UV Light Hand Dryers

Some of our customers at ProDryers have asked for UV light hand dryers or have at least searched our website for UV light hand dryers.  So there is not necessarily bad news and very good news.  First of all, UV light has not been introduced to hand dryers as of date (10/15/2015), at least not in the United States.  However, we have something much better to offer if your main goal with UV light is to kill germs.  The American Dryer ExtremeAir CPC uses cold plasma (still warm, heated air) to dry hands while killing nearly all germs.  Cold plasma has been used for many years in hospitals and other facilities to effectively sanitize and kill germs.  The hand dryer is American made and offers the most innovative technology with drying hands hygienically today.  In fact, even if a person did not wash hands, and only used the ExtremeAir CPC hand dryer, his or her hands would be sanitized and pretty much germ-free.  We stock the CPC (Cold Plasma Clean) at ProDryers.  We offer the absolute best price.  And we ship fast and free.  In fact, we ship same day when ordered by 3PM Eastern time, at no charge to our customers.

Call a ProDryers professional now at 888-50-DRYER or 888-503-7937.  You may also buy online now at www.ProDryers.com.

Learn more about the American Dryer CPC hand dryer and how cold plasma is better than using UV light to kill germs such as Staph, MRSA, C.Diff, E.coli, Salmonella, Influenza, and much more!


Machflow Hand Dryer: it’s Stylish, High-Speed, Powerful, and Extremely Energy Efficient

We talk a lot about hand dryers here at the hand dryer guru blog by ProDryers because that’s what we do; we specialize in all major brands of hand dryers. We know hand dryers like nobody’s business and will always provide pure expertise in consulting with businesses on which hand dryers are the best choices for each specific restroom and facility.

Saniflow Machflow High-Speed Hand DryerOne hand dryer we have neglected to mention over the years is the Saniflow Machflow. Not because it’s not an outstanding product, but because it slips under the radar as the manufacturer is actually out of Spain with a U.S. presence in Miami, Florida. Everything is normally in stock and ready to ship fast and free. Saniflow has been a highly trusted manufacturer of hand dryers for ProDryers for many years. We have had an outstanding success rate with our customers with a long standing track record of high quality units. We support Saniflow as a trusted brand.

Saniflow offers a very unique line of hand dryers that stand out from the standard designs. Saniflow was the first to bring an ADA surface mounted slim designed, high speed dryer to the U.S. market with the Speedflow. And the Machflow was not far behind offering a high speed, no heat, energy efficient approach to drying hands in the public bathroom. On the lowest speed, it consumes about 420 watts with a universal voltage of 110-240 volts. It moves air at about 202 MPH and dries hands in about 10 seconds using a fraction of the electrical that most hand dryers use. Penn State has been one of our biggest buyers of the Machflow. They have been buying them for years from ProDryers and in bulk quantities. This is pure proof that the university is seeing a good return on saving costs in paper towels, maintenance associated with paper towels, and energy consumption. The unique design of the Machflow hand dryer offers a different look in the restroom; it’s stylish and modern.

We prefer not to make a direct comparison with the Machflow hand dryer vs. our other top sellers such as the Xlerator. They are just totally different products and that’s basically why we started ProDryers in the first place; to offer our customers a full range of choices for the public restroom with unbiased recommendations.

Buy the Machflow and all other top brand hand dryers at ProDryers now and save with guaranteed best pricing and fast free shipping to anywhere in the contiguous United States. Call us at 888-503-7937 or buy online at ProDryers.com now!

An Update on ProDryers, the Hand Dryer Guru

An Update on ProDryers:

It’s been a while since we posted to our blog. We’ve been extremely busy! Some of you may know, but ProDryers is actually a Category Five Technologies, INC. online shopping experience as well as several other high quality niche market online sites. Our 2nd most popular online shopping experience which is growing fast is ProDrinkingFountains.com. ProDryers and ProDrinkingFountains are both experiencing heavy growth as we have partnered with a few new trusted manufacturers that fit our space perfectly.

We have strengthened our existing partnership with Elkay, the #1 drinking fountain manufacturer in the U.S., and since doubled Elkay monthly sales with a commitment to stocking Elkay to offer our customers rock bottom prices with fast free shipping. Elkay also manufacturers sinks, faucets, and more. Our prices are extremely difficult to beat along with our well-trained sales and customer service teams. Elkay recently visited and provided extensive training so our team is ready to handle even the toughest questions. We expect to potentially double our sales yet again in 2016.

We partnered with Sloan earlier this year which was always a long-term goal of ours. Sloan brings us the ability to offer our customers the industry’s leading flushometers, faucets, sinks, toilets, urinals and more. We have also taken on a commitment to stocking with Sloan as an initial step towards becoming a leading national supplier for Sloan. Our Sloan sales have literally sky rocketed fast as our customer base has responded well to the new partnership. Our Sloan prices are extremely difficult to beat as well.

For the above two reasons, we have been forced to open up a 4th local warehouse. We also have national fulfillment centers to pull from as we carry a massive inventory of hand dryers, restroom accessories, drinking fountains and more for a small business. This enable us to truly provide extremely low pricing to our customers.

Although we have not been as vocal on the blog lately, we are moving fast and hard at work to provide or customers with elite shopping experiences from start to finish. As always, our goal is to earn customers for life, not just 1 sale. We exist because of our customers and thank each and every one of them sincerely for the loyalty they have shown us over the years.

Call us at 888-503-7937 to discuss any hand dryers, baby changing stations, commercial restroom accessories and any need for commercial plumbing products such as drinking fountains, sinks, flush valves, faucets, toilets, urinals, and more.

The New ProDryers Online SLOAN Shopping Experience

Adding to Our Restroom Shopping Experience with SLOAN

ProDryers has had some tremendous years of growth since inception. We have since become a well trusted brand in the restroom supply industry and we have hit many goals. Two of our most memorable milestones are making the INC 500 / 5000 list as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. with 8.2 million in 2013 sales with a 667% 3 year growth rate, and our most recent 2014 growth of 9.2 million in sales. To start off 2015, our ambitions for growth have not changed. One of our largest tasks is the addition of SLOAN to our ever-expanding product line.

We still specialize in hand dryer sales (and always will), but with many thousands of restroom accessories and equipment already added to our shopping experience, SLOAN was an excellent choice to offer our loyal customer base. ProDryers has become one of the largest restroom accessory suppliers in the United States. SLOAN is the most reputable manufacturer of flushometers, faucets, sinks, toilets, urinals, and more. We have access to over 10,000 SLOAN products. We have limited items in stock for fast same day shipping while we grow with SLOAN, but we can still ship directly from the manufacturer normally in 2-10 business days. We have a direct relationship with SLOAN. We buy direct and receive the best possible prices. In turn, we can offer our loyal customers extremely competitive pricing, often the lowest found anywhere. Call us at 888-503-7937 to buy any SLOAN product or shop online. We are expanding our online SLOAN shopping experience fast. To shop online, visit the ProDryers SLOAN shopping experience now.

Check out some of our most popular products like our flush valves, automatic sensor operated faucets and more.

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Happy New Year from The Hand Dryer Guru

Thank you to all of our customers for an amazing 2014. Because of you, we were able to grow our company in so many ways. We are truly humbled to have such a great customer base that supports us and continues to give us the opportunity to serve as a trusted hand dryer, restroom accessory, drinking fountain, plumbing supply and floor cleaning equipment supplier (to name a few). Here’s a quick summary of some of the major accomplishments we were able to make in 2014:

We were able to expand ProDryers by partnering with new trusted manufacturers such as Zurn, Buckeye, Betco, CARR, Elkay and more.   We listen to our customers. Products that did not carry a high satisfactory rate were dropped.

We were able to expand ProDrinkingFountains with hundreds of Elkay products allowing us to better serve our customers with a full offering of Elkay’s wide range of products from drinking fountains to commercial sinks and other plumbing supplies. Our Elkay sales have been through the roof in growth and we thank our customers so much for the opportunity.

We built ProFloorMachines and partnered with top companies like Clarke, Mercury, Sandia, Betco and more in order to provide a full range of floor machines and floor cleaning equipment.

MRDIndustrial was designed and deployed which now offers a full industrial shopping experience and continues to grow fast with new industrial supplies.

And our proudest accomplishment was the rebirth of ProDryers. We completely redesigned our entire store front and moved our platform to a new e-commerce provider. It’s a move we should have made a long time ago as our store and shopping experience for hand dryers and restroom products quickly surpassed the capabilities of our original e-commerce solution. Our navigation menu was completely redesigned to offer our shoppers a quicker and easier method of pinpointing exactly what they need out of our thousands of products. The new and improved ProDryers has been well received by our customer base with a last quarter lift in overall sales. The feedback has been very positive and our new design has resulted in happy shoppers, which is our Goal.

Lastly, we have expanded our warehouse space and customer service team. We are staffed to offer top tier customer care and our team is made up of passionate individuals that will go the extra mile to satisfy our customers.

We wish all of our customers (and future customers) the very best in 2015. We have so much more planned. In fact, we have already partnered with another major manufacturer and will be moving forward as a stocking distributor right out of the gate. Look for some huge announcements early 2015 as we get the ball rolling! We are extremely excited to partner with this manufacturer and we expect very fast growth.  Thank you for allowing us to live out our dream as one of the top commercial and industrial suppliers of hand dryers, restroom accessories, drinking fountains, commercial plumbing supplies, commercial floor cleaning equipment and more. The Category Five Technologies family is here to stay and our ambitions will continue to drive our company forward with the help of our customers. Happy New Year!

Buckeye 13315 Fire Extinguisher

All businesses have to deal with fire saftey issues and remain up to code.  Being a B2B supplier of commercial products, we naturally partnered with one of the most reputable names in fire saftey equipment, Buckeye Fire.  Being USA made and having a long history of trust in the fire safety marketplace, Buckeye was the perfect manufacturer to add to the long list of trusted partners of ProDryers.

ProDryers is much more than a hand dryer supply shop. Our featured product of the week is the USA made Buckeye 13315 Fire Extinguisher.  It’s a 2.5 lb , multipurpose ABC Dry Chemical fire extinguisher which is perfect for small businesses and larger facilities such as school classrooms, churches, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, office centers, car dealerships, retail stores, shopping centers and so much more.  It starts at just $34.80 out the door with free shipping.

At ProDryers, we strive to offer our customer base a convenient and affordable shopping experience.  Everything we offer (over 2500 restroom accessories, hand dryers, fire extinguishers, drinking fountains, floor cleaning machines, and more) provides our customers with a trusted shopping experience and fast free shipping along with extremely competitive, often unbeatable, pricing.  At ProDryers, and all of our Category Five Technologies, INC. shopping experiences, we aim to earn customers for life, not just one sale.  Call us at 888-503-7937 now for help on our wide range of commercial products.

More about ProDryers:

ProDryers is a Category Five Technologies, INC. company.  We only offer the very best hand dryers, restroom accessories and other commercial equipment to our customers.  Not all products of each manufacturer we partner with make a good fit for ProDryers.  You may find larger industrial products per manufacturer at MRDIndustrial.com or one of our other many shopping experiences.

Avoiding Restroom Bacteria and A Hand Dryer That Kills Germs

We have all had to use public restrooms and more than likely, we all hate the experience. The simple thought of picking up germs is something each of us has to deal with every single time we enter a public restroom. The most common habits are to enter the restroom without touching where others have touched, avoid anything commonly used in the restroom, wash our hands, and exit by not touching the door handle. Most readers will be surprised to find out where the highest counts of bacteria actually live and how they can be spread.

Most of us have been misled by paper towel manufacturer funded studies that paper towels are more sanitary than hand dryers. Now this article is not really about hand dryers vs. paper towels so we won’t go down that road. The debate will live forever. And the truth is, because of the false understandings, most people prefer paper towels still. But let’s just present two quick facts and then move away from this debatable topic.

Bacteria Killing Hand Dryer

Cold Plasma Clean Technology Kills Bacteria Fast While Hands are Drying

The first fact being today’s hand dryer technology is far superior than it was in the past. For example, ProDryers offers the American Dryer ExtremeAir CPC which kills just about all bacteria. Yes, you heard that correctly. The CPC hand dryer has been independently proven to kill E.coli, C.diff, Staph, MRSA, and Salmonella. It has not been tested for bacteria such as Ebola yet. There is a high probability that it will kill most bacteria as it basically converts air to cold plasma. Using ionized air that contains positively and negatively charged molecules that attract and kill germs, it results in the by-product of pure water vapor. Cold plasma is commonly used in hospitals to treat surgical wounds and prevent bacteria. It’s also used in the food industry. This technology has recently been introduced, and not a minute too soon as we battle the spread of bacteria inside and outside public restrooms. This hand dryer uses cold plasma technology that cracks bacteria open like an eggshell and literally creates a sanitized bubble of clean air. The result is nearly all bacteria is killed and hands are sanitized upon exit of the restroom which greatly cuts down on the spread of germs.

The second fact is many studies have recently been introduced that prove bacteria actually lives on paper towel. You can find many forms of bacteria on both virgin paper towel and recycled paper towel. Damp paper towel will have much more bacteria present, but even unused paper towel may have bacteria waiting to jump onto your hands.  Doing a quick Google search on “bacteria lives on paper towel” will prove this point with reputable studies.

So where are the hot spots for bacteria in a public restroom? Surprisingly, hand dryers do not normally contain much bacteria unless they are push-buttons. We know paper towel dispensers contain fair bacteria counts. But one of the largest breeding grounds for bacteria in a restroom is at the sink. At all costs, avoid touching the counter-tops and sink area. Many people believe the most contaminated areas would be the toilet seats. Not the case. Although the thought of public toilet seats is gut wrenching, it’s not highly probable to pick up diseases and bacteria from toilet seats in general. Of course if urine has hit the seat, that would elevate the bacteria count. But the most dangerous point of using the restroom is when the toilet is flushed. Bacteria basically waits until the toilet bowl is empty and at it’s driest point, and then the bacteria jumps out in a mist where germs from urine and feces can be ingested. It is strongly advised to cover your mouth and nose when flushing and exit the stall as quickly as possible. And remember, the American Dryer ExtremeAir CPC will kill not only germs and sanitize the air around you, it will also kill odors. This is just another reason why all facilities should consider the cold plasma clean hand dryer.

So how do we avoid pickling up germs since we know all public restrooms have bacteria waiting for us? Most restrooms today do not have fully automatic, touch-less technology throughout the restroom. Automatic faucets help greatly to reduce the spread of germs, but one piece of touch-less technology cannot do the job alone. Our restrooms today should focus on as much touch-less, hands-off technology as possible. Automatic flush valves, sensor operated faucets, touch-less soap dispensers and infrared activated hand dryers should all be used. However, our best bet to avoid bacteria is to avoid touching items we really don’t need to touch. For example, when entering the restroom, use your shoe to push open the door. If a door must be pulled to open it, then use a napkin or the end of your sleeve to protect your hand. Try touching on the handle where most people would not touch, like the very top. Another good strategy is to follow somebody else in so you can avoid touching the handle altogether. While inside the restroom, cover the toilet seat if you must sit down with toilet seat covers or toilet paper. But keep in mind, toilet paper dispensers are often harboring plenty of germs. Some restrooms have toilet seat cover dispensers, but to be honest, not many. When flushing the toilet, use your shoe if the flush valve is not automatic. Remember to cover your mouth and nose and exit the stall as quickly as possible. When washing hands, spend at least 30 seconds scrubbing thoroughly. Remember to scrub under the finger nails and between fingers. Friction will also kill off germs so wash with intent to harm these little bugs. Avoid touching the faucets. Manual faucets should be touched in areas of the faucet handle where others would not normally touch it. Consider using a paper towel to turn on the faucet. Although we know bacteria lives on paper towel, the faucet has a much higher bacteria count. Using paper would be better than touching the faucet with your bare hand. Upon exit, look for an automatic hand dryer. It’s much more hygienic than a paper towel dispenser. If you are lucky, the hand dryer will be HEPA filtered or utilize cold plasma like the ExtremeAir CPC. Upon exiting the restroom, try not to touch the door handle. This is pretty much common knowledge. Although we know bacteria lives on paper towel, it would be better to use paper towel to open the door if not other way exists as the door handle will likely have a fair bacteria count.