How to make the switch to a commercial laundry service
Laundering towels and linen can be time consuming and inconvenient, that’s why so many businesses choose to use commercial laundry services to help them wash and dry their commercial linen. Laundry services are more convenient, save you time, and ensure your linen and towels are professionally cleaned every time. Commercial laundries have the equipment and products to get the job done right and take the hassle out of washing and drying your hotel linen.
But what should you look for in a professional laundry service? Here are our tips.
Speak to nearby businesses and read reviews
Seek testimonials and reviews. Reputation is everything, and word of mouth spreads like wildfire when someone is doing a good, or bad job. It’s a great way to find a reputable commercial laundry, a company that consistently delivers a reliable and professional service to other members of the local community. Read reviews on the Internet and speak to as many people as you can to get a feel for the laundries in your area.
Drop in for a visit
Organise a time to take a look around, check out their equipment and learn more about their policies and procedures. Are their machines tired and old? Do they professionally handle all the linen? It’s a good idea to meet the owners in person, after all, this is a business you’ll come to rely on day-in-day-out.
Are you a match?
Do they offer a delivery service? What do they charge per item? What are their hours of operation? Do they offer sustainable practices? How is their customer service? What extra services do they offer? These are all questions you should ask before you start using a professional laundry service.
Once you’ve settled on a laundry, there are a few things to watch out for.
Regularly check your linen for:
- Frayed edges
If you have any other tips on what to look for when hiring a professional laundry service we’d love to hear from you! Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org