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Linen Bedding FAQs
How to choose bed linen?
Choosing your bed linen can be a daunting task that you want to get right, as great bed linen is designed to last! Firstly, make sure you choose the right size for your bed. For help on this, please refer to our UK bedding sizes guide. Secondly, choose a style that you think will stand the test of time. All of our fabrics are specially chosen to complement a whole range of bedroom styles and designs, so whatever you choose will look great now and for years to come.
What is bed linen?
"Bed linen" is a catch-all term for bedding, such a duvet covers, sheets and pillow cases. Confusingly, bed linen can refer to bedding made from any fabrics, including cotton and linen. To find out more specifically about linen bedding, please refer to our page All About Linen.
Are linen sheets good for hot sleepers?
Linen is renowned for its temperature-regulating properties, keeping you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Perfect for hot sleepers! For full details on the amazing natural properties of linen, please refer to our page All About Linen.
Can you tumble dry linen sheets?
The most energy-efficient way to dry sheets is on a line or clothes airer. Alternatively, you can tumble dry them. For more tips on how to care for your linen, please refer to our Care Guide.
Are linen sheets warm in winter?
Linen is renowned for its temperature-regulating properties, keeping you cool in the summer and warm and cosy on cold winter nights. For full details on the amazing natural properties of linen, please refer to our page All About Linen.
How to wash bed linen?
We recommend washing your linen bedding at a gentle 40 degrees Celsius. This is the most-energy efficient temperature, while still ensuring that all dirt and bacteria is removed. For more tips on how to care for your linen bedding, please refer to our Care Guide.
How often to wash bed linen?
It is recommended to change your bed linen once or twice a fortnight. To find out why, please refer to our "How often should I change my linen bedding" section in our Care Guide.
Does linen bedding wrinkle?
Like all bedding, linen can wrinkle, especially if tumble dried without shaking out the creases beforehand. We love the naturally textured look of un-ironed linen, but for crease-free bedding, we recommend shaking out the creases when wet, then air drying on a line. For more tips on how to care for your linen, please refer to our Care Guide.
How to make linen smell fresh?
The best way to keep your linen smelling fresh is to wash it regularly, we recommend once to twice a fortnight. To find our more about how to wash and care for your bed linen, please refer to our Care Guide.
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100% Natural Materials
One of linen’s major benefits is how sustainably it is farmed
Never Containing Nasties
Our linen and cotton is Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified, meaning it contains no nasty chemicals
If you are unhappy with your order you can return it with no fuss
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