We all know how important water is in our body. It is a great help in order for our body to function accordingly. Installing an office water cooler in your working place encourage your employees to drink water from time to time. Aside from its convenient, it can also help you in saving time and money that is essential to your business. Here are some factors that you need to consider when purchasing an office water cooler.
Evaluate the water cooler
First things first, evaluate the options and features that the office water cooler has to offer. For instance, if the water cooler offers heat and cold, then that would be better because your employees can also use the hot water in making coffee and consider getting office coffee machines.
Examine the purification system
Also, it is your job to ensure that the office water cooler dispenses clean and safe to drink water. examine the purification system of the office water cooler—how it is designed to filter small particles, residues and chlorine before dispensing the water.
In order to keep the waste cups organized and neatly arranged, there are some office water coolers that come with cup holders in order to keep all the cups neatly tucked. As much as possible, choose a water cooler that comes with cup holders or if not, you can just provide a tray and orient your staff to keep the cups organized.
Almost all office water cooler comes with a drip tray that would prevent spills and excessive water from getting messy. In addition to this, you should always clean the drip tray because there are some instances that dust, small particles and dirt are mixed in the water inside the drip tray which is not pleasing to see and would discourage anyone from getting water out of the office water cooler.
Hot water safer faucet
While the presence of young kids running around your workplace is nearly impossible, you should at least consider purchasing an office water cooler with a hot water safer faucet. In that way, you can prevent young children from dispensing hot water and ending up hurting themselves. Only adults have the authority to dispense hot water.
Now that you are aware of different features and options that you should look into an office water cooler, you should also make sure that your staff knows how to take care of it properly. In order to keep things clean and organize, you should at least orient your staff for the daily maintenance of the office water cooler such as unplugging the power cord before leaving the working place, cleaning and washing the drip tray every now and then, making sure that the cups are well-organized and keeping all the external parts of the office water cooler neat and clean. Not only that, but in every three months, you have to change the filters and asked for recommendations or suggestions from your manufacturer on how to properly handle an office water cooler.