The Importance of Accessible and Safe Baby Changing Stations in Public Washrooms

Parents with young children know too well the challenges of finding a safe and accessible place to change their baby’s nappy while out in public. This is why the availability of baby changing stations in public washrooms is so important. In this blog post, we’ll explore the reasons why every public washroom should have a safe and accessible baby changing station. Health and Safety Providing a safe and accessible place to change a baby is not just a matter of convenience, it’s a matter of health and safety. A baby... Read More


Sickie Day, 6th February: How Employers Can Reduce Sickness-Related Absenteeism

Since 2011, the first Monday of every February has been known as Sickie Day  – down to the fact that, statistically, this is the day when most people are likely to call in sick in the UK. With gloomy weather, post-holiday blues, and seasonal illnesses in the mix, it’s hardly surprising – yet, prior to the pandemic, sickness-related absences were costing UK businesses £77.5 billion per year.  Employers might not be able to do anything about the weather and time of year, but seasonal illness is one area where they... Read More


Why Electrical Wholesalers Love Working With Us

Right now, there’s a surging demand for electric hand dryers. This is due to a combination of post-pandemic building work picking up again after two years of stop-start projects, and exploding energy bills for organisations. Put simply, the cost of paper towels is going through the roof, due to the high levels of energy and resources required to produce them, and businesses are feeling the bite. For example, an office with 50 people will now find its annual expenditure on paper towels has risen from £1,150 to an average of... Read More

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Review 2022 – Dryflow® Viska Hand Dryer

Viska is Swedish for whisper, so as you might expect the Dryflow® Viska has been designed and is marketed as the ‘World’s Quietest Hand Dryer’. What’s the point of having a quiet hand dryer if it doesn’t work fast enough?  We have reviewed all brands and types, to find out which one will suit your needs best. From £399.00 + VAT Viska Value At £399 + VAT the Dryflow® Viska is at the upper end of the mid-price bracket. Given that is has a 10-year warranty on parts and labour... Read More


What we know about facility managers (and how we work with them).

We’ve been working closely with facility managers since the day we launched back in 2012, and one thing has always been clear – when it comes to hand dryers and washroom accessories, the people responsible for keeping a building running like a well-oiled machine want products for life, with free repairs, lifetime guarantees, reliability, and durability. We also know that quick turnarounds are a top priority when it comes to delivery, free repairs, spares and replacements. However, in recent years, we’ve also seen sustainability and energy efficiency move further up... Read More

Cold Air vs Hot Air Hand Dryers – Which is better?

We have already ascertained in other blogs that hand dryers are equally as hygienic as paper towels and offer considerable environmental, cost and maintenance benefits over other drying methods. But are there differences in how hand dryers dry? We ask whether cold air or hot air drying is the best. What is a Hot Hand Dryer? When most people think of a hot air hand dryer, they think of a traditional slow airflow motor (0.15kw to 0.4kw) with high heat (1 to 2kw). Conjuring images similar to this dryer. Traditional... Read More


Award-winning nightclub chooses Intelligent Hand Dryers for their toilet refurbishment.

We have decided to start featuring some of our wonderful customers in our blog. This week we feature the multi-award-winning Night Owl Club and Restaurant in Digbeth, Birmingham and now Finsbury Park, London. We supplied both Night Owl locations with Jetforce PRO Hand Dryers and Alcohol Gel Dispensers. Arith Liyanage, the Director and Founder explains the ethos of his Nightclubs and why he chose Intelligent Hand Dryers. ‘We are dedicated to providing a great experience to everyone who walks through our doors, from the friendly welcome our team give to... Read More