How to quickly heat a bed when there is no heating: lifesaving ways
It can be very difficult to fall asleep when you're cold. This problem is especially acute when it's already cold outside and the heating hasn't been turned on yet, or it doesn't work for some reason. This situation can disrupt your entire night's rest and make you feel bad the next day. Therefore, it is worth learning how to quickly heat even a completely cold bed.
OBOZREVATEL has collected several relevant life hacks. Some of them involve the use of electrical appliances, while others do not require them.
Fill plastic bottles or rubber heating pads with hot water, close them tightly, and put them under the covers. In a few minutes, the bed will be warm. You can even fall asleep with such hot water bottles next to you, but in this case, it is important to make sure that the water is not too hot and does not burn or wrap each container in a thick towel.
This appliance can be used to blow the bed and heat it up very quickly. It is best to do this at maximum power and temperature. But never leave the hair dryer covered with a blanket - this can cause a fire.
Electric blanket or electric sheet
There are various bedding products that heat up when connected to the mains. They can be used to warm your bed before bedtime by turning on the device for 15-20 minutes before you go to bed, or you can keep it warm all night long by selecting the appropriate mode. The main thing is to follow the instructions and take proper care of them so as not to damage the heating element.
This material perfectly retains heat. That's why it's used to make tourist clothing for winter hiking. It is quite pleasant to the touch and moisture-wicking. Therefore, in order to stay warm at night, you can buy a fleece blanket in addition to heating elements.
Sometimes the bed seems colder than it is because of our cold feet. In this case, it is enough to simply warm your feet to start falling asleep. Those who complain about this problem are advised to put on warm socks immediately after their evening shower and sleep in them.
Down or similar synthetic fillings retain heat very well and are breathable. Use a down duvet to quickly warm your bed with your own body heat. It will create a favorable microclimate with an optimal temperature and make it easier to fall asleep.
By the way, in order to quickly warm the bed with your own body heat, you need to warm yourself first. The easiest way to do this is to take a hot bath or shower. When you feel that you are warm enough, get into bed right away. It will quickly reach the temperature that is optimal for you.
Earlier, OBOZREVATEL listed the myths about how to keep warm in winter and why they are dangerous.