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Hi ,i think God for this site.I''m about to start a linens services in the healthcare field,opportunity came suddenly, I see it as a door and Im going in,I have to provide my contractor 200 hundreds gowns,170 pillows cases,320 flatsheets,160 blankets on a weekly basis.which is the best washer and dryer machine outhere for what i need.and where can i get it.we need to make the right decision to start.please help.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 8 years ago.


I called an ex girlfriend that is part owner of a dry cleaners in the Napa Valley area. She said that the French laundry unit manufacturers used to be unequaled, but in the past few years have gone to being cheaply made and little, or no tech support for the equipment. She has a felllow dry cleaner owner that just re equipped their store with equipment from Taizhou Haifeng Machinery Manufacturing Co.,ltd out of Hong Kong (or whatever its called now). The equipment is good quality and the support is excellant.according to her friend.

Below are some links to the equipment that Donna says you will need at a minimum if you intend to make a go of the business. She added that the dry cleaning unit is optional at the start but you will want to get one some day.


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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
still lost a bit,don't know which one to choose for the amount of work I' ll need to produce on a weekly clothes is not the same as linens that needs to be watched at a certain temperature by osha and regulations.
Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 8 years ago.
Customer The above equipment is of the same standards as the equipment used in major hospitals. There is no problem meeting the requirements for OSHA approval.

In order to start your business you will need one of each machine except the dry cleaning machine. You need a washer, dewatering machine (spins the material at high RPMs to extract as much water as possible thus reducing dryer useage), dryer, and press (commonly called a "mangle"). These are of course the bare essentials and there will be more equipment needed but these are the big ones.