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Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance

By: TRistaino, 8/28/12

The title of this post is a well known admontion we have heard since we were kids. I daresay that those who are reading this now have taken it to heart and achieved a level of professional success by its constant application in many aspects of their business. We budget, strategize, analyze every month of the year. How well do we plan to take care of our equipment?

Planned maintenance for your equipment is not a costly or time consuming endeavor. It requires constant attention to a few aspects of your operation that will pay dividends all year. Two of the main areas for Planned maintenance are cleaning and lubrication. Regardless of your type of laundry — retail or commercial– you will generate lint, lots of it. By a regular cleaning of lint screens, duct work, make up air vents and motors your dryers will dry faster and more economically. Changing oil in housings, lubricating chains and lubing grease points assures longevity of key components like bearings.

Finally, routine inspection of obvious potential trouble spots: drain valves, door gaskets, water valves will allow you to spot costly problems. Even if you do not have the ability or staff to fix these problems the fact that you are aware of them and can take corrective action with service provider will keep you from needless downtime.

Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance.

Yankee Now Accepts Payments via PayPal

By: JJones, 8/20/12

  In order to  give our customers easier options to make payments we are now accepting payments via PayPal directly from our Web Site. To visit our payment page simply follow this link: http://www.yankeeequipment.com/make-a-payment You will notice an “Amount to Pay” form on the right of the page. You may enter the amount you wish …

Labor saving equipment

By: TRistaino, 8/09/12

Next to the phrase “energy saving equipment” the phrase “labor saving equipment” is equally popular. Washers with shorter wash cycles, dryers that dry in less time, towel folding equipment are all examples of machinery that CAN reduce your labor cost. Notice the emphasis on CAN. Yes, equipment CAN reduce labor but it needs an assist …

Do you know what your business is worth?

By: TRistaino, 8/02/12

Several years ago I attended a conference conducted by Inc. magazine. One of the seminars at that conference was how to determine what your business was worth. The instructor asked how many people in the room knew what their business was worth. Two people out of the twenty-five in the room raised their hand. The …