When you buy a single duvet cover, one thing to be concerned about is caring for it. In fact, about as much care should be given to it as the duvet you own even though you probably paid more for the duvet than the single duvet cover that protects it. Here’s why it’s important to do this. The single duvet cover is the item that you can count on when it comes to decorating your room. If you do not clean it on a regular basis, your single duvet cover will look wrinkly and may also cause your duvet to also get dirty. Such things as sitting on your bed, leaving items like jackets and other clothing items spread out on the bed can cause the duvet cover to look less than presentable.
Knowing that cleaning a single duvet cover is something you will need to do every so often, it advised that you look at the cleaning instructions when you buy the single duvet cover. If you buy a single duvet cover made of 100% cotton, it should be machine washable. This would allow you to wash it about as often as you wash your bed linens. If you buy a single duvet cover made of silk or a silk blend, you will more than likely need to dry clean it. Of course, that will add to the cost of owning a silk single duvet cover but to wash it in a machine would damage the item permanently. Silk, of course, is the best fabric you can possibly get when it comes to duvet covers so you need to be prepared that you will need to get it dry cleaned at least a couple of time a year, or at least as often as you dry clean your duvet.
When caring for your duvet, one detail that should not be avoided has to do with safety. When you’re shopping for a bedding item, you’re probably not thinking about the possibility of a fire in your bedroom. Check to make sure that your single duvet cover is fire resistant. It’s the same rule you should also apply when buying a duvet. The fire would at least not ignite the garment immediately and will allow you to flee for safety without harming you. By heeding advice on safety and cleanliness, you will enjoy your single duvet cover much more.