By listening intently to our customers, we learned that one of the biggest struggles many hoteliers face is enhancing their laundry productivity while dealing with limited laundry space and resources. Smaller, in-house hotel laundries may not have the capacity for large equipment, like flatwork ironers. Ensuring beautiful, clean, high-quality bedding in their guest rooms in the absence of extensive on-site laundry machinery was a challenge for many of our partners.
Our engineers tackled the issue with empathy: If ironing top covers is not an option for our customers, how else can we help them create an attractive, consistent, comfortable guest bed experience?
Wash-activated patterning became a patented solution to the problem, and the fabric is not available from any other source in the market today. The product must be laundered in hot water (140°F or higher) prior to first use, dried, and that’s it. The soft, rippling pattern is activated by the washing process and no ironing is required or even recommended at all. The pattern’s visual appeal endures throughout the life of the product, actually improving with each wash.
Reduced overall product weight also decreases drying time and yields significant processing cost savings for our customers. An example of breakthrough innovation in action, wash-activated patterning from Standard Textile solves a real customer need.
Avoiding the Headache of Allergens During the Time of COVID-19
October 14, 2020
As travel rebounds and hotel occupancy increases, the potential exposure to environmental allergens could cause concerning symptoms to travelers. Consider AllerEase mattress and pillow protection to reduce the build-up of allergens, including dust mites, mold, dander, and more.
Work Smarter, Not Harder: Housekeeping Strategies for a Changing Industry
September 23, 2020
Housekeeping staff are some of the hardest working individuals in the industry, and their service and dedication significantly impacts the quality of the guest experience. Discover how the OneSTEP® solution offers a unique set of benefits, when combined they offer housekeepers and laundry professionals tools to shorten processing and room make-up time.
Never Iron a Top Cover Again: The Beauty of Wash-Activated Patterning
September 22, 2020
Cumulus® retains its fluffy, cloud-like appearance from the beginning of its lifecycle to the end by incorporating wash-activated patterning. The top cover’s waffle design appears as ripples–rather than wrinkles–when washed and dried, completely eliminating the need to iron.
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Cumulus® Top Cover in White
Detail of Cumulus® Top Cover