What does GSM mean for your towel?

15th June 2018 by Wernich Kay in Ask The Experts

GSM is short for grams per square meter. Towels have a weight, and the standard measurement for the weight and quality of towels is grams per square meter. This magic number refers to the density of the towel. Towels can vary anywhere between 300 GSM and 900 GSM. The higher the number, the heavier and…

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Why you should get protectors for your mattress & pillows

3rd May 2018 by Nick Eyre in Ask The Experts

After speaking with some our customers, we’ve come to the realisation that there is a lot of confusion about what a mattress protector actually does. Many don’t see why it’s a good idea to get one, especially if they have just bought a new bed. A mattress protector ensures that your bed does what it…

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How To Properly Care For Your Guest House Towels

12th April 2018 by Nick Eyre in Ask The Experts

There’s nothing better than drying off with a fresh, soft towel. Your aim should be to give your guest that feeling every time they dry themselves. Over time, even some common practices will damage your towels. Our Linon team of experts have put together years of accumulated knowledge to consider when caring for your hotel…

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What is the appropriate amount of bed linen I need for my guest house?

23rd March 2018 by esther du plessis in Ask The Experts

Every guest house owner and manager knows that one of your major expenses is bed linen replacement. However, an adequate stock of bed linen is crucial to ensure smooth operations in housekeeping and it is critical to develop control procedures for the storage, issuing, use, and replacement of bed linen stock. BED LINEN STOCK PROBLEMS…

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6 Top Tips For a Great Night’s Sleep

9th March 2018 by esther du plessis in Ask The Experts

It can sometimes be difficult to get a great night’s sleep, especially since we all lead such busy fast paced lives. A great night’s sleep is a key part of a healthy lifestyle, and can benefit your heart, weight, mind, and so much more. Here are our 6 top tips for getting a great night’s…

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