281-4 PowerPoints CH09.pptx - Chapter 9 Laundry Systems...

  • No School
  • AA 1
  • 42
  • 100% (1) 1 out of 1 people found this document helpful

This preview shows page 1 - 10 out of 42 pages.

Hospitality Facilities Management and Design Fourth Edition Chapter 9 Laundry Systems
Image of page 1
Competencies for Laundry Systems 1.Explain how hotels deal with laundry, and describe laundry transport equipment.2.Distinguish a washer-extractor from a tunnel washer.3.Describe extractors and dryers.4.Describe flatwork ironers, folders, and valet equipment.5.Explain factors in designing a laundry and selecting laundry equipment.6.Outline laundry maintenance.7.Describe emerging trends in laundry operations. Slide 1
Image of page 2
Options Hotels Have for Dealing with Laundry Rent linens from commercial linen and uniform rental companies Buy their own linens and use a commercial laundry for processing services Buy their own linens and send them to a centralized laundry (either freestanding or in a hotel) run by the hotel chain or some other group of affiliated hotels Buy their own linens and use their own on-premises laundry for processing Use a combination of these options Slide 2
Image of page 3
On-Premises Laundries for Hotels Most lodging properties in the United States operate an on-premises laundry; in contrast, lodging properties in Europe usually have their linen processed by outside contractors Some U.S. hotel chains operate regional laundry facilities Advantages to operating an on-premises laundry: More control over linen quality, service, and costs Lower linen par levels are required Linen life is extended The quality of finished linen is often higher Slide 3
Image of page 4
Laundry Equipment Laundry transport equipment Washers Extractors Dryers Flatwork finishers Valet equipment Slide 4
Image of page 5
Slide 5
Image of page 6
Carts Carts are used to transport linen to the laundry, within the laundry, and to storage areas outside the laundry There are basic carts, carts with shelves, carts with bars or hangers, and “raising platform” carts There are open carts, carts with covers, and lockable carts Other cart options include tow hitches, wheel brakes, special casters, and caster swivel locks Laundry carts come in various sizes (common sizes carry 100 to 300 pounds of linen) and various colors Carts range from heavy-duty canvas to one-piece plastic carts with drain holes for easy washing Carts should not have protrusions that can snag or tear linen Carts should move easily and be cleaned and sanitized on a regular basis It’s a good idea to designate carts as “clean linen only” and “dirty linen only” Slide 6
Image of page 7
Chutes Laundry chutes are usually located on each floor of a hotel inside the housekeeping storage area Laundry chutes are a convenient way to get guestroom linen to the laundry room Laundry chutes should be cleaned regularly to remove lint and dust Fire detection/suppression equipment in the chute should be checked periodically Laundry chutes should be kept locked to protect against pranksters or arsonists Slide 7
Image of page 8
Image of page 9
Image of page 10

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 42 pages?

  • Fall '19
  • Laundry, Washing machine, Clothes dryer, Flatwork ironers, Garment Shop

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture