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Post by dksid » Thu, 29 Jan 2015 6:50 pm

I will be buying new mattresses in SG. Does anyone know if US-sized sheets will fit - king or queen? Thanks.

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Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:11 am

Widths are the same but all Asian mattresses are five inches shorter than their American counterparts.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bed_size#S ... sian_sizes" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:10 am

Strong Eagle wrote:Widths are the same but all Asian mattresses are five inches shorter than their American counterparts.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bed_size#S ... sian_sizes" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
so this explains why asians have small beds
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Post by JR8 » Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:58 am

One of the easier ways of determining such things re: bedding, is to look at the local IKEA catalogues for the two countries. The pages detailing local mattress specs/sizes should answer the question.



http://onlinecatalogueasia.ikea.com/SG/ ... _Catalogue" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://onlinecatalog.ikea-usa.com/US/en/IKEA_Catalog/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;



p.s. Another thought. I've used fitted US bedding on UK beds. Yes it was a little too big, but I'd just tuck the excess in. If I did that at the top end then it wasn't even visible from under the pillows.
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Re: Bedding

Post by dksid » Fri, 30 Jan 2015 9:37 pm

Thanks for forwarding these resources. Very helpful.

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Re: Bedding

Post by kwy » Sun, 01 Feb 2015 5:07 pm

I ordered USA dust mite protective bed sheets last year for my king size bed and my kids single bed.
The USA sheets are way bigger.
I knew that would be the case. We just tuck them in underneath.
I remember years ago seeing some places selling USA size beds. You might want to search for them if you are used to the bigger size.
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Post by curiousgeorge » Sun, 01 Feb 2015 5:18 pm

kwy wrote: I remember years ago seeing some places selling USA size beds. You might want to search for them if you are used to the bigger size.
...and you have USA-sized bedrooms here in Singapore.

I recently bought a mattress from Tilam King - far cheaper than the usual Big 4 "S" companies but I couldn't see any difference in comfort (and I had a Simmons previously). They will tailor make your mattress to any size, apparently.

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Re: Bedding

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 01 Feb 2015 6:00 pm

CG,

I'm retiring my 15 year old mattress tomorrow night. I am having a Tilam King delivered tomorrow afternoon! YAY! I've heard good things about them so thought I'd give 'em a try. Everybody I know who owns one raves about them and they are considerably cheaper (you aren't paying for huge advertising budgets and I reckon that helps a bit. I bought it around two weeks ago (17th of Jan).

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Re: Bedding

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:44 am

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Re: Bedding

Post by PNGMK » Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:22 pm

Bladebringer wrote:What blankets do you use, friends?
Very light duvet.
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