Versailles Mansion in Florida – The Real Palace in Versailles, France – Cleaning Luxury Linens

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Here’s the latest on David Siegel’s Versailles Mansion Construction

The 90,000-square-foot mansion has been under construction for 15 years and still has a few more to go.

There’s no doubt the construction of the largest mansion in Central Florida — the Versailles property — has taken its time inching toward…

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‘Queen of Versailles’ says her Florida mega-mansion with THIRTY bathrooms, 14 bedrooms, a roller rink, bowling alley and 30-car garage will be ready in 2020 – 17 YEARS after construction began (and it is set to become the largest home in America)

The home will feature nine kitchens, 30 bathrooms, 14 bedrooms, a full-size roller rink, bowling alley and 30-car garage as the mother-of-eight says ‘it’s the same size as a Super Walmart.’

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Versailles, France: Ultimate Royal Palace

 

The Care and Keeping of Luxury Linens – Expert Tips on Laundering

Finding the perfect linens for your home can be both time consuming and expensive. You will consider it time and money well spent, though when you slip into your luxuriously appointed bed each night.

To keep your sheets looking and feeling as fabulous as they did the day you purchased them, you’ll need to take extra care in laundering and storing them in between use.

Ready to take those gorgeous new linens out of the package? Here’s what you need to do first…

Fine fabrics are generally not pre-washed, so good quality linens should always be washed before use. This first wash is important for setting the threads, which will preserve the fabric’s beauty and prolong its life….

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How to Clean Your Best Bed and Table Linens

Give good napkins, tablecloths, and other linens a quick refresh

After the long holiday weekend, your table linens may be looking a bit dingy. If so, it’s time for a little laundry therapy with a top-performing detergent. (Our ratings cover laundry detergents from more than 20 brands, including All, Cheer, Ecover, Persil, and Tide.) And while you’re at it, make sure the towels and the bed linens in your guest rooms are washed and ready for the next round of visitors. To help, Consumer Reports talked to textile experts for their advice on keeping washables in top shape year-round…

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How to Clean (launder) Your Luxury Bed Sheets and Linens

You have made an investment in your luxury bed linens. Taking a few extra (small), steps in their cleaning, you can get years of additional life from your investment. In this video we explain how to achieve the best results when cleaning your sheets.

 

5 Household Cleaning Tips From the Woman Who Ran the Queen’s Country Palace

It pretty much goes without saying that the Queen oversees a tidy household, not least because she has a staff dedicated to keeping things spick and span. Now the world’s gotten a rare opportunity to learn from the best, with a former royal employee spreading the joy of cleaning. Barbara Allred, head housekeeper at the Queen’s country pile, Sandringham, for a full decade, took a reporter under her dust-free wing and shared tips galore. Some of the gems are more practical for our everyday lives than others (though definitely give a thorough read if you need advice on polishing family silver or antique picture frames)…

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