Linen Chute Maintenance

linen chutes - The most efficient method of controlling the movement of soiled linen in mid or high rise buildings. Application Fitted internally or externally in hotels, hospitals, nursing homes and private dwellings. Material Specification Although not included in any British standard, Hardall linen chutes are manufactured to the same high quality as Hardall refuse chutes normally from stainless steel and with a material thickness of 1.5mm. (other material and thicknesses available). Hardall linen chute doors are side hinged, self closing have a certified 2 hour fire rating and can also be smoke sealed. Sizes Normally supplied in circular section with internal diameters of ranging from 450mm to 800mm. Where possible Hardall always recommend the optimum size chute of 600mm diameter. In addition however Hardall offer a complete bespoke design service to provide chutes 'fit for purpose' in many shapes and sizes. Finish To meet the high standards expected most hotels and hospitals, hardall linen chute doors are manufactured entirely from high grade stainless steel. The door face has a grained satin finish with matching stainless steel surround. Design Each chute is specifically designed using the latest CAD technology to meet customer requirements and to suit the building layout. Generally a typical chute will comprise of two or three sections per floor connected by angle rings or a telescopic joint. An entry section holds the linen chute door and the chute is supported at each floor level using a special clamp band support frame. Health & Safety Hardall chutes are designed to be safe to operate. Linen chute doors are finished with rounded edges and a hydraulic closer mechanism safely controls the speed of the door when closing. An automatic 1 or 2hr fire door located underside of the first floor of the chute is where possible always installed above head height but easily accessible for re-arming. Any electrical equipment complies with the latest IEE standards and is installed and tested by qualified engineers. Hardall provide comprehensive and job specific method statement & risk assessment documentation at the start of each project and operator manuals at time of hand-over to comply with latest CDM regulations. Accessories The inclusion of electrical interlocks and additional fire control equipment within the overall design can aid in meeting the needs of most client specifications. Installation & Construction Division Hardall provide a complete installation service. Chute Maintenance Generally a basic chute should be maintenance free, however where electrical door interlocks are included, then Hardall will always recommend a preventative maintenance contract. Image map Click on a hot spot for annotated view or use the links to access the component product page. To know is, what is linen chute in housekeeping? Linen chute is the most efficient method of quick and economically disposing of soiled linen in multi storied HOTEL and HOSPITALS. Linen chute allows fast and easy collection of soiled linen from all floors into laundry room. Its saves cost of using lifts and also saves time of housekeeping staff. One may also ask, how do you install a laundry chute? How to Install a Laundry Chute Step 1: Find a suitable wall without obstructions. Photo 1: Open the wall. Open the wall for the chute by carefully removing the baseboard then using a utility knife to cut out a chunk of drywall 42 in. Step 2: Install the metal duct. Photo 2: Assemble and insert the duct. Also question is, what is a laundry chute? laundry chute (plural laundry chutes) A vertical shaft in a building down which dirty clothes and linens can be dropped, to land in a laundry area on a lower floor. What are the cleaning equipment in housekeeping? List of Basic Cleaning Supplies Sponges and scourers. Yellow dusters/microfibre cloths. Glass polishing cloths. Cleaning brushes. A mop and bucket. A dustpan and brush. Protective gloves. A plastic caddy to carry the essentials.