Down Comforters & Pillows
Down comforters are warm and durable. You’ll enjoy the look and feel of these comforters, too. They come in a variety of styles and sizes, and many can be used as duvet fillings, as well as comforters by themselves.
Whether you choose a down comforter or a down alternative comforter, you’ll enjoy your bedding choices. Down comforters are generally filled with the soft, fluffy undercoating that is found beneath the feathers on geese and ducks. Though down pillows may contain this or feathers themselves. I had some old down pillows that were actually filled with feathers. I made the mistake of washing them in the machine, and I couldn’t get them dried properly, so they soured.
Caring for Your Down Bedding
When you first unpack your down comforter or pillow, it will most likely be flat and wrinkled. Give it a vigorous shaking to fluff it out, or place it in your dryer on low for several minutes.
Many people choose to air a new down comforter or down pillow outdoors, but keep it out of direct sunlight. Then you can do the same thing every few months to freshen it up a bit.
Extend the life of your down comforter and pillows by using a cover on them. With proper care, your down comforter or pillow will give you years of comfort.
Down Comforter Cleaning
Some down comforters can be hand washed or machine washed on gentle. You will need a large tumble washer to perform the task adequately. You can also hand wash your comforter in a bathtub or kiddie pool. Use warm water and mild detergent, and make sure you never use bleach.
Some cleaning instructions will say, “Dry Clean Only.” If this is the case, then please follow the instructions on the labels.
It is recommended that down pillows be dry cleaned only. If they are washed by hand or in a machine, they might not dry properly causing them to sour and be ruined.
Goose Down Comforters
LUXURIOUS KING / CALIFORNIA KING Size1200 Thread Count King 1200TC SiberianLUXURIOUS Queen Size Siberian GOOSE DOWNLUXURIOUS 800 Thread Count HUNGARIAN GOOSELUXURIOUS 1200 Thread Count GOOSE DOWNPuredown White Goose Down Comforter-600 Fill
Down Alternative Comforters
Chezmoi Collection White Goose Down AlternativeGrand Down All Season Down AlternativeUtopia Bedding Ultra Plush Hypoallergenic, SiliconizedLINENSPA White Goose Down Alternative QuiltedPuredown White Down alternative Comforter DuvetNatural Comfort Classic Heavy Fill White
Down & Down Alternative Pillows
Down pillows hold up better than synthetic fills. Down/Feather Mix Fill refers to the actual feathers on geese and ducks. Feather pillows are often firmer which provide excellent support. The more down in the mix the loftier the pillow. Down alternative pillows are less expensive, and great for those who have allergies to feathers.
Set of 2 – Queen SizePacific Coast Double Down Surround StandardPacific Coast Double Down Surround KingDown Alternative Pillow – Five StarPuredown White Goose Feather and DownGrand Down All Season Down AlternativeRoyal Hotel’s Goose Down Pillow –Standard / Queen Size White GooseGoose Down Pillow – 1200 Thread
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