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Microfiber, Monogrammed and Fleece Sheets and Bedding for the Home

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

The Benefits of Microfiber Sheets

These sheets are definitely on the cheap side, so one can see why they are becoming more and more popular. On average, they are not going to cost you more than your regular sheets, and yet there are so many benefits that go with them.

For example, they are so strong that there is little chance of them ripping apart, even if they are pulled with great strength. The texture of the sheets is silky and smooth. These are the types of sheets you would find at most quality hotels.

The reason that the quality is so good is because of how they are made. Microfiber sheets are made with super thin fibers, which are even thinner than a strand of hair, forming yarns that are usually combined with polyester. This hair-like fabric is also what makes them so comfortable to the touch.

If you are looking for something completely natural, you may have to pay a little more.  This is great news for people who suffer from allergies. When you wash them, they will keep their shape, which is also a huge advantage because this is not always the case with many other sheets on the market these days.

In addition to all of these factors, microfiber sheets have properties that any household would want to have, such as wrinkle resistance, which makes life a lot easier. They are available in a wide array of patterns that will combine well with the theme or décor of your room. Among the most loved patterns are stripes and checkered ones.

Today's advancements in technology have further maximized the uses of microfiber fabric. As it has become more popular, it continues to have other applications such as in blankets and comforters with down fill as well as duvet covers. This can well be attributed to this material's softness and lifelong durability along with an affordable price attached.

What are the cons?

When it comes to the negative aspects, most people are expecting something made from satin, but you really have to be realistic, because there is not much of a chance that you will find something that cheap in that kind of fabric. Some people say that they are not ideal for the summer months because they don’t breathe as well as cotton, but this is purely up to the individual.

Overall, these sheets have received good reviews, so it really looks like the pros outweigh the cons in this case.

The Comeback of Monogrammed Bedding

Monogrammed bedding is something that has made a comeback in recent times. This will please those who like to stick to bedding of a fashionable and classic nature. There are quite a few choices you have to make if you are a fan of this type of bedding.

 The Venetian Court Bedding is luxury at its finest. This range is true to the monogrammed bedding in style that you will be used to seeing. Quality, however also comes at a price in this case, and this range is not the cheapest either, so this is something to bear in mind. Ralph Lauren has also brought out a more masculine version, which will do very nicely in a bachelor pad.

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 They may be on the expensive side, but it is the case of, you pay for what you get, and if you are combining this with affordable microfiber sheets, then you will reduce your costs somewhat.

 Obliviously one would immediately have apprehensions about this particular product because of the price factor. However, a lot of people love tradition, and this is what you get with this type of bedding. The fact that you can customize it, is really quite special.

 It’s popular to have your initials on the pillow cases, along with a particular theme and colors matching the décor and theme of the room. There are cute designs matching nurseries and kids rooms as well, so this is definitely something to think about.

Fleece Sheets Warm You up

Lastly, fleece sheets are one more thing that are worth talking about. These are perfect for those dreaded winter nights and they can be used in so many different ways. For example on a camping trip, if you find your sleeping bag is not the warmest, then this is perfect as an extra lining.

 There are a wide variety of choices available so you won't come out of stores empty handed. You will have to decide whether it is natural wool you are after or a cheaper synthetic variety which will also do the job.

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 An extra plus which goes along with these types of sheets is they are extremely affordable for what they actually have to offer. There are a couple of well known makes, which most people will go for first because of their good name. Sunbeam has a good name and is made of polyester, but still comfortable.

 The more expensive, Cabelas Polar Fleese is mainly aimed at the outdoors. Probably the cheapest comes from Snuggle Polyester, but they are also the lightest so that is something to bear in mind.

Types of Fleece

Fleece blankets will keep away any moisture, but at the same time they are able to make way for air. They are made of a synthetic fabric.

Let's have a look at the 3 types of Fleece:

  • Micro Fleece - This is almost like chamois. It is really smooth and soft to the touch, with a velvety resemblence. However, the backside of this, does not have the same kind of touch.
  • Medim Fleece - Most people will be familiar with this, as it is the most common and popular. Both sides of the blanket are the same. This is also very comfortable, which is why it is so popular.
  • Heavy Weight Fleece - This is a very thick fleece, and is the least popular. People will use it if they go camping, or if they are in areas where there is a sudden drop in climate.
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