Your bedroom should be the cosiest and most comfortable place in your home. If your room isn’t as comfortable as it could be, the chances are that your aren’t getting enough sleep. Or, if you are getting your eight hours of beauty sleep, the quality is probably low. That’s right, when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, it’s not just about quantity but also quality.
So if your bedroom is lacking comfort, now is the time to change that. The good news is that making your room cosier is much easier than you would think. All it takes to transform your room into a sleep haven is three easy steps. To overhaul your bedroom and make it as comfortable as possible, these three steps are crucial:
Step 1: Replace your mattress
The first thing that you need to do is replace your mattress. The chances are that if your bed isn’t as comfortable as it could be, it’s down to your mattress. Every six to eight years mattresses should be replaced, if your mattress is any older than that, it definitely needs replacing. Although, as a rule, it’s every six to eight years, low-quality mattress can last for a much shorter time.
The most important thing when selecting a new mattress is to be choosy about how hard or soft it is. All stores rate their beds differently when it comes to softness, so it’s important to test out any mattress that you intend on buying. To see if a mattress is suitable, lay on it for at least 10 to 15 minutes. If you’re buying offline, from a bed shop, make sure that you can return it if it’s not right.
Step 2: Treat yourself to new bedding
Once you’ve sorted your mattress, the next step is to buy some new bed linen. Old bedding – sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases can become bobbly in the washing machine, and so, can cause itching. For your new bedding, it’s best to opt for 100 percent cotton, as this is hypoallergenic and lasts for years.
As well as picking new bed linen for your room, it might be worth replacing your old duvet and pillows as well. Regardless of whether they’re made of duck feathers or down, they should be replaced every few years for comfort and cleanliness. While feather pillows and duvets tend to be the most comfortable, if you suffer from allergies, they’re not a good idea. However, there are some super comfortable hypoallergenic alternatives to choose from.
Step 3: Add throw cushions and extra blankets
So you’ve got a lovely new mattress and lots of nice new bedding, is that all you need for a comfortable bed? If you want to ensure that your bed is as cosy as possible, throw pillows and extra blankets are a must.
Not only do cushions and extra throws add elegance to your bed, but they can also make it cosier and more comfortable. For a beautiful range of decorative cushions and throws, Cath Kidston is a great place to shop.
So there you have it, everything that you need to know about making your bedroom as cosy and comfortable as possible.
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