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Are you still interested ?

By: TRistaino, 7/16/12

A new restaurant opens in your town. The interior is modern and fresh. Lighting, flooring, linen, glassware all fresh and clean and modern. The wait staff is friendly and enthusiastic. The menu is exciting. You try it out and have a great dining experience. Now fast forward 15 years to the same location. The interior …

Is your team complete?

By: TRistaino, 6/28/12

Running a business of any size is a challenging exercise. Whether you run an unattended laundromat with no employees or a commercial laundry with 500 employees  you need a team of advisors to help you maximize the potential of your business.In addition to the obvious team members: supply and equipment sales consultants, service technicians for …

Hitting Par in an On Premise Laundry

By: TRistaino, 6/06/12

The elusive goal of every golfer is to hit par for a round of golf. “Hitting par” of course means that you went around the course in the the exact number of strokes listed on your scorecard. Any weekend golfer would happy to leave the course at the end of the day having “hit par.” Par …

Genuine Speedqueen Parts

By: TRistaino, 5/29/12

Yankee sells genuine Speedqueen parts for your washers and dryers. What does that mean and why does that matter? “Genuine Speedqueen parts”  means that the replacement parts you purchase are guaranteed to be the correct part for your machine. They are the parts designed and authorized to be used in your specific machine. They are …

MADE IN AMERICA

By: TRistaino, 5/22/12

Yankee represents products from many different manufacturers around the country like Pellerin Milnor, Speedqueen, Huebsch, American Dryer Corp, Chicago Dryer, Hamilton Engineering, Standard Changemakers, Natco, ESD, Rowe, CCI, Cleaver Brooks, American Changer, Columbia Boiler, Speedcheck, Unipress, R&B wire, Steele Canvas Basket. Despite the different industries these companies serve and the different states in which they …

Time to Raise Revenue –Persist!!

By: TRistaino, 5/11/12

Over the past four years much attention and effort has been placed on cutting all sorts of costs in all segments of our industry. Labor, utilities, rents, mortgages,capex have all been under the microscope since the Autumn of 2008. The carving knife has been applied to all  of these costs. What have we done for …

Gearing Up For Your Peak Season

By: JJones, 5/01/12

Murhpy’s Law tells us, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong”. However, we do not have to accept this as an ultimate consequence. There are steps we can all take to prevent the worst from happening at the worst possible time. You depend on your laundry equipment to be operating effectively all season long. …

No Cost Utility Savings for Hotel and Nursing Home Laundries

By: TRistaino, 4/30/12

Utility costs have long been a concern for laundry operators in commercial laundries of all types. In addition to labor and linen replacement, utility costs round out the major cost centers that need close management. Before trying to manage utility costs with the purchase and /or lease of energy saving equipment try some of these …