Most of us are familiar with the dust ruffles used for the average
bed. Dust ruffles for daybeds look like the dust ruffles for beds and
share similar purposes. As the name suggests, a dust ruffle helps to
prevent dust and dirt from accumulating under the bed. Dust ruffles for
daybeds also serve a decorative purpose. A popular accessory for day
beds is a pull out or popup trundle bed and daybed trundles a great way
to provide extra sleeping space.
A daybed ruffle is a great way to keep your trundle bed out of sight
when it’s not being used. Many daybed designs provide a great deal of
storage space under the bed. Dust ruffles for daybeds let you take
advantage of this extra storage space keeping stored items neatly out
Dust ruffles for daybeds are a great way to enhance the look of your
day bed and compliment other daybed linens. Whether you use a matching
daybed dust ruffle, a contrasting or complimentary color, dust ruffles
for day beds make a great decorating accessory.
Daybed Dust Ruffle Fabrics
Fabrics for bed linens can be found in a variety of colors and
levels of quality. One of the best indicators of fabric quality and
comfort for daybed dust ruffles and daybed linens is the thread count.
The thread count of a fabric is simply a measurement of the number of
threads per square inch of fabric. Higher quality daybed linens,
including daybed dust ruffles and daybed covers, have a minimum thread
count of two hundred.
Whether you chose cotton, polyester or cotton polyester blends,
higher thread count fabric are more comfortable and will be more
durable. Fabrics with a thread count of four hundred and higher will
feel silky and luxurious. You can expect to pay more for daybed dust
ruffles and daybed cover sets with higher thread counts but the added
comfort will be well worth the extra cost.
Caring for Your Daybed Dust Ruffle and Daybed Linens
Like any type of bed linen, always be sure to read the manufacturers
fabric care label before cleaning your day bed dust ruffle. Some
fabrics that can tolerate machine washing last longer and hold their
shape better when air dried. Drying your daybed dust ruffles and other
daybed linens using a hot air clothes dryer can cause some fabrics to
shrink or even fall apart. Properly caring for your daybed dust ruffle
and other day bed linens will protect your investment and provide you
with years of comfort.