Speed Queen Team

Recent Posts

The four variables of successful washing

by Speed Queen Team | Jul 31, 2022 | on Washer, Advice

Laundry companies like ourselves have spent decades refining our equipment to be as easy to use as possible, but this can sometimes make a successful wash look far simpler than it actually is. There are…

Upcoming: The Clean Show

by Speed Queen Team | Jul 28, 2022 | on Community, Company

Ever wanted to find out about the latest and greatest innovations in the commercial laundry industry? This year's 'The Clean Show' will bring you just that! Due to the recent pandemic, this year's event…

Money laundering, literally!

by Speed Queen Team | Jul 27, 2022 | on Community, laundromat

When you've spent as many years in the laundry industry as we have, you're bound to have seen some odd things thrown in machines. From stress testing with garden tools to a literal oven, we've seen it…

What should I consider before upgrading a machine?

by Speed Queen Team | Jul 19, 2022 | on Advice

When a washer or dryer nears the end of it's life there are three good reasons to purchase a new machine.  1) The obvious... rather than increasing repair costs, you benefit from a manufacturers warranty…

Silly ways to kill your Speed Queen

by Speed Queen Team | Jun 30, 2022 | on Washer, maintenance, Dryer, Advice

Our machines are some of the toughest out there, and they can handle almost anything you throw in them. Almost. For example, horse blanket buckles won't do dryers any good at all...   Unfortunately, our…

Why are my towels taking so long to dry?

by Speed Queen Team | Jun 22, 2022 | on Dryer, Advice

Why are my towels taking so long to dry? This is one of those questions almost everyone doing laundry has asked themselves at some point. Whether you're working in hospitality, healthcare, education, or…

How do I invest in a laundromat

by Speed Queen Team | Jun 14, 2022 | on Advice, laundromat

We often talk about the benefits of investing in a Laundromat. These range from fantastic potential profits to the ease with which one can be set up and run from virtually any location. A laundromat can…

What's the difference between hard and soft mount commercial washers?

by Speed Queen Team | May 11, 2022 | on Washer, maintenance, Advice

Here at Speed Queen, we pride ourselves on having the best solutions to commercial laundry problems. We have a lot of options, which is great when you have an expert to help, but can be overwhelming if…

How is your laundry system designed?

by Speed Queen Team | Apr 26, 2022 | on Advice, laundromat

When thinking about commercial laundry, its easy for people to focus on what they see as the 'big issues.' For a laundromat, this may mean the site location, but more generally it includes the types of…

International Laundry Day!!!

by Speed Queen Team | Apr 7, 2022 | on Life, Community, Company

A big day is coming up on the 15th of April. International laundry day! Thanks to innovations in laundry cleaning technology, cleaning linen and garments is no longer the painful and time-consuming slog…

Better be safe than sorry! Preventing spontaneous combustion.

by Speed Queen Team | Mar 29, 2022 | on Washer, maintenance, Dryer, Advice

You've probably never heard of spontaneous combustion in dryers.  Good.  It's rare - but does happen.  Speed Queen dryers are built to last and designed to minimise the risk of fire, but there are 3…

Out with the old, in with the old.

by Speed Queen Team | Mar 24, 2022 | on Washer, Dryer, Advice

On Tuesday 1 March 2022, Speed Queen Equipment Sales (SQES) was purchased by the father and son team of Ross and Duncan Gardiner.  SQES was established by the Cameron family in 1962 and was not only one…

5 Laundry myths debunked

by Speed Queen Team | Feb 9, 2022 | on Washer, Dryer, Advice

Here at Speed Queen, our laundry experts have heard all kinds of laundry 'tips'. They range from advice to get difficult stains out, how to get cleaner laundry, or ways to reduce costs during each cycle.…

5 Quick tips to maximise the life of commercial laundry machines

by Speed Queen Team | Feb 1, 2022 | on Washer, maintenance, Dryer, Advice

Our machines are the toughest commercial laundry equipment because they are built to last. This might sound like marketing fluff, but Speed Queen products have demonstrated their extraordinary lifespan…

How many cricket balls fit in a 91kg dryer?

by Speed Queen Team | Dec 23, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer, Advice

So many options... Our product range can be dizzying at first, because it offers a wide range of solutions to meet almost any requirement. Machines cn vary in size, control type, efficiency, and even…