Self-service launderettes are called are also called coinwash laundry, coinlaundary or laundromat. The first two names come from the cheap cost of such service. Usually, self-service laundretts are used by students, workers, tourists because it is a cheap and fast way that does not require much additional effort and such launderettes can be reached in every neighborhood. As a student renting apartment and paying additional utility bills for about $70-120 could be burdensome. Moreover, not every housing has its own washing machine and dryer together since Korean apartments are very small. Due to high level of humidity in Korea all year round, drying clothes and bed necessities in the room is a difficult option, so many people dry belongings in launderettes. By simply searching ‘빨래방’ in apps such as Kakao map, Naver map you can find self-service launderettes in your area that work 24/7. However, be aware that most of them accept only cash bills or coins.