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Comforter FAQs

#1 - What Is the Purpose of a Comforter?

A comforter is a thick, fluffy quilt that is used to keep you warm. It is filled with synthetic fiber filler which is stitched to secure the filling and keep it evenly distributed. Unlike a duvet, the comforter only forms one piece of all of your bed linens.

 

#2 - What Is the Lifespan of a Comforter?

Since comforters don't have to support the weight pillows and mattresses must, it should last you for around 5 to 10 years provided you keep it covered and air it regularly. Some contributors detract from its life, such as how often it is used and how you care for it.

 

#3 - What Are Comforter Sets?

A typical comforter set is sold with a comforter, bedsheet and two decorative pillow covers. In some cases, a deluxe comforter set may also include additional decorative shams and several decorative cushions. 

 

#4 - Are Comforter Sets Expensive?

While buying a comforter set is more expensive than buying a single comforter, they are a very affordable way to decorate your room. When you buy the comforter and bed sheet set, you pay much less than you would if you bought them separately, and you also save time by finding matching pieces of bedding all in one place.

 

#6 - Are Cotton Comforters Good?

As the most widely used fabric in the world today, it should be little surprise that cotton is viewed as one of the most comfortable materials for a comforter shell. Smooth and soft to touch, cotton is also very effective at absorbing sweat and moisture, resulting in an incredibly cosy material to sleep on.

 

#7 - What Is The Difference Between A Comforter And A Duvet?

Comforters are typically filled with synthetic fiber materials such as polyester or cotton blends and are usually quilted or stitched in some pattern so that the material is secured in place and distributed evenly.

A duvet is a soft, flatter version of a comforter that is usually filled with synthetic fibers. Unlike a comforter, they’re not supposed to be tightly quilted or stitched. Duvets are meant to be a type of insert and are sold separately from duvet covers or coverlets.

 

#8 - Are You Supposed to Wash Comforters? If So, How Often?

According to the bedding pros at Stellar Homes, you don't need to wash your comforter more than a couple of times a year. If you use a sheet to separate your skin from the comforter, you may only need to wash it twice or thrice a year. However, if your pet or child sleeps on the bed with you, you may need to wash it more regularly to remove fur, pet odour and dirt.

 

#9 - Why Is My Comforter Itchy?

The average human sheds 500 million dead skin cells a day. These dead cells pile up in your bed sheets. Tiny dust mites love to feed on the shed cells. The critters and their droppings can trigger allergies, asthma, and cause your itchy eczema to flare. If you’re allergic to dust mites, make sure to wash your comforter in hot water.

 

#10 - How Can I Make My Room Look Like A 5-Star Hotel?

The easiest way to spruce up your bedroom is to outfit your bed with a gorgeous set of comforters. To maintain the hotel room look, go for a crisp, white set of sheets that are of a higher thread count.. Hotel rooms tend to use sateen, percale or cotton covers, but you can choose a material that feels most comfortable to you.