There are so many weighted blankets out there! How do you choose?
You guys, in the past 3 years since Weighting Comforts has been a business, the weighted blanket market has been flooded with so many options. We daily get questions in our social media communities asking how to choose the right one. Well, Weighting Comforts has you covered. We offer blankets in 3 temperatures, 6 weights, and 5 sizes. We have these options because we want to offer you the solution that you need for comfort, whether it is for stress, restless nights, or just improving your quality of snuggle time.
Each person has different touch preferences. Some people (like my husband) like light touch, like fingernails gently stroking his back. Other people (like me) love DEEP DEEP touch. If I ask my husband to rub my back I want him to take his elbows and literally dig into the muscle on my back. Every person on the planet has their own way they like to be touched. So this is why Weighting Comforts offers blankets from 5 pounds to 25 pounds. We want you to have the option of sleeping or snuggling with the weight that is most comforting to you.
The weight of our blankets comfort the nervous system. When your nervous system is calm you are able to experience deeper sleep. When you sleep deeper you can obtain sharper mental focus and come at life from a stance of calm strength instead of tired restlessness. This helps us to relate better to the people in our lives and have more energy to get things done. We want to make your life better.
WHY THREE TEMPERATURES OF FABRIC?
Because we want you to stay asleep.
A common issue that wakes people up at night is getting too hot or too cold. So we provide solutions for this.
The Charcoal flannel blanket helps cold-natured people warm-up and stay asleep.
The CoolMax blanket fabric is engineered in a way that literally wicks away sweat.
Why does this matter? Because sweating wakes people up!
When we first started we knew we needed to offer a blanket that would help Menopausal women sleep. Night sweats are super common during menopause (speaking from experience here). So we set out to find a solution. When we offered it on the website in August 2017 we thought it might become 10% of our sales. But it immediately became 30% of our sales. To date it is consistently 60-70% of our sales. WHY? Because it is not just Menopausal women who wake up sweating at night. Kids sweat in their sleep, 26 year old men sweat in their sleep. Cancer patients sweat in their sleep. The CoolMax is a real solution for a real problem.
We consider our cotton blankets to be neutral. They are neither hot nor cold.
Any of our blankets can be used with sheets, comforters, bedspreads. You get to choose the best comfort for you.
WHY DO THEY LOOK SO DIFFERENT THAN OTHER WEIGHTED BLANKETS?
Most of the blankets out there have a duvet made of a fluffy fabric, which is super nice to touch, but super hot to sleep under. So you could take the insert out of the duvet, but then you have reduced the weight of the blanket by 5ish pounds. Many of the inserts have polyfill to make the blankets fluffy but they also make them hot. Some of the blankets don’t have bead pockets that contain the beads so they swish around everywhere.
Our blankets are simply constructed of two pieces of fabric and pockets of beads. This simple construction makes it versatile and easily washer and dryer safe. We believe our blanket is superior because it is the most versatile to aid in your sleeping.
Our blankets are manufactured in Nashville, TN. The blankets are divided into rows of 5 inch squares to guarantee distributed bead weight. We use high quality industrial strength thread so your blanket will last for years. Each seam is double stitched at the beginning and the end. The beads are double locked around the exterior of the blanket, to ensure durability.
At Weighting Comforts, we believe we have the best weighted blanket on the market. A blanket to give you calmer nights and help you sleep, while simultaneously solving the challenge of marginalized communities finding work. We are so incredibly thankful for those who have purchased from us.