It’s no secret that wool is a luxury, magical fabric that offers a whole host of benefits. But what is it about wool that makes it so special? And why is wool better than alternative fibres?
What are the benefits of wool?If you’re wondering where to buy bedding, or what is the best bedding for achieving a perfect sleep, look no further than wool. With its health benefits and its luxurious, enhanced comfort, wool has been proven to improve your sleep by 25%. How? Because when you cocoon yourself in wool, you’re guaranteed a healthier, happier sleep, leaving you feeling fully rested and refreshed each morning. *When you combine our wool duvets, pillows and mattress base layers, or buy a Complete Bedding Set, you'll receive our 60 Night Sleep Trial. So, if you're not completely satisfied in our claim and you're not experiencing better sleep, we'll refund your purchase in full, without quibble.
It's cool when it's hot, and warm when it's not!Not only is it the comfort element of wool which sets it apart from other types of bedding on offer, but wool is also a natural insulator. This means you’ll be kept warm in winter, and cooler in the summer – thanks to its temperature regulating capabilities and its naturally breathable fabric. Wool fibre helps to keep your body at the optimal temperature zone for the right level of comfort and rest. The alternatives, such as synthetic fibres, down and cotton, do not breathe in the same way as wool does, and are more likely to trap heat in your bed. Wool buffers the extreme cold or hot air on the outside, keeping your body in the ideal comfort zone. The perfect temperature for the perfect snooze.
It's naturally absorbent!It’s easy to say why wool makes for great bedding when its packed full of health benefits - such as being naturally absorbent. Wool fibre is the original wicking fibre, and wool fabrics can absorb up to 30% of their weight without feeling heavy or damp. To put that into perspective, cotton fabrics begin to feel damp after 15%. The fibres 'breathe' by absorbing moisture away from the body and releasing it into the air. It’s just like magic!
It's hypoallergenic!If you’re looking for anti-allergy bedding, you can’t go wrong with wool, as it’s naturally hypoallergenic. Although some people do have a rare natural allergy to Lanolin- the oil found in wool - most people's allergy to wool is a reaction to the many harsh and toxic chemicals that go into the treatment and finishing of conventional wool garments and bedding. Serious chemical abrasives are routinely used to wash raw wool for processing. Chlorine and mothproofing chemicals are routinely applied to conventional wool before turning it into a finished product. With Woolroom, no such chemicals are used, so you can rest assured that your bedding is completely free of harsh chemicals or bleaches.
It resists mildew and mould!Wool's natural resistance to mildews and moulds comes from the way it repels moisture, and lets moisture pass through its fibres without trapping it. Mildews and moulds require moisture to live, and grow, which is why wool is the perfect material for bedding.
It's clean!Wool resists static, dirt and dust. This makes it easy to clean, because any dirt will sit on the surface of the fibre. The outside surface of the wool fibre consists of a series of overlapping scales, similar to the feathers on a bird, making it easy to brush off and for stains to lift out.
It's durable!Laboratory tests have shown that wool fibres resist tearing and can bend back on themselves more than 20,000 times without breaking. Cotton breaks after 3,200 bends, silk fibres break after 1,800 bends and rayon fibres break after just 75 bends. That’s why wool lasts, giving your bedding a longer, happier life.
It's naturally wrinkle resistant!If you’re wondering why wool will naturally resist the wrinkles in your bed sheets, it’s because wool is the most resilient fibre. It has a natural crimp that helps it keep its shape, and will bounce back to its original shape even if it’s stretched.
It's fire retardant!Wool is safer to wear because of its natural fire-retardant properties. It can resist flame without the chemical treatment involved in fireproofing. Most synthetic fibres ignite easily, burn fiercely and melt at an alarming rate.
It's renewable and sustainable!Wool is a renewable resource that can be shorn from sheep annually. It is biodegradable and kinder to the environment than oil-based synthetics, which contribute to global pollution.
Are you ready to reap the benefits of wool pillows, duvets, mattresses and more? Build your sleep sanctuary with Woolroom bedding today, and change your relationship with sleep.
by C Pendlebury
02 Nov 2022
12 Sep 2022
Our mattresses are naturally dust mite resistant as dust mites are not able to survive within wool! Wool works to regulate your temperature by absorbing an desorbing moisture. In doing this, there is no residual moisture left within the product and so no food source left for dust mites to survive, and so in turn they do not colonise within it. This was found with a study that we partnered with Leeds University on.
I hope this helps,
26 Mar 2022
We don't use any chemicals in our products. Wool as a fibre is naturally flame retardant, ridding the need for any unpleasant chemicals.
Hope this helps.
25 Mar 2022
19 Mar 2022
Sorry to hear about the issues that have arisen following the dry-cleaning process of your pillows. This is certainly not a typical outcome for our pillows after the care instructions have been followed. Please, can you get in touch by sending an email to [email protected], so that we can investigate this matter and advise further?
Hope to hear from you soon.
03 Mar 2022
by Jan Williams
03 Feb 2022
by Jan Williams
02 Feb 2022