Are you running into issues with suppliers that market thread counts in the upper double digits or even over 1,000? Before you go out and spend a fortune on matching sheets, you need to know how those numbers are inflated. Then you will know the right sheets to purchase for your hotel, and you can educate your guests on what that number really means.
Bigger Isn’t Always Better
Early on, we were all trained that bigger was better when it came to thread count. That’s why companies started looking for loopholes, so they could advertise inferior sheets with a higher number. Why does thread count matter?
The thread count adds the number of yarns in the warp and weft per inch of fabric. 150 vertical threads and 150 horizontal threads would leave you with a T300 sheet, and a great deal of comfort. The fact is that you should get wary any the time sheet thread count is higher than 400 because that’s just about the most threads that should fit in a square inch.
1600 thread count sheets usually involve 4-ply threads of inferior quality. They multiply by the ply rather than the individual threads to inflate the count. But 1600 thread count sheets won’t be as comfortable or durable as 400 thread count sheets made from superior thread that is absorbent and can hold up to washing.
Provide Your Guests with Quality Over Quantity
You don’t want to fool your guests with promises of a 1600 thread count sheet that ends up being just okay. When you shop with Venus, you know that you are getting the best quality fabrics, and the thread number on the product is the real number, not some bogus inflated way of selling an inferior product. To source your bed linens the right way, call 800.421.6599, or you can request a quote online.