Author: Electric Blanket

  • Can you wet the bed with an electric blanket?

    There are two types of electric blankets: overblankets and underblankets. Most (if not all) electric blankets will not get damaged if they become wet. However, never switch it on when it is not completely dry! Most (if not all) electric blankets are machine washable, but not too often.

  • Does an electric blanket go under a mattress protector?

    Does an electric blanket go under a mattress protector?

    Unless otherwise stated, all electric blankets should sit on top of underlays/mattress protectors. The undersurface of underlays/mattress protectors are not designed to take intense heat especially if they have a waterproof coating.

  • Is it okay to sleep on a heating pad every night?

    Is it okay to sleep on a heating pad every night? Falling asleep while using a heating pad should always be avoided. Whether it’s heat or ice, for that matter, there is no need to fall asleep with either on the skin as both can cause severe and disfiguring burns. While you are sleeping, your […]

  • What is the most reliable electric blanket?

    What is the most reliable electric blanket? How we tested Product Name Cord Length (ft) Auto-Shutoff (Hours) 1. SoftHeat Ultra Micro-Plush 23 10 2. Serta Luxe 23 10 3. Sunbeam Sherpa Mink Throw 9 3 4. Biddleford Heated Micromink 13 10 Who makes the most reliable electric blanket? Sunbeam is one of the best-known brands for […]

  • What can I use instead of an electric blanket?

    What can I use instead of an electric blanket? BedJet is the safer alternative to electric blankets because all the electricity is kept well outside of the bed where it belongs. Safety and performance are two important factors when you compare even the very best electric blanket with a BedJet—the BedJet outperforms in every category. […]

  • Do electric blankets give off radiation?

    Do electric blankets give off radiation? Electric blankets may not be safe to use during pregnancy because they generate non-ionizing radiation. Some research shows that exposure to non-ionizing radiation may increase the chance of pregnancy loss. Are electric blankets harmful to your health? New electric blankets are a minimal safety risk, but old, damaged, or […]

  • How long do electric blankets last?

    How long do electric blankets last? 10 years ​Electric Blankets should be replaced every 10 years and tested every 2 years by a qualified electrician. ​Always check your blanket for scorch marks, water damage, mould or exposed wires. If you see any of these on your blanket do not use it, replace it. Do electric […]

  • Can an electric blanket heat a room?

    Can an electric blanket heat a room? Electric blankets tend to be more energy efficient than space heaters but will only heat the bed not the whole room. If you want the entire room to be warm and toasty, then it’s best to use a portable space heater instead. Can you heat a room with […]

  • Do electric blankets draw a lot of electricity?

    Do electric blankets draw a lot of electricity? How much electricity does an electric blanket use? Generally electric blankets, which disperse heat through built-in wires, consume little energy. On average, they cost about four cents an hour, compared to some space heaters which can cost around 15 cents an hour. Do electric blankets drain your […]

  • Who should not use an electric blanket?

    Electric bedding should never be used for an infant or someone who is immobile. Certain medical conditions, including diabetes, can result in neuropathy, which arises from damage to the peripheral nerves.