Facilities Budgets and how Brollymac could save you money

Facilities cost savings

facilities cost saving

If your current facilities strategy for preventing wet floor slips from umbrellas being brought through your building involves cleaning staff manning your entrance. We have some info for you which could lead you to some serious cost savings. Reduce your facilities budget significantly.

And if you haven’t got a strategy for this eventuality you really must consider one. The rate of workplace slips and trips has reached a staggering 30,000 workers in just one year!

Of course, this is something you’ll need to work out specifically for your facilities budget, but we’ll give you the methods and some examples which should give you a good idea as to how a brollymac system could be saving you £££’s.

The cost saving varies depending on your location too, so we’ve given a few UK examples for comparison.

London –

Total wet weather days for 2014 in London was 186.

Average cost of a commercial cleaner in London is £12.00 per hour.

Approx. cost to prevent accidents from wet floors as a result of umbrellas being brought into the building based upon 1 cleaners used for 1 entrance on an 8 hour day – £17,856 per year out of your facilities budget.

Birmingham –

Total wet weather days for 2014 in Birmingham was 131.

Average cost of a commercial cleaner in Birmingham is £9.25 per hour.

Approx. cost to prevent accidents from wet floors as a result of umbrellas being brought into the building based upon 1 cleaners used for 1 entrance on an 8 hour day – £9,694 per year out of your facilities budget.

Manchester –

Total wet weather days for 2014 in Manchester was 151.

Average cost of a commercial cleaner in Manchester is £9.50 per hour.

Approx. cost to prevent accidents from wet floors as a result of umbrellas being brought into the building based upon 1 cleaners used for 1 entrance on an 8 hour day – £11,476 per year out of your facilities budget.

Liverpool –

Total wet weather days for 2014 in Liverpool was 144.

Average cost of a commercial cleaner in Liverpool is £9.50 per hour.

Approx. cost to prevent accidents from wet floors as a result of umbrellas being brought into the building based upon 1 cleaners used for 1 entrance on an 8 hour day – £10,944 per year out of your facilities budget.

Glasgow –

Total wet weather days for 2014 in Glasgow was 170.

Average cost of a commercial cleaner in Glasgow is £9.00 per hour.

Approx. cost to prevent accidents from wet floors as a result of umbrellas being brought into the building based upon 1 cleaners used for 1 entrance on an 8 hour day – £10,944 out of your facilities budget.

Now, there are a variety of brollymac products in the range depending on your building’s footfall, but for comparison purposes we have used the brollymac wet umbrella wrapping system, our most costly unit, better suited to high footfall areas such as museums, galleries, shopping centres and airports.

The cost for one brollymac unit plus 5x cartons of bags (18,000 long umbrellas and 8,000 short umbrellas) £945.00 

So as you can see the savings, even in the first year are dramatic, around a £10,000 saving in your facilities budget. This is while reducing the need for unattractive wet floor signs, offering customers an innovative product to help them protect themselves and others and protecting staff and visitors to your building from slips as a result of wet umbrellas.

Explore the brollymac range and discover a solution right for your venue and start making savings in your facilities budget now.