Rosanna Nguyen Duvet Cover July 12th, 2018 - 03:19:18
Special duvet covers to battle the dust-mites. Asthma sufferers or allergy prone sufferers have a hard time keeping the dust-mites in check. Dust-mites are microscopic arachnids which thrive on dust especially in the down fillings of pillows and quilts. They comprise of almost 80% of the dust around the house!
Also, with the passage of time comforters began to be made of materials that are more easily cleaned, leading to comforters that are decorative in themselves, not necessarily requiring a duvet cover.
The first thing that you need to know about when you are looking for a duvet cover for your bed is the size. The sizes of duvets are really all over the board. You want to first start by measuring your comforter for width and height. If you have a fluffy comforter then you need to account for the depth realizing that they will takes some extra inches for your duvet. If you are looking for a really nice duvet, many retail shops should be able to help you get a custom size if you need it.
In many places in Europe it's even common for two, single size duvets to be placed on a queen or larger size bed. The advantage to this can be that for couples they can have individualized thicknesses of the duvet and it also solves the perennial problem of one person stealing the covers. Did I say different thicknesses? Yes, duvets and duvet covers can have different tog ratings to refer to different heat retention capabilities. Higher tog ratings translate into a warmer cover. These days the filling of a duvet doesn't have to be down, but can be most any other fiber that is used for quilting material from man made to natural materials the variety is really up to the preference of the buyer. Some will want to avoid down for allergy reasons for instance.
Next you should decide what type of fabric you would prefer. If you are looking for a certain color or color scheme you may decide not to be too picky about the fabric and concentrate on finding a nice color or print to match your decor. However, if you have dogs or cats, you may want to think carefully about the fabric that your cover is made from.
It is okay to clean the comforter itself but there is a way for you not to do it too often. You have to use a duvet cover. Here are some benefits of using duvet covers.