Use the right size machine for the job. For example, don’t try and stuff a comforter into a single-load machine to save a few quarters.

Towels and other bulky loads should be washed and dried in the larger (or mega) load machines so they have enough room to move freely through the cycles.

Fold before you go

If you take the extra few minutes to fold your clothes as soon as they come out of the dryer, you can usually skip having to iron them later.

Did these tips help you find the best laundromat near me…er you?