Tips and Tricks

Why Do You Need Shop Towels

Shop towels are a clean and absorbent product that has many applications: Wiping heavy grease in manufacturing. Wiping inks with solvents in printing operations. Cleaning up food processing. Light dusting in offices. Where to Use Shop Towels: Shop towels can be used wherever machinery, furniture and equipment has to be wiped down. Shop towels also can be used to wipe hands. Rental Shop Towels Reduce Waste: Rising concerns over hazardous waste and the availability of...

About Wet Mops

Wet Mops Wet mops are used for many types of cleaning procedures on any type of hard flooring. A loop-end, rental mop is superior to a cut-end style and will absorb five to six times its own weight. Purchased, cut-end mops are not treated with an anti-microbial formula, and will present a serious odor and discoloration problem. Long-End vs. Cut-End Wet Mops Rental loop-end wet mops are made of a blend of yarns, providing the right mix for product life and absorption. On the other hand,...

Benefits of Rental Dust Mops

While a rental floor mat is the best way to prevent dust from coming inside a building, some dust does make it inside and mixes with dust created from internal sources. Specially-treated dust mops catch dust in one operation, and are designed to collect and hold dust from walls, non-carpeted floors, and other sources. Some of the benefits to customers are: Improved safety Improved appearance Reduced labor time and cost Protection of equipment from dust damage Reduced air...

Top Seven Reasons to Use Linen Rental Service

Convenience: Textile rental service companies deliver fresh, hygienically clean linen rental items on a regular schedule that customers can rely on (e.g., bed linen, towels, gowns, etc.). Quality: Textile experts specify the best fabrics and construction for each application — textiles that will perform well with repeated use. Textile rental plants launder the merchandise to the highest standards to maintain softness, comfort, absorbance and barrier protection. Appearance: Quality...

Top Ten Costs of an OPL

Some or all of these costs may be saved by outsourcing laundry services: Laundry Production Payroll: Payroll costs for wages paid to hourly employees who handle linen, including laundry production, soiled sort, washroom, flatwork, ironing, tumble dry operation, etc. Management Payroll: Employees who handle linen inspection; linen control; janitorial services; machinery repairs and maintenance; and internal linen distribution. Employee Benefits: Includes payment of social security,...

Design Tips for Logo Mats

A custom logo mat creates an instant and lasting impression with your clients. The appearance of the final product depends on the initial graphic design. In general, the more simple and less cluttered the design, the more quickly and powerfully your mats will communicate. Designs are centered in the mat and sized proportionately. Unless special positioning is requested, our Art Department will use discretion in sizing and spacing. Please specify if your mat is to be vertical...

Winterizing Your Premises

During the winter season, snow, ice and freezing rain can make your office premises hazardous for your customers. Below are some tips to help you prevent slip & fall incidents: Inspect the interior of your premises on a regular basis for unsafe conditions that could lead to a slip & fall loss. Maintain a daily log of when the inspection was done, what conditions were noted and what corrective action was taken. During periods of inclement weather, all entrances should have...

Reduce Mat Wear

There are several factors that impact durability and longevity of your mat life. Quality: heavier gauge rubber is more durable and will keep your mats looking new longer. Frequent service and cleaning: dirt and use wear on your fibres. Frequent cleaning helps to remove dirt and remove matting in the pile. Mat rotation: rotate your mats between low and high traffic areas. When we come in to service your mats we remove the dirty ones and replace them with clean mats. Matching...

How To Clean Your Mats

100 grams (1/4 pound) per day per 1000 people can be tracked into a commercial building during dry weather conditions.  Twelve times as much dirt is tracked in during wet weather conditions based on field tests conducted by BST Laboratory over an 11-month period. 70-80% of the dust, dirt and grime in public buildings is tracked in from the outside and spread throughout the floors.  (International Sanitary Supply Association). Vacuuming removes the dirt that sits on top of a mat.  However,...