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When to Replace Your Down Pillow

A down pillow is considered the best natural choice in bedding due to its softness. Like any other type of comforter sets, they need to get replaced when the gas cannot offer the amount of resistance needed for an appropriate nights sleep. However don’t suppose it is time to throw it yet as you may well be in a position to keep and repair it to the former lofty goodness.

Straight down pillows contain 75% or more down clusters within their weight based on Federal Trade Commission requirements. The other 25% of it uses either more down, small feathers or fiber (fiber is the broken off pieces of down clusters). Overtime the average bed pillow gets used several hours a night under heat, dampness and compression from someone sleeping as well as with down pillows. This extra pressure can cause the down filling to get weighed down and loose its fill power. This kind of repeated sleep pressure process also can damage down clusters over time.

Presently there are a number of things that can be down to help revitalize a down pillow including using pillow protectors, regular washing and dryings and pillow rotation. A pillow case protector usually has a zipper and simply is located over your understructure pillow. The pillow protection needs to have the same way of measuring as the bed cushion. For example a large down pillow should be covered with a large pillow protector (a large pillow measures 20 back button 28 inches). When considering to wash a pillow case you just remove the zippered pillow protector and chuck it in the rinse. The pillow protector’s main job is to keep the outside of the pillow in better condition. Continue Reading