Written by Rowan

Do I need a professional washing machine or dryer?

If you have a small company or institution, you should opt for a professional washing machine or dryer. A professional appliance lasts longer and cleans and dries laundry at high temperatures. If you work in the catering sector, a care home, or at the hairdresser's, consider purchasing an industrial washing machine or dryer.

Professional washing machine

Professional washing machine

A professional washing machine lasts up to 3 times longer than a household washing machine. A household appliance has an average lifespan of 5000 washing cycles, while an industrial machine lasts at least 15,000 washing cycles. Use this to to 3 to 4 loads of laundry and wash up to 50% faster. On top of that, a professional washing machine has special cycles to clean very dirty laundry at a high temperature.

Professional dryer

Professional dryer

Just like a professional washing machine, a professional dryer lasts up to 3 times longer than a household appliance. An industrial dryer is suitable for 3 to 4 drying cycles per day. With a consumer dryer, you can only dry 3 to 4 times per week. Want to dry towels, bedding, or company clothes? Opt for a professional dryer.


When buying a professional washing machine or dryer, you can choose from various brands. There are industrial washing machines from Schulthess, Whirlpool, Miele Professional, and Electrolux MyPRO.


Trommel professionele wasmachine

If you use a household washing machine or dryer for commercial purposes in your company, your 2-year warranty will be voided. You will have a 2-year warranty with a professional washing machine or dryer. That's why you should always choose an industrial appliance if you do multiple loads of laundry a day.

Coin-based operating system

Wasmachines met muntsysteem

Do you want users to pay per washing or drying cycle? If so, it's useful to buy an appliance that can be coin-operated. Electrolux myPRO has washing machines and dryers that can be coin-operated. This can come in handy when you're running a campsite and want to charge visitors per cycle.

Article by:
Rowan Washing Machine and Dryer Expert.

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