Problem Solver - August 2019
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Keep Locker Rooms Clean & Dry


When you want to impress patrons with a well-outfitted facility, it's the little details that count. Well-maintained and supplied locker rooms might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but a bad locker room experience can have a dramatic impact on guests' perception of your facility. Proper care and the right amenities are the key to keeping locker rooms clean, dry and safe.

Q: Our locker rooms are often messy, with wet, slippery floors. What should we consider?

A: First of all, be sure your staff understands the need for checking in on the locker room regularly. It's better to handle problems proactively than to wait for guests to complain. Establish a schedule for daily upkeep, and have staff regularly check on toiletries. A checklist near the entrance should be updated every time an employee visits, so you can stay on top of locker room conditions, and be aware of times of the day that might be more problematic.

While there, they can refill toilet paper and paper towels, empty trash when needed, and also keep an eye out for slip hazards, messes and other problems.

To prevent slippery wet messes from occurring in the first place, give swimmers a way to dry their wet suits. A swimsuit water extractor will remove as much as 95 percent of a swimsuit's moisture in 10 seconds.

Q: What else can we do to make our locker room more pleasant for patrons?

A: You don't need to break the bank and start from scratch with a renovation. Small changes will make a big difference. Provide toiletries and hair dryers to give your locker room a more upscale feel.

Swimsuit water extractors will also help, keeping your locker room dry and tidy. When patrons leave their wet swimsuits hanging out to dry, they not only create slippery puddles and potential moisture damage, they also make for an untidy appearance. Swimsuit water extractors will prevent this problem, and patrons will be much happier if they don't have to tote a wet swimsuit with their other gear.



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800-553-3353
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