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   Apr 03

FAQs about Wool Bedding

Wool duvets, pillows and even mattresses are having a surge in popularity recently. This is because more and more people are realising the advantages and benefits of going back to natural materials such as wool compared to synthetics. However, not everybody is convinced of the value of wool bedding, or are confused as to what [...]

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   Mar 27

Is it Worth Having a Wool Mattress too?

There is no dispute as to the advantages of wool bedding. A pure wool duvet, pillow or blanket is incredibly comfortable and conducive to a great night’s sleep. In addition, wool is hypoallergenic, kind to the skin, able to maintain a stable body temperature, and highly durable. So is it worth going all in and [...]

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   Mar 18

Wool Bedding is not just for the Winter

Wool is a wonderful material for bedding. Fewer things are as warm and cosy in the winter than a wool duvet. Being snug and warm in bed, while the wind howls outside and snow lies on the ground is a great feeling. However, that doesn’t means that wool bedding is only for winter. The summer [...]

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   Feb 22

Asthma Prevention with Wool Bedding

Asthma is a condition that affects 5.4 million people in the UK. Over a million of these are children. Each year, over a thousand people die due to the condition, and despite treatments available to alleviate symptoms, such as Ventolin inhalers, there is no cure. In children, asthma is the most common long-term disease. However, [...]

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   Jan 31

Looking after Wool Bedding

Wool has so many advantages more and more people are returning to this natural and eco friendly bedding. With the ability to keep you warm when it’s cold, keep you cool when it’s hot, and with anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic properties, wool bedding is perfect for adults and children. However, what puts some people off is [...]

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   Jan 07

Bedding Buying Guide

For keeping warm and reducing heating costs at night, the right bedding can make a big difference. Tucked up warm and cosy in a pure wool duvet means you don’t have to have the radiators on all night, but buying bedding can be difficult with so much choice around. Understanding tog ratings and ensuring you [...]

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   Dec 24

Wool Back in Vogue

Wool has always been an important material for making bedding and clothing in the UK. However, for quite a few years in recent history, due mainly to the rise of synthetic fibres, wool use declined, despite the fact that in most cases it provides a superior and more comfortable material for making clothing and bedding. [...]

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   Nov 21

Wool More Popular than Ever

You’d have thought in the technology age in which we all live, that ancient materials such as wool would have lost favour compared to more modern synthetic materials. While the development of polyester and nylon in the middle of the last century did see people move away from woollen products, today the demand for wool [...]

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   Nov 14

Wool for Children’s Bedding

The right bedding for children is incredibly important. Not only should toddlers and babies always be kept at the right temperature, but also their bedding should be non-allergenic and shouldn’t harbour dust mites – a leading cause of allergies and asthma. Of course, bedding for children needs also to be soft and comfortable to ensure [...]

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   Oct 21

The History of British Wool

Wool bedding is soft, gentle on the skin and keeps your body at a comfortable temperature. Despite all our advances in technology, nothing can match the pure comfort, warmth or the qualities of wool. Even astronauts wear wool inside the International Space Station because of its comfort, while trawlermen around the globe have never found [...]

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