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5 Steps to finding the right automated laundry system solution

When you are in the market for a new laundry system for your home there are a few steps you need to take to ensure that you find the best possible vendor:

  • First, you need to assess your budget and needs to determine what type of system would work best for you. 
  • Second, you need to research different vendors and compare their products. 
  • Third, you need to do site measures and get quotes from each vendor. 
  • Fourth, you need to evaluate the quotes and choose the best one. 
  • Fifth, you need to negotiate with the vendor and sign a contract.

Before we begin, lets first understand what is an automated laundry system.

What is automated laundry system

An Automated laundry system (a.k.a Smart laundry system) is an all-in-one integrated laundry rack that lets you dry your laundry inside your home. Utilising in-built heaters, fans, UV rays and ionisers such laundry systems aim to dry your laundry quicker than conventional racks and will provide additional functionality to disinfect and remove odours.

These systems are becoming increasingly popular in residential settings. There are many benefits to using an automated laundry system, including saving time and lower electrical bills.

When choosing an automated laundry system, it is important to consider the different types of machines available. There are various types of automated laundry systems at different price points ranging from S$350 to S$1500. It is also important to consider the machine’s capacity and features that are available. Some machines come with Dustmite repeller functionality, for example.

It is also important to consider the vendor when choosing an automated laundry system. There are many vendors that sell these systems, so it is important to do some research to find one that is reputable and has a good track record. It is also important to make sure that the vendor offers good customer service and support.

Vendors in the market today

While there are many automated laundry system vendors in the market today, we see them generally falling into these 3 categories:

  1. Local vendors selling generic OEM (e.g. China) automated laundry system
Generic OEM Automated Laundry System
  • Local distributor selling overseas branded automated laundry system 
  • Local vendors selling their own branded automated laundry system

It can be difficult to choose which is the right one for your needs. However, there are some steps you can take to find the right vendor for you.

Selecting the right automated laundry system vendor

By following these steps, you can be sure to find the right automated laundry system vendor for your needs.

First, you need to decide what features you want in an automated laundry system. Start by looking at your home and ask yourself what is the problem that you want to solve and which feature is a must to address that. 

Take an example of a home that do not have direct sunlight and laundry will take a long time to dry. It is then important to find a system that features in-built heaters, fans and UV rays will help your laundry dry faster.

Once you know what you want, you can start looking at different vendors. Make sure to read online reviews of each vendor before making a decision.

Next, you need to compare price quotes from different vendors. Be sure to get quotes for purchase price, installation cost and extended warranty (if any). Installation and warranty are the most important factors when choosing an automated laundry system.

Finally, you need to make sure that the vendor you choose offers good customer support. This is important in case you have any problems with your system after it is installed.

If you’re looking for more tips on selecting and understanding laundry racks, hop to our Laundry Rack Buyer Guide or our Blog for more consideration points, and our curated list of Laundry Rack vendors with known reviews to start!

 

Last Updated Jul 23, 2022