November 10, 2020 5 min read

Are you in the market for a new king size weighted blanket? Do you know what weighted blanket is but still have questions? We will help you understand the benefits and uses of our weighted blankets leaving no questions unanswered. Picking the correct heavy blanket can make all the difference. Weighted blankets are heavy blankets filled with a weighted beads. Blankets for both a king size bed and a queen size bed are available.

Weighted blankets are used to help with stress, physical aliments, mental health-related issues, and improving your night's sleep. Your needs will determine which right blanket will work best for you.

There are a few things to consider when choosing the right weighted blanket. The fabric it's made of, the blanket weight, and the size. Once you understand more about weighted comforters, you can pick the one that is right for you.

Before we dive in here, there are a few things you need to know about yourself.

  • First, how much do you weigh? You want to make sure your blanket is perfectly weighted for you. Don't worry, I'll explain more in a minute.
  • Second, are you more likely to be cold while trying to get a good night's sleep? Or do you feel hot through the night?
  • Lastly, what size is your bed? If you have a tape measurer handy, knowing the dimensions is important when picking the perfect weighted blanket for your bed frame and mattress.

What Is A Weighted Blanket?

A weighted blanket is like a regular blanket, but heavier. It has sewn pouches that contain heavy materials. Most commonly premium glass bead and plastic beads are used to fill the pouches. Some heavy blankets come with a removable duvet cover, but mostly a heavy blanket should spot clean easy and the blanket itself should be washable.

A weighted comforter is the same thing as a weighted blanket, they both provide better sleep. A throw blanket is also a sensory blanket. Ours measure 38 X 60 inches, equivalent to 5 feet long.

Be cautious of a blanket that comes with a duvet cover also called an outer cover, and you cannot wash the inner blanket. If you sleep hot, a cotton cover is best. Some companies, such a YNM weighted blanket have this feature, so be sure to double check it's washable.

In order to feel the full affects of deep pressure stimulation the blanket must be weighted. The weight spreads out evenly in the recommended blanket weight. The blanket should also have breathable fabric. You can find them available in both adults and kids sizes. If you are someone who would like extra weight, be sure to add 1-2 lbs of plastic pellets.

When searching around, there are many brands to choose from. Bearaby blanket and YMN are a few of many. However, a gravity blanket is a common term referring to weighted blankets in general.

How Do Weighted Blankets Work?

The weighted idea is a technique from behavioral health specialists called Deep Touch Pressure Therapy or DTP. The deep pressure applied to your body is like getting a hug. When we hug, we feel acceptance and well-being. This pressure is how a weighted blanket reduces stress and helps with deep sleep.

Is A Weighted Blanket Right For Me?

Everyone can enjoy the benefits of a weighted blanket. If you try an adult weighted blanket, you will love it! If your kids try them, they will love it! We all enjoy sleep, so getting the deepest sleep possible is the overall goal.

Our king-sized weighted blankets provide so much comfort. They're the perfect blanket for couples. Whether you have a twin size, queen, or king, we have a blanket for you. Our queen size weighted blankets are the perfect complement to any queen size bed.

What Dimensions Are Your King-Size Weighted Blankets?

Our king-size weighted blankets measures 76" x 80" (193cm x 203cm). Our heavy weighted blankets are machine washable and made from breathable cotton and breathable organic cotton. As long as your king-sized bed dimensions are correct, our premium king size blankets will be the perfect addition to your bedroom.

Is The King Size Right For My Bed?

After you measure the weight, then decide on a fabric. If you're looking for cooling weighted blankets, we can help. A cooling weighted blanket is made from breathable cotton material and is the perfect weighted blanket for couples, adults, and for children. A cool cotton blanket is a superb choice if you're unsure.

Cotton fabric is perfect selection to keep you warm yet cool. Some of us feel hot while we sleep and others get cold. The nice thing is if your cotton weighted blanket or comforter isn't enough to keep you warm, you can buy a removable cover, or duvet cover in cotton or a minky cover is the perfect addition to keep you feeling toasty.

If you have a hard time sleeping, you can try different mattresses. Foam mattresses are great at that giving comfort. Some people even buy a top quality mattress protector with a built-in pad. But nothing will help you get a better night's sleep than a weighted blanket king size. If you're unsure, you can always check our size guide .

How Heavy Should My King Size Weighted Blanket Be?

A general rule is buying a blanket 10% of your body weight. For example, if you weigh 200 lbs, you want a 20 lb weighted blanket. If you weigh 100 lbs then you want a 10 lb weighted blanket. For couples, many find that a 25 lb blanket is the ideal weight in a king sized comforter. A 30 lb weighted blanket in a king is too heavy, especially for one person. our weighted blanket has to be the right weight for you in order to eliminate any discomfort.

Do Weighted Blanket's Come In Different Sizes Or Have Accessories?

Yes! We have many sizes and styles. Our premium adult weighted blankets, and kids' blankets only come with plastic pellets. We have found that weighted blankets containing glasses beads can be harmful. Glass beads have lead in them, so we prefer to provide safety to our customers.

If you are interested in California king sizes, we currently do not carry them at this time. Check back or contact us to see if or when we will provide a California king. However, we do have weighted blanket coverings such as throw blankets , washable duvet covers, twin, full, queen king, lap pads, and more.

What Weighted-Blanket Fabric Should I Get?

If you're looking to remain cool at night, then a cooling cotton weighted blanket will help. If you're getting a 20 lb blanket based on your bodyweight cotton might be a great choice. Our breathable cooling cotton can help keep you cool during the night. We also offer a cooling blanket if you sleep hot, but need deep pressure touch to sleep better. If you are one for softness, try our Minky fabric, it feels great on the skin. It can also keep you feeling warm if you easily get cold.

Conclusion:

Our blankets, accessories, and weighted throw blankets are wonderful. Weighted blankets have been shown to help with sleep, stress, and anxiety. Giving you that enjoyable night sleep you've been searching for. Just make sure you pick the right one for you.

 

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