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…

Data driven decisions on laundromat locations

by Speed Queen Team | Sep 23, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer, laundromat, laundrette

Location is one of the most important factors to consider when setting up a new laundromat. We've written an article on how to choose the best possible site, which covers how you should consider the…

Better Technology, Better Hygiene

by Speed Queen Team | Sep 13, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer, Advice

Covid-19 is continuing to have an impact globally, with more and more infectious variants being discovered, it's more important than ever to maintain proper hygiene procedures. Here at Speed Queen we've…

A high-tech solution to hygienic washing

by Speed Queen Team | Sep 10, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer, laundromat, laundrette

Speed Queen innovates washing and drying laundry in all sorts of ways. In the past, we've talked about Speed Queen innovation for Laundromats, but we've also driven innovation for on-premise laundries,…

It was raining money (and rain) in July!

by Speed Queen Team | Aug 26, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer, laundromat, laundrette

It's been wet in the west.  last month has been one for the record books, raining 28 out of the 31 days in Perth. This is the highest rainfall total for Perth since 1900, and the second wettest July ever…

Washing what matters

by Speed Queen Team | Aug 23, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer, laundromat

Every year January 14th rolls around, and international 'dress-up your pet' day begins. Some may pretend to hate it, but just like Dads pretend to not want a pet in the first place, we all secretly think…

The True Cost of Laundromats

by Speed Queen Team | Jul 27, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer, laundromat

As many of you have probably noticed, we recently revealed a real-life P&L of a laundromat right here in Australia.  The P&L has heaps of useful information about costs (which we highly recommend you…

Tax write-offs and you!

by Speed Queen Team | Jun 16, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer, Advice

The Australian government made changes to tax write-offs and temporary full expensing.  For laundry equipment purchased before December 31 - make sure you make the most of the changes.  For equipment…

Machines that Fly

by Speed Queen Team | Jun 16, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer, Advice

Speed Queen machines are so popular, they've been flying out the door!  

Going to Prison, Again

by Speed Queen Team | Jun 10, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer

As mentioned in one of our most recent articles, Speed Queen supplies large prisons with commercial washers and dryers.  It is no surprise we were chosen to handle the high volumes required by another…

That Time We Went To Prison

by Speed Queen Team | Apr 22, 2021 | on Washer, Dryer

Speed Queen machines are well known for their durability and reliability so it was no surprise we were chosen to handle the high volumes required by an Australian Prison.