FAQ about linen bedding
The 10 frequently asked questions about linen
Why is linen more expensive?
Despite the fact that linen is used worldwide, it remains a luxurious and exclusive fabric. The process of producing linen is longer and more labor intensive, which means that the costs for the fabric are higher than other textiles.
Is linen sustainable?
Linen is the most durable textile in the world! The flax plant where linen is made, needs little water to grow and no pesticides. The whole plant is used to make linen. Nothing is thrown away. Very few chemicals are needed to produce the dust. Due to the strong natural fiber of the dust, it remains beautiful and soft for years. You have a lot of fun and you do not participate in the disposable culture.
Why linen bedding?
Linen bedding is great in every season! It feels warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It absorbs a lot of moisture, fine if you perspire at night. It does not contain a house mite, fine if you have an allergy. And it is wonderfully soft but not too smooth but comfortable because of the natural fiber.
Why should I opt for linen instead of cotton?
Linen has a number of advantages over cotton. The fabric is made from a natural fiber making it three stronger than cotton. Linen can also absorb much more moisture without becoming damp, does not contain dust mites and is the most environmentally friendly textile in the world.
Can you wash linen easily?
Linen is actually very easy to maintain. You wash it at 40-60 degrees, dry in the drum at a low temperature and ironing the bedding is not necessary. Do not use aggressive detergents or bleaches alone. Washing hot? No, it is not necessary (no house mite) and the fibers can break which does not benefit the dust.
Does linen shrink?
The first few times you wash your linen it can shrink a little. All of our linen products are already pre-washed, so shrinking is really limited to a minimum. Wash it at 40 degrees.
Is linen soft?
Linen is a ‘hard’ substance by nature. In the entire production process, the fabric is specially treated so that it becomes soft. It does not only become soft, it also ensures that it will not shrink later.
Is linen fine when you sweat a lot at night?
If you sweat a lot, linen is recommended. Linen can absorb a lot of moisture without being damp yourself. Your bedding stays fresh and you sleep so much better.
Is linen hypoallergenic?
Yes, linen is hypoallergenic. House mite does not thrive in linen, it is therefore a very suitable material for people and children with allergies.
Is linen comfortable to sleep under in any season?
Linen is suitable for every season. In the summer it feels cool and airy. In winter it feels warm.