down comforter benefits

5 Benefits of a Down Comforter

Down comforters are extremely light with an excellent insulating quality. This is why they are widely used in high-end hotels, where their softness is needed. Having a down comforter is something worth considering. If you are not sure of what to expect, here are a few benefits of down comforters.

1. Hypoallergenic Products

Coughing and sneezing every night while you are in bed comes as a result of an accumulation of dust on any bedding. Down comforters are hypoallergenic products that don’t collect dust. Therefore, you don’t have to sleep with worries about allergens that cover you. This is why down they are recommended bedding pieces for kids because they have no effect on their immune system.

2. Comfortable

Due to their very light weight, down comforters are comfortably at any time of the year. Their weight is dependent on how much or how little warmth you want. More so, there are 4 different comfort levels, with 4 being the heaviest and 1 lightest. I personally like medium weight down comforters as they offer the best warmth all year long.

3. Warmth

down comforter warmth

Down comforters also have the natural properties of keeping you warm. It is made up of materials that breathe well to, meaning you never feel too sweaty or hot by the end of the night. There are a few options for you to select from; some include a summer blanket or comforter for those who like to sleep in a warmer air or colder air. There are two also aspects to down comforters; one is “fill power” and the other “fill weight”. A higher fill power does not need as much weight.

4. High Fill Power Numbers

The fill power of a comforter is the number of cubic inches that 1 ounce of down fills. For instance, a down comforter has a 500 or 700 fill power is one that contains down which would fill one ounce of 500 or 700 cubic inches. A greater fill power implies a higher, more insulating down.

5. Colors and Styles

Another benefit of down comforters is the colors and styles that they come available in. This simply means they can be used in decorating your room. Just make sure that the bed sheet and the wall paint complement with each other so as to give your room a classy, cozy, and more organized look.

White comforters will make your bedroom look so ordinary and plain. But, there are alternatives for other colors, such as red, pink, purple, blue, green, and so on. You can just purchase covers that come in different colors in case you want your room decoration to be in line with your comforters.

Caring for Your Down Comforter

The best method for caring for your comforter is dry cleaning. Dry cleaners know about this so they charge a great deal of money to clean a down comforter.

To maintain your down comforters, it is recommended that you cover your down comforters with a duvet, which generally buttons closed. The duvet protects your comforter from oil and dirt and also keeps those particles and little feathers of down in the comforter.