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Reasons to upgrade laundry equipment.

Commercial laundry equipment doesn’t last forever. If your equipment is getting older, you’ll notice you’ll be spending more and more on repairs. This is because old machines breaks more frequently. Expensive service calls and disruptions in service. Leaving a less than stellar impression and experience for your customers. A lot of factors come into play when making a decision like this. Here are the top 4 reasons to upgrade laundry equipment and how to do it.

-Better quality

Commercial laundry equipment is constantly getting better. Having the latest technology from newer models will absolutely improve the quality of your results.

If a steady stream of clean laundry is important for your business, upgrading your equipment will help you achieve the best wash possible.

-Reduce utility costs

It may be hard to believe but investing in brand new equipment will save you money in the end. Newer equipment comes with new technology that doesn’t require as much water and electricity as your old machines. This means your utility bills will go down.

Still, even with the long term savings, getting new equipment means an investment. You might be wondering if you can with that financial responsability right now. That is why we offer a $0 down operational lease that includes all parts and service. You can learn more about how leasing can save you money here. 

Less maintenance

Newer equipment is more reliable and requires less maintenance. If you don’t have the best possible service agreement, like the one we offer at Southeastern, maintenance will definitively bring costs up.

If your on-premise laundry equipment is breaking down frequently and your service costs are rising, it may be time to look at investing in new machines. 

Customer satisfaction

Your clients will recognize and appreciate your new equipment. They are the ones using the machines everyday, they will notice the upgrade in quality. Your current customers will be satisfied and shiny new equipment can attract new clients tired of the old machines from your competitors.

reasons to upgrade laundry equipment

According to the Coin Laundry Association, the accepted standard of useful life for commercial laundry equipment is as follows:

  • Top Load washers (12 lbs. to 14 lbs.): 5-8 years
  • Front Load washers (18 lbs. to 50 lbs.): 10-15 years
  • Dryers (30 lbs. to 60 lbs.): 10-15 years
  • Heating Systems: 10-15 years
  • Coin Changers: 10-15 years

Now you know the top reasons to upgrade laundry equipment. What are you waiting for? Contact us today to learn more about the value of trading in your laundry equipment and more about how you can affordably upgrade your on-premise laundry equipment.

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