There is no better way to ensure your bedroom is at its peak than by choosing superior bedding. Not only do we love the feeling of fresh sheets, but we also need to make sure our beds are at maximum comfort levels to support us while we sleep. As well as having general bedding sheets to cover our pillows and duvets, deep fitted sheets may be more difficult to find.
There are many benefits of having fitted sheets for deep mattresses including their protective properties whereby they protect the mattress from excess spillages and damage, similar to mattress protectors. A reason why people seek out deep fitted sheets is that they have added a mattress topper which their current standard sheets cannot accommodate.
The ‘fitted’ part is perhaps the largest benefit of all as they cling to the mattress to provide the sleeper with a smooth sleeping surface.
Remember to wash your bed sheets at least once a week, this frequency is agreed upon by many experts. Perhaps to spur you on to wash them we can mention that humans lose about 200,000,000 skin cells every hour. In addition, a study titled "Transmission of dry surface biofilm (DSB) by and through cotton bed sheets✓" which suggests that you can transmit and contract infections through dirty linens.
Keep reading for an all-encompassing review of some of the best deep fitted sheets (Important Considerations in Conclusion).
|Soak & Sleep||Egyptian Cotton||600||40 cm||£46|
|John Lewis||Egyptian Cotton||400||36 cm||£50|
|NIYS||Brushed Cotton Flannelette||NA||40 cm||£11.94|
|Linen Zone||Egyptian Cotton||200||46 cm||£17.99|
|Kotton Culture||Egyptian Cotton||600||38 cm||£48.76|
|Panda||Bamboo Fibre||320||32 cm||£53|
1. Soak & Sleep Egyptian Cotton Deep Fitted Sheet
The designers at Soak & Sleep have created their products with their customers in mind. They believe that everyone deserves great quality sleep, which they hope to portray in their materials and manufacture.
This deep fitted sheet comes in five separate sizes, so there is something suited to everyone’s requirements. The sizes include Single, Double, King Size Superking and Emperor. These range from 90-200cm. Deep fitted sheets are excellent for those extra-thick mattresses which don't support standard bed sheets.
This Soak & Sleep deep fitted sheet comes with many benefits which make the product so great. Firstly, the material make-up of the sheet consists of fine Egyptian cotton, which according to a research paper✓ suggests that the cultivated area of Egyptian cotton is decreasing. There are many benefits of Egyptian cotton which is why people love sleeping with it. For example, it is highly absorbent, porous, stronger, durable and has consistent quality.
The Soak & Sleep deep fitted sheets come at a higher price point. They have threaded 600 threads into each square inch of their sheets which provides them with a smoother feel. The fibres used have been certified by the Egyptian Cotton Association so you can be sure it has come from the banks of the Nile river.
2. John Lewis Egyptian Cotton Deep Fitted Sheet
If there is anywhere individuals enjoy to shop for bedroom products, it’s John Lewis & Partners. People love shopping with this business all year round, and especially during Black Friday and Boxing Day times as they dramatically slash prices. John Lewis & Partners do not fall short in embedding the quality the brand is known for into the products they offer. They want their customers to be happy, and the reviews say as much.
There are many great reviews of their 400 Thread Count Egyptian Cotton Deep Fitted Sheet, most of which have rated the sheet five stars. Previous customers have noted that it lived up to their usual John Lewis & Partners expectations, as it had that luxury quality and feel to it. They believe it is comfortable and soft to touch whilst being an excellent fit for their beds. If the quality and value of this sheet have been rated excellent by customers across the globe, then it might be worth considering.
This sheet specifically comes in many different colours to choose from, so there will be something suited to everyone’s taste and home décor.
John Lewis & Partners have designed and manufactured this fitted sheet by choosing luxury Egyptian cotton as its main material. As part of the Soft and Silky range, the fitted sheets have been crafted from a 400-thread count. This is designed to add to the superior comfort and feel of the sheet. Finally, the manufacturers also note that the deep fitted sheet will retain its quality and durability for its lifetime.
3. NIYS Extra Deep Fitted Sheets
At a very affordable price point compared to many other deep fitted sheets on the market, it is no wonder that NIYS’s 100% Brushed Cotton Flannelette Deep Fitted Sheet is one of Amazon’s top choices for deep fitted sheets within the UK. There is something for everyone as it comes in four different sizes: single, double, king and super king. Not only this, but the sheet also comes in twelve separate colours. Choose from either Beige, Black, Blue, Charcoal, White, Cream, Navy, Pink, Purple, Red, Silver and Teal.
This deep fitted sheet is a great option for those who like some ease as it is fully machine washable and it can be tumble dried. Moreover, there are many different features of this NIYS 100% Brushed Cotton Flannelette Deep Fitted Sheet, and the clue is in the name. The sheet is made from brushed cotton (also known as flannelette) that is made to create a soft feel to the sheet.
4. Linen Zone Egyptian Cotton Ultra Deep Fitted Sheets
With hundreds of five-star ratings from customers, this is an excellent choice to consider when shopping for fitted sheets for a deep mattress. It is very affordable when compared to other fitted sheets and is worth a consideration for those who love adding to their home décor. Customers note that it is true to size and fits their beds well – you can choose from three separate sizes (double, king and super king) as well as two separate colours (White and Grey). They note that there is plenty of room to tuck the sheet right under the mattress; this can sometimes be difficult as sheets shrink with wash. However, customers who have experience with washing these sheets say it retains its shape.
Linen Zone has used 100% Egyptian cotton as their go-to material for this sheet. Egyptian cotton is a trusted material as it is durable, strong and lasts a long time. When shopping for your deep fitted sheet, it is useful to remember that generally the higher the thread count, the softer and more durable your sheet will be (after around 500 threads the quality is incrementally better). However, this higher thread count is often reflected in the price. With that being said, you don’t need to worry about spending a fortune to get the Linen Zone as their 200-thread count deep fitted sheet.
5. Kotton Culture Deep Fitted Sheet
Kotton Culture on Amazon is building a reputation to be known for providing top quality products for customers around the world. This sheet specifically has a 600-thread count meaning that the sheet is made with a relatively high thread count.
Note that some companies may say that the sheet is Egyptian cotton when they have primarily used brushed cotton and only a slight percentage of the material make up is Egyptian cotton. This is useful to keep in mind and you should make it your aim to purchase a from a manufacturer who states the percentage of pure Egyptian cotton.
Kotton Culture does not fall short in explaining this and note that their 600-threat count consists of 100% pure Egyptian cotton. This means that the fabric is much more reliable and can be trusted to last a long time. You can choose from single, double and king size as well as from 15 different colours!
Kotton Culture seems to make it their priority to ensure their customers are wholly satisfied with their purchases and will take the measures to approve this. They recommend that their customers reach out to them if they need help. This may be why they have many five-star ratings and when reading these reviews.
6. Panda Bamboo Fitted Sheet
Another option to consider when shopping for a fitted sheet is Panda Life’s 100% Bamboo Fitted Sheet. It may not be as deep as the other sheets but just in case you are not needing a very deep sheet we thought we would add this one in.
Bamboo has been used as a material for some time, and more recently, it has become known for its comforting properties. This is why you can now find bamboo pillows among other bedroom products.
According to a Bamboo Textile properties study✓:
The advantages of bamboo fabric are its very soft feel (chemically-manufactured) or ramie-like feel (mechanically-manufactured), its antimicrobial properties, its moisture-wicking capabilities and its anti-static nature"
Panda Life is a very well-trusted brand and is known for its bamboo bedding more specifically the Panda Pillow.
Finally, the Panda 100% bamboo bedding has a 320 thread-count, which they state is equivalent to a 1,200 cotton thread-count.
Having read all about some of the best deep fitted sheets UK has to offer, we hope you have a better understanding of what to look out for when purchasing deep fitted sheets. Whether you need a King size deep fitted sheet or a smaller size, you can find the right product that's great value and suits your size.
Sometimes all that’s needed is a fresh perspective about the materials and care that are put into making luxury bedding.