There are a wide variety of comforters to choose from. In choosing a comforter or comforter set that’s right for your sleeping quarters and you, there are things to consider.
· Silk Comforters – are whats considered a luxury comforter. Today being more health conscious, many people are choosing silk comforters because there soft and luxurious. Silk duvets are also hypoallergenic and not attractive to dust mites. So those that are allergic or chemically sensitive, the silk comforter is an excellent choice.
· Down Comforter – usually filled with duck or goose feathers in a cotton shell. The down comforter is warm in the winter but hot in the summer. The higher the fill count the softer and warmer the comforter. Goose feathers provide a softer feeling than duck feathers. Make sure you check to make sure that the thread count on the shell is high to prevent feathers from protruding through the shell.
· Synthetic Down Comforters – are also hypoallergenic and simulate the feel and softness of real down. The benefit to synthetic down is laundering unlike real down it is low maintenance and easy to wash.
· Cotton Comforter – is a 100% cotton fill and shell. Cotton does not provide a light feeling. If you like something heavy on top then this is an excellent choice. A cotton comforter breaths so they are best used in warm weather. Insulating properties are not like the down and silk comforters.
Please keep in mind that the right comforter might just keep you in bed all day.