Caring for Bamboo Quilts

Caring for Bamboo Quilts



The bamboo quilt is also known as duvets or in Australia known commonly as "Doonas" have a lot to offer for those with allergies. With its natural antibacterial properties and antimicrobial properties, it is an excellent choice for those who suffer from allergies. 

Bamboo Quilts are an eco-friendly bedding option that is both comfortable and durable all year round. However, this doesn't mean you can neglect their care! This article will teach you everything you need to know about washing bamboo quilts, storing them, and how to take care of them over the years. 


Washing your Bamboo Quilt 

Once your quilt is excessively dirty or every two to three months, it's time to wash it. Don't use a softener or any fabric softener because this will clog up the bamboo fibres. Use a mild detergent and cool water on a gentle cycle. Hang dry it in a shady spot away from direct sunlight or strong breezes.

The quilt should be washed in the same manner as a regular, cotton quilt. The bamboo fabric does not need to be washed with bleach or any harsh chemicals solutions and this could cause damage to the fabric. A cold water wash and mild detergent is all that's needed.

Read more: Bamboo Quilts: The Natural & Body Warmth regulating Quilt 


Storing Your Bamboo Quilt 

Insiders Tip: Hang on to the bag that you have purchased the quilt in and store it in there 


  1. Remove your quilt cover first. quilts and their covers should always be stored separately.

  2. Clean and dry your quilt to ensure that it is ready for storage before an extended period of time. Ensure manufacturers washing instructions are followed 

  3. Any new stains on the outside of the duvet should be removed with a damp cloth.


You can store your bamboo quilts with one of two options. Fold the quilt or doona and store it in a breathable cotton bag.

Alternatively, you can use a vacuum-sealed bag if you live in an apartment that lacks space for storage bins. 


Insiders Tip: Hang on to the bag that you have purchased the quilt in and store it in there.


If you’ve decided it’s time for a change, take a look at our collection of Bamboo quilts. We have something for everyone. From humidity-fighting summer weight to winter weight Bamboo, we have the perfect Bamboo Quilt for you.

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