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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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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Learn to Love Your Linen Part 1

Whether you purchase your own commercial linens or rent from a laundry, one thing is certain – if you don't take care of them, they simply won't last. And that's bad news for everyone. If you own them, you'll obviously want to take care of your investment. If you rent, prices could be pushed up stock needs to be replenished prematurely, or the laundry may even be forced to close if the business is no longer sustainable. Cotton is wonderful long-lasting and durable natural fibre. But if it's not cared for in the right way, fibres can become damaged and.
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