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The Great Uniform Debate: Will Uniform Rental Benefit My Business?

Will Uniform Rental Benefit My Business?Every business owner has had the same thought at one point or another. “Will Uniform Rental Benefit My Business?” It’s a valid question. On one hand, uniform rental represents an additional expense. While nominal, it is still another expense you have to consider. On the other hand, the benefits of uniform rental are well-documented. So you find yourself at a crossroads: to outfit your employees in clean, fresh uniforms or not to outfit your employees in clean, fresh uniforms? That is the question.

The Great Uniform Debate

There are two trains of thought that most business owners struggle with. 1) Allowing employees to wear their own clothing will make them more comfortable and more secure, thus improving performance. 2) Outfitting employees in uniforms will help establish a sense of teamwork and thus improve performance. So which opinion do you find yourself siding with?

The Benefits of Uniforms by the Numbers

  1. According to several psychology studies, 55% of a stranger’s first impression is determined by physical appearance: clothes.
  2. More than 32 million Americans currently wear a uniform to work each and every day.
  3. 55% of workers believe someone wearing a more prescribed workplace or business attire is more productive, based on a study of 24 countries.
  4. 60% of potential customers agree that uniformed employees come across as better-trained and more knowledgeable.
  5. According to a study by Bright Horizons, employees with high morale are 89% more likely put in extra effort and extra hours at work.

Perception and image are vitally important in the business world. If your employees are dressed in clean, fresh uniforms, the perception is one of professionalism, organization, reliability, and consistency.

Will Uniform Rental Benefit My Business?

Simply put, yes! For a Flat Weekly Fee, a uniform rental company will pick up and deliver your uniforms on a weekly basis, as well as handle cleaning, maintenance and repairs, and replacements as part of your contract.

Uniform Rental with Lord Baltimore

While other uniform rental companies offer you high tech solutions that speed up their processes, improving their bottom line, Lord Baltimore offers proven, dependable solutions that will help your business succeed. Our high level of customer service, coupled with our affordable prices has made us the go-to linen provider throughout Maryland, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Southern Pennsylvania, and Delaware. We offer our customers an alternative to the high volume corporate commercial laundries that are all too often big on volume but short on service.

At Lord Baltimore, we are confident in our ability to provide you with service above and beyond uniform rental industry standards.

To find out if Lord Baltimore Uniform Rental is right for your company, please contact Joe Bateman at 800-292-1224 or by visiting We also handle towel rental for gyms and salons; apron, towels, uniforms and mats for restaurants; and uniform, shop towel, fender cover and mat rental for manufacturing and automotive industries.

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