Bed Bugs, Lice, and Linens

Bed bugs or lice, just the mention makes you want to itch. The Centers for Disease Control estimates there are anywhere from six to 12 million infestations of lice per year. The lice are transferred most frequently by heads touching heads, not in the sharing of hats or scarves as was often the thought of […]

Choosing Your Austin Wedding Day Linens

Austin and the Texas Hill Country is a super hot spot for that one of a kind wedding. Choosing your wedding linens and aesthetics that fit into your vision of the perfect wedding can be frustrating and overwhelming. So I hear your question loud and clear, “Where do I start?” Not to worry we’ve got […]

Reduce Infections with Copper-Infused Linens

Copper is an essential element in our body. It is also an element increasingly found in medical and hospital linens. Sentara Albemarle Medical Center recently debuted new linens and patient gowns infused with copper. The medical center also has plans to install copper-infused handrails and tabletops for patients this summer, according to Bonnie Thrift the […]

In-Room Hotel Dining Trends

According to Hotel F&B, Thompson Chicago, a luxury lifestyle hotel located along Chicago’s Gold Coast, launched an elevated new in-room dining program that emphasizes some overlooked luxuries in traditional room service. Luxuries such as a restaurant quality experience, attention to details; unobtrusive, intuitive service; and most of all customization. At a time when hotel room […]

“Superbugs” On Your Floors And Linens

The American Journal of Infection Control recently published a report that confirms, “Hospital room floors may be more of a ‘superbug’ threat than many hospital staffers realize.” Dr. Abhishek Deshpande, the lead researcher from the Cleveland Clinic, said, “Efforts to improve disinfection in the hospital environment usually focus on surfaces that are frequently touched by […]

Poor Service, Bad Linens

We are all consumers. We have access to lots of information usually right in the palm of our hand. We can use Yelp to determine where we are going to dine based on the reviews of what other customers say. We use Google to research information and find the best deals before we make a […]

What’s Lingering In Your Towels and Linens?

When someone checks into a clean hotel, the last thing on their mind is the linens on the bed. But those sheets do have the potential to be deadly if they aren’t properly washed and handled. Dr. Philip Tierno, Clinical Professor in the Departments of Microbiology and Pathology at the NYU School of Medicine and […]

A Valentine’s Idea and Special Linens

Valentine’s is right around the corner and for a few in Austin who can afford it is the world’s most expensive trip that will likely have your travel agent laughing all the way to the bank. The cost: $13,875,000. That’s not a typo. Experiential travel boutique DreamMaker has designed a trip around the world aboard […]

Avoid Deadly Mold On Linens

Andrew Streifel said, “I would put my money on it.” He was referring to the odds that linens supplied to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh were contaminated with “heavy fungal growth.” The mold outbreak on bed sheets at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital is believed to have contributed to the death of five patients who contracted fungal-related […]

Changing The White House Linens

While most eyes this past week were on the Capitol in Washington D.C., the most action was happening during the frantic residence changeover less than two miles away at the White House. This is an American ritual you’ve never seen unless you work at the White House, called the “transfer of families.” This is a […]

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