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Why Summer Break is Ideal for Revamping School Laundry Facilities

July 10, 2024 / Brewer News / Education

With the end of the academic year and the once-bustling school corridors now quiet, administrators and facilities managers find themselves with a golden opportunity. The summer break is an excellent time not only for routine maintenance and repairs but also for upgrading vital infrastructure, such as laundry facilities.

Why Upgrade School Laundry Facilities?

Enhanced Efficiency and Performance

Modernising your school’s laundry equipment can greatly improve the efficiency and performance of laundry operations. Contemporary machines incorporate advanced technologies that minimise water and energy usage, reduce cycle times, and deliver superior cleaning results. This is crucial in school environments where maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness is essential.

Cost-Effective Solutions

Investing in new laundry equipment may involve an initial expense, but the long-term savings are significant. Modern machines are designed to be more energy-efficient and require less maintenance, resulting in lower utility bills and reduced repair costs over time. Upgrading during the summer also helps avoid costly disruptions that could occur if older equipment malfunctions during the school year.

Enhanced Hygiene Standards

Maintaining high standards of hygiene is crucial in educational settings. Upgrading to equipment with advanced disinfection capabilities ensures thorough cleaning and sanitization of linens, uniforms, and other fabrics. This is especially important for preventing the spread of illnesses and maintaining a healthy environment for students and staff alike.

Why Summer Offers Ideal Upgrade Opportunities

Seamless Operations

Summer provides a perfect window for upgrading school laundry facilities with minimal disruption to daily operations. With students and most staff on break, renovations and installations can proceed smoothly, ensuring the laundry facilities are fully operational before the new academic year begins.

Staff Training

Summer upgrades allow ample time for comprehensive staff training on new equipment. This preparation ensures that staff are proficient in operating the latest technology, reducing the likelihood of operational errors and optimising efficiency from day one.

Efficient Transition

Choosing summer for upgrades allows flexibility to address any unexpected challenges that may arise during installation. This proactive approach ensures a seamless transition, minimising disruptions and ensuring a reliable laundry solution when school resumes.

How Brewer and Bunney Supports School Upgrades

Tailored Consultation

We at Brewer and Bunney offer expert consultation to guide schools in selecting the optimal equipment. Our team assesses current setups and recommends  machines that best suit your operations. A popular recommendation is our Schulthess Topline and Proline ranges, renowned for efficiency, durability, and advanced features tailored to school environments.

Advanced Equipment Solutions

We supply high-quality laundry machines designed to meet school demands, ensuring superior performance and extended lifespan. Our range includes energy-efficient models with features like automatic load detection and precise water control, enhancing cleaning while reducing operational costs.

Comprehensive Service Package

Beyond equipment supply, we provide a comprehensive range of services from duct cleaning right through to maintenance. We even offer bespoke service solutions, including our all inclusive package, OneCare. Get total peace of mind with brand-new equipment, breakdown cover, maintenance & servicing and much more under one monthly payment.

Energy Efficiency Advantages

We prioritise energy efficiency in our machines, offering schools substantial savings on utility costs while reducing their environmental impact. Our equipment features advanced technologies like automatic load detection and precise water control, optimising cleaning performance and ensuring efficient resource usage. This commitment not only enhances operational effectiveness but also supports schools in achieving sustainability goals and maximising budget allocations.


Choosing to upgrade school laundry facilities during the summer provides schools with multiple advantages, including improved efficiency, cost savings, enhanced hygiene, and minimal disruption to daily operations. Brewer and Bunney are committed to supporting schools throughout this process, offering expert consultation, advanced equipment solutions, and comprehensive services like installation, maintenance, and servicing.

With our assistance, schools can seamlessly integrate advanced laundry technology tailored to their requirements, fostering a cleaner and healthier environment for students and staff alike.