How to put on a duvet cover

How to put on a duvet cover | scooms bedding

There are two easy ways to put on a duvet cover; the traditional way and the rolling method.


THE TRADITIONAL WAY TO PUT ON A DUVET COVER:

  1. Lay your duvet flat on top of your mattress so that it’s fully spread out.
  2. Turn your duvet cover inside out, put your hands inside and grab hold of the two top corners.
  3. With your hands still inside the duvet cover, pick up the two top corners of your duvet.
  4. Hold on tightly to the corners and then flip the duvet cover right side out over the duvet. Shake it out so that the cover falls down the length of the duvet.
  5. Lay the duvet back on the bed and pull the rest of the cover down over the end of the duvet so that the corners are all in place.
  6. Do up the cover and then give the duvet a good shake to get everything settled in the right place.

THE ROLLING WAY TO PUT ON A DUVET COVER:

  1. Lay your duvet cover out over your bed with the opening facing away from you.
  2. Place your duvet on top of the duvet cover.
  3. Make sure all the corners and edges are neatly aligned.
  4. Stand opposite the opening of the duvet cover and carefully roll the duvet and cover up together.
  5. Then put your hand into the duvet cover opening and pick up the roll. Flip the duvet cover over the bit of roll you are holding and continue along the roll until it is all covered.
  6. Unroll the duvet and duvet cover, then fasten the duvet cover up and give the duvet a good shake to even it out.

 

Let us know if you have any other great ways to put on a duvet cover at sleep@scooms.com!

 

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Bedding size guide

DUVET SIZE GUIDE

These are standard UK bedding measurements so if you know your mattress size, you can easily work out which duvet size you need. (Width x length.)

UK sizes Duvet size Mattress size
Single 135 x 200cm (53 x 79") 90 x 190cm
Double 200 x 200cm (79 x 79") 135 x 190cm
King 225 x 220cm (89 x 87") 150 x 200cm
Super king 260 x 220cm (102 x 87") 180 x 200cm 

US/CANADA BEDDING SIZES: Approximate matches to UK sizes are US King/UK Super king, US Queen/UK King,  US Full/UK Double and US Twin/UK Single.

EUROPEAN BEDDING SIZES: Each size - Single, Double, King and Grand king - is a little larger than the UK equivalent.

Measure your mattress to see which size bedding you need: our UK v European v US mattress comparison guide.

 

DUVET TOG RATING GUIDE

Young children can overheat so if they are old enough to use 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 13.5 tog 4.5 tog + 9 tog Very warm
All season 11.5 tog 2.5 tog + 9 tog Warm
All season 7 tog 2.5 tog + 4.5 tog Lower warmth

 

DUVET FILL WEIGHT GUIDE

Our goose down duvets have high 700 fill power. Fill weight is measured in GSM (grams per square metre).

Fill weight (not total duvet weight)
Single All seasons - 788gsm
9 tog - 486gsm 
4.5 tog - 302gsm 
2.5 tog - 220gsm
Double All seasons - 1168gsm
9 tog - 720gsm
4.5 tog - 448gsm
2.5 tog - 320gsm
King All seasons - 1478gsm
9 tog - 911gsm
4.5 tog - 567gsm
2.5 tog - 400gsm
Super king All seasons - 1671gsm
9 tog - 1030gsm
4.5 tog - 641gsm
2.5 tog - 480gsm

 

PILLOW SIZE GUIDE

Our pillows come in two sizes and provide medium support. (Width x length.)

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. (Width x length.)

Duvet cover Fitted sheet Flat sheet Pillowcase (pair)
Single 140 x 200cm 90 x 190cm 180 x 275cm
Double 200 x 200cm 135 x 190cm 230 x 275cm 50 x 75cm (Standard)
King 230 x 220cm 150 x 200cm 275 x 275cm 50 x 90cm (King)
Super king 260 x 220cm 180 x 200cm 305 x 275cm

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