Hydrofinity Blog

Oct 9, 2020 12:18:38 PM

Guest Post: Extending Linen Life
Many launderers would like to know the secret of minimising progressive rotting of cotton fibres and the destructive hydrolysis of polyester and nylon fibres, so that they can achieve over 200 wash and use cycles for every textile classification. This is ...
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May 5, 2020 11:19:00 AM

What Are These XOrbs That Replace Water in Commercial Washing Machines ?!
You've probably heard us say thousands of times before that the Hydrofinity washing machine uses up to 80% less water than conventional designs but do you know how or why?  Let's see exactly how our washing machine is a step towards a greener future.
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Apr 2, 2020 2:30:00 PM

How to Overcome Common Commercial Washing Machine Maintenance Issues
How many of you grew up with a washing machine that would only work if you slammed the door just right, or used the exact amount of detergent, or arranged the clothes in a certain way so that the water would actually drain and not leave you with laundry ...
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Feb 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Guest Post: Handling Fire- and Flood-damaged work – an opportunity for the skilled professional launderer
Fire-damaged textiles are usually smoky-smelling and damp or wet through. The chances of successful recovery depend on how quickly they can be brought to the laundry after the incident, and how skilfully they are tackled by the professional launderer. ...
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Jan 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM

3 Ways to Improve Your Laundry in 2020
When was the last time you evaluated the customer experience at your commercial laundry or hotel? Try to take a step back and look at your business with a set of fresh eyes. Imagine you are a customer walking into your laundry room. Are there enough ...
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Nov 29, 2019 11:31:39 AM

Guest Post: What’s That Horrible Smell? Simple Tips To Remove Laundry Odours
Foul smelling work coming into the laundry is just part of the rich spectrum of visible and invisible contamination on soiled textiles from the wide variety of sources served by the launderer. It is an entirely different matter if there is a stench on ...
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Oct 10, 2019 1:41:00 PM

Guest Blog: 6 Tips To Stay Safe In The Laundry
Safety is not very sexy or exciting, but it must be addressed systematically if everyday risks to staff, customers and neighbours are to be avoided. Accidents happen and it pays to be prepared, not only to minimise the painful risks of these but also to ...
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Sep 19, 2019 9:30:00 AM

French Customer Wins Exclusive Contract To Wash Uniforms of Notre-Dame Workers
The whole world heard about the devastating fire that ripped through the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France back in April 2019. By the time it was extinguished, the building's spire and most of its roof had been destroyed and the rest of the ...
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Sep 11, 2019 12:15:00 PM

Guest Post: How To Plan For Your New Commercial Laundry - Part 2
A few weeks ago we looked at planning the basics and the washhouse. This month we shall be looking at getting the best from finishing departments, marking and classification, packing out and collection/delivery. Last but by no means least we will cover ...
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Jul 25, 2019 10:15:00 AM

Guest Post: How To Plan For Your New Commercial Laundry - Part 1
Much has happened in the last twenty years to revolutionise laundering. This has resulted in significant improvements in quality, productivity and operating cost, which have made the commercial laundry business increasingly attractive, especially for the ...
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Jul 1, 2019 11:09:00 AM

Guest Blog: How to Optimise Your Laundry Chemistry for Great Results
Introduction Much has happened in the last twenty years to revolutionise laundry chemistry – not all of it good. Alongside the major advances in wash performance, there have been restrictions on laundry effluent which have led to the banning or much ...
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May 8, 2019 11:45:00 AM

Guest Post: Tips to Minimise Water and Energy Consumption (and Save Cash)
Modern business planning now demands application of best affordable practice in machine selection and operation. Shrewd house buyers will look at the ‘Energy rating’ of a property, with one eye on low environmental impact and the other on a major running ...
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