Quilts are the blankets that are used in winters to provide warmth to the body while sleeping. It is always wise to invest in a good quality quilt. There are varieties of quilt available in the market. Depending upon the warmth you required one can select the quilt on the basis of their material, weight and other factors.
Types of quilt
• Microfiber quilt: They are synthetic fibers that are soft and smooth and give the same feeling as that of a duck or goose. Microfibers are very light weighted and have good thermal properties to absorb heat. They can be used in all months throughout the year. Microfiber quilts are easy to wash and are available at cheap prices.
• Wool Quilts: Wool is natural fiber and a natural insulator. It can be used during the summers as well as the winters. They can be used for a comfortable and cozy sleep during the winters as it provides the warmth required. Woolen quilts are expensive but are long lasting.
• Down & feather quilt: These quilts are very light weight. It is a natural product and can last for many years. It provides excellent comfort and warmth during the winters. They are easy to wash and maintain.
• Cotton quilt: Cotton quilts are just perfect for any seasons. They are also ideal for people suffering from allergies. Cotton has the tendency to insulate the body when sleeping and prevents sweating.
Standard quilt sizes available
Please consider the following points when buying a quilt
The quilt should not be too heavy. It should be standard as compared to other quilts.
The price of the quilt is not too high. Research and compare with the other manufactures and get an idea about the pricing.
Ensure that the quality and quantity of the fill in the quilt is not be cheated.
The construction of the quilt should be proper. A boxed or cassette construction is recommended to ensure the fill remains in place.
The cover of the quilt should be of high thread count. They should be of good quality so that the fill does not come out from it.
Warmth rating of the quilts
Low warmth: They are perfect for summers and warmer regions.
Medium warmth: They are preferred during summers
High warmth: They are best during the winter seasons or at cooler nights.