Hotels and B&B's

  1. How to stay comfortable during summer nights

    How to stay comfortable during summer nights
    With our insulated roofs and double glazing windows, the UK is best equipped for keeping us cosy during the long winter months. So as the country grapples with some of the hottest temperatures on record, what can you do to keep cool during the sizzling summer nights, especially if your property doesn’t have air conditioning? If you’re struggling to cope...
  2. Making your small bedroom feel spacious

    Making your small bedroom feel spacious
    A small space can dictate how you decorate a room. Small bedrooms can end up feeling cramped, poorly decorated and unwelcoming. However, a few simple tips and tricks are all it takes to open up a small room and make the most of limited floor space. A little creativity is all it takes to give the illusion of additional space...
  3. How to make your bedrooms stand out

    How to make your bedrooms stand out
    When you go and stay somewhere, it’s nice to be made a fuss of. A comfortable guest room is welcoming and helps you feel at home. But a lousy guest room can ruin an otherwise lovely time away. Making sure your guests never have a terrible night’s sleep can be easy and inexpensive. Putting the finishing touches to a guest...
  4. How to make your beds like a 5* Housekeeper

    How to make your beds like a 5* Housekeeper
    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 →
  5. Top tips to improve your sleep

    Top tips to improve your sleep
    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.    Continue reading →
  6. Four ways you may be damaging your linens

    Four ways you may be damaging your linens
    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 →
  7. How can I prevent bedding from shrinking?

    How can I prevent bedding from shrinking?
    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 →
  8. Keeping Duvets and Pillows Clean for Your Guests

    Keeping Duvets and Pillows Clean for Your Guests
    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 →
  9. Top tips for ensuring your laundry is spotlessly clean & Covid free

    Top tips for ensuring your laundry is spotlessly clean & Covid free
    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 →
  10. An Important Message

    A message to our customers   Given the current unprecedented international health crisis, we wanted to keep you updated with the latest situation at Richard Haworth Ltd. Like everyone, we have been busily gathering as much information as possible about the impact of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).   We had spent considerable time planning for the disruption, working with our supply chain to ensure as little disruption as possible. As things stand, we are operating a full service, with customer service, warehousing and deliveries all continuing to be fully operational.   Continue reading →

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