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Automatic Hand Dryers

For some venues, the speed of the dryer is a valuable benefit. Large venues and big washrooms with high footfall often need fast automatic hand dryers to keep the washroom flowing and queues to a minimum. Our range of products allows for automatic quick drying speed for busy venues and businesses and compliments our full range of hand dryers that we sell.

Covering a number of styles, colours and brands you know and trust, our range of fast drying hand dryers will have something for everybody leading brands such as Warner Howard, PHS, World Dryer, Mitsubishi, Xlerator, Dyson, Mediclinics and more. 

If you are considering installing automatic hand dryers in your business or venue, there are a few things you should keep in mind. You need to choose the right type of hand dryer for your needs. There are a variety of automatic hand dryers available on the market, so it is important to select one that is the right size and power for your restroom.

Automatic hand dryers are a popular alternative to paper towels in public toilets, offices, schools, hospitality venues, stadiums and arena and such like. They offer a number of benefits, including: 

Environmentally friendly

Automatic hand dryers use less energy than making paper towels, which can help to reduce waste and protect the environment.

Cost-effective 

Automatic hand dryers can save businesses money on paper towel costs. 

Hygienic 

Automatic hand dryers do not require touching any surfaces, which can help to prevent the spread of germs.

Fast

Automatic hand dryers can dry hands quickly, which is important in high-traffic areas. 

Durable

Automatic hand dryers are built to last, which means that they can save businesses money in the long run. 

Safety

Large amounts of paper towels isn't ideal, especially in public spaces where discarded cigarettes could accidently light the discarded towels.

In addition to these benefits, automatic hand dryers can also improve the overall appearance of a public restroom. They can make restrooms look more modern and sanitary.

Automatic hand dryers are a great way to save money, reduce waste, and improve the cleanliness of your restrooms. If you are looking for a more environmentally friendly and cost-effective way to dry hands, then automatic hand dryers are the perfect solution.

 

What Are The Pros and Cons of Automatic Hand Dryers?

Pros of Automatic Hand Dryers

Automatic hand dryers offer several advantages and disadvantages that can influence their use in various settings.

1. Cost Savings: Automatic hand dryers can help save money by eliminating the need to purchase paper towels for restrooms. They also require less maintenance than paper towel dispensers, which can lead to further cost savings.

2. Environmentally Friendly: Hand dryers are more environmentally friendly than paper towels. They eliminate waste and do not require trees to be cut down for their production. Additionally, hand dryers do not produce CO2 emissions while in use, unlike the production, transportation, and disposal of paper towels. We also sell a range of eco-friendly hand dryers that are designed with energy efficiency in mind.

3. Hygiene: Automatic hand dryers are considered more hygienic than paper towels. They are touch-free and activated by motion sensors, reducing the risk of contamination from touching surfaces. They also eliminate the problem of used paper towels sitting in bins, which can collect germs and bacteria.

4. Efficiency: High-speed hand dryers can dry hands quickly, reducing waiting times in restrooms. This can be particularly beneficial in high-traffic areas.

 

Cons of Automatic Hand Dryers

1. Potential for Germ Spread: Some small studies suggest that hand dryers may spread bacteria by blowing pathogens back onto hands after washing. They could potentially transfer germs to surfaces and clothing, which could increase the risk of disease cross contamination.

2. Noise: Some hand dryers operate at a volume that could be harmful to children's ears, which is a concern in settings where children are present. If this a concern, see our range of quiet hand dryers.

3. Initial Cost: The upfront cost of purchasing and installing hand dryers can be higher than that of paper towel dispensers. However, the long-term savings can offset this initial investment.

The decision to use automatic hand dryers should be based on a variety of factors, including cost, environmental impact, hygiene considerations, and the specific needs of the facility. It's important to weigh the pros and cons to make an informed decision.

If you're not sure where to start, we have a huge selection of hand dryers in a range of finishes to suit any washroom style and decor. If you would still like some help, you can call our customer support team, who can guide you further.

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