Factors to Consider When Shopping for the Best Bed Linens

Bedroom Shopping

factors to consider when shopping for bed linens What is thread count? Thread count is the vertical threads and horizontal thread which are woven together in a one-inch square of fabric. It also includes one or two-ply yarns which can be single thread or two threads coiled together or multiple yarns. The thread count is one quality indicator to consider when you are shopping for bed linens. A bed linen with higher thread count is finer and has a smoother weave that makes it durable and long-lasting.

While a buyer must consider the importance of thread count when shopping for bed linens, she should also be aware of the quality of the fiber used. Other factors to consider when buying bed linens are: yarn size, construction and finishing. Take all of these into consideration when buying and you will have the best quality linens for your bed.

Different Kinds of Bed Linen Materials

Bedroom

types of linen materials As a sanctuary for rest and relaxation, our bedrooms should be a comfortable and cozy. The central furniture which is not only an aesthetic but more importantly, a functional item, the bed, must not only be nice to look at but also functional. After buying the best bed that fits our space, budget and tasted, we now move on to looking for the best bed linen. But do you know what the common materials are used in your bed linens? Read on.

Silk. This fabric is soft and has threads that are long, delicate and strong. It is made of woven cocoons of the silk worm and perfect for both cool and warm climates. 

Cotton. This is the most common bed linen material. This is the best material for people living in places that have warm climates as it is comfortable, cool and durable. Can’t afford silk? Then this is your next best choice.  

Flannel. Cold climate? Then this is the best bed linen material for you. It has a fluffy side that makes it a thick blend, perfect for making you warm when it’s cold.

Modal. It is soft and silky like cotton and made of beech wood. It is best for moderately cold seasons since it is not as cool as cotton and not as warm as flannel.

Bamboo. This is perfect for those who has problems with sweating at night since it is absorbent and soft.

Silk. This fabric is soft and has threads that are long, delicate and strong. It is made of woven cocoons of the silk worm and perfect for both cool and warm climates.