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Virginia Linen Service, Inc. receives APSE Employer Award

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in News | Comments Off

Virginia Linen Service, Inc. receives APSE Employer Award

Virginia Linen Service, Inc. is honored to have been awarded the 2014 Service Partnership Award by the Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE) and Chesterfield Employment Services (CES). John Teyssier and David Leedy accepted the award on behalf of Virginia Linen Service at Chesterfield County’s Annual Recognition Event on Thursday, November 20, 2014. Nominated by Phil Nussbaum, Manager at CES, Virginia Linen Service was awarded for their “exemplary partnership and service to the Chesterfield Community Services Board”....

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Local Linen Service Company Celebrates 80 Years of Service

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in News | Comments Off

Local Linen Service Company Celebrates 80 Years of Service

Your Linen Service is proud to announce the celebration of their 80th anniversary in the textile rental and commercial laundry service industry. Eighty years is not a milestone that many family-owned businesses achieve, but Your Linen Service has accomplished this with grace, commitment, hard work, and a clear vision that has kept their company a leader in the industry. Founded in 1934 by brothers Moe, Henry, and Irving Struminger, the company transitioned to Donald Struminger, the Company’s current Chairman, and is now led by his son David...

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VHCA and Virginia Linen Service Connect with the Community

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in News | Comments Off

VHCA and Virginia Linen Service Connect with the Community

Virginia Health Care Association (VHCA) is a membership organization of nearly 300 licensed nursing and assisted living facilities that promote the delivery of quality extended health care services. Virginia Linen Service is a proud member of this organization and is happy to announce that we will be at the Virginia Health Care Association’s Annual Convention and Trade Show on Tuesday, September 16th at the Richmond Marriott & Greater Richmond Convention Center.  As a linen, uniform and textile provider for the medical industry, Virginia...

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Green: Eco-Friendly Commercial Laundries

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in News | Comments Off

Green: Eco-Friendly Commercial Laundries

Hotel on-premise laundry facilities are quickly becoming a thing of the past. According to Textile Rental Services Association’s President & CEO, Joe Ricci, these facilities are becoming increasingly detrimental – financially as well as environmentally. In a recent article written by Joe in the Hotel Executive Business Review, he outlined a few ways on-premise laundry is costing hotels so much, what makes them environmentally harmful as well as how and why a commercial laundry company is a better solution.  What is the best solution...

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Housekeeping: Deep Cleaning

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in News | Comments Off

Housekeeping: Deep Cleaning

It’s spring – so for you it might be time for spring cleaning. However, the hospitality industry is consistently cleaning year-round to keep their hotel in top shape. Below is a list of deep cleaning areas to pay attention to from William D. Frye, coauthor of Managing Housekeeping Operations. Take a look: 1) High dusting. Use a dust wand with long handle to reach high areas, including smoke detectors and sprinklers. Dust light diffusers, air vent grates, and the tops of hutches, armoires, and door jams. 2) Window areas. Dry clean fabric...

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Housekeeping: The 5-Minute Bed

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in News | Comments Off

Housekeeping: The 5-Minute Bed

What is an efficient and faster way to make a bed? In the hospitality industry, it is prudent for the housekeeping staff to be able to make the bed of a hotel room in a reasonable amount of time. The article below, written by the coauthor of Managing Housekeeping Operations, William D. Frye, offers a 3-step process that will minimize unnecessary movements and reduce time to make a bed. Here are the steps: 1) Stand at one side of the bed and wave the bottom sheet evenly across it. In a similar fashion, spread out the top sheet so it lies...

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A Healthy Dress Code

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in News | Comments Off

A Healthy Dress Code

What’s the ideal manner of dress for doctors, nurses and healthcare personnel to help reduce the risk of spreading germs? Do you know? According to an article by JoNel Aleccia from NBC News, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has released a new guidance stating that short sleeves, bare hands and forearms and white coats are the staples of bacteria-free dress for healthcare professionals. The new guidance goes on to mention that having these articles of clothing laundered at least once a week is also a major component to...

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Going Once…Going Twice…SOLD!

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in News | Comments Off

Going Once…Going Twice…SOLD!

Your Linen Service, Inc. has been a part of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) community for several years.  Every year AH&LA’s foundation, American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF), hosts the Big Apple Auction.  Your Linen Service had the great pleasure of participating in the auction this year. Your Linen Service donated a luxury hotel towel set that included 2 full-length bath robes, 2 hand towels, 2 bath towels and 2 wash cloths.  All of the proceeds were to benefit college students working...

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