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Choosing Decorative Comforters

When selecting comforters you need to consider how it compliments the décor of your room as well as the quality of the comforter. When picking out a comforter try to match your rooms design by theme or color and always select the best quality bedding you can afford.

Bed comforter- Bed-in-a-bag

A bed comforter is a soft lat bag used to cover the bed. The bag is filled with either natural material or artificial material. Usually a bed comforter is not used to cover pillow or box spring of bed. Preliminarily purpose is for decoration of bed. Bed comforters do not provide much warmth, unlike blankets. Large varieties of bed comforters are available in market.

Comforters fill power

Fill power of comforter tells you how good the comforter is. Higher fill power means your comforter will last long. The space occupied by one ounce of down in cubic inches is called fill power. If comforters fill power is 800 then it’s a superb quality comforter. If fill power is 700 or 600 then the comforter is excellent quality or good quality comforter. Before manufacturing fill power is tested by standard testing organization. One ounce of down is stirred in cylinder. The loft is measured and left alone to rest for 24 hours. After 24 hour down it is re measured and should regain its original position in 72 hours. One other method to measure quality of comforters is thread count. This method is counting the number of threads that are contained in one square inch of fabric. Higher thread count means comforter is lighter and softer.

Types of bed comforters

Mainly there are two types of bed comforters, down comforters and feather comforters. Down is best insulation material. It is made up of light fluffy clusters. In filament of each culture tiny air pockets expands when heat is generated from body. While lifting away down has the wonderful ability of breath. An ounce of down will keep warmer than other synthetic fiber. Feather comforters are also soft and excellent at trapping heat.

Some people are having allergic problem with feather comforters. In market silk comforters are also available. Silk comforters are made from combination of silk and hypo allergic material. Mulberry silk is used in best quality comforters. Mulberry silk is heavier than other silks. Cotton, polyester and wool are also used as filler in the comforters. Some comforters are made from both mixture of down and feather. Because of resilience, feather filling is better than down filling. A comforter filled with goose down can be used in winter.

Bed comforter’s care

Duvet cover is used to protect bed comforter from soil and dust. Wash your comforter in cold water. On low heat dry comforter in dryer and hand it in sunny day. Keep away comforters from direct sun light. Small spots and stains can be removed by washing with soap. Manufacturer recommends washing comforters by professional dry cleaner. It is important for comforters always keep completely dry and moisture free to ensure your comforter to insulate continuously.

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