March 30, 2023 / Al Adcock / 0 Comments
Increase Linen Life with High Speeds in your Commercial Laundry
Extract force is a factor that we frequently discuss when speaking of a commercial laundry, as it is one of the most important factors since fuel costs are among the highest ongoing costs for any laundry. However, the extract force, or the amount of G-force applied to laundry during the spin cycle, can have a significant impact on the life of linens. Higher extract forces can help extend the life of linens by reducing the amount of moisture left in the fabric after washing, which leads to several benefits.
March 23, 2023 / Al Adcock / 0 Comments
Sorting and Its Impact on Your Commercial Laundry
While doing laundry is no one’s idea of a great time, there are some things we can do to streamline the process and improve not only the outcome but also improve the overall efficiency of the laundering operation. Establishing a laundry sorting procedure is essential for a commercial laundry operation to run smoothly and efficiently. A well-defined sorting process helps to ensure that laundry is properly cleaned and returned to the correct customer, while also minimizing the risk of damage to clothing and linens.
March 16, 2023 / Al Adcock / 0 Comments
The Importance of Correctly Handling Healthcare Items in your Commercial Laundry
Of all the least favorite places to be, a hospital is likely the last place you’d like to spend time. However, hospitals provide a necessary service and it’s important the all aspects of the healthcare system work to ensure you leave in better health than you arrived. Proper procedures are essential in a healthcare laundry in order to ensure the safety and well-being of patients and healthcare workers. A healthcare laundry is responsible for processing a wide variety of items, including bed linens, towels, patient gowns, and scrubs, and it is essential that these items are properly cleaned and handled to minimize the risk of cross-contamination and the spread of infection.
March 9, 2023 / Al Adcock / 0 Comments
Efficiency Improvements in your Commercial Laundry
Efficiency improvements allow you to increase the productivity of your commercial laundry. Some of these suggestions are cost free while others require some investment. However, improving the efficiency of your commercial laundry provides many benefits above and beyond profitability. There are many simple efficiency improvements that a commercial laundry can make to save time, money, and resources. Here are a few ideas to consider:
March 2, 2023 / Al Adcock / 0 Comments
Determining if your Commercial Washer’s Main Bearings are Failing
It’s a scenario every commercial laundry owner dreads – a commercial laundry repair service technician informing you that your washer requires major service, the main bearings must be replaced. Since this type of failure typically only happens after the machine has been in use for many years, you may not be familiar with the indications that exist when bearing fail. Luckily, there are several signs that the main bearings in a commercial washing machine may be failing, including: