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Imperial Sizing To Metric Sizing

For our clients who reside outside of North America, here are the metric size equivalents for our duvets and pillows. Now understand, it is rare when we get an exact imperial to metric conversion.  Our clients typically email us the dimensions of their duvet cover or pillow cases and we either 1) find a size that is close enough or 2) explore the cost of doing a custom size. That being said, it's usually ok if the duvet is a little oversized for the cover.  Within reason.  Just tell us your dimensions and we are happy to find a solution that works. Imperial (Inches) Metric (Centimeters) Duvets Width Length Width Length Twin 72 88 183 224 Queen 90 94 229...

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If two duvets are the same size, but one has more ounces of down in it, is it better?

Fast answer:  Not necessarily. Long answer:  To the uninformed buyer, you might think that buying a duvet with more down in it must be better than one that has less. Kind of like, buying groceries at the grocery store...more must be better.  Right? Wrong. When it comes to buying a down duvet the factor that changes everything is the loft of the down.  Technically speaking, if you use down that has more loft to it you would need less of it to get the same result.   But when you look at duvets at a department store, they always talk about the ounces in the duvet.  They perpetuate the myth that more is better.  But the trick that most down...

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Goose Down or Duck Down? Which is Better?

Which Is Better?  Goose Down or Duck Down? When it comes to choosing goose over duck, you may be surprised to know that the best down in the world comes from a duck. I put together a page to help our friends know just what to look for when it comes to goose and duck down.  While choosing either fill from us is an easy one, we know that you may choose to buy your down duvet and comforter from someone else.  And that's...ok (sniff) So check out the latest page at The Great Canadian Down Company:  Click here to read more.  

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Ten Tips To Help You Sleep Like a Baby

When it comes to sleeping soundly you can focus on a lot of things.  But here's ten tips that you may not know about when it comes to getting a great nights sleep. #1: Shut it down. That means you.  Just like you turn off your car after you put it in park, you need to have some sort of routine that helps signal your body that it's time to go to bed.  Avoid looking at screens of any sort. (TV, iPhone, Laptop, Desktop, etc.)  If you need to be on line after the sun goes down consider some blue blocking sunglasses and be sure to install f.lux on your computer. #2: Avoid evening caffeine:   Anything after lunch time...

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Why "Scandinavian" Could Change Your Life

When I was travelling the world in my Olympic persuits I often shared a bed with a teammate.  (Purely platonic, I promise.) But we always had two duvets on the bed which I just thought was an arrangement they made for us because they knew we were sharing a room. Now whenever I was sleeping around with people in North America (Wait...that totally came out wrong.)  We invariably had one large duvet or blanket on the bed that covered both of us until morning.  I'd sleep great.  She'd be complaining that I stole all of the covers.     The Biggest Cause of Sleep Disturbance If I sat in a chair while you slept and tugged at your covers all night you...

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