When buying new bedding for their children, many find themselves confronted with a lot of questions like, What thread count should you get? Do you need a mattress protector? Why do you need a mattress protector? Is a waterproof crib sheet necessary?
If this sounds all too familiar, take a step back and read some of the following guidelines first. You’ll have new sheets picked out before you know it.
A Key to Thread Counts
Not sure what route to take when it comes to thread counts? It can be confusing and hard to know whether or not spending extra money on higher thread counts is worth it. Threads are woven horizontally and vertically into the fabric, and the thread count is based on the number of these per one square inch of fabric.
If you want something that is durable and will not wear out quickly, anything from 200 thread counts to 800 thread counts is recommended. The lower the thread count, the lighter the sheet, so if you are not looking for something heavie
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