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What is housekeeping maid cart?
Housekeeping maid cart is a trolley which is used to stock all necessary guest supplies in accordance with the allocated numbers of rooms that are required by housekeeping department in effectively performing hotel operations.
The maid cart is usually positioned in the linen room where other housekeeping supplies are also stored. These carts are available in both metal maid cart and wood maid cart.
What are the Key Features of Maid cart
The key features of Maid cart which make it a very effective housekeeping tool are as follows:
1.Carry large amount of supplies and equipment.
2. Provide assurance for availability of all guest supplies together.
3. Carry cleaning equipment by removing and carrying of cleaning materials, soiled linen and garbage.
How to choose a good quality of housekeeping maid cart
An ideal maid cart must fulfill the following requirements:
Requirement #1:There must be expansive space in the cart that it able to carry all those supplies which are required by a room attendant in a particular workday.
Requirement #2:The cart should be easily movable by the maid as it contains large amount of supplies.
Requirement #3: To make it easily movable a perfect cart would have fixed wheels at one end and castor-wheels at the other.
How to pack the housekeeping maid cart?
First:Placed the heaviest items in the third shelve and the lightest items in the first shelve,
Usually, we will pack it in this way: twin & king bedsheet in the third shelve, bath towel, bath robe & yukata in the middle shelve,
Face towel, hand towel, bath mat, floor mat & pillowcases
Second:Bedroom and bathroom amenities and also the printing materials on the top tray
Note:Consumable items such as sachets items should not be placed next to the bottle amenities as they contained chemicals that will contaminate the consumable items
Last: Placed the hand caddy under the garbage bag
Do you know how to push and pull the maid cart in the right way?
Before go into guest room, knock the door gently mention we are “housekeeping’ then wait.
Open the door after 3 times if no one answering or open the door and greet to the guest, then mention your name and reason.
Maintenance of Housekeeping maid cart
The room or the place where the maid cart will be positioned must be dried and well ventilated.
All carts with attachments should be thoroughly cleaned and wiped daily.
The wheels of cart must be well-made and oiled intermittently with expert hand.
All the linens and supplies should be properly organized in the cart after each sift that it make easier to replenish extra.