There are several different types of heated blankets available when shopping for them online:
•For your bed, in all of the standard sizes, from twin, full, queen to king.
•A throw size heated blanket (50 by 60″) for the end of the bed or even to keep on the couch.
•In the car for extra security that plugs into your lighter and draws only 4 Amps. The new heating blankets are so much better by all standards than those older model electric blankets.
Today’s warming blankets come in a nice range of colors that will complement your decor, and are normally made of either- acrylic fiber that feels like satin, or brushed fleece, which is also very soft and luxurious.
Here are features of a few of the most popular heating blankets that are available:
•Most of them have a shut-off feature that kicks in after 10 hours for safety.
•They’re machine washable.
•They’re lighter, with thin flexible elements that are more comfortable and heat more evenly over all of blanket.
•Some companies have multi-year warranties for peace of mind.
•Some offer remote controls, with larger beds having dual remotes.
•Full range of temperature settings so you have exactly the right warmth for you.
And here are few tips about safely using your warming blankets. It’s all basic common sense stuff.. Read the manufacturer’s instructions and actually follow them.
•Never use an electric blanket with a scorch marks or any exposed elements.
•Make a habit of checking your blanket over now and then, and it will give you many years of toasty nights.
•Make sure the blanket cord hangs loosely and isn’t twisted or pulled too tight.