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heated throw blanket

Some people love the comfort of an electric blanket, while others find them to be too much of a hassle. Whichever camp you fall into, you should know that if an electric blanket is not used correctly, it can pose serious fire risks and even lead to burns. Here’s what you need to know about using a Heated throw blanket safely:

Never let pets or children sleep on an electric blanket.

Electric blankets are designed to keep you warm, but they can also get very hot. They’re not safe for pets or children (or people with certain medical conditions). Even if your electric blanket doesn’t have any controls that a child could turn on or off, the heat it gives off is still dangerous. Most electric blankets have temperatures in the range of 110 degrees Fahrenheit up to 140 degrees Fahrenheit; some go as high as 200 degrees Fahrenheit!

If you use a heated throw blanket, never let pets or children sleep on them—this can cause burns and other injuries. Many older people also may not be able to feel when their skin is getting too hot from an electric heated blanket, so always check-in before you start using yours every day and don’t forget about it when you’re done! Don’t rely on anyone else either; if someone who lives with them uses one regularly, then make sure that person understands how important it is not only for their own safety but also for others nearby.”

Never fold or wrinkle an electric blanket.

Avoid folding, wrinkling, or putting your electric blanket in the dryer.

Instead of folding it up and storing it away, try hanging it on a hanger to maintain its shape. If you need to fold it for storage purposes, be sure to place each side into opposite corners (in other words: don’t fold the blanket down the middle). You can also store your electric blanket in a large plastic bag and put that bag away in a cool spot until you’re ready to use it again.

It’s also important not to wash an electric blanket as this could damage its wires and insulation material.

Always check the manufacturer’s instructions to see if you need to wash your electric blanket before using it for the first time.

heated throw blanketIt is important to consult the manual that came with your electric blanket before using it for the first time. Some blankets require more frequent washing than others, and some machines are too small to accommodate larger blankets. If you wash a blanket before first use, you may need to do so again after the first few uses or after every use. The manufacturer’s instructions will help you determine whether your machine has enough room for your electric blanket and how often you should wash it afterward.

Don’t use your electric blanket if it feels damp or emits an odour.

When you buy an electric blanket, it’s crucial to read the manufacturer’s instructions carefully. These blankets can be dangerous if they’re not used correctly. If your blanket doesn’t feel right when you take it out of its packaging, don’t use it!

If the blanket feels damp or emits an odour (such as anything like burning plastic), do not use the blanket. This could mean that the wires have shorted and need to be replaced or that the material itself has become compromised and needs to dry out before you can use it safely again.

If your blanket has a hole or tear in any part of it, especially around where people will lie down on top of it and/or touch their face with their hands (which is commonplace for many people who use these things every day), don’t plug this into any outlet until you’ve figured out how best to patch up whatever damage occurred during shipping or production; otherwise, there are high risks for electrocution due to exposed wiring within those areas – especially if someone were prone to overtop such damage while sleeping under current conditions! While most electric blankets come equipped with self-repair systems built-in during the manufacturing process, which should detect such defects automatically upon initial usage, there are always exceptions: sometimes, these systems fail before reaching consumer targets because some parts may break down during shipping long before reaching the final destination point.


With all of the different types of electric heated blankets on the market, it would be easy to get confused. We know how important it is for you to find one that meets all your needs and helps you sleep better at night. That’s why we’ve put together this list of things we never do when using an electric blanket!