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Our News page is your go-to resource for industry updates, company announcements, and valuable insights into the linen and uniform rentals world. Discover helpful tips and trends for optimizing your restaurant or medical facility operations, along with stories showcasing our commitment to community involvement and environmental sustainability. Whether you're a valued customer or a curious industry professional, our blog provides valuable content to help you make informed decisions and stay ahead in the dynamic world of linen rental services.

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The Costly Consequences of Neglected Floor Care

In the fast-paced world of the food service industry, first impressions are everything. It can take as little as a tenth of a second for a customer to form an opinion about your establishment – an opinion that can make or break their entire experience. The cleanliness of your restaurant immediately reflects on your business ... Read more
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Clean Floors, Healthy Business: The Importance of Floor Care

As a business owner, proper floor care should be one of your top priorities. Floors are one of the largest high-touch surfaces, accumulating dirt, germs, spills, and debris from daily foot traffic. Keeping the floor clean and safe is important for a safe and healthy environment for both customers and employees. Did you know, the ... Read more
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January 2024 Blog - Cost of Falls

How Much Do Slip and Fall Accidents Actually Cost?

Slip and fall accidents are a significant concern for businesses. Not only can they result in serious injuries, but they also carry high costs in liability claims. According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits, representing the leading cause of visits (21.3%). Slips and falls ... Read more
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The History of Table Setting: A Timeline

Today, if you walk into any two restaurants, chances are their table setting styles will be different from one another. This difference is also clearly visible if you walk into any household.
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The Definitive Guide to Kitchen Towels

When it comes to functionality and significance in restaurant kitchen operations, nothing comes close to kitchen towels. They are versatile, functional, and essential in every corner of the restaurant – not just the back of the house!
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What Our Affiliations Mean For Your Business

Many business owners overlook affiliations in selecting businesses to work with, which may prove to be a costly mistake! When it comes to finding partners in your business’ growth and success, finding out who their ‘friends’ are is essentially getting to know more about who they are!
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restaurant cleanliness

What Do Customers Notice? Here’s How They Decide if Your Restaurant is Clean

Is your restaurant clean enough? What do customers notice? Of all existing businesses, nothing aside from the medical industry gets a demand for cleanliness more than the food service industry.
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The 3 Different Types of Aprons Your Restaurant Needs

Aprons are, perhaps, one of the most flexible items in your restaurant linen inventory because of their vast array of uses! They not only provide protection for your employees’ uniforms, but are useful in essentially every corner of your restaurant. 
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5 Holiday Color Palettes for Your Restaurant

When the winter season comes around, we all look for the perfect theme and holiday color palette. However, choosing a holiday color scheme for your business can be overwhelming, especially if you own or work at a restaurant.
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How Mickey’s Linen’s Customer Service Sets Us Apart

Everything about the way we do things at Mickey’s Linen revolves around service as our top priority. Our personalized service is designed to work perfectly for you! Most linen companies claim to have the best service in town. However, none of them meet Mickey’s standards of quality. Our reputation is built on 85 years of ... Read more
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Start Your Guest’s Dining Experience off Right with Table Linen!

Tablecloths and linen are no longer only meant for Grandma’s dining room tables!  Your guests actually prefer table linen over the crunchy paper and scuffed up tables. Add value to their dining experience by offering table linen: Different sizes of restaurant tables require different size linen – No matter the size or shape, the perfect ... Read more
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Peter G. Brown Educational Scholarship

Awarded to Sara Ruthberg, daughter of Villa Park’s Route Representative, Ed Ruthberg The Peter G. Brown Educational Scholarship is to be awarded not only for the graduating senior’s outstanding scholastic achievement, but also for their participation in extra curricular activities and community involvement. The 2012 Peter G. Brown Scholarship Gold Scholarship of $5000, is proudly ... Read more
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