Staying one step ahead

With the Easter season only just around the corner and occupancy levels set to soar, make sure you stay ahead of the game and order your bed, bath and table linen today. Ultima Superior bed linen uses a blend of fine combed cotton and polyester yarn for an ultra-white, ultra-plush guest experience with easy care processing for you. Wrinkle resistant, fast drying, with a 200 thread count and featuring an elegant 1cm or 1” satin stripe, it’s easy to see why this timeless favourite is the linen of choice for many hotels and laundries. And don’t forget to add flat.
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The king of cotton towels

Supremely soft & sumptuous towelling Looking to restock your bath linen this spring? The Supreme Premier bath linen range is the king of cotton towels. White, fluffy and featuring an attractive popcorn header bar, the 600gsm Supreme Premier range offers guests the 5* experience. Made from 100% cotton and manufactured in our partner mills, these towels look great, feel fabulous, and last longer thanks to strengthened hems and the finest raw materials. Pure luxury – heavy 600gsm weight Long lasting – twin hems & 100% premium cotton Exquisite lustre and beautiful handle Soft and absorbent wash after wash Superb looks –.
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Visiting our Partner Mills in Pakistan

In February, Phil Hodgson and Paul White travelled to Pakistan to visit the fabric-producing areas of Lahore, Karachi and Faisalabad. We've been working with all of our suppliers for many years, with some relationships lasting more than 20 years. Through regular visits, we can ensure that our strict quality and ethical standards are being adhered to, as well as making sure we are able to remain competitive for new and existing customers. Here, Phil and Paul give us their thoughts on the trip: Ensuring quality standards Phil – Faisalabad and Lahore are the heart of textile production in Pakistan. We’ve.
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The real truth about thread count

Crisp, white bed linen with a high thread count denotes superiority and luxury to your guests. But is it that simple? Relating to the density of the threads in one square inch, higher thread count products generally mean smoother, softer linens. But in reality, they can also be the work of deceptive practices for the unwary buyer. People are often deceived into thinking thread count is the most important thing, but yarn quality, finishing process, fabric construction and weave are all important considerations that affect the durability, quality and handle of the linen. Misleading techniques to claim higher thread counts.
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Love Your Linens Part 5: Myth Busting

As our final look at how you can show a little more love to extend the life of your linens, we're separating the fact from fiction by delving into five common linen care myths and busting them wide open! Myth 1: All bed linen can be processed in the same way. Truth: Different constructions require very different handling to achieve the optimum results. Higher thread count bed linens perform better on the ironer when damp, and (just as importantly) the tamping pressure on the press needs to be set at a lower bar pressure. Standard construction allows for water to.
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Keeping at the heart of the industry

Our team love nothing more than to get to get stuck in to discover what's new in the housekeeping world. By keeping our finger on the pulse of the beating heart of the hotel industry we are kept informed of the opportunities and challenges our customers are facing. Whether that's one of the many hotels and B&Bs we work directly with, or one of the thousands of commercial laundries and hotel supplies companies we partner with to provide a winning service. One of the fundamental ways of doing this is through key networking events. We are proud to be sponsoring the.
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Love Your Linens Part 4: Tricks of the Trade

In our textile care series 'Love Your Linens' we're looking at how to keep your linens in tip top shape, make bed linen last longer and keep towels feeling fabulous. In this instalment, independent laundry and textiles expert LTC Worldwide offer advice and some tricks of the trade. Keeping colours vibrant Maintain coloured linens requires the correct colour detergent. Never use detergent meant for white-work as this contains optical brighteners, which will make coloured fabrics appear faded and prematurely drab. Use the correct amount of detergent Too much lather from the incorrect amount of detergent will result in a poorer wash.
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Love Your Linens Part 3: Things to avoid

In this instalment of our Love your Linens series, LTC Worldwide give their tips on keeping towels soft and fluffy, prolonging linen life and avoiding skin irritations problems.  Keeping towels soft We all love soft, white, fluffy towels. Scratchy, harsh fabrics will result in negative reviews and a fall in customer satisfaction. Towel harshness can occur, and can even be the result of too much softener in the final rinse! Don’t immediately increase the softener dosage thinking this will help however, as it could do more harm than good. Softeners coat the fibres, making them water repellent, reducing absorbency and.
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More than just great linen

Supplying to the trade for over 120 years, the name Tonrose has become synonymous with high quality bed, bath, table and kitchen linens. With a dedicated 64,000 sq ft warehouse and impressive stock holding, we can be just as responsive as the industry we serve. But there’s so much more to Tonrose than selling great linen. Never content to stand still, we are putting innovation at the forefront of our business strategy. Following the success of our unique One WashTM technology for new linen, which addresses the perennial problem of cracked-ice creasing, Tonrose is excited about its newest development. “Originally.
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Love Your Linens Part 2: Common Problems

In part two of our Love Your Linens Care Series, we're look at common problems in linen care, how to avoid them and the importance of sourcing quality linens from trusted suppliers. We approached LTC Worldwide to get advice from the experts, here's what they had to say: Linen manufacture is an art, which involves both science and skill. With experience, a fabric can be produce which delights the user with its visual and tangible quality, even after 200 washes. Common Problems Pilling or bobbling of the fabric is avoided by selection of fibre quality and yarn twist, to produce a.
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