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Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Napkin Fold

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in News | Comments Off

Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Napkin Fold

Did you know people spend a tremendous $18.9 billion on Valentine’s Day? And $7.2 million of that will be spent in restaurants! Add that little something extra by getting creative with your linen. Fall in love this Valentine’s Day with this super easy, festive napkin fold. Are you planning a dinner party or getting your hotel or restaurant ready for a heart shaped event? This is the perfect way to add some pizzazz to your linen arrangement. Follow the steps below and get ready to “Wow” everyone this Valentine’s Day! 1. Lay the napkin flat in...

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New Facility Leads Way in Future Investment around Centreport Parkway

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in News | Comments Off

New Facility Leads Way in Future Investment around Centreport Parkway

Stafford, Va. – Stafford County is pleased to announce that Capital Textile Service will invest $6 million in a highly-automated laundry facility that will employ approximately 50 people located off Centreport Parkway. Construction on the facility, which will serve the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, is set to begin in 2016. “Capital Textile is a leader in the industry and is certified by its national association for its sustainable, green practices for water and energy conservation,” said Bob Thomas, Chairman of Stafford County’s Board...

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Happy New Year from Our Family to Yours!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in News | Comments Off

Happy New Year from Our Family to Yours!

Did you know only 45% of people make New Year’s resolutions? Our New Year’s resolution for 2016 is to expand on one of our Company’s beliefs, “New ideas and improvements are our food for growth.” With the New Year comes new opportunities, Your Linen Service is looking forward to creating new ideas to meet our customers unique needs and requests. We want to continue to be the best and provide quality, consistently to our customers. To help you stay on track this year, here are some tips to keep your New Year’s Resolutions: • Make your goals...

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7 Simple Steps to Spread the Napkin Joy

Posted by on Dec 24, 2015 in News | Comments Off

7 Simple Steps to Spread the Napkin Joy

Save a tree and use linen napkins for your holiday feast! According to the National Christmas Tree Association, it can take an average of 7 years to grow a Christmas tree of typical height (6-7 ft). This festive napkin fold will not take you nearly as long to grow and will be sure to dazzle your restaurant patrons and family for the holidays. This simple trick can add that little extra pizazz to your tables to keep the holiday spirit shining bright! Spread the napkin joy! 1. Start with your napkin flat – Fold napkin to make a rectangle...

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3 Ways to Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in News | Comments Off

3 Ways to Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day

“The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.”  Andy Rooney The contribution and value of senior citizens at home, in your family or community is something to be celebrated. In 1988, President Reagan issued a proclamation for that very reason making August 21st National Senior Citizens Day. As an 80+ year old company who serves customers in the assisted living industry, Your Linen Service recognizes and values the wisdom and achievements of our senior citizens. We hope that you take time today to do the...

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7 Tips to Sanitize Your Hotel’s Facilities

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in News | Comments Off

7 Tips to Sanitize Your Hotel’s Facilities

Did you know that bacteria grows most rapidly in hotter weather? In the hospitality industry, the summer months bring more guests on vacation and the role of the housekeeping staff will be imperative in preventing germs and bacteria growth during this busy season. One of the more important places to keep clean are the restrooms. In the article below, Matt Morrison gives 7 tips for effectively sanitizing the facilities at your hotel. 1)      Wash your hands in hot, soapy water before cleaning. 2)      Avoid placing items on the restroom...

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10 Steps to Ensure Your Restaurant is Giving the Best Impression

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in News | Comments Off

10 Steps to Ensure Your Restaurant is Giving the Best Impression

Working in the restaurant industry requires an attention to detail, but not to one detail; attention to 1,000 details. There are several that guests pay special attention to – the key contact points they notice when entering and dining in your restaurant. In order to maintain repeat customers and appeal to new ones, take a look at these 10 key contact points from Restaurant Hospitality Magazine to ensure your restaurant is giving the best impression. Encourage callers to come and visit the restaurant. Make sure the parking lot is clean, all...

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Celebrate the 4th with a Festive Napkin Fold

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in News | Comments Off

Celebrate the 4th with a Festive Napkin Fold

Quick Fact of the Day from Your Linen Service: Did you know that there were 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence? The oldest signer was Benjamin Franklin at the age of 70 and the youngest was Edward Rutledge of South Carolina at the age of 26. As you celebrate the Fourth of July with friends and family, it is important to remember those 56 signers and others before us who fought to make the United States a free country. We have the freedom to make our own choices and enjoy many liberties because of them. Your Linen Service is proud...

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