2019 Roundup: The Blogs You Loved The Most This Year

| Dec 12, 2019 2:00:00 PM

We’re just as excited as you are for the festive season and end of year celebrations. 

But before we jump into 2020, we feel it’s important to take a look back at 2019 and share some of our most popular posts. We published a blog post nearly every single week this year, but some outshone the others. These ten posts got the most traffic from our readers (they’re some of our favourites too)...

1. Guest Post: How to Launder Spa Towels Successfully

This blog by Steve Anderton from LTC Worldwide- the UK's leading textile care specialists, regularly seen in the press - will tackle everyone's spa experience nightmare - smelly, oily, yellow towels. Unfortunately, the essential oils used in spas are notoriously difficult to remove and holes in "young" towels and stubborn brown stains are common. This can be a thing of the past with Steve's top tips though.

2. Press Release: Hydrofinity Has The Only Washing Machine In The World With Environmentally Preferred Status

At the end of 2018, the Hydrofinity washing machine became the first commercial washer globally to be awarded Environmentally Preferable Product Certification by the international body, SCS Global Services. See what factors were considered during the life-cycle assessment in this press release.

See our Environmentally Preferable Product Certification

3. Guest Post: Why Reducing Water Consumption in the Laundry is So Important

Water consumption in a modern laundry varies from under 5 litres/kg of dry textiles to over 20 litres/kg! Most laundries can improve their consumption simply by employing best practices. Read this blog to find out the “8 Golden Rules for Reducing Water in the Laundry Room”.

4. Press Release: Hydrofinity Are Proud to Announce ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Another 2019 highlight for team Hydrofinity was being awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification. Gaining ISO 9001:2015 reinforces our relentless focus on creating industry-leading products and services, measured against global benchmarks of industry excellence. Read about our relentless focus on excellence here.

5. Guest Post: How To Plan For Your New Commercial Laundry - Part 1

An essential read for anyone thinking of setting up a commercial laundry. In this post, Steve Anderton covers everything from identifying your USP to maximising your laundry layout for efficiency. It also addresses environmental concerns and washing quality and performance. 

6. Top London Laundry Win Large Contract (Thanks To New Hydrofinity Washer)

Our customer, TDS Commercial, won a very large spa towel contract thanks to the high-quality wash from our machine. Hayley Blackwell, Operations Manager at TDS said,

“the Hydrofinity machine gives us excellent results and we can put laundry that we thought was otherwise for the rag pile back into use.”

See what else the TDS team had to say, here.

7. World Water Day 2019: How We're Tackling the Water Crisis on a Global Scale

This World Water Day post (featuring an animated GIF which we're quite proud of!) points out how much water our washing machines have saved over the past 5 years. It also outlines some of the countries where Hydrofinity is reducing water consumption.

8. Specialist Post: Why Do We Need Laundry Chemicals?

Our resident chemistry expert, Iain Coleman, explains in layman's terms what all the different laundry chemicals are and what they are used for. Ever wondered how to get grease or blood out of an item of clothing? Read on to find out what product to use...

9. Marriott Hotel See A Return On Investment In 8 Months By Bringing Laundry In-House

Sustainability Savvy Hotel, The Marriott London Heathrow, dramatically reduced their outsource costs, energy and water bills and generated long-term savings in well under one year thanks to just one Hydrofinity washing machine. Read how this hotel saw a return on investment in half the time it normally takes.  

10. Day Zero Is Looming For 21 Indian Cities

Earlier this year, we announced that our commercial washing machines would be available in India in 2020. Entering this region was partly down to the fact that India is facing a major water crisis. 21 major cities are expected to reach zero groundwater levels by next year, read more about India's day zero here...

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