Housekeeping tips

In order to enjoy your products for many years, we advise you to read the information on this housekeeping page. You will also find useful tips and tricks for washing and maintaining your products. 

Boxspring

First use: You only need to attach the legs and/or casters provided. Tighten all legs and/or castors firmly. Please note! Also attach the legs in the middle of the box spring. Tighten them again after the first month. A double bed consists of two box springs that can be attached to each other by means of connectors. A headboard that may be included is attached to the headboard of the bed. Depending on the model chosen, you can attach the headboard to the bed or to the wall.

Care advice: To clean an upholstered box spring, use a soft, damp cloth or a soft brush. Never use abrasives, bleach or other corrosive substances. We recommend that you use as little water as possible.

Mattress

First use: Please note that mattresses always need some time to "settle in". Initially, your mattress will feel a little stiff. Your body also needs some time to get used to a new mattress. We recommend that you turn and rotate the mattress at least once every quarter. For protection and hygiene, always use a 100% cotton flannel and fitted sheet. Open your comforter every morning to allow the mattress to air properly.

Care advice:
If you want to remove a stain, do not use corrosive substances and as little water as possible. It is best to put the mattress on one side. Caution! Never fold the mattress in half, this can damage the springs in the mattress.

Featherbed

First use: Your Featherbed/Fiberbed may not be the right size after unpacking. Therefore, first let it air for four hours. During use, the Featherbed will continue to form to the desired size.

Care advice: Open your comforter every morning so that the Featherbed/Fiberbed can air properly. It is also important to regularly shake the Featherbed/Fiberbed to retain volume and resilience. A Comfort Featherbed is best shaken twice a week. For the Original Featherbed and the Prestige Featherbed, once a week is sufficient. Finally, we recommend that you turn the Featherbed over and around once a week, for example when changing the bed linen.

Washing advice:
With daily use, we recommend that you professionally clean the Featherbed/Fiberbed once every four years. The DOUXE Featherbed/Fiberbed can be washed at 40°C but does not fit in a regular washing machine.

Finally: Our ticking is made of cotton so it is breathable and allows the Featherbed to breathe. Despite the tightly woven ticking, an occasional feather can poke through. This is especially common with new Featherbeds. The cause is the friction between the Featherbed and the underlying mattress. This is easily solved by complementing your Featherbed with a protective cover or flannel.

Featherbed Protector

First use: The protective cover is made of durable cotton. Because cotton still shrinks slightly during the first washings, the protective cover is slightly larger than the indicated size. The protective cover is designed for the DOUXE Featherbed and can be used in combination with or instead of a flannel.

Washing advice: We recommend washing the protective cover inside out and with the zipper closed at 40°C (max. 60°C) and drying in the dryer at a low temperature.

Duvets

First use: Your comforter and/or pillow may not be the right size after unpacking. Therefore, first let it air for a few hours.

Care advice: Open your comforter every morning so that it can air properly. To retain the volume, we recommend that you regularly lightly shake the comforter and/or pillow. Turn and rotate your comforter and/or pillow regularly.

Washing advice: With daily use we recommend that you clean the comforter once every four years. It is best to have the comforter cleaned professionally by your dry cleaner.

Pillows

First use: Your pillow may not be the right size after unpacking. Therefore, first let it air for a few hours.

Care advice: To retain the volume, we recommend that you regularly lightly shake the pillow. Turn and rotate your pillow regularly.

Washing advice: To protect your pillow and for reasons of hygiene, we recommend that you use a pillow slip. You can wash your pillows yourself at 40°C. Do this annually and use only a wool detergent (alkali-free) and no fabric softener to prevent damage. Attention! After washing, let the pillow dry very well, preferably in a dryer with some new tennis ball.

Bed linen

First use: The bed linen is made of durable Egyptian cotton. Because cotton still shrinks slightly during the first washings, the linen is slightly larger than the indicated size. We therefore advise you to wash it before first use.

Washing advice: We recommend washing the bed linen inside out at 40℃ (max 60℃) and drying in a tumble dryer at low temperature.

PS: white bedding may occasionally even be washed at 90°

Satin: Ironing is generally not necessary with cotton satin, but it does make the sheets softer.

Percal: Incremental washing (first 30°, then 40° and only then 60°) is therefore extremely important. This quality is best ironed when it is still slightly damp, then it goes very smoothly! The cotton fibre is super strong and becomes more beautiful with use.

Watch the video about washing Egyptian cotton here.

Bath linen

Washing advice: Wash the bath linen at a moderate temperature (40°, occasionally at 60°). Beware of certain cleaning and cosmetic products containing ingredients that can cause bleaching, such as some stain and anti-aging creams, products with alpha hydroxyl and fruit acid, hair colouring products, bathroom cleaners and tooth whiteners. Use liquid laundry detergent and do not use fabric softener. It is important to use the drier to preserve the volume and suppleness of the towels. Dry at a moderate temperature and make sure the towel is completely dry, this way it will last longer.

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