Published at Wednesday, January 24th 2018. by Nichole Potier in Duvet Covers.
When you purchase a high quality down or silk comforter to use as your duvet insert the product will last for many years and each of those years can realize a utility savings associated with a lower thermostat setting.Duvet covers can be used to give new life to your old decorative comforters blankets and quilts.
Duvet covers are a great investment not only will they save your comforter from spills and dirt it can also personalize a room. We have reviewed what a duvet cover is the ease of use the comfort the style and what materials to look for in duvet covers. If you are not already on the road to go find the perfect duvet cover we will see you in the morning. This is one piece of bedding that is worth the investment no matter your preference!
The duvet can be used by itself or fitted into a specially designed cover to prevent dirt and stains; this cover can be cleaned regularly. Cleaning a duvet may not be necessary unless it is dirtied or damaged beyond reuse in which case its easier to replace the old with a new one much like a mattress.
Bedding however can be a great living and hiding place for all sorts of dust and dirt and duvets are no different. Dust mites can thrive in the duvet and its important that it be cleaned regularly. If you are allergic to dust and dust mites it would be especially important to find a duvet cover that is resistant to dust mites passing through the material. Cleaning the duvet seems as though it could be a challenging process. A large commercial washing machine is recommended for a duvet to be cleaned. You should not have a duvet dry cleaned as the chemicals may damage the filler material. If you choose to dry your duvet in the dryer you should stop it periodically and break up any lumps of damp filler material that have clumped together. You should also use low heat to dry your duvet.
Duvets for children. Planning bedding for small children requires a lot of effort. Because children keep growing buying duvets and duvet covers can be an expensive affair as sizes have to be changed and maintenance becomes a problem as they may have to be changed often if they are stained or damaged. Some children have independent tastes and may want duvets in sizes of their choice featuring designs and styles which catch their fancy from time to time. However they can be a good alternative to regular bedding where space is a constraint and where smaller children have to be placed in the master bedroom for easier supervision.
The duvet story begins a few centuries ago with down comforters in Europe and silk comforters in Asia. Both comforters required a significant amount of time to make which gave them value. Also both types are excellent insulators but neither one was happy being washed in the local stream nor are they happy in a modern washer.