Hospitality tips

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Shower, shave and shampoo

When I opened my B&B some years ago, on a shoestring budget and with no real experience, the advice I got from some of my peers was very valuable indeed.

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Let rats teach you how to speak to humans

Learn from rats how to speak to humans.

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A Guide to painting and how to tackle painting problems

Unless your establishment is built entirely of face brick, there are surfaces that need to be painted occasionally to ensure that your property is pleasing to guests.

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Fittings to Fit You

At some point you are going to want to change the fittings in your establishment. Not because you don’t like them but because they are actually from another era.

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Cleaning and Maintaining Outdoor Furniture

Some popular ideas to keep your outdoor furniture clean and well maintained.

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The Importance of Good Catering Equipment

Good catering equipment makes all the difference to your restaurant.

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Sensational Smells

Did you know that people recall smells with a 65% accuracy after a year, while the visual recall of photographs sinks to about 50% after only three months?

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When is a welt not a welt?

Interior decorators and designers and furniture sales people speak English, the same language I do. But sometimes I get the idea that they don’t.

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Water-wise Gardening

As time goes on and our climate changes, perhaps becoming warmer, conservation of water is becoming more and more important.

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Wash-day yellows!

The first problem with the yellowing of white cotton is that it may be caused by a variety of factors. Some suggest that the yellow stains are the result of using either too much or too little detergent, that the linen is being washed in water with too low a temperature, or that it is not being rinsed properly.