Each year, fire services across the UK warn of the dangers which can arise from using electric blankets which are in need of replacement. With many items of bedding, including pillows, duvets and mattress toppers, there really aren’t any dangers, however electric blankets, in some cases, can be a little more risky.
When in sound condition and used as intended, an electric blanket offers an extremely safe way to ensure you’re getting into a lovely warm and cosy bed each and every night, however the issues arise following many not knowing when the time is to replace.
As such, we’ve put together an infographic below which looks at 7 signs which show you need to replace and the common things to look out for to ensure you’re using your blanket safely.
If in any doubt at all, replace! With the likes of the Silentnight Comfort Control Electric Blanket starting at just £21.99, it won’t break the bank and it’s a small price to pay for reassurance that you’re using a product which is safe.