UniMac offers tips for washing first-responder gear for article in Firehouse magazine

2020-04-02T02:14:00+00:00March 25th, 2020|

Fire departments are on the front lines keeping us safe 24/7. With the emergence of COVID-19, firefighters find themselves even more in harm’s way, along with all first responders. That’s why it’s imperative that these professionals follow prescribed procedures to keep themselves and others in their house as safe as possible. UniMac’s Scott Peregoy recently [...]

Tips for selecting a laundry equipment partner

2020-03-02T14:11:13+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

A tailored approach has always been a good idea when it comes to laundry. Washing like items and like colors together, pretreating with processes specific to the stain and just generally being conscious of how certain fabrics should be dried, all contribute to a better result and longer life for the linen. This tailored approach [...]

2020 Changes to NFPA 1851 reflect continued learnings

2020-03-02T14:13:48+00:00February 11th, 2020|

The old quote about law is that it needs to be “stable but not stand still.” The same can be said for NFPA 1851 as it relates to PPE cleaning, maintenance and inspection. Standards have continued to change over the last decade plus. A fresh round of changes introduced late last year illustrate that guidelines [...]

What to Do When Your Commercial Laundry Equipment Breaks Down

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

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 [...]

The Difference Between Price Vs. Cost in Your Laundry Equipment

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Quality is at the forefront of everything we do

2019-12-03T16:53:41+00:00November 15th, 2019|

It doesn’t matter if your on-premises laundry is serving a hotel, long-term care facility, fire department or another property, downtime is not an option. Your laundry requires industrial equipment engineered to run day and night, with no breakdowns. As the leading on-premises laundry brand of Alliance Laundry Systems, the global leader in commercial laundry, UniMac [...]

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