Use pure soap or gentle detergent when laundering linens.
Soap works best in soft water. (In hard water it forms curds that makes fabrics dingy and stiff).
Launder any stains when fresh. If allowed to set, stains may be impossible to remove at a later
Use oxygen-type bleaches for white linen, instead of chlorine bleaches which can cause
Select a water temperature between warm to hot, depending on the care instructions.
Place delicate or fringed linens in a pillowcase before putting them into a washing machine.
Whether hand or machine washing, be sure to rinse the linen item completely in lots of water to
remove all soap, detergent and residual soil. This will help to avoid formation of "age spots" which
are caused by oxidation of cellulose (linen's primary component).
Once rinsing and spinning cycles on a washing machine are complete, either line dry the linen
items, lay them flat or hang garments -- all until slightly damp. Avoid wringing out linen before
To keep white linens white, try drying them in the sun.
About Ulster Linen Co., Inc.
The Ulster Linen Co., Inc. of New York is noted for being the most reliable source of Fine European Linens in the US. Our roots go
back to an Irish mill called The Ulster Weaving Co., Ltd. which was started over 150 years ago by John Sloan Larmor from a small
weaving division of the Ulster Spinning Co., Ltd. William Hogg Larmor, youngest son of John Sloan Larmor came to the United States
and started the present New York importing company in 1933, then also called the Ulster Weaving Co., Ltd. Both the Belfast and New
York companies recently changed their names to better reflect their corporate purpose and independence.
Our reputation for quick, courteous service and high quality products is well known. Ulster's longevity (oldest US Linen Company of
its kind, still active) is the result of placing the customer's needs first and carrying ample stock of basic linens for swift
delivery. Please review our product line and contact us when you need quality linen. You may select from linen by the yard or