emergency survival kit

The Top 15 Things to Pack in Your Emergency Survival Kit

Having an emergency survival kit ready for when you need to evacuate your home is important, as is keeping it on hand for when you need it quickly. As recent experience shows, severe weather, flooding, power outages and bushfires are becoming more and more frequent, impacting thousands across affected areas in the country. Having an…

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sheet thread count

Buying Bed Sheets: Does Sheet Thread Count Matter?

So it’s time to buy a new set of sheets, and naturally you want to balance cost with quality. And quality means higher sheet thread count, right?  Not necessarily.  There are other factors that contribute to the quality of your bed sheets, such as breathability, softness and comfort, not just thread count. So, what is…

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how often should you change bed sheets

How Often Should You Change Bed Sheets?

Your bed should be a haven for rest and peaceful slumber, but over time it can also become a haven for dirt, dust, bacteria, and fungus if your bedding isn’t changed often enough. But how often should you change bed sheets? Why you need to change your bed sheets Because we spend around a third…

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secret santa ideas

Secret Santa Ideas for Christmas Gift Giving

Secret Santa can be one of the most fun parts of Christmas, whether it be with family, friends or co-workers. It can also be one of the hardest parts, especially if you’re looking to be a bit more practical and generous with your Christmas gift ideas than the standard throw-away gizmo you can pick up…

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cotton sheets vs polyester

Polyester vs Cotton Sheets: Which is Better?

The average person spends a third of their lives sleeping, which means a lot of time is spent in bed. Having the right bed sheets makes a difference in the quality of sleep we enjoy, so taking the time to find the best sheet for a good night’s sleep is a worthwhile investment, especially in…

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cooling sheets

Cooling Sheets: How to Keep Sheets Cool in Summer

It can be hard to get a good night’s sleep in summer, with high temperatures making bed time hot, sweaty and uncomfortable. Your body needs to be cool so it can unwind for sleep, since a body temperature drop at night tells your body to release melatonin, the sleepy hormone. Cooling sheets in summer can…

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aged care linen

Promoting Healthy Sleep for Seniors

Aging is an inevitable part of life, and as we get older our sleeping habits change, often beyond our control. In order to promote safe, good quality sleeping patterns, it’s important to understand the impacts of age and health on our sleep, as well as how the right bedding for seniors can help support a…

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supportive bedding aids

Helpful Home Bedding Aids for the Disabled

Sleep is critical to our wellbeing. We spend on average eight hours a day asleep – a third of our life–so our beds need to be a place to safely rest. Living with a disability makes this even more important, particularly when: getting into bed safely securely turning in bed comfortably remaining in bed for…

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kids bunk bedding

How to Make Bunk Beds The Easy Way

Bunk beds can make changing kids’ bedding frustrating and challenging, and making up the top bunk may feel like a feat of acrobatics at times. But, with the right type of bed sheets, changing the kids’ bunk beds doesn’t need to be a chore. Here are our top four ways Zip Sheets make bunk beds…

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