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How Do You Wash A Duvet?

We recommend washing your duvet at a minimum of 40 degrees every two to three months to remove dirt and build up. For those with allergies, we recommend our Spundown duvet which can be washed at a higher temperature of 60 degrees, the temperature that kills dust mites. For more information, you can read our blogs How To Wash A Feather Down Duvet and How To Wash Your Duvet In An Eco Friendly Way here.

What Tog Duvet Is Best For Winter?

Depending on your bedroom temperature and your ideal sleeping environment, we recommend either a 10.5 tog duvet, or a 13.5 tog duvet for winter. As an alternative, our four seasons duvets provide a year-round solution, with a 4.5 tog duvet for summer, a 9 tog for spring/autumn which connect together for 13.5 tog winter duvet. You can read our blog Get To Know Your Duvet Tog And Which One Is Right For You for more information.

How Do You Choose A Duvet?

Choosing the right duvet is a personal choice, and it is strongly influenced by the type of sleeper you are. If you are a hot sleeper, a breathable and lightweight duvet is the right choice. And if you are an anxious or cooler sleeper, a more heavy, and lofty duvet would be your perfect choice.. To find the right fit for you, here is our blog 5 Types Of Duvets For 5 Different Sleepers.

How Often Should You Change Your Bedding?

If your pillows are a little flat and your duvet is lumpy, it is probably time to change your bedding. On average, your pillow should be replaced every 2 to 5 years, and your duvet replaced every 5 to 10 years. Here is our full guide with other factors to take into consideration when it comes to the lifespan of your bedding.

What Pillow Is Best For Me?

The right pillow for you can largely depend on your sleeping position, as well as your personal preferences.Typically, you need a softer pillow if you sleep on your front, a medium support pillow if you sleep on your back and firmer pillow if you sleep on your side. Here are our 4 Tips On How To Choose The Right Pillow.

What Is A Night Owl?

Our Night Owl Duvet is one of our most loved products. The Night Owl duvet is completely coverless, meaning you won’t have to grapple with duvet covers again. When it needs freshening up, simply pop it in your home washing machine before drying, where it will return to its original plump shape. You can learn more about our innovative coverless duvet collection here.

What Is A Mattress Topper?

A mattress topper is an additional layer that can be added on top of a mattress to provide more comfort as well as extending the life of the mattress and providing added protection. Here are 5 Benefits of Using A Mattress Topper.

What's the difference between a duvet and a comforter?

The main difference between a duvet and comforter is that a comforter is just one piece of bedding while a duvet requires two separate pieces. There are other duvet types to consider, have you looked at an easy clean duvet?

How to store bedding

The ideal way to store any bedding is neatly folded on a shelf in a cupboard.. This provides as much airflow as possible which will allow your bedding to breathe. This will ward off mold, mildew and unpleasant, musty smells. Need to know more? Check out our blog post,how to store winter bedding here!

What is the best way to fluff a pillow?

Lay the pillow down, and grab it on both the left and right sides of the pillow. Lift it up, and quickly compress and decompress the pillow. Do this for about 30 seconds, then flip the pillow and grab it on the longer sides and repeat for another 30 seconds. Make sure you're using the right pillow for you!

How to wash a memory foam pillow

A memory foam pillow should be hand washed, never use a machine - why?. Our best advice on washing your bedding can be found here.

How to store linens?

Our Sleep Experts would recommend considering ventilated shelves. This is because linens can get musty just sitting behind closed doors. Proper air circulation can help fight humidity and stagnation. Expert advice on keeping bedding fresh and clean can be found here.

What is a duvet tog? 

Duvets come with their own scale of warmth called a 'tog' rating. The scale is simple, ranging from 1 to 4.5 tog for cooler options, to the extra-warming 15 tog duvets. The tog rating tells you how good your duvet is at trapping air (which is basically what insulation is) and therefore provides more warmth. How do you know what tog you need?

How to select your ideal duvet

When shopping for a new duvet, it’s important to know what you’re exactly looking for. Depending on your situation, the right duvet for you will differ. As this is probably one of our most frequently asked questions, we’re going to answer it for you in this blog.