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What is a storage bag?
So, what exactly is a storage bag? 🤔
In its simplest form, a storage bag is a versatile and efficient solution for keeping items organised.
These bags can save much-needed space and protect your belongings from dust, dampness, and more. 👏
Commonly used for clothing and bedding items, they are an excellent solution for keeping your favourite duvets tidy and safe.
You've got two main options when it comes to popping your duvets in storage bags, which we’ll get into below. 👇
How to choose a storage bag
While a storage bag isn't a major purchase, the range of options might leave you in a pickle.
Knowing what you want will ensure you walk away with a storage bag that's not just fit for purpose but is also a treat to use. 🎁
So, let's look at how you can go about choosing the best storage bag for your duvets.
Storage bag sizes
Large vacuum storage bags can usually fit regular duvets.
However, this doesn't mean a large storage bag will always suit you. 🤔
You'll want to check out extra-large or jumbo storage bags if you're dealing with a large duvet or are planning to store multiple duvets in one bag. 📏
Of course, not every large or jumbo storage bag for duvets will be exactly the same size. 😬
So, before you rush off and add any old storage bag to your cart, look at the product measurements.
We also suggest quickly browsing customer reviews to see how true-to-size the product is and whether it's up to the task at hand.
By checking reviews and measurements, you'll get something that fits your duvets like a glove! 👌
Storage bag prices
Happily, storage bags are typically budget-friendly.
Of course, rock-bottom prices can be tempting, but tread carefully as some of these products skimp on quality.
Poor-quality storage bags can break and may not be up for multiple uses. 😥
Never fear, though!
There are plenty of reasonably priced, robust storage bags out there.
For instance, the Amazon Zober Storage Boxes are famous among customers for their low price and easy use. 🎉
Storage bag durability
Poorly crafted storage bags can be a thorn in your side. 😫
They're prone to tearing, snapping, or even re-inflating after a single use, which nobody wants.
The dream is not to shell out for a new storage bag whenever you need to switch up your duvet.
Well-made storage bags crafted from durable materials are game-changers.
They're the gift that keeps on giving - continually allowing you to organise, save space, and protect your beloved items. 🏆
The Amazon Viridescent Vacuum Storage Bags are an excellent option to reuse year after year.
How much storage space do you have, and where? 🤔
It's critical to consider your storage space before diving in and buying new storage bags for your duvets.
For instance, if you have minimal storage space, vacuum pack storage bags for duvets are the way to go.
Some of the best vacuum storage bags for duvets can reduce the volume of your stored duvets by as much as 80%. 👏
On the other hand, you may prefer non-vacuum pack storage bags for duvets if you want quick access without the faff of re-vacuum packing.
Additional tips for choosing the best storage bags for duvets
You should consider a few more things when selecting a storage bag for your duvet.
- Do the storage bags have a transparent panel to make finding specific items easier?
- Is the storage bag nozzle compatible with your vacuum?
- Does it have carry handles to make it simpler to move?
Considering these factors will ensure you get the best storage solution possible.
Check out our favourite storage bags for duvets in the UK:
What should you be careful of when using storage bags?
It can be tricky to find specific items if you have several storage bags, and you may end up opening multiple bags to find what you need. 😖
Of course, bags with transparent panels and transparent plastic vacuum storage bags for duvets do make finding things somewhat simpler.
It's also good to know that some items are not well-suited to vacuum packing!
Vacuum packing can:
- Cause wrinkling.
- Damage some materials if compressed too much.
Items like clothes will often need ironing after storage.
In general, materials like memory foam or latex don't compress well. 🙅
While you can store feather and down duvets in vacuum storage bags, you should leave some air in the bag.
Over-compressing delicate feather and down items, including duvets, pillows, and winter coats, may damage the feathers.
It may be worth opting for a storage box or bag that won't compress your things if you're worried about damaging them.
You can also check out all-season duvets if you want to eliminate clutter, not just store it!
Our favourite all-season duvets
What size storage bag do you need for a duvet?
As we said before, you must choose the right-size storage duvet bags.
Using a bag that's too small may lead to rips or tears and, ultimately, a storage solution that's no longer solving anything. 😭
While large storage bags are usually big enough for regular-sized duvets, jumbo storage bags may be better if you have thicker duvets or need to store more than one duvet.
Additionally, measurements may differ from one product to another.
So just because one large storage bag fits a double duvet doesn't mean another will.
It's always best to check product measurements and browse user reviews before you buy to ensure you're getting a storage bag with the large capacity needed to fit your duvets. 💻
Our favourite jumbo storage bags for large duvets:
Delivery and returns for storage bags
The delivery and returns process for storage bags will depend on which shop you buy them from.
For instance, Amazon products often come with free delivery and returns! 🚚
This makes getting your storage bags and potential refunds as easy as can be.
Meanwhile, Argos storage bags for duvets and other items may have a small delivery fee but are often available for same-day or next-day delivery.
With so many options available, finding products with an easy delivery and returns process is simple.