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What size is a king size duvet? and other duvet questions

What size is a king size duvet

We get asked a number of questions relating to duvets so we have decided put all the answers here in one easy to find resource about duvets. The questions are just laid out in the order that they were asked,so just scroll down to find the answer to your duvet question.

What size is a King size duvet?

A king size duvet is obviously intended for use on a king size bed but your duvet has to be bigger than the the bed so that it drapes down the sides a little. Otherwise as soon as you got into bed your body will lift the edges and you could get a cold draught coming through the gap. A king size mattress measures 150cm x 200cm but a king size duvet measures 230cm x 220cm. read more

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The benefits of a faux leather bed frame with storage

The benefits of a faux leather bed frame with storage

When you think about it your bed is probably the largest piece of furniture in your bedroom. In fact some bedrooms can fit little else in but the bed. So it makes sense to maximise that one piece of furniture so that its not just somewhere to sleep, but also somewhere that provides a storage solution. A faux leather bed frame with storage is the perfect solution.

Of course many of us shove all sorts of things under a traditional bed frame, out of sight, out of mind. But what tends to happen is that the under bed area becomes a dusty mess. Each time you push something else under there something tends to pop out from the other side. read more

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What is the best mattress encasement available?

To answer this we first need to understand what a mattress encasement is, what it does and why we might need one.

By mattress encasement we mean a removable cover that completely covers, or encases a mattress and fastens securely with a zip. This means that all parts of the mattress are covered and protected by this encasement. Some mattress encasements are waterproof, some aren’t. Which is the right one for you depends on what you are trying to achieve. read more

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10 Top Tips to Stay Cool at Night During a Heatwave

10 top tips to stay cool at night during a heatwave

At the time of writing this we are experiencing a heatwave here in the UK coupled with thunderstorms and occasional heavy rain. This is giving some very hot and humid nights. So how can you stay cool at night and get the best possible sleep?

1. First of all you need to do everything to keep your bedroom as cool as possible. So open your windows to allow heat to escape and to allow fresh air into the room. read more