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.
When to Replace Used Linen
June 7, 2022
Whether due to a stubborn stain, a tear, or discoloration, it is important that your laundry and housekeeping staff know when to replace used linen.
Housekeeping Tips: How to Make Hotel Beds Faster
May 18, 2022
Any opportunity to speed up the housekeeping process and make the life of a housekeeper easier is a welcome improvement. That’s why today’s housekeeping tips center around one of the most significant tasks for housekeepers – how to make hotel beds faster.
Sustainability That Saves: How to Be More Sustainable on a Budget
April 28, 2022
Many sustainability initiatives are long term projects that require significant investments and aren’t always feasible. However, there are also numerous smaller scale initiatives that can not only improve your sustainability but also help you reduce your ongoing, recurring expenses.
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Cumulus Top Cover in White
Detail of Cumulus Top Cover