During the cold winter months, all you need at the end of the day is a warm and cozy bed. This is why it is very important that you know not only how to choose the right Bed Sets, but also the ones that are just right for your budget. When you reach the winter months and you are just so ready to crawl into your bed and hibernate until spring, then you need to know these bedding tricks to make the coziest bed for you and your family.
You Need A Warm Base
If you want to achieve warmth, then you need a heated mattress pad. This is similar to a regular mattress but it has an adjustable heating setting. It can warm up your bed for you even before bedtime. With a heated mattress pad, you will not have to hop into an ice-cold bed again.
Choose Warm-Material Sheets
When choosing your sheets, it is important that you know which ones are made with warmer materials. If you love the refreshing cotton or linen sheets most of the time, then you have to switch it up for something warmer during the coldest months. Choose flannel sheets. There are now plenty of solid flannel sets that come in sophisticated colors and prints, not only those cutesy patterned sheets when you were a kid.
The Triple Sheeting Trick
For a ‘five-star’ bed, here’s a hotelier secret – triple sheeting. Layer a warm, thin blanket or quilt between two sheets. This is adding an extra layer of insulation. The sheet barrier means you do not have to wash your blanket as often. Remember that the coziest beds are all about layers. You have to create pockets of warm air. So sneak in an extra layer of warmth before your duvet or comforter.
Choose The BEST Duvet
For sure you have bought a duvet before. But you are probably not aware that the warmth of a duvet is rated the ‘tog’. This measures the duvet’s ability to trap warm air. This means that the higher the tog rating is, the warmer the duvet would be. To help you find the right duvet, the general rule is that, a tog of 13.5 higher is the best suitable for winter months. Also, look at the fill power. If your duvet is fluffier, this means that it has a better ability to insulate.
The Throw Blanket
To complete your comfortable bed, you need to top it all off with a throw blanket that you can cuddle up especially during those coldest nights. If you spread the blanket out or maybe leave it draped at the bottom of your bed, pick a design that you would love since it will serve as the top layer of your bed.
Building a cozy and warm bed that can greatly affect your sleep quality is not that complicated as long you know what you need. Make sure that you check out the tips mentioned above to make this task easier for you.