What are the different types of comforters?
There are many types of comforters, including down, feather, wool, silk, microfiber and hypoallergenic. Each type has its own advantages and is tailored to different sleeping needs and climate conditions.
How to choose the right comforter?
When choosing the right comforter, you should consider factors such as your personal need for warmth, any allergies, the season and the climate in your region. The care requirements and durability of the material are also important aspects.
How often should I change my comforter?
In general, it is recommended to change a comforter every 5 to 10 years, depending on the quality and material of the comforter and how well it has been cared for.
What does "Made in Germany" mean for quilts?
"Made in Germany" means that the quilt is completely made in Germany. This guarantees a high quality of workmanship, as Germany has strict standards for the production and quality of textiles.
Why should I choose a comforter made from natural products?
Natural products such as down, feathers, wool or silk are often more breathable than synthetic materials. They help regulate body temperature during sleep by storing or releasing heat.
How to properly care for my comforter?
The care of your comforter depends on the material. In general, comforters should be aired regularly and cleaned according to the manufacturer's care instructions. Some quilts can be machine washed, others need professional cleaning.
Can I wash a comforter in the washing machine?
This depends on the quilt. Always check the care label on the quilt. Some comforters, especially those made of synthetic materials, can be washed in the washing machine. Natural products often require professional cleaning.
Are comforters hypoallergenic?
There are hypoallergenic comforters, which are made specifically for people with allergies. They are made of materials that minimize allergies, such as microfiber or specially treated natural materials.
What is the difference between a summer and a winter blanket?
A summer blanket is usually lighter and less insulating to prevent excessive sweating in warm weather. A winter blanket is thicker and warmer to keep you nice and warm in colder temperatures.
What are the advantages of a down comforter?
Down comforters are very light, but at the same time extremely retain heat. They are breathable and can better regulate moisture.
Can quilts be recycled?
Yes, many quilts can be recycled. It depends on the specific material. Some cities and towns offer recycling options for bedding, and some manufacturers take back old products for reuse.
What should I look for in a comforter for a child?
For children's comforters it is important to choose materials that are safe, hypoallergenic and easy to clean. Also, the blanket should be well suited to the body temperature of the child, because children can not regulate heat as well as adults.
Are down comforters suitable for allergy sufferers?
Not all down comforters are suitable for allergy sufferers, as some people may be allergic to down. However, there are specially treated down comforters that may be suitable for allergy sufferers. There are also hypoallergenic alternatives such as microfiber.
How do I store my comforter correctly?
Comforters should always be stored in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place to prevent mold growth. They should not be stored compressed or wrapped in plastic, as this can damage the materials.
What are the advantages of a comforter made of merino wool?
Merino wool is known for its excellent thermoregulatory properties - it keeps you warm in winter and cool in summer. It is also very breathable, which helps to wick moisture away from the body, creating a comfortable sleeping environment.
What is the difference between merino wool and virgin sheep wool?
Merino wool comes from merino sheep and is known for its fine and soft fibers that are particularly comfortable on the skin. Virgin sheep wool refers to the first shearing of a sheep and can come from different types of sheep. It is often more robust, but not as fine as merino wool.
Are merino wool comforters suitable for allergy sufferers?
Yes (except wool allergy), merino wool is naturally hypoallergenic and resists bacteria and mites. Therefore, it is often a good choice for people with allergies or sensitive skin.
How do I care for a merino wool comforter?
Merino wool generally requires less washing than other materials because it has natural antimicrobial properties. If necessary, it should be hand washed cold or professionally cleaned. It should be dried flat to maintain its shape.
Is a comforter made of virgin sheep's wool warm?
Yes, virgin sheep's wool is known for its excellent thermal insulation. It keeps you warm in the winter and at the same time is breathable to prevent excessive sweating.
How to care for a comforter made of virgin sheep's wool?
As with merino wool, virgin sheep's wool should be hand washed cold or professionally cleaned. It should be aired regularly to maintain freshness and should not be machine dried.
Are quilts made of virgin sheep's wool heavy?
Pure new wool blankets can be a bit heavier than down or feather blankets, but they provide a cozy and "enveloping" feeling that many people find comfortable.
How sustainable are quilts made of wool?
Wool is a sustainable resource because it is constantly renewable and biodegradable. Wool production also generally has a smaller impact on the environment than the production of many synthetic materials.
Can I use a wool comforter all year round?
Yes, wool's natural thermoregulatory properties make it ideal for year-round use. It can retain heat when it is cold and release moisture when it is warm.
Does the production of wool comforters cause animal suffering?
No, in the production of our wool comforters we place great emphasis on the welfare of the sheep. We source our wool from farms that have a proven track record of good husbandry conditions and gentle shearing methods. However, standards may vary, so it is always advisable to check the specific product information.