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What is the Kelly & Windsor BMI Matrix Alpaca Quilt Index?Before you buy a new quilt, we would advise you to carefully consider what type of quilt will suit you and your sleeping comfort. Your new quilt should last years. You should get value, enjoyment and sleeping comfort from the right quilt from your first night's sleep.So how do you know which quilt suits you? It's not simply a matter of price (cheap vs. expensive) or the weight of the quilt (a warm winter quilt will be too hot in tropical climates) or being confused by the nons..
If you are looking to buy a new quilt, the warmth of a particular bed quilt, duvet, doona or comforter compared to another quilt is often a fairly vague and personal subjective assessment. In fact, a bed quilt can be accurately measured for its relative warmth and assigned with a Tog rating which is a European industry standard, however, it is almost unknown in Australia/New Zealand or Asia.Exactly what are the Tog ratings of bed quilts? A Tog is a measure of the thermal resistance (warmth) of a quilt as measured under the UK Standard 5335:1991The Tog rating is an expression of th..
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Quilt Warmth Ratings: Which type and style of quilt is best for you?Unfortunately, there is no universal measure of a quilt's warmth or its thermal performance. Over the years, we have noticed that there are many ways manufacturers and retailers rate quilts and this must be confusing to any buyer. How do you know which quilt is suited to your needs? The choice of the right quilt for you, depends upon many variables such as the climate, room temperature and everybody's personal warmth/cooling needs.Kelly & Windsor uses four categories as a guide for..
A common question is: What is the blanket warmth of this quilt?It's a quaint expression used uniquely in the Australian bedding retail sector. The question is asking bedding manufacturers to provide an indication of a quilt's warmth by comparing their various quilts to the number of equivalent wool blankets needed to provide the same warmth.The problem with such a measure is that nobody knows what the average warmth is of any blanket. The term is thought to originate from the relative warmth of a World War II army blanket, however, no one then ..
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