Fitted sheets are a long established fixture in the bedroom. The plan of the elastic corners is there to avoid the bottom sheet from coming loose and scrunched up underneath the sleeper. For folks who do not move around at night this is a big thing. There are a whole lot of us though that frequently experience restless nights and while these make it hard enough to sleep well, using the bottom sheet ride and scrunched beneath can make that restless night much worse.
Luckily, this issue is solved by fitted sheets. The elastic corners hold the sheet in place so that even the most restless and portable insomniac can at least feel comfortable in their own insecurities.
The issue now is that mattresses do not always adapt the fitted sheet. Sure, a normal mattress will work fine, but when the mattress is to heavy or too shallow, or if the mattress has a pillowed shirt, then a standard fitted sheet might not match so well. If you’re fortunate enough to have one of those sleep number beds, then you will possibly find it more challenging to discover a bottom sheet that fits nicely.
Without giving that choice process thought don’t approach the choice of your sheets. You’ll have to know not only the sort of mattress, (single, Queen, King,) you must also understand the dimensions of the mattress. Ensure to measure the width, length, and thickness of the mattress before you head into the shop. You will find those measurements.
You also need to have grade of the sheets, or a great idea of the comfort level that you’re currently looking for. Less than 200, rate counts, imply that while cheap, the sheets will not last long. Higher thread count, that’s above 300 provides sheets which are somewhat comfortable and will last a fair amount of time prior to wearing out. Although large thread counts create a long time and a comfortable feeling, but more expensive.
Since the wear and tear on both the top sheet and the fitted sheet are distinct, the bottom sheet wears quicker since the sleeper is lying on top of it, it is very likely that the top sheet will last much, much longer, maybe years longer. That means that you might not want to purchase a set of sheets. Luckily fitted sheets can be bought as standalone items rather than included in a set, however it can be more difficult to find these because most shops seem to favor carrying sets as opposed to singles.
If you do not mind this in sets. It can be handy to have those spares for when you require a drop cloth sheets.
So the next time you are taking a look at your bedding and believing that it is about time to purchase some new sheets, bear in mind that fitted sheets offer the comfort and convenience that will help you to get a wonderful night’s sleep. You do not need to worry in your own insomnia if you’re a sleeper.