How to clean and care for your scooms pillow

Caring for your scooms pillow | scooms bedding

How to wash pillows?

You can wash our goose down and feather pillows in the washing machine. Just follow the instructions on the care label. We recommend that you wash your pillow every 6 to 12 months.


To keep your scooms pillow in tip top condition:

  • Give your pillow a good shake each morning.
  • Machine wash at 40° every 6-12 months.
  • Use non-bio (enzyme free) detergent - about a third of the usual amount.
  • Dry thoroughly and tumble dry if necessary - make sure your pillow filling is completely dry before you place it in your pillow cover. Pillows do take longer to dry than a normal clothes load.

 

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BEDDING SIZE GUIDE

DUVET SIZE & WEIGHT GUIDE

These are standard UK bedding sizes so if you know your mattress size you can easily work out which duvet size you need.

Duvet size Duvet weight UK mattress size
Single 135 x 200cm (4ft 5" x 6ft 7") All seasons - 788g
9 tog - 486g 
4.5 tog - 302g
2.5 tog - 220g
90 x 190cm
Double 200 x 200cm (6ft 7" x 6ft 7") All seasons - 1168g
9 tog - 720g
4.5 tog - 448g
2.5 tog - 320g
135 x 190cm
King 225 x 220cm (7ft 4" x 7ft 3") All seasons - 1478g
9 tog - 911g
4.5 tog - 567g 
2.5 tog - 400g 
150 x 200cm
Super king 260 x 220cm (8ft 6" x 7ft 3") All seasons - 1671g
9 tog - 1030g
4.5 tog - 641g
2.5 tog - 480g
180 x 200cm 

 

DUVET TOG RATING GUIDE

Young children can overheat so if they are old enough to be using a full size bed, we recommend using a single size 4.5 tog duvet.

 Tog rating Season / heat Feel
2.5 tog High summer / hot sleepers Light thermal insulation
4.5 tog Summer Lower thermal insulation
9 tog Spring & Autumn Cosy medium heat
All season (4.5 + 9 tog) Winter / cold sleepers Very warm

 

PILLOW SIZE GUIDE

Our pillows come in two sizes and provide medium support.

Standard  50 x 75cm
King 50 x 90cm

 

BED LINEN SIZE GUIDE

Our fitted sheets are deep fit, up to 40cm / 15.7" mattress depth. And our duvet covers fasten with large, easy to use buttons.

Duvet cover Fitted sheet Pillowcase (pair)
Single 140 x 200cm 90 x 190cm
Double 200 x 200cm 135 x 190cm 50cm x 75cm (Standard)
King 230 x 220cm 150 x 200cm 50cm x 90cm (King)
Super king 260 x 220cm 180 x 200cm

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