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What Does Your Favorite Beach Towel Say About Your Personality (AKA your Deck Towel Horoscope!)?

What Does Your Favorite Beach Towel Say About Your Personality (AKA your Deck Towel Horoscope!)?

Everything you choose in one way or another says something about your personality. Even a beach towel. In the first place, if you have a beach towel, it means you are a beach person and that itself says a lot about you.

Love Beaches? Here’s something we know about you:

You are an extrovert. You love making friends and spending good time with your friends and family. People find you congenial because you know how to strike a conversation and take it ahead. You are a water baby. You love everything about water and water seems like the best-thing-ever to...

Bleecker is touring the world!

Bleecker is touring the world!

Gail's friend Susan, took her Bleecker Deck Towel on a little field trip! Here they are, relaxing in St. Tropez, France. We would love to know what adventures you have taken your Deck Towel on. Please send us your pics to info@decktowel.com. Susan, we are more than a little jealous!

Don't get burned!

Well, here we are in the height of summer - finally! As such, Gail and I thought it a good time to remind us all of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun. Clearly we love the sun (we own a Shore home, and venture to the Caribbean frequently) but still precautions are a must!

We went to Consumer Reports for some hopefully unbiased info and here it is. This is not gospel, but intended to be helpful!!

First of all, we were not overly surprised to find out that of over the 60 lotions, sprays and sticks tested, 28...

Deck Towel Care Guide for Linen

A Guide for Linen Care


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This weekend we were spending some quality time with our friends Paul and Linda at the Shore when Linda came up with an often asked question, “Hank, what is the best way to care for my Deck Towel?” We do address this in the FAQ portion of our website, but I thought I would take the opportunity to post it for all to see. The question is a bit like “Who serves the best cheesesteak in Philadelphia”, since there are various opinions, but here are some guidelines.

First of all, many...

Why is linen better than cotton for beach towels?

Why Linen towels over Cotton Towels?

While relaxing on our deck at the Jersey shore this past weekend, my good friend Charles asked me, “Why does linen make a better towel vs cotton?” Great question!! I thought I would take a few minutes and enlighten.
Linen is derived from the flax plant. It is highly durable and can last for decades when properly cared for. In Europe it is highly coveted and is often handed down from generation to generation. It becomes a family heirloom. It softens over time and its unique “hand” or feel, is very hard to reproduce by...

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