How To Keep A Fitted Sheet On The Bed
Fitted sheets can be frustrating to deal with. They always seem to slip off or wrinkle up causing discomfort disrupting peaceful sleep. However there are some simple tricks to keep fitted sheets in place on the bed ensure a smooth comfortable sleep.
Check the Size of the Fitted Sheet
The first step in ensuring the fitted sheet stays in place is to ensure it is the right size for the mattress. If the fitted sheet is too small it will not cover the corners of the mattress will wrinkle up as soon as one moves around. On the other hand if it is too big it will not be taut enough will bunch up under the sleeper leading to discomfort. Measure the mattress dimensions to ensure the correct size of the fitted sheet is used.
Tighten the Elasticized Hem
The elasticized hem of the fitted sheet should be taut around the corners of the mattress to keep it in place. Once the fitted sheet is in place tug it downwards to ensure the elasticized hem is taut gripping the underside of the mattress. This simple trick will keep the fitted sheet from slipping off the corners during the night.
Tuck in the Excess Fabric
After ensuring the elasticized hem is taut there may still be excess fabric on the corners of the fitted sheet. Tuck in these excess fabrics underneath the mattress to prevent them from pulling the fitted sheet off the corners. This will also ensure the fitted sheet is taut smooth providing optimal comfort during sleep.
Use Sheet Suspenders
If the fitted sheet continues to slip off despite using the above methods sheet suspenders can be used to secure the sheet in place. Sheet suspenders are elastic straps with clips that hold the fitted sheet to the underside of the mattress. To use sheet suspenders place one strap on each corner of the bed pulling it taut underneath the mattress clipping it onto the fitted sheet. With these suspenders the fitted sheet will remain taut smooth throughout the night.
In conclusion keeping a fitted sheet on the bed can be achieved by ensuring the right size of the fitted sheet is used tightening the elasticized hem tucking in the excess fabric using sheet suspenders if necessary. By utilizing these simple tips one can enjoy a seamless peaceful sleep without the frustration of a loose or wrinkled fitted sheet.
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