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Average Percent of Rewash In A Commercial Laundry

Question: What is the average percent of rewash in a commercial laundry?

Answer: A commercial laundry in defined as a business that washes textiles for a profit. That being said; the mix of textile categories can make a difference in the overall stain rewash percentage of the laundry.  If you were to break down certain classifications/industries you should be able to determine what the average should be for a commercial laundry.  In general the following are good average numbers:

Hospital Healthcare    2-4%
Nursing Homecare     3-4%
Hotel/Motel              1-3%
Food & Beverage       4-7%
Industrial Garments    3-5%
Matting                    0%
Personal Clothing       >1%

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Charged For A Fire That Killed 2 Firefighters

CHICAGO, Ill. — The owner of an abandoned laundry in which two firefighters died during a fatal fire was charged with criminal contempt because it was alleged that he ignored a court order to secure the laundry building and repair the roof which collapsed during the fire. In addition to the death of two firefighters, 15 other firefighters were injured when the roof collapsed.