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Why Store Bought Duvets Can Be Disappointing

I can't tell you how many sales I lose each year to clients who have just spent a lot of money on a duvet, but are really disappointed by it. I've been there.  You're at your favourite department store and you're staring at a wall of duvets that all look the same.  They're all in the same plastic containers.  They all have pretty labels.  And they all have names that sound like fun places you should be sleeping. And then you look at the pricetag.  This one is $100.  That one over there is $600.  What gives?  And how do you keep from getting disappointed? They All Come From The Same Place All of those duvets you see on the...

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Our Office Is Closed For Canadian Thanksgiving

Hey there everyone.  Just a quick note to let everyone know that our office will be closed from Wednesday October 5th to Tuesday October 10th for Canadian Thanksgiving.   For our clients who are south of the border, you're probably thinking, "What copycat Thanksgiving do you guys celebrate up there?"  Well, actually, we started first.  By about forty years.  Have a look at this very cool article and we will be back with you on Tuesday. All About Canadian Thanksgiving (Will open in a new window.

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Why you shouldn't buy another department store duvet

It's common to buy a well priced duvet at a department store only to be disappointed because it's either too hot or too cold. Stories abound of the duvet that feels good for about long enough for you to fall asleep but then you kick it off in the middle of the night once you're too hot. But what do the uninformed try to do to fix that? They go back and buy another duvet from the same department store! Typically they won't buy the same brand but they look further down the shelf and buy another brand. and usually a more expensive one thinking that more money is better. They might see the mid range brands and then see a designer brand...

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Why Your Down Duvet Keeps You Warm

Down is the primary insulating part of waterfowl (ducks, geese, etc).  While a birds feathers are flat and used for flight and protection, the down that lies between the feathers and the bird are three dimensional.  They have millions of tiny fibers that trap the warm air between

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