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Picture it: Your bed, a cozy sanctuary of sleep. Pillows were full and plump. Your comforter was a fluffy cloudlike cover on your bed. You looked forward to the end of the day when you could cuddle up for the most relaxing night's sleep.
Sounds like a few years ago when your bedding was brand new. Ah, those were the days.
Today, those wonderful products you remember may have lost its luster and require a bit more fluffing than before but still it doesn't feel the same. You may even start to think you got a defective product. You are not alone. It's inevitable that with normal everyday sleeping your down pillows and down comforters will need to be washed. That can be a daunting task. The actual process of washing and drying a couple pillows or a king size comforter requires a full day commitment.
Yes, you heard right, a full day! That's because during the washing cycle the down absorbs the water. The excess water needs to be removed with an extra spin cycle. In addition, down and feather needs to be dried completely on a low setting, taking at least 6 hours.
Sure, you can cut corners; skip the extra spin cycle and dry on medium or high heat but that will cause the natural down and feather fill to break down quicker which means you'll have to replace your luxury bedding sooner.
If you've tried the tricks listed above and you are experiencing:
Then it's time to take on the task of washing your bedding. We've compiled a complete and detailed guide by product for how to care for your down and feather bedding.
Still not sure about the next step or have run into a problem? Contact our knowledgeable Consumer Response Team and they can answer your questions or concerns about washing your Pacific Coast® Bedding.