Front Load Washers – Safety Tips

Commercial Washer in Greenville, SCThe door opens, laundry goes in, soap is added, buttons pushed and the cycle begins. For many of us, the act of loading our washing machine and unloading don't give us much pause. However, accidents occur around washing machines every day. A few safety tips from the laundry pros at T & L Laundry Equipment can keep you, your customers, and your equipment safe.

One of the biggest dangers when it comes to your front load washing machine is damaged hoses. These hoses are only rated to last about five years. Signs of stress cracks or bulging on the hoses can mean that a floor full of water or a slow leak is on the way. Choose better quality hoses that are rated for commercial use to help keep leaks at a minimum.

Check the seals around the doors of these machines often for debris and product buildup as this can cause damage to the door and break the seal around the door. A door that isn't fitting into the seal properly may not be making the connection with the safety mechanism that prevents it from opening midcycle. This can pose a dangerous hazard to customers and staff.

T & L proudly offers a planned maintenance service which helps laundromat and commercial laundry owners plan for their repair expenses. Keep your machines running efficiently and reliably with our maintenance plans. Ask your T & L representative for details. If you need a new vended dryer or commercial washer in Greenville, SC, ask about that too. We can save you money.

Customers overloading the machines can also cause the door mechanisms to become damaged and fail. Ask your customers to move to the next machine size up if you see them jamming their clothing into the machine.

Keeping a close watch on your youngest customers around the front load washers is imperative. Many children are curious about these big shiny machines and will be tempted to crawl inside to play hide and seek or get a better look. Remind parents to keep an eye on their kids around the machines and always check that machines that are not in use have their doors open. Each year hundreds of children get stuck inside washing machines and are injured. Make sure your laundromat has a play area, coloring sheets, or an arcade to keep the youngest clientele entertained.

Affordable Vended Dryer, Commercial Washer in Greenville, SC - Only At T & L

T & L has been in operation for 40 years. During that time, we've worked hard to offer the best machines for the best prices. We believe in our products and are excited to share them with you. The benefits you’ll gain from trusting our washers and dryers are incomparable. Our products offer the following advantages:

  • Easy to install and use
  • Saves washing and drying time
  • Saves money
  • Saves energy
  • Easy to clean
  • Comes in a variety of sizes and capacities

If you’re ready to talk with T & L about purchasing washers or dryers, contact us. We are here to help you with all your Speed Queen Laundry equipment needs. Don’t hesitate to call with any questions or concerns you might have about our products. We hope to work with you soon, to help you start saving time, money and energy with the best equipment on the market! When you're searching for an affordable commercial washer in Greenville, SC or vended dryers call T & L.

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