We understand that choosing the ideal bedding can be difficult. Knowing the difference between all the materials is the first step. As a wholesale supplier of high-quality bedding, we’re best placed to help you out.
That’s why we’ve created this series of guides to the different bedding materials. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at microfibre bedding.
What is microfibre bedding?
As the name suggests, microfibre bedding is made up of small, finely woven fibres. The material used can vary but must be at least 1 denier in thickness to qualify as microfibre. Commonly, they are made from polyester, nylon polymers and cotton.
Benefits of microfibre bedding
There are a number of advantages of choosing microfibre bedding, for you and your guests or customers:
Strong & durable
Due to the small thickness of the weave and the tight fit between fibres, these sheets are strong and unlikely to rip. They are also long-lasting, not losing their shape or colour over time.
Lightweight & breathable
Great for summer months and warmer climates, microfibre bedding is light and airy, giving it a breathable feel at night. This also means it dries very quickly, saving you time when cleaning your sheets.
Microfibre sheets are great for those with allergies as they repel dust and allergens, due to the fine woven material.
As the fibres in these sheets are woven so tightly together, they rarely stain if you act quickly. As soon as you notice the stain, you can easily just wipe away the liquid to avoid damaging the bedding.
Disadvantages of microfibre bedding
Of course, not everything is perfect and not all bedding materials are right for everyone…
When freshly washed, microfibre bedding can be fairly static, which can cause difficulty when making numerous beds in a hotel or accommodation. You can avoid this, however, by letting the sheets air dry, which can also decrease wrinkles meaning you don’t need to iron the bedding.
Is microfibre bedding for you?
If you’re looking for a soft, lightweight and affordable bedding set, microfibre is a great choice. Particularly for those in warmer climates or during the summer months, microfibre bedding can be a great choice for keeping cool at night.
Still debating which bedding material is for you? Don’t worry. We’ll be back with our next post on cotton bedding, followed by linen, so there’s plenty of information so you can make the right choice. And if you want to know more about the designs we stock at Homefords, just chat to one of our experts today.