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    Self-Catering Bedding Advice

    14 Nov 2023

    Holidaymakers often look for a good night's sleep and appreciate high-quality linens, pillows, and duvets.

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    How Much Does an Electric Blanket Cost to Run?

    How Much Does an Electric Blanket Cost to Run?

    10 Nov 2023

    As the colder months approach, you might be considering investing in an electric blanket to keep you warm and cosy during those chilly nights. One common concern when purchasing such an appliance is the cost of running it.

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    Electric Blanket Cleaning & Care Guide

    Electric Blanket Cleaning & Care Guide

    20 Oct 2023

    Ensuring the longevity and performance of your cozy, warm electric blanket is vital, and we're here to guide you on just how to do that.

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    Electric Blanket Guide

    Electric Blanket Guide

    09 Oct 2023

    As the colder months approach, you might find yourself seeking additional warmth in your home. One convenient and cost-effective solution to keeping snug and comfortable during those chilly nights is an electric blanket.

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    Easy Ways to Keep Mattress from Sliding

    27 Sep 2023

    A mattress that constantly slides around on its bed frame can be a source of frustration and discomfort for many people.

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    How To Wash a Mattress Protector & How Often

    13 Sep 2023

    A mattress protector is a crucial investment for keeping your bed clean and free of allergens, bacteria and dust mites. It also helps extend the life of your mattress by shielding it from spills and stains.

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    Why Do Pillows Turn Yellow? Tips on Washing

    What Can You Do With Old Pillows?

    10 Sep 2023

    Old pillows can often feel like an unavoidable part of life, taking up space in our closets or becoming less comfortable as their support deteriorates over time.

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    10 Reasons Why You Should Make Your Bed Every Day

    31 Aug 2023

    A daily routine often starts when the alarm clock goes off and many people may overlook one simple task that can impact their day: making the bed. This seemingly insignificant chore may, in fact, have more benefits than just keeping the bedroom tidy.

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    How To Clean A Mattress: Effective Tips and Techniques

    18 Aug 2023

    Cleaning a mattress is an essential task that is often overlooked by many. A clean and well-maintained mattress not only ensures a good night's sleep but also contributes to a healthier sleeping environment.

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    How Can I Prevent Bedding From Shrinking?

    24 Jul 2023

    Bedding is an essential part of our everyday lives, and we want it to be comfortable and long-lasting. However, it can be all too common for our favourite sheets, blankets, and duvet covers to experience changes in texture or size over time.

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    How to Dress a Super King Bed

    How to Dress a Super King Bed

    18 Jul 2023

    Dressing a super king bed can be both an art and a science, but it doesn't have to be complicated.

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    What is a Top Sheet and Should You Have One?

    What is a Top Sheet and Should You Have One?

    10 Jul 2023

    A top sheet, also known as a flat sheet, is a piece of fabric that lies directly above you and beneath a comforter or duvet cover.

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    How to Get Fake Tan Out of Bedding

    03 Jul 2023

    Getting a fake tan is a popular way to achieve a sun-kissed glow without exposing the skin to harmful UV rays. However, it's not uncommon for some of the product to transfer onto your bed sheets, leaving unsightly stains that ruin their appearance.

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    Benefits of Sleeping With a Pillow Between Your Knees

    19 Jun 2023

    Placing a pillow between the legs can help maintain a neutral spine position, taking the pressure off the lower back area and promoting proper alignment. This, in turn, can lead to a more restorative and comfortable night's sleep.

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    How Many Pillows Should You Sleep With?

    How Many Pillows Should You Sleep With?

    09 Jun 2023

    In the creation of the most optimal sleeping environment possible, you should make your pillows a priority.

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    Why Do Pillows Turn Yellow? Tips on Washing

    Why Do Pillows Turn Yellow? Tips on Washing

    06 Jun 2023

    With all pillows, it’s an inevitability that their once-pristine white exterior will eventually start to turn yellow.

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    How to Fluff a Pillow

    How to Fluff a Pillow

    18 May 2023

    To create the optimal sleeping environment, it’s crucial to have full, fluffy pillows that can properly support your neck and upper body.

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    How Often Should You Replace Your Pillows?

    How Often Should You Replace Your Pillows?

    12 May 2023

    Like most things in life, pillows come with a finite lifespan - this is understandable given that they’re an item we use for about 7 hours every day.

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    Is Sleeping Without a Pillow Good or Bad for Your Health?

    Is Sleeping Without a Pillow Good or Bad for Your Health?

    12 May 2023

    Sleeping with a pillow is the general norm for most of us in modern society. This is a behaviour that we can trace back as far as 7000 BC when some of the earliest humans used stone pillows to keep insects out of their mouths and noses.

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    Removing Common Stains from Bedding

    Guide to Removing Common Stains from Bedding

    25 Apr 2023

    Between eating, sleeping, and everything else we do in them, our bedding is often on the receiving end of a lot of spills and stains from our daily bed-based activities.

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    How to Make Your Bed Like a Hotel

    23 Mar 2023

    To make your bed like a hotel, you’ll first need hotel-grade bedding; this includes a high-quality mattress, a mattress topper, flat sheets, down or ‘feels like down’ pillows and a duvet, and pillowcases and a duvet cover with a high thread count.

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    What Are the Benefits of Down Pillows?

    What Are the Benefits of Down Pillows?

    17 Feb 2023

    Like your mattress and duvet, your pillows play just as important a role in creating a bed that’s comfortable from head to toe.

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    Duvet Tog Guide

    17 Feb 2023

    When shopping around for a new duvet, you’ll find that each product comes with a numerical tog rating.

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    Which is Better, Goose Down or Duck Down?

    What is Goose Down? Is it Better than Feather?

    17 Feb 2023

    Historically, geese plumage has been used to create the highest-quality duvets and pillows on the market.

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    Which is the Best Filling for Duvets?

    17 Feb 2023

    The importance of a good duvet cannot be understated. Duvets make or break a sleeping experience, defining the comfort, warmth and general feel of the overall bed.

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    Bed Pillow Sizes Guide

    17 Feb 2023

    Depending on the size of your bed, you may require standard, king size, or super king size pillows; this decision will correlate with the size of your bed, whether that’s a single, double, or king size.

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    How Thick Should a Mattress Be?

    17 Feb 2023

    When searching for a new mattress, there are many obvious aspects to consider, from its size to its material and firmness

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    Which is Better, Goose Down or Duck Down?

    Which is Better, Goose Down or Duck Down?

    04 Jan 2023

    Choosing new bedding can be an overwhelming process. After researching your options, you may have discovered the many outstanding qualities of down as a filling for duvets and pillows.

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    Which Duvets Do Hotels Use?

    04 Jan 2023

    Hotels use duvets of various types depending on the general standard of the hotel. To create the ultimate luxury bed, five-star hotels typically use goose down duvets; goose down is the optimum filling in terms of comfort, durability, and ease of washing.

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    How Long Can You Keep a Goose Down Duvet?

    How Long Can You Keep a Goose Down Duvet?

    29 Dec 2022

    Being at the high-end of the bedding scale, goose down duvets are a worthy investment. In comparison with synthetic and feather fillings, goose down is the by far the best choice; goose down duvets create a warm, luxurious sleeping experience, and are also very easy to care for.

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    What is a Mattress Protector and Why Do I Need One?

    29 Dec 2022

    When it comes to bedding, the buck doesn’t stop with bottom sheets. Although they offer some level of protection, regular sheets can only do so much in the preservation of your bed.

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