Having replacement parts on-hand can help ensure continuity of laundry service during this crisis

On-premises laundries have little tolerance for repairs and downtime during a normal period. Now, if you are serving a healthcare, long-term care, nursing home or fire/EMS facility during a pandemic, extended downtime is not an option. Situations are made even more difficult by safer-at-home lockdowns of these locations, limiting access to service technicians.  Being able to make minor repairs [...]

2020-04-29T22:21:38+00:00April 29th, 2020|

CLEC offers no-contact service calls

With safety on everyone’s mind and clean laundry being more important than ever, the folks at CLEC, a factory-direct distributor for Speed Queen and UniMac, wanted to let customers know how they are going above and beyond. In a recent video, Mike Hand, general manager at CLEC in Houston shared how the company is continuing [...]

2020-04-16T22:36:38+00:00April 15th, 2020|

What to Do When Your Commercial Laundry Equipment Breaks Down

With proper installation and a routine maintenance schedule, your commercial laundry equipment should be relatively problem-free. However, nothing is perfect. You may run into a broken down machine or maintenance issue here or there. Unfortunately, for those of us in the laundry industry, that can have a serious impact on productivity and efficiency in our [...]

2020-04-09T21:09:39+00:00January 24th, 2020|

The Difference Between Price Vs. Cost in Your Laundry Equipment

When it comes to making a major purchase, such as laundry equipment, everyone wants to get a good deal. However, a low-cost washer or dryer isn’t necessarily a “good deal.”  We often have to explain that the lowest-end, cheaper-priced machines can end up costing your hotel or long-term care facility more over their lifetime, due [...]

2020-08-12T07:56:56+00:00January 10th, 2020|

6 Things You Should Do Every Day in Your On-Premises Laundry Room to Keep it Running Smoothly

If you’re like many laundry and maintenance managers we work with, you’re always looking for ways to improve your on-premises laundry operation. In fact, constantly improving efficiency and operations at your OPL is a key part of your job. Improvements don’t have to be giant leaps. In fact, we find that efficiency is increased by [...]

2020-09-01T13:36:39+00:00December 9th, 2019|

5 Mistakes You’re Probably Making In Your Hotel’s Laundry Room

During a recent conversation with a laundry customer in the hospitality industry, we got on the topic of mistakes we see multiple hotels making in their on-premises laundry room. As we talked and thought through some of the hotels  we’ve worked with, it was amazing how many of them were making similar mistakes across the [...]

2020-08-12T07:47:50+00:00November 20th, 2019|
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