Happiness And Linens Matter

Is happiness such a big deal? Maybe it is. According to a recent study by the University of Warwick happiness and productivity are connected. In the laboratory, they found that happiness made people around 12 percent more productive. Companies like Google have invested heavily in employee support, and as a result employee satisfaction has risen. […]

Everybody Wants Change, Including Your Linens & Towels

“Everybody wants to change the world; nobody wants to help mom with the dishes.” — PJ O’Rourke We’ve all heard variations of the platitude, “Real change comes from within” at least a million times before. We hear it so often that the meaning never sinks in, so we continually focus and remind ourselves again and […]

Your Linens Reflect Your Excellence

The late Pat Cetta, the co-founder of Sparks Steak House, demonstrated his view of management through a simple lesson on building and sustaining standards of excellence, especially when you are growing a business. Pat pointed to the set table next to him and his guest. “First,” he said to his guest. “I want you to […]

USA, Gold, and Linens

Michael Phelps just completed what looks to be his last Olympic swim, the 4×100 medley relay. It’s not a surprise. He shined as well as his teammates, and they won gold! Leadership and winning Not everyone wins gold. Just the winner. The winner leads. They never follow. A hallmark of effective leadership is always to […]

Quality Linens, Towels, and Sleep

What’s trending today? Sleep. The trend in our interest in sleep has grown according to Google Trends by 68 percent over the last ten years. There is even a Ted Talk on how to succeed by getting more sleep as well as a New York Times best-selling book on, you guessed it, sleep. Sleep permeates […]

The “Coolest” Linens for Hot Austin Nights

In Austin, we feel the August heat. In fact, we will feel it through October. It’s not uncommon in August to begin counting the consecutive days where it’s 100 degrees or hotter. To cool things down and prevent sleepless nights due to the heat, following are some choices to help you keep your nights “cool” […]

Your Towels and Linens Are Part of the Experience

“If you are really building great things, then people ought to be benchmarking themselves against you.” — Peter Salvati What your towels and linens say about your business Today, customers take features and benefits, product quality, and a positive brand image as a given. What customers want is for you to dazzle their senses, touch […]

What Are The Best Massage Therapy Linens?

Searching for Comfort When considering the best linens for your massage therapy business, the massage table sheets play a critical role in the customer’s experience. Quality sheets not only assist with a great first impression, but they are essential to a good massage experience for your customer. Following are several factors to consider when choosing […]

Your Dirty Laundry

The scoop on dirty laundry It’s Summer, and the heat is on in Austin. Many people vacation this time of year, and many will make the trek to Disney World. As the owner of Austin Linen Service, I am always thinking what’s happening behind the scenes of a successful business. So how about Disney World? […]

Hospital Linens Are A Deadly Mess

Yes, if you’re like me you see them everywhere — medical technicians, nurses, and doctors in scrubs or lab coats. Heck, you even see them at Whole Foods where medical professionals are shopping in them. What you don’t see on these garments is the living, thriving bacteria that could kill you. Dirty scrubs spread bacteria […]

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