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Bedding

Postby 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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Re: Bedding

Postby 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

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Re: Bedding

Postby 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


so this explains why asians have small beds
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Re: Bedding

Postby 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

http://onlinecatalog.ikea-usa.com/US/en/IKEA_Catalog/



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

Postby dksid » Fri, 30 Jan 2015 9:37 pm

Thanks for forwarding these resources. Very helpful.

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Re: Bedding

Postby 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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Re: Bedding

Postby 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

Postby 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

Postby Bladebringer » Wed, 13 Mar 2019 5:31 pm

What blankets and sheets do you use, friends? I want to buy bamboo sheets now. They are made from bamboo are known to be meticulously woven which yields high quality, soft and anti-allergenic luxury that is recommended for people of all age groups including kids. As is globally known, healthy sleep can only be achieved in an environment where there is proper care and soft materials are used. https://comfortersetreviews.com/best-sh ... ht-sweats/ So it's important thing!
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Re: Bedding

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:44 am

Hello? This is the tropics.

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Re: Bedding

Postby PNGMK » Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:22 pm

Bladebringer wrote:What blankets do you use, friends?


Very light duvet.
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