Our First Laundry Chute Installation under the Laundry Chute Solutions banner. Prior to this, the chutes were supplied or installed by our Central Vacuum company. Due to an increase in demand for both domestic and commercial laundry chutes it became necessary to established Laundry Chute Solutions Ltd.
This laundry chute was installed into a stunning new build home for a well known England football player. A 400mm diameter chute with two doors; one on the second floor, with a “kick-over” to bring it in line for the first floor door. The first fix was completed in 2 days by two of our installers.
The laundry chute components are interlocking, with locking bands to stop the chute from twisting and mounting brackets attaching it to the building fabric. Building control or the main contractor stipulated a fire damper at each floor level despite the chute doors being 30-minute rated. All our doors are now 60-minute rated. The fire damper has a fusible link which activates at 72degC. This releases a concertina fire curtain that closes the chute and provides up to 240-minutes fire resistance. The dampers are installed within the ceiling of the ground floor and first floor. This chute finished open ended into the utility room 1800mm off the finished floor. When the chute encasement walls were completed and the property painted, the doors were fitted and system commissioned. This chute was completed on 23-10-2012