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March 19, 2011

Buying Sheets - What to Know

Have you ever found yourself buying new sheets and haven't a clue what the label means ?

Here are some basics for you to remember when shopping for sheets.

Thread Count: Thread count is the number of vertical and horizontal threads per square inch of the fabric. A thread count of 200 is a good standard for a basic sheet.

Cotton-polyester blend: Cotton-polyester blend sheets are wrinkle-resistant, easy-care, inexpensive compared to cotton, and durable (often lasting longer than cotton).

Egyptian cotton is high-quality cotton grown in Egypt that is well-loved for its breathability, high absorbency, and durability.

Pima or Supima cottons are two other high-quality cottons that are grown in the Southwest United States and in South America. Pima and Supima cotton sheets are praised for their durability and super-soft feel.

Organic cotton: Organic cotton is grown without pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers and will have a United States government-approved certification mark on the packaging.

The cost difference between the types of fabric and weave in sheets may be noticeable. If you are into saving, be sure to shop the January "White Sales". You can get the best for less,if you plan ahead.

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