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Subject: Re: electric blankets or comforters
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 14:57:09 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 09:57:09 EST
Todd Copeland wrote:
> I don't see fires from an electric blanket as a big concern. They are no
> more dangarous then a toaster, oven, hair dryer, etc. (how long will it be
> before the fire is discovered?). There is just no way that a comforter will
> be as warm as an electric blanket. It might keep you warm enough, though. I
> live in Florida but my house gets down in the lower 50's and upper 40's
> several weeks out of the year. I just cannot spend the money keeping the
> whole house warm during those nights. I use an electric blanket and an
> electronic thermostat. The central heat goes off at night and comes on about
> 30 minutes before I wake up. Saves alot of money. I use both the electric
> blanket and comforter. As Chris mentioned, nothing beats getting into a bed
> when the electric blanket set at 10! One time and you are hooked :). I then
> turn it down to about 4 for the night.
I had an electric blanket once and there was a warning with it not to put any
other blanket or comforter on top of it.
> "David" wrote in message
> > x-no-archive: yes
> > We are debating a comforter vs. an electric blanket. In the past we've
> > always used the EB. But we are concerned about fires. Do comforters
> > really keep you as warm and toasty as the an EB? and what do we look for
> > in a comforter?
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