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DreamCloud mattress protector composition
The DreamCloud mattress protector is designed with the highest quality materials for the best protection during sleep.
- 100% Tencel jersey fabric
- 0.02 mm thick waterproof film polyurethane
- 100% polyester skirt
But what makes these materials so great? 👇
Tencel is a sustainably sourced material that derives from wood pulp. 🌳
The unique properties of Tencel Lyocell fibres promote effective moisture absorption whilst being kind to the skin. 🦔
Even more, the DreamCloud mattress protector is OEKO-TEX certified. ✔️
The fibres have been tested against harmful substances that go above and beyond the national requirements for safety.
One of the key features of the DreamCloud mattress protector is its waterproof abilities. 🤯
The polyurethane film layer is impenetrable to liquids. ☔
This material has been used for years for outdoor wear, shoe soles, car parts and building insulation.
Why is a waterproof mattress protector so important?
A waterproof mattress protector offers the best protection available.
We performed some tests to see how protective the DreamCloud mattress protector was, which we’ll get into later. 🧐
A waterproof mattress protector shields the bed from accidents such as urine, menstrual fluid, spilt food and drinks, makeup, fake tan and accidents caused by children and pets. 👶🐱
But that’s not all. 🤔
The human body isn’t the most hygienic, and over time your mattress will be exposed to all kinds of bodily fluids.
A mattress protector will protect your mattress from moisture and bacteria build-up, keeping it in a new condition for as long as possible. 🙌
The 100% polyester skirting around the edge of the DreamCloud mattress protector was another useful feature.
The waterproof layer was on top of the mattress, with the sides of the mattress protector in a stretchy polyester fabric. 😍
This made it super easy to dress the bed as the material was flexible and fit right over the entire mattress.
We loved how the mattress protector looked like a fitted sheet, making it a highly discreet choice. 🤫
So, that’s all the technical stuff out of the way. 😅
What happened when we put the DreamCloud mattress protector through our sleep test?
How to clean a mattress protector
Mattress protectors are typically always machine-washable.
Fortunately, the DreamCloud mattress protector can be washed up to 90°C. 🌡️
This high temperature means you can kill bacteria that may have built up and ensure a complete clean.
Pop the DreamCloud mattress protector in the washing machine with your other bedding. 🧼
We recommend washing between 40 - 60°C with your regular laundry detergent.
For any accidents, wash at 90°C as soon as possible to prevent permanent stains.
Can I tumble dry waterproof mattress protectors?
Unfortunately, the mattress protector is not safe for the tumble dryer. 🙁
Tumble-drying the DreamCloud mattress protector can damage the waterproof layer by coming into contact with the hot drum.
Instead, let the DreamCloud mattress protector air dry naturally before placing it back onto your mattress. 🌬️
Waterproof mattress protectors can take hours to dry, so it’s often good to invest in two mattress protectors, so you have a spare.
DreamCloud mattress protector prices
So, are the DreamCloud mattress protector prices reasonable?
We think the DreamCloud mattress protector is excellent value for money.
It’s a mid-range product made with high-quality materials that offer fantastic breathability and protection.
Depending on your budget, you can purchase budget-friendly, mid-range, and high-end mattress protectors.
Check out some other recommendations below. 👇
DreamCloud mattress protector delivery conditions
The DreamCloud mattress protector was delivered fast and efficiently by DPD. 🚚💨
We were surprised to see the protector arrive in a Nectar Sleep box.
This is because Nectar and DreamCloud are part of the same company.
The DreamCloud mattress protector also came in a recyclable cardboard box and was packaged with other items, reducing household waste. ♻️
Does the DreamCloud mattress protector come with a trial?
Unfortunately, the DreamCloud mattress protector does not include a sleep trial. 👎
However, you can return the mattress protector for a full refund after 30 days if the box is unopened.
Check out the Panda mattress topper if you’re interested in a waterproof mattress protector that includes a sleep trial.
Should I buy a DreamCloud mattress protector?
We highly recommend the DreamCloud mattress protector, which is one of our new favourite bedding accessories. 🥰
Without disturbing your sleep, your mattress will be fully protected on this waterproof mattress protector.
The DreamCloud mattress protector is not the cheapest, but it’s a great value-for-money product made with high-quality materials. 💰
For more options, check out our review on the best mattress protectors.