The cleaning centre is the most important space on the whole property! Small details make it work great, but just as well little mistakes can make the space very inconvenient. An amazing property needs quality maintenance facilities. Here are some tips to support your facility design:

  • if possible, separate clean and dirty sides from each other
  • a sufficient area in relation to the property to be maintained
  • gradient falls in wet area floors – flat surfaces under machines
  • plumbing should be designed in such a way that there are no surface pipes to the sewers
  • a large enough grid for the sand separation well – minimum 100 x 150
  • easily cleanable floors, walls and counter-tops
  • a maintenance point for gloves – washing, drying and disinfecting hands
  • proper machining – the arrangement also matters
  • tumble-dryers with heat pump technology
  • no fixed cabinets for normal conditions, but durable open shelves – try to use wall surfaces
  • charging points for battery operated machines
  • enough mounted racks in the right places
  • enough transparent storage boxes with lids for cleaning textiles and accessories.
  • a central vacuum system enables dust-free cleaning of the space – also for machine maintenance
  • sufficient ventilation
  • no open sewers
  • sufficient three-phase sockets/safety switches for machines (at least 4)
  • no wall-mounted electric heaters
  • a water access point + a retractable hose for equipment and machinery cleaning
  • a rack for personal protective equipment (face masks)
  • automatic dosing systems for washing machines – wall mounting
  • front-draining lint basins for washing machines – only mop machines for the cleaning centre
  • space under the shelves for machines and cleaning trolleys
  • vacuum cleaners and other small machines preferably off the floor – makes the floor easy to clean
  • drying shelves for hand-washable products

A Standard cleaning centre – machining

  • 1 mop pre-cleaning machine
  • at least 2 mop machines
  • 1-2 dryers depending on the size – textiles must also be dried sorted.

The Cleaning center is not a paper storage

  • There must be a separate room for storing hand towels and toilet paper in the vicinity of the cleaning centre.
  • Other cleaning premises on the property can serve as replenishment points.

Handling cleaning textiles


  • Preferably closed, plastic, wheeled cleaning laundry trolleys and adequate space / storage space for these.
  • Transparent plastic boxes with lids for storing cleaning textiles and enough shelf space for these.