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The Tips Of Fabric For Hotel Bed Linen

Jun 27, 2017

The tips of fabric for hotel bed linen

Thread count
The thread count of bed linen is the key thing to look out for to really determine the quality; the higher the thread count, the more luxurious the hotel bed linen.
150-170: Thin sheets where the usage calls for material of a more basic nature, often found in hospitals and hostels.
200: A cool and light cotton mostly used in summer & Mediterranean countries. Found in many hotels where the requirement is cool, crisp bed linen within a smart budget.
300-400: Definitely the best selling luxurious cotton product. A soft yet more substantial count, favored for its cool feel and durability. This product is what you expect to find on the beds of major hotel chains worldwide.
600: Here is where the exclusive end of quality begins, made possible by the use of compressed air technology in the weaving process. It is a beautiful lustrous, uniform, soft and very smooth fabric.
800-1000: Ultimate luxury and pure indulgence with an event greater luster and a fuller fabric. 


The right fabric
Choosing the 'right' fabric really depends on personal preference and the effect you're looking for in your hotel rooms.
• Percale or super percale is a woven, plain weave, spun fabric made from both carded and combed yarns. It is generally only found in high thread-count fabrics which gives the fabric a soft, silk-like feel. Percale gives a fabric strength meaning it will last longer through multiple washes - perfect for hotel usage.
Sateen is weave construction that has more threads on the top surface than others, resulting in a softer look with a sheen resembling satin. Cotton sateen sheets tend to be softer than those with a Percale weave so it's a matter of preference which to choose. 

Washing information
Once you've chosen your linen, you want to ensure it stays in good condition and lasts. Have a read through washing instructions by your supplier to get the best out of your products.