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Laundry Management Tips

STAFFING: You will need to have sufficient staff hours available to run the laundry. Budget on 30-35 pieces per operator hour for TRAINED staff. TRAINING: It is easy to rot sheets and towels, cause irreversible greying and setting of stains all through incorrect laundering. Untrained staff can also be a major safety hazard in a…

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Pointers For Choosing a Commercial Tumble Dryer

Tumble drying A well specified tumble drier will give years of service but care is needed to maintain the drying time at the minimum possible so as to give high machine productivity and minimum energy consumption/cost. All screens clear of lint Lint screens in place and free of holes Work to be dried has first…

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Garment Pressing Advice

FREE-STEAM PRESS Clean dry clothing with good resilience to prevent glazing & seam impressions Good vacuum to cool, dry and set the fabric Good dry steam at 4 bar (60 psi) IRONING TABLE Clean dry clothing with good resilience Airblow to bed for rapid finishing of linings Good vacuum to bed Good supply of dry…

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Tips For Best Ironing Results

The best cotton and linen tablecloths are usually designed to be starched to produce a firm, high-sheen product that will enhance the appearance of the linen in the best restaurants. Paying attention to the details that follow will help produce a perfect result every time. Adequate rinses to flush wash chemicals to drain avoid yellowing.…

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What our clients say...

  • “Our machines have come from several suppliers – there is a big difference in the standards of support we receive and Armstrong gets 10 out of 10 – their service has been consistently excellent over several years and when you’re as busy as we are, that’s very important.”

    Jacqui Butler

  • “It’s important to get the right equipment for the job, too small and it won’t do it properly, too big and you are wasting money, energy and space. It is also important to deal with a company you trust to supply reliable equipment and give you the support you need. As expected, the installation went smoothly, we have never had the slightest problem and I know Armstrong will deal with it if we do.”

    Colin Farquharson, St Ermin’s Hotel

  • “Our relationship with Armstrong goes back a long way, and they continue to give us excellent service and extremely reliable equipment.”

    Suzy Brandwood, The Elms School

  • “On average the equipment is working 14 hours a day throughout the week.  The new dryers are brilliant, easy to use, efficient and reliable!”

    Wendy Clayton, Chepstow Nursing & Care Home

  • “The machines are kept very busy, work well and have been very reliable.”

    Fr Oliver, Douai Abbey

  • “That’s the thing with Armstrong, if you ask for service you get it – quickly.  We know we can rely on them which is really important as the speed and quality of the laundry is vital to the hotel.”

    James Suter, The Gliffae Country House Hotel

  • “As before I am delighted with the dryers, they are really efficient and reliable and the customers find them very easy to use.”

    Shaid Aziz, Bright Wash Launderette

  • “We’re delighted with the new dryer. We pride ourselves on a very personal level of care here, keeping up with the laundry and it all coming out looking good is an important aspect of this care and this machine has been excellent since it was installed.”

    Marilyn Collins, Oaklands Care Home