Linens are a home essential. From bath towels and washcloths, to bed sheets and bedding to kitchen towels, linens are important for keeping your family clean and comfortable. Learn how to care for these important linens with our laundry and buying guides. Brush up on the basics of buying bedding, learn the difference between muslin and percale and what thread counts really mean and what lingo matters. Know how often to wash your sheets and what temperature gets them the cleanest. If you have antique linens that require special care, we will walk you through the process, so they'll last for many years to come. Learn how to store all of your linens so you have them at-the-ready when guests show up unannounced and how proper storage can make your linen closet more efficient. Different materials needs different types of care, so let us sift through all of the information and give you the high points. Linens should last you a long time, and with these tips, you can be armed for the long haul.