As hotels have overhauled their cleaning procedures in 2020, many have realized the critical need for mattress and pillow protection. With occupancy rates down and cleanliness requirements increased, hotels have had to search for new, cost-effective ways to ensure their rooms are not only clean for guests, but also offer peace of mind that they will be safe. Based on your feedback, here are the top 5 articles most useful articles of 2020.
With 2020 coming to a close (phew!), we look forward to a fresh, clean start in 2021.
items not directly coming in contact with guests, such as pillows, are typically cleaned/laundered on a “cyclical” basis (e.g. monthly, quarterly, biannually). Since pillows laundered cyclically between each guest stay, how should hotels protect the pillow from passing anything to a new guest, as well as ensure the new guest has a clean, sanitized pillow?
Per the CDC’s guidelines, AllerEase® Professional is certified as viral blocking with Level 4 CDC (highest level) barrier performance. Viruses cannot migrate into mattresses or pillows when covered by AllerEase® Professional products. The antimicrobial barrier actually inhibits growth of microbes on the fabric, a unique feature for the AllerEase® line.
While COVID-19 is understandably front-of-mind today, the reality is that hotel beds still can harbor bed bugs, mold, bacteria, allergens, pet dander, and more. With the need to set guests’ minds at ease, mattress protection – and protection against bed bugs – is a must. Learn how a major waterpark integrated the mattress encasement as part of their room make up.
Mattress encasements take mattress protection to an entirely new level over traditional mattress pads. But mattress encasements are not made equally. Don’t forget to consider installation, laundering, and plushness—in addition to the protection capabilities—when selecting the right encasement for your hotel mattresses
Discover how Kentucky’s largest hotel 1) Overhauled cleaning and cleanliness procedures since COVID-19, 2) Managed the installation of thousands of AllerEase® Mattress Encasements, and 3) Eased the concerns and challenges for their housekeeping team.
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