Professional textile care powered by Girbau & Ideal. A better way to clean with versatile equipment, cooler chemistry and simple wet care processes.
A hard water map, identifying the location of hard and soft water areas across England and Wales. To confirm your water hardness please visit your local water authority website.
Get you shirt together! We can help remove body soils on grimy shirt collars and cuffs with professional emulsifiers and built detergents.
Losing control? Detergents with inadequate sequestering character can cause greying discolouration. We can help.
Need support in the technical area to help tackle dirty sports kits stained with grass, blood, mud and sweat? Send that ground-in grass, mud and blood for an early bath!
Black and grey marks are caused by contact and abrasion with metal salts or linen abuse. They are hard to remove and sometimes impossible. Use Ideal chemistry to recover damaged linen, where possible, so that it can be put back into circulation.
We can help with yellowing table linen. Caused by overloading, poor rinsing, bleach, iron residue, drying at high temps & too much detergent. Simple tests pinpoint the cause.
We can help with specialist processes and products to remove stray dyes deposited on to garments or table linen - usually caused by things like party poppers or coloured paper napkins.
Towels got a better tan than you? We can help with advice on products and processes to help remove spa oils and fake tan on towels, robes, and bed linen.
We can help with iron staining on whites. This is a common issue caused by rust in steam lines, pipework, boilers, washer extractors or contamination from bore hole water.
We can help to remove blood and other set stains from workwear. Caused by washing with inadequate detergent or using inefficient wash processes.
We can help remove mildew on hotel and restaurant linen.
Here's our handy guide to stain identification using the FOCAL acronym.
Here's our handy guide to correct chemical storage to make sure everything stays working the way it should, whatever the weather.
The laundry experts here at Ideal have put together this helpful guide to help resolve the most common starching problems.