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A standard pillow in the UK is typically 75cm x 50cm (29.5 inches x 19.7 inches) and is the most commonly used size for pillows. However, it's important to check the size of the pillow before purchasing as sizes can vary slightly between brands and countries.
It is recommended to replace pillows every 1-2 years. Over time, pillows lose their support and accumulate dust, dirt, and allergens, which can cause discomfort and affect sleep quality. Regularly washing and fluffing pillows can extend their lifespan, but eventually, it's best to replace them for a healthier and comfortable sleep environment.
To wash feather pillows, use a mild detergent and wash them in a washing machine on a gentle cycle. Rinse thoroughly and run through the spin cycle to remove excess water. Tumble dry on low heat with a couple of clean tennis balls to fluff the feathers.
The best pillows are subjective and depend on individual needs and preferences. Generally, pillows made from natural materials like down and feathers or memory foam provide excellent support and comfort. Look for pillows with suitable loft, firmness, and size to support your sleeping position and keep your spine in alignment.
The number of pillows you sleep with is a personal preference. However, most people use one or two pillows for head and neck support. Sleeping with too many pillows can strain your neck and lead to discomfort and poor sleep quality. Choose pillows that suit your sleeping position and provide proper support.
To wash pillows, start by checking the care label for specific instructions. Most pillows can be washed in a washing machine on a gentle cycle with a mild detergent. It's recommended to wash two pillows at a time to balance the load. Use a low heat setting to dry the pillows completely.
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