You may already be basking in the wonders of a wool Baavet but did you know you can get even more benefits from wool by sleeping on top of it as well as under it.
Now my old granny would always give us a wool blanket under the bottom sheet in winter to keep us warmer. But if we had had a Baavet wool mattress topper it could have stayed on top of the mattress all year round to keep us warm in winter and cool in summer, or our wool mattress protector can protect your mattress whilst giving you all the benefits of wool creating a healthier sleeping environment.
Here is an account from a customer who has turned a Baa-rmy Baavet lover and can no longer go back to using anything else.
Last night I had the pleasure of sleeping on a Baavet wool mattress topper and I can say that I have been easily converted to wool.
The first thing you notice about Baavet is the quality, just to touch the outer fabric, you can feel how soft yet strong it is. Next is the glorious smell of wool! Having grown up on a sheep farm, it reminds me of my childhood; however there is a cute little lavender sachet included for those who aren’t as keen on the smell of lanolin (which according to Baavet, does fade over time).
My bedroom is the coldest room in my house and I often wear socks to bed as I seem to spend ages making circles with my feet to try to warm up my toes, and on the coldestnights I make full on ‘bed angels’ to stop shaking. I’ve considered purchasing an electric blanket but I’ve always been worried about fire risks. I have now found the solution – my Baavet wool mattress topper does not conduct heat very easily so does not become cold when my bedroom does. Also, wool fibres do not support combustion and so I don’t have the worry of sleeping on something that can easily catch fire.
It has taken me a few years to start really understanding the ethical side of the products that I buy - I used to be blinded by big expensive retailers marketing feather and down as being top quality, but not anymore. I now question the source of materials and manufacturing techniques. There are no sheep factory farms and no harm comes to the sheep that supply the wool, unfortunately the same can’t be said for the plucking of live birds for feather and down products. Baavet contains 100% Welsh wool filling from sheep that need the haircut!
There are many other benefits to using Baavet to insure a good night’s sleep, such as being dust mite resistant and hypoallergenic which are great for asthma and allergy sufferers. Baavet is breathable and temperature regulating which means that you won’t wake up shivering in the winter or in a pool of sweat in the summer. This also goes for anyone who is sleeping next to you who you may consider to be ‘hot’ or ‘cold’ blooded – Baavet products suit all body temperatures.
Last but not least, the ease of use for such a high quality, ethical product is rare. The mattress topper is very easy to fit to the mattress with elasticated straps on each corner and can be machine washed on a wool cycle. The wool won’t clump as it has been quilted so well, this makes a difference to other mattress toppers which I have had to shake about madly to try to even out the feathers.
I can only describe the feeling as being similar to being spread out on cold slabs one night and then rolling around on underfloor heating covered with a shag pile carpet the next! I look forward to another slumber date with my Baavet this evening…
To read more information about Baavet products we wrote an article here about why we are so Baa-rmy for Baavet. Baavet produce wool bedding in Wales using 100% British wool. Their products are breathable and hypo-allergenic. They are ideal for people who get warm in the night or people who are asthma sufferers.
Add a layer of woolly protection to your mattress with Baavet natural wool filled protectors.
A Baavet Mattress protector can make a cheap sprung mattress warmer and more comfortable and extend it's life. It comes with elastic straps to fit it securely to your mattress
Benefits of a Baavet wool mattress protector:
- Dustmite Resistant
- Temperature Regulating
- 100% Welsh Wool Filling
- 100% Quality Cotton Outer
- Machine Washable on a Wool Cycle.
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