A question our team are often asked is what is the difference between hard-mount and soft-mount washers and which is better? It’s a good question because on the outside they appear to be the same. Inside the machine however, they are engineered quite differently. The hard-mount, also known as a rigid-mount, is the original “industrial”…

While it may cost more upfront to invest in a brand-new machine, there are other hidden costs of keeping an old machine that can actually make it the more expensive option. As with any robust machine, commercial laundry equipment will require repairs from time to time. However, there will come a time when the repairs…

Scone Steam Laundry has been supplying quality bulk laundry services to the Scone region since Wayne’s Dad first opened the business in 1945. Wayne inherited the laundry from his father some time ago and although the original 75-year-old machinery actually still work, Wayne prefers to use the newer 1966 Milnor Horscroft Pocket Washer Extractor. As…

When researching there is lots of information to absorb. A number to watch out for is G-force. Why the significance? What does it mean? And how does it impact your laundry? So what is G-Force? G is a unit for measuring forces, comparing them to the force of gravity. Here on earth gravity = 1G,…

Every commercial washing machine on the market is different, and so are the needs of every laundry.  No matter your industry, selecting the right commercial washing machine for your laundry is an important decision that will help or hinder future productivity and performance. The aim is to select laundry equipment that will deliver the best…

Whether you realise it or not, the health of your laundry is incredibly important. You can achieve a much more efficient operation, with a great result, just by ensuring that your laundry is in a healthy state. The laundry is the central cleaning hub for any hotel or healthcare facility, so it’s important to ensure…

Nearly all of the modern laundry equipment available today have computerised controls. The amazing thing about this, is wash cycles can be customised to suit every type of wash load. Typically, your chemical supplier will customise the wash cycles to match their chemicals and the type of fabrics being washed. But, how can you be…

It’s no secret that saving money on utility costs is a priority for most laundry operators. Especially when you consider that operating a typical on-premise laundry consumes more than one-third of all the water, electricity and gas consumption of the premises. Also, the need to have clean, disinfected linens is paramount to the health of…

Over time, regular use of your washing machine can result in the growth of bacteria that causes nasty odours. The only way to prevent and treat the build-up of bacteria inside your washing machine is to periodically clean it. Following is a simple method to keep your washing machine clean and smelling fresh: You will…

A reliable laundry service is essential to many businesses, from hotels and restaurants to aged care providers. In such businesses, if a washing machine breaks down, the linen supply soon begins to run short, ultimately compromising your ability to provide exceptional service to your customers. While most commercial washing machines will last 10 years or…