grey and purple duvet covers – Walking into the bedding part of a store, you are usually given considerable choices in regards to fabric and design that it’s quite easy to forget a few other details that really matter. On the flip side, when you walk into the store knowing what it is you’re searching for, you will most likely leave with a good buy.
Here are a couple tips that will assist you choose a perfect duvet that’s best suited to you…
Also commonly known as a down comforter, duvets come in a range of sizes. Should you share your duvet with your partner or spouse, you might want to pay close attention to this size whilst purchasing to avoid a midnight tug of war.
A good guideline is to get a size larger than the size of your mattress. Should you use a bed skirt and do not want your quilt to spill around the surfaces of the mattress, you will have to opt for a bigger sized comforter.
The outside material used in most duvets is cotton as it’s both economical and comfortable. However, you do have choices of silk or cotton-silk mix duvets too. The thread count for duvets is virtually always large as the filling may tend to seep out differently.
It is also a good idea to put money into a duvet cover as it makes maintenance much simpler. A duvet cover protects from spills and general wear and tear. If you are seeking to go in for a change of colours and colors around the room, it is much more cost effective to replace a duvet cover than a duvet itself.
Duvets are mostly filled with down, cotton, feathers or other fills that include synthetic fabrics, silk or wool. Also, if you or your children are prone to allergies, then you should opt for duvets that are filled with hypodown or other similar anti inflammatory filling.
Look closely at this tog rating of a duvet. The necessary tog score may differ depending on your relaxation and the weather. A duvet with a 4.5 score can keep you cool in summer. The more popular ones that work well for spring, fall and sometimes even for all year use are the ones with the 9.0 and 10.5 tog rating. Duvets with a 13.5 tog score are fantastic for cold winters. You also have the option of mixing two duvets together during winters – the duvets with the 4.5 score and the ones with the 9.0 rating.
The next time you walk into a bedding store or start browsing online, don’t forget to think about these factors to be sure you select the perfect duvet for you and your mattress.