How to Find the Best Bed Sheets for Your Guests

Andrew Moore

Host & Home is your one-stop shop for the proper bed sheets for your guests. Whether you have a guest room in your home, a rental property, or a hotel, you can choose from affordable, comfortable quality sheets and sheets sets. Assure all your guests a relaxing stay with the perfect bed sheets for your space and budget. Whatever you choose from Host & Home, your guests will thank you.

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Important Things to Consider When Buying Cleaning Supplies for Your Business

Andrew Moore

Cleaning your home or business doesn’t have to be difficult as long as you have the right cleaning supplies. Host & Home has various cleaning supplies that meet homeowner and business owner needs. Here are the wholesale cleaning supplies you should keep on hand to keep cleaning productive: 

Cleaning Kits

At Host & Home, we know it can be challenging to remember all of the cleaning supplies you need for mopping and dusting. We sell cleaning gear to help you get started. Get everything you need to mop or dust using our cleaning mop kit

What's Included: Find everything you need for any kind of cleaning project. Our cleaning kit includes reusable pads, one 71" extendable dust mop, and three microfiber wet mops. It also comes with microfiber chenille dusting covers, microfiber cleaning cloths, and a free dusting wand.

Why It Works: Different spaces require surface-specific tools to reach their cleanliness potential. Our cleaning kit mop kit will help you mop floors, clean windows, and even dust any kind of hard-to-reach space. You can even use the kit supplies to keep your car refreshed and clean.

Care Requirements: We recommend that you wash the microfiber cloths included in this kit without fabric conditioner or bleach and air dry or tumble dry with a low heat setting. This kind of care will keep your cloths in pristine condition, use after use.

Mop Supplies

We have everything you need for mopping, including mop buckets and a variety of mop heads. The mop head you need will depend on the floor you are cleaning and the soil level. 

Mop Bucket: If you are wet mopping, you need our easy-to-use six-gallon mop bucket. The wheels and bucket handle make moving the bucket safe and comfortable. The sieve is perfect for wringing out dirty water on flat mop heads. 

Wet and Dry Mop Pads: These mop pads are perfect for dry cleaning dust and wet mopping floors. With these mop pads, you can clean vinyl, hardwood, laminate, and tile floors. They are velcro backed and easily attach to standard velcro flat mop bases. 

Microfiber Wet Mop Pads: These microfiber wet mop pads are easy to use with standard velcro-backed flat mop frames. They come in sizes ranging from 13", 18", and 24". They can clean floors, windows, ceilings, and even furniture. The wet mop heads are machine washable and reusable for over 200 cleanings. 

Scrubbing Microfiber Mop Pads: These mop pads are textured to help clean floors and other surfaces during the cleaning process. The mildly abrasive texture breaks down dirt and soil without leaving streaks. They are machine washable and reusable. 

Cleaning Cloths & Rags

Microfiber Towels: Our microfiber towels are premium quality, lint-free, multi-purpose, machine washable, and reusable. These towels are perfect for dusting, drying, buffing, polishing, and cleaning delicate items. 
 
Waffle Microfiber Towels: Use these textured towels to wipe down surfaces or scrub dried-on messes. They can clean large spills, polish stainless steel, and complete other general household cleaning tasks. You can reuse these durable towels many times because they are machine washable. 

Polyester Knit Wipes: These wipes are perfect for use in cleanroom environments. They are non-abrasive and won’t scratch or damage your belongings. The wipes are durable, so you can remove dust and dirt easily. You can use them to clean lab equipment, medical equipment, optical lenses, and electronics. 

Cleaning Rags: We have microfiber smart rags, colored terry towel rags, and white knit T-shirt cleaning rags. Cleaning rags are great to use for an array of cleaning needs. Our cleaning rags are machine washable, dry fast, and reusable. You can use them for dusting, wiping countertops, cleaning bathrooms, absorbing spills, and more. 

Microfiber Cleaning Mitts: Our one-size-fits-all microfiber dusting mitts help you clean difficult-to-reach places. The mitts help you get a good grip with their ergonomic design. You can dry dust or wet wipe the dirt and grime away using only water. They are great for dusting, polishing, drying, buffing, and more. 

Bar Mop Towels: These terry towels make great clean-up cloths because they are absorbent. You can use them to clean heavy-duty spills and messes. They are ideal for cleaning behind bars, in kitchens, and in dining rooms. Terry cleaning rags are reusable and machine washable if they are not heavily soiled. Once they are soiled or stained beyond rescue, you can simply dispose of them and get a new one. 

Protective Items

Keep yourself and your staff protected while cleaning. Host & Home has face masks and aprons available in bulk quantities. 

Face Masks: Cleaning can stir up settled dust and spread bacteria. Our disposable face masks offer three layers of protection. They are easy to breathe in and have elastic earloops for a comfortable wearing experience.

Aprons: Host & Home offers a variety of aprons to keep yourself and your staff clean while working. Here are our three most popular aprons for use while cleaning:

  1. Cobbler aprons are double-sided, with pockets and adjustable ties. These aprons are made of 100% polyester. They protect the front and back of your clothing from your shoulders down to your hips.  
  2. Bib aprons are knee-length and have pockets and adjustable ties. These aprons protect the front of your clothing from your chest to your upper thighs. 
  3. Half waist aprons (also called half bistro aprons) cover the area from your waist to the tops of your knees with pockets and adjustable ties. 

Our aprons are durable, reusable, and machine washable. We offer them in many colors, including black, white, red, and navy. 

Buy Wholesale Cleaning Supplies From Host & Home

Host & Home provides a wide spread of cleaning supplies in varying colors, sizes, and quantities to meet your cleaning needs. With our available supplies, you can dust, scrub, clean, and so much more. 

Let Host & Home help with your wholesale cleaning supplies needs. Our cleaning products are available in bulk to save you time and money. We have cleaning kits, mop supplies, cleaning cloths, and protective items to make cleaning your home or business more manageable. Contact us today to get started.

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Tips for Washing Your Towel Sets

Andrew Moore

Purchasing wholesale towel sets for your business is an investment. Keeping your towels in the best condition possible extends their longevity and keeps your customers happy. Follow these tips for washing your towel sets to keep them clean and robust. 

Follow Label Instructions

The first thing you need to do when washing your towels is to check the towel's label. Towels differ in material and construction.

Your towel's label instructions might include:

  • Whether or not the towel is machine washable
  • The ideal cleaning temperature
  • Chemicals to use for cleaning
  • Chemicals to avoid when cleaning
  • The ideal drying temperature
  • Whether or not the towel can be ironed

When you do not follow the label instructions, you risk damaging your towels. Damage might not show up immediately; it can happen over time. Results of improper cleaning include shrinkage, discoloration, accelerated wear and tear, and material breakdown. Turns equal guest nights. Wash your towels correctly and extend the number of turns before you need replace the towel. 

Sort Your Towels

When you are ready to clean your towels, separate them into groups first—separate bath towels from other types of laundry like bed linens, cleaning towels, and bath mats. Towels need to be sorted a few other ways, too.

Wash By Color

It's a great idea to purchase towels of different colors for different uses. For example, your bath towels should be a different color than your beach and pool towels. We sell color-coded bed linen (by different color hems e.g., blue thread for queen size) to quickly sort white bed linen in the wash.

When you go to wash towels, start by sorting your towels by color. Washing your towels by color groups will remove the risk of color transfer from darker towels to lighter towels.    

Wash By Towel Type

The towels will vary by type. Sort your towels into categories before you wash them. For example, wash your white bath sets together, but wash delicate towels or oversized towels separately. 

Always separate terry towels from microfiber cloths. Microfiber cloths are lint free, while white terry towels will lint extensively during the first couple of washes. The lint will stick to the microfiber material. Remember, never dry microfiber cleaning cloths with heat.

If you use cleaning towels with a designated chemical, wash them separately from your other towel types. This way, there is no chemical transfer between the towels you use. For example, never use bleach or fabric softener with microfiber cloths, these chemicals will neutralize the natural positive charge of the fibers.

Washing your towels by type will help you follow the label's cleaning instructions. It will also help you during the folding process, too. The towels will already be sorted by type, so you won't waste time sorting them after they've gone through the dryer.  

Use the Right Detergent 

Washing your towels with the right detergent will help them last longer. Using the wrong detergent or chemicals could cause unwanted discoloration or damage to an entire load of towels. Most colored towels should be cleaned with a non-bleach detergent. 

Check the label on your detergent to know how much to use for each load. Using too much detergent won't help clean the towels any better than using the correct amount. Overusing detergent will cause increases in your detergent costs and can leave behind unwanted soap residue. 

Underusing detergent isn't beneficial either. If you don't use enough detergent, your towels won't come out clean. You might have to run the wash multiple times for the desired level of cleanliness. 

Pretreat Stains

To keep your towels looking new, always try to pretreat stains. Washing a stained towel will only set the stain and make it difficult, or even impossible, to remove it. 

There are two standard ways to pretreat a stain. The first way to pretreat a stain is to use a small amount of compatible detergent. Put the detergent directly on the stain and gently rub the detergent into the stain. Check to see if the stain has improved by rinsing the stained area before washing the towel. Treat the stain again if needed, then wash the towel like usual.

The second way to pretreat a stain is to use a specialized stain treatment. Stain treatment sprays are usually safe to use on all fabrics; however, test a small portion of one towel before applying the treatment to multiple towels. After you know the stain treatment will not damage your towels, follow the treatment instructions. Some stain treatments need to be rinsed off prior to washing, whereas others don't.   

Monitor Load Size

Understand your washer and dryer's load capacity. It is possible to wash small loads, but a washer should never be overloaded. 

Overloading a washer can cause damage to the machine and its contents. Towels will not clean properly if they are overloaded in the washer. The washer's energy efficiency will also decrease if loaded over capacity.

Make sure the dryer isn't overloaded, either. The drying time of multiple loads stuffed into one dryer will not decrease. Overfull dryers take longer to dry, use more electricity, and are at risk of overheating. Overheating can cause damage to the towels or, worse, a fire. 

Regulate Cleaning and Drying Temperature

The care label on your towels will indicate specific information about the ideal water and drying temperatures. The label will also specify the recommended cycle, too. For example, some towels need to be washed on a gentle cycle. 

The colors of towels you are washing will determine the temperature you want to wash them. Cold water is commonly used to clean dark-colored towels because it extends the towel's life, helps prevent colors from bleeding, and shrinkage is less likely to occur in cold water. 

Check the towel's label to see if there is a recommendation for the drying temperature. Most towels require a low heat setting. Tumble dry on low to extend the life of the towel and ensure the towels do not overheat. 

Microfiber cloths contain 1000's of microscopic hooks that attract and lock in dirt. These hooks are delicate and will melt under high-heat. Hanging your microfiber cloths to air dry is the preferred method, you may also tumble dry on low setting (separately from terry products).

Keep Transfer Time Low

Towels shouldn't sit in the washer for an extended amount of time. Quickly transfer the towels from the washer to the dryer to prevent odor-causing mold and mildew. 

Purchase Our Wholesale Towel Sets

Purchase your wholesale towel sets through Host & Home. Our durable towels come labeled with easy-to-read cleaning instructions. We have a wide selection of bath sets, pool sets, and cleaning towels. You can also choose from towels made with 100% cotton or a cotton blend. With Host & Home, you can improve your customer's experience by providing various high-quality towels in different sizes.

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Host & Home Partners with VineOh!

Andrew Moore
We know a good thing when we see it, and getting wine and goodies delivered quarterly is definitely a good thing. VineOh! was created for the woman on the go. 

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Dos and don'ts of purchasing bulk kitchen supplies.

Andrew Moore

Purchasing bulk kitchen supplies can save significant amounts of money, as you can purchase large quantities of products for a fraction of the individual sale price. The goal is not just to get a lot for less, but to reduce the cost per unit. Research what you need before shopping for kitchen supplies, and use that information to make the most cost effective choices.

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Top 5 kitchen must-haves for your vacation rental

Andrew Moore

Creating a warm and inviting environment in your rental property is a balancing act. You want to provide luxury amenities at a price that makes sense for your business.

All the discount kitchen supplies you need are available at Host & Home. We've been providing wholesale textiles to hospitality businesses for years, and now we're opening our doors to the public and small business owners.

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How Many Bathroom Towel Sets Should I Have?

Andrew Moore

Any guest or patron knows that a good towel is part of a great experience. Whether you're hosting in your vacation rental, a motel, or in your own home, a good guest experience is the key to a good reputation. To be a five-star host for your rental property (or your own family) be sure to have a good supplier for bathroom towel sets.

How many bathroom towel sets do you need? That all depends on several factors. Are you providing towels for a small or large family? Are you rotating groups of people in a small rental property? Do you own multiple units in a single rental property, or are you buying towels sets for several units in many properties? What level of (luxury) guest experience are you offering? Here are some guidelines for quantities. Read on to learn more about other variables to consider once you determine how many towel sets you need.

  • Super-economy: One set* per guest, one in the laundry

  • Mid-range comfort: One set per guest, one set in the laundry, one set in storage

  • 5-star Hotel: Two sets per guest including oversized bath towels or bath sheets, two extra sets in storage, extra hand towels and washcloths, makeup removal towels, and cabana towels by the pool.

  • Superior luxury accommodations: Two sets per guest including oversized bath towels or bath sheets, one additional set per guest in storage, extra hand towels and washcloths, and makeup removal washcloths.

    *A set includes one each: bath towel, hand towel, and washcloth. Weights, sizes, materials, design, and construction will vary and affect the price.

Things to Consider when Purchasing Towels

You may be looking for wholesale bathroom towels for a variety of reasons. Personal use of course, but if you’re running a business, you’ll want greater quantities on-hand. Material, size, weight, design, and the environment for usage are all considerations when buying wholesale bathroom towels.

Towel Material & Quality

User preferences and use cases vary, so we offer a wide range of materials and designs. Naturally, the quality also varies, and each option comes at a corresponding price point. The most popular hotel towel fabric is a blend of polyester and cotton, which can be economical or pricey depending on type of cotton yarn (blended, open-end, ring spun, single or double yarn, low-twist, zero-twist, etc.). Hotels typically use an 86%/14% blend. The polyester ground (14%) gives the towel more strength while drying quicker. The pile (86%) is cotton for softness and absorbency. The final product depends also on the weight, size, construction, and embellishments.

We carry economically priced towels suited for environments like hospitals or gyms and heavier plush towels suited for nice hotels. Here are some specs you can expect for various levels of towel quality.

Most standard bath towel sets include bath towels that range in size from 22” x 44” (for 1-Star motels) to 27” x 54”. Hand towels range from approximately standard 16” x 27” to 18” x 32”, and washcloths typically range from 11” x 11” up to 13” x 13”.

We sell institutional collections of white towels that are sold by the dozen or case. A couple of examples are listed below.

GOOD - Our Admiral brand is well-suited for economy hotels and motels or an Airbnb with a high student traveler turn-over. The towel features blend of polyester and economic 12S open end cotton. The Admiral collection includes two sizes of bath towels 24” x 50” (10.5lb per dozen as noted in industry terms) and 24” x 48” (8lbs per dozen). The collection includes hand towels and washcloths as well.

BETTER - By contrast, our Magellan hotel collection which also includes two sizes of bath towels is suited for more upscale hotels or comfortable rental properties for mature travelers on vacation. The construction is 20D ring spun 100% premium. This towel has Bath towel sizes include a plush 27” x 54” hotel towel weighing 17lb per dozen and a 27” x 50” at 14lbs.

BEST - Our two Aston & Arden collections of luxury Turkish cotton bath towels each boast 30” x 60” bath sheets weighing 18lb per dozen. Hand towels are 18” x 32” and washcloths are 13” x 13. Our Turkish towel collections were specifically designed with extra soft combed Turkish cotton, extra weight and absorbency, trending colors, and stylish details like an ombre striped dobby border for a clientele that relishes luxury bath products.

Bathroom Usage

Bathroom towel usage can vary greatly. You should consider budget first and then purchase sets based on expected usage.

  • Home: If you are purchasing for your home you will want to consider the number of individuals in your home, how often they will use bath towels and wash their face and hands — and how often you want to do laundry! Having at least one set clean while one is being laundered is the minimum gauge for estimating quantity.

  • Host: If you have a B&B, or vacation rental property you’ll want to consider the maximum number of guests for full capacity and purchase towels accordingly. Daily activities and bathroom use frequency also influence the number of sets you’ll need. For example, if you live near a beach or pool that guests will access frequently, they may utilize more towels than a guest in a colder or more suburban climate. You may consider keeping cabana towels on your shopping list for “beachy” properties to minimize overuse of bath towels for recreation.

  • Larger accommodations: On a larger scale, hotels and motels will need to accommodate the potential for multiple rooms hosting multiple guests, and account for potential damage and “shrinkage.” Shrinkage or linen-loss is the shrinking of your towel supplies through theft and towel destruction. Ample supplies will be needed and the larger the capacity, the more sets you will need. Consider buying in bulk from the Admiral or Magellan collections for high-volume needs.

Washing and Drying Capacity

Property managers or anyone with a large family will tell you that you need good appliances to launder and dry massive amounts of bath towels. If you are contemplating entering the property management game, make sure you have heavy duty washers and dryers — or consider using a commercial laundry to pick up, launder, and drop off your guest linen.

Storage Space

Some Host & Home towels are smaller, and others are not as plush so they will fold smaller and function well for small bathrooms or storage paces, while others are thick and plush and will work best in master and large bathrooms. If you have a smaller bathroom space with less space and still want to provide a luxurious experience, consider installing some additional shelving or utilizing a bar cart or removable shelf that can be moved in and out of the space as needed.

Bathroom Towel Breakdown

We have the following options available in our bathroom towel packages:

Standard Bath Towel Sets: The beauty of a bath towel set is that it is convenient! Open the package and you instantly have three or six pieces (one or two units) that works specifically with your décor style.

Bath Towels Assortments: For a collection of different styles, colors, and designs, choose one of our assortments. If have a funky eclectic vibe and your towels don’t need to match this is a perfect option. Give each room its own personality!

 

  • Bath Sheets: Our assortments include big/oversized bath sheets, perfect for warming your family and guests up after a soak.
  • Ultimate Bath Sheets (40” x 65” to 35” x 72”) extra-large bath towels in assorted colors and styles
  • Deluxe Bath Sheets (40” x 60” to 34” x 68”) extra-large bath towels in assorted solid colors

 

 

Hand Towels: A good-sized hand towel is versatile, functional, and can also be decorative for your bathroom. It offers practicality and convenience with a decorative touch.

  • Sunshine Hand Towels (16” x 18” to 18” x 20”) towels in premium assorted patterns & jacquards pair well with our Sunshine washcloths
  • Ambassador Hand Towels (16” x 28” to 18” x 30”) budget-friendly assorted sizes, solids & stripes

Washcloths: The washcloth is a necessity for washing and an ample supply is always appreciated by family and guests. With our ribbon-wrapped sets you can place a pack of untouched new washcloths in each bathroom. Your guests will love it! These washcloths also make great cleaning cloths after the guests leave.

 

Purchase Bathroom Towel Sets Wholesale

At Host & Home, we provide premium quality wholesale bathroom towel sets for your convenience as well as bulk bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths — carton packed and delivered to your door.

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What to Look for When Buying Kitchen Supplies

Andrew Moore

Restaurants, vacation rental owners, and homeowners should only select quality materials when stocking kitchen supplies. Host & Home supplies durable and long-lasting aprons, pot holders, and tablecloths. We also offer kitchen cleaning supplies like kitchen towels, napkins, and bar mops. Here’s what you should look for when buying discount kitchen supplies. Because quality, at a discount, means value!

Spun Poly Protective Supplies

Host & Home is proud to stock spun polyester discount kitchen supplies for any commercial or residential kitchen. Spun poly is durable, wrinkle resistant and fade resistant. Every chef can take advantage of our high-quality aprons, napkins, and tablecloths.

Aprons

Aprons protect kitchen staff from immediate contact with hot liquids and stains. They are also a uniform staple. The following aprons may just be what your kitchen needs to improve employee safety:

Bib ApronsOur Mariposa bib aprons are outfitted with adjustable ties. Made from spun polyester, these aprons are wrinkle-resistant and protect wearers from splashes and spills. You’ll find these aprons last longer than the average cotton bib apron.

Bistro / Half Bistro Aprons: Host & Home’s bistro aprons are perfect for any Michelin-star restaurant. Both options have long adjustable ties that work for all body types and are easy to wash. 

Our long bistro aprons suit home and commercial use and have one large check pocket. Their notable oversized length will keep you safe behind any stove or grill.

While not as long, our half bistro aprons come in eight different colors and are ideal for chefs and servers who need extra mobility. These aprons have two deep pockets that can hold all your kitchen essentials while on the go.

Waist Aprons: Some kitchens find that waist aprons better accommodate their servers. Perfect for cafes, ice cream shops, diners, and everywhere in between, Host & Home’s waist aprons may be just what your restaurant needs. Like our other styles, each waist apron is made from spun polyester.

Cobbler ApronsOur cobbler aprons are double-sided and come with two deep pockets — useful for storage or transporting kitchen utensils. These aprons can work for projects outside the kitchen, including schools, gardening, and hospitals.

All of our aprons are available in bulk and come in black and red. Our bistro aprons also come in blue and green. If you’re looking for durable aprons that suit your kitchen aesthetics and will keep your kitchen staff safe, Host & Home is the right choice.

Tablecloths

Host & Home’s Mariposa tablecloths will suit any formal restaurant or and venue. Each tablecloth will bring sophistication to your event and protect all tables from any kind of spill or stain. They are completely made from 100% spun polyester and can be purchased in bulk. You’ll find these tablecloths to be the right choice for your wedding, graduation, quincéanera, or other events.

Napkins

Patrons can always tell the quality of a restaurant based on the quality of their napkins. Any food service looking to create a beautiful dining experience should consider Host & Home’s table napkins. We supply Mariposa bistro and solid dinner napkins in 12- and 25-piece packs and in bulk. Ranging in colors from blue, green, red, or tan, our napkins will surely impress your guests.

 

Additional Protective Discount Kitchen Supplies

Pot Holders

Host & Home also provides pot holders, another necessity for any kitchen. They protect your hands from hot dishes and cooking surfaces. They also protect tables and counters from warps or burn marks. 

Our 100% cotton terry looped pot holders are available in six colors (blue, green, tan, grey, black, and white), and can be machine washed. For maximum kitchen protection, our pot holders have decorative quilting to protect from burns.

Kitchen Rugs

Foot comfort and floor protection is another important investment that any kitchen should make. That’s why Host & Home supplies kitchen rugs. You may opt for our Sloppy Chef printed kitchen rugs — perfect for entryways or decoration — or our D-shape kitchen rugs, composed of slip-resistant latex and rubber backing. Whatever style you pick, your feet will stay protected during long hours of work.

Cleaning Measures

Sanitary safety measures are just as necessary as physical protection. Host & Home’s towels, napkins, and bar mops are optimal discount kitchen supplies cleaning options.

Towels and Bar Mops

No home or restaurant or home should ever be short on kitchen towels. That’s why Host & Home supplies decorative towels as well as utilitarian bar mops, suitable for heavier duty work and soils.

Kitchen TowelsHomes looking to add a touch of decor to their kitchen space should consider Host & Home’s kitchen towels. We offer buffalo plaid, windowpane, and premium weave options as well as neutral colors like white, blue, and black, red, and tan.

Bar MopsOur bar mops are designed to quickly clean water and spills. With top absorbency and many colors to choose from, your kitchen will be kept clean and remain sanitary. Whether you need a standard pack of bar mops or a bulk option, we have it all. 

Save More With Discount Kitchen Supplies

Are you looking to increase your restaurant or home’s kitchen safety? Contact Host & Home today. We supply quality kitchen supplies suitable for any establishment. You’ll find that our aprons, pot holders, tablecloths, and kitchen towels are sure to keep your kitchen sanitary and your staff protected.

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