Richard Haworth, the leading supplier of bed, bath and table linens to the hospitality sector, is proud to announce they are the recepient of the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021. The award recognises businesses that deliver exceptional customer experiences by receiving the Gold Trusted Service for the past three consecutive years. Feefo is an independent feedback platform that only collects ratings and reviews from verified customers – that means they are always genuine. With 90% of all reviews being 5 stars over the last 12 months, Richard Haworth thanks each and every customer for their feedback and assisting the company maintain its high levels of service across all areas of the business
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Many restaurants may well be closed this year due to the various covid-19 restrictions that we are all facing. However, you can still have a very memorable occasion this Christmas at home. Bringing a smart and luxurious feel to your home dining is all about the way you set the scene. At the heart of it all – apart from the Christmas tree, of course – is the table setting. In this blog, we show you how to create the perfect Christmas dinner setting to suit your style.
Table linen for a refined touch
When it comes to special celebrations, table linen really does make the occasion feel more refined. That touch of traditional style can take the form of a classic white tablecloth. Continue reading
When staying at a hotel, have you ever left your bed in an untidy state prior to venturing out for the day, then found it in pristine condition upon your return? It’s almost like magic, but its actually the hidden stars of a hotel, the housekeepers.
Housekeepers make sure your room has plump pillows, plush duvets and perfectly ironed sheets, and are a vital part to making a hotel room so appealing. Have you ever wondered if you could possibly master the skills of a head housekeeper necessary to make your property as cosy and comfortable as one at a premium 5-star hotel. Continue reading
Having a bad night’s sleep can really take its toll on your well-being and energy and considering we spend a third of our lives asleep, it makes sense to put real effort in ensuring you consistently get a good night’s sleep.
We take a look at some of the best ways to improve your sleep hygiene to guarantee a restful night’s sleep every night that leaves you energised, focused and happy.
Things are feeling very different this year. While summer was all about barbecues and outdoor dining, as the weather turns colder we’re all starting to notice what’s missing. Though most bars and restaurants have reopened, social distancing restrictions mean it simply doesn't feel the same. So, how do you mark a special occasion if you can't go to your favourite restaurant and enjoy the chef's delights?
Whether it’s Friday date night or you’re celebrating a personal success, a nice night out is a tradition you’ve missed. But there’s no need to give up on that special feeling! Why not recreate it at home with these handy hints? Continue reading
If you run a hotel, you'll know how frustrating it is when linens get damaged. Towels and bedding can be expensive, and constantly having to replace them can put a big dent in your profits. While a certain amount of wear and tear is inevitable, certain practices may be damaging your linens unnecessarily. By understanding the causes of this damage, you can take steps to prevent it. Here are four common pitfalls to avoid.
1. Using the wrong wash cycle
Some wash cycles are more aggressive than others, and choosing a harsh Continue reading
Everyone deserves a little pampering at times to unwind, relax and destress. This is certainly true in the current climate for most people. But what do you do if you cannot visit a hotel spa currently to achieve this? The perfect answer is to recreate the whole spa experience at home. This is not as hard as it sounds and does not need to cost lots of money. By the time you have finished, you will have your very own sanctuary from the world.
But just how can you recreate the authentic spa experience at home? Continue reading
If you run a hotel, you'll know that items shrinking in the wash can be a real headache. There's nothing more annoying than having to reorder supplies after finding that perfectly good bedding has shrunk. Hotel-quality bedding is not cheap and, as well as the inconvenience, having to constantly restock your supplies can be a huge drain on your profits.
Luckily, shrinking is not inevitable. By taking a few simple steps, you can ensure that your bedding keeps its size wash after wash.
What is shrinking and why does it happen?
Shrinking or Dimensional stability to laundering, is the result of the weave of a fabric `closing up` under washing and some drying conditions. Continue reading
For the hospitality industry, it has always been that reputations are painstakingly won – and often easily lost – by things as seemingly simple as basic cleanliness. But in the midst of a world in crisis from the spread of COVID-19, cleanliness has become far from simple.
In 2020, and as businesses reopen for bookings, the commitment to scrupulous hygiene has to be front and centre in the minds of hosts and guests alike. We know that the virus is passed by droplets, and the particles within are more resistant than many forms of bacteria to washing and cleaning. Even maintaining social distancing, it’s possible for someone to pass, and contract, COVID-19 by just brushing against a contaminated surface. And that’s especially bad for hotels and guest houses. Continue reading
For the safety of guests and staff, hotels are looking at best practices in the disinfection of linens and towels during the Covid pandemic. Whilst there is preliminary evidence that the Covid-19 virus "does not survive well" on fabrics, here are some insider tips from Richard Haworth, leading supplier of hotel linens on striking the correct balance between caring for your guests and caring for your bed linen and towelling.
Start with good quality products
Starting with top quality materials is the key to extending performance and product life, even when using more rigorous cleaning processes. For example, our Prima Duvet Covers are made Continue reading