Hotel Operations Management, 2nd ed.©2007 Pearson Education
Hayes/NinemeierPearson Prentice Hall
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Drying is simply a process of moving hot air (140–145 degrees F) through fabrics to vaporize and remove moisture.
Fabrics that are dried must go through a cool-down period in the dryer before they are removed from it.
Space required for finishing laundry must be adequate.
Many fabrics must “rest” after washing and drying.
24-hour rest time needed for cleaned laundry.
Housekeeping department should maintain laundry par levels of three times normal use.
Storage areas containing these items should be locked.
Operating an effective on-premise laundry (OPL) (cont.):