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Is Your Comforter Giving You The Best Night’s Sleep?

June 28, 2017

While you may think that it’s the stress caused by work, or the many different tasks you know you have to begin completing the following morning, or that maybe you just have an excited brain that cant turn off, that is keeping you awake at night, you may be wrong. Instead, it could be the thing that literally lays on top of you each night: your comforter. That’s right, if you are having issues getting to sleep at night, it could be that your comforter is the culprit. Let’s talk about a few of the ways your comforter may not be the right one for you and your REM cycle below.

1. Your temperature could be all out of whack.

Different comforters are made from different materials. If you comforter is made from a synthetic material, you may have found that you constantly are fluctuating temperatures, as synthetic comforters don't breath as well as natural materials, making it difficult for you to fall asleep. Kicking the blankets off and then pulling them back on because you can’t seem to get comfortable is a good sign that your current comforter has to go. We would reccoment trying something like cotton, down, or wool to remedy this situation. As these materials breath much better than synthetic ones, making temperature regulation much more effective.

2. You may be tempting fate.

Are you washing your sheets enough? If you haven't given your sheets a wash in the last seven to 10 days, this could be the issue. Our bodies are always acting as a form of transportation for dirt, bacteria and more. When you lay down at night, these things are transferred onto your sheets. After about a week of not washing your sheets, you begin to run the risk of becoming sick or breathing in allergens that have accumulated on your blanket and sheets. These allergens can be harsh on our bodies causing just enough discomfort to prevent us from the REM sleep we all desperately need.

3. Your bedding might be nearing the end of it’s life.

We always recommend that people buy new bedding every 24 to 48 months. While you may still think your comforter is in good shape, the rest of your bedding may need a face lift. There’s no way it is anything like it was when you first purchased it. Opt for a new sheets and pillows and find yourself getting the best sleep you’ve had in months. https://warmthingsonline.com You may not need a comforter at all. While we all know we should have comforters on our beds for when guests come over and take a tour of your home, that doesn’t necessarily mean we need to sleep under them. Plain and simple, many people cannot become comfortable enough to sleep when there is a heavy blanket on top of them. Not to mention studies show that people sleep best when in a colder than warmer room. Having a heavy comforter on top of us for certain months might make it too warm to sleep. If you are someone who feels uneasy when covered with a thick and heavy blanket, you may want to shop for something lighter.

Warm Things is here to help with all your bedding needs. Call us today or check out our website to see how we can help improve your bed, along with your sleep. We have been keeping people warm and cozy for over 44 years. Let us help you get a great nights rest.

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