Installation Tips

 

As you can imagine, installation is straightforward and doesn’t require much time or energy. In fact, you could throw these tips out and still get it right. However, we picked up a few things along the way and these simple tips can make installation of your new organizers smoother and quicker.

 

1.     Locate the product description pages included with your new organizer/s and match them with the organizers.

2.     OPTIONAL: Affix the self-sticking rubber feet on the bottom 4 corners of each shelf organizer or the two lower back corners of each wall mounted organizer. Even if you are using shelf liners, the feet will help keep the organizers from moving around.

3.     To make room for the new organizers, remove everything from the shelves getting the upgrade. Speaking from experience, don't be surprised if you find yourself making runs to the supply room to return extra stock that was hiding in that ambulance.

 4.    Start putting the organizers where they belong. We recommend installing the organizers without the inventory. You will likely have to tilt and turn the organizers as you put them through the cabinet doors to place them on the shelves. Actually, you may need to move some adjustable shelves to get the organizers where they belong.

 5.    Put your inventory in the new organizers, enjoy and be safe out there.

 

NOTE: Not all ambulances are created equal and new designs are sometimes required. In the RARE instance that no matter what shelves you move, no matter how your turn and tilt it, you just can’t get the organizer through the cabinet door you still have a couple of options. You can either remove or have someone remove the cabinet doors to make room OR contact us. We will gladly exchange the organizer with one that fits, even if we have to design an entirely new organizer. 

 


 

 Care and Cleaning

 

NEVER use household solvent or ammonia based cleaners such as Windex, 409 or the increasingly popular disinfectant wipes found in many medical facilities to clean your new organizers. These products will damage your organizers.

Avoid scouring, abrasive cleaners and standard towels or cloths as this can produce cosmetic scratches on your organizers.

 

1. Light Cleaning

Simply use compressed air to blow the accumulated dust off. Alternatively, you can also rinse the organizers under running water. Use a non-abrasive cloth such as microfiber to wipe dry or let air dry.

AVOID rubbing a dirty cloth on the organizers as this will rub the dirt into your plastic organizers. AVOID wiping dust off with a dry cloth, as this will also cause scratches.

 

2. Heavy Cleaning

First follow the light cleaning method, then using a mild detergent, water and a non-abrasive cloth to “scrub” the heavily soiled area. Keep cloth wet with soap and water and turn often to ensure that you are “scrubbing” the area with a clean portion of the cloth. 

A bleach solution can be used when a disinfectant is needed.

 

3. Adhesive Removal

If a label didn’t get put on straight or you want to refresh the labels with new ones, you will need to get the old labels off. Thoroughly wet what remains of the adhesive with WD40 or lighter fluid and let sit for a few minutes. Carefully rub adhesive off, being mindful to avoid scratching the surface.     

 

4. Scratches

Scratches affect the appearance only; they do not decrease the durability of product. If you wish to remove any light scratches use wet fine (400-600) grit sandpaper and then polish the area with an automotive polish using a microfiber cloth or buffing wheel.

 

5. Cracks

Your new organizers are very durable and will tolerate heavy normal everyday use, however they can crack if dropped or sustain significant impact. To stop a crack from spreading, simply drill a small (1/32”-1/16” bit) hole at both ends of the crack.

           

                                                                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                The Ambulance Brothers LLC, 2014

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