Bedding 101

About the Product

Did you know that you could save up to $131 on your winter heating bills by using a Holmes™ Heated Blanket?

What sets us apart from the rest:

Holmes™ Heated Blanket’s features a special wire that reduces the heat in those areas where the blanket is under bunched conditions instead of shutting down the entire blanket. Holmes™ Heated Blanket’s have the ability to sustain temperature throughout the night for optimal consumer satisfaction.

Advanced Technology:

  • Enhanced Wire Design – internal construction optimized for exceptional performance
  • 120 optimal performance control checks per second
  • Increase on Mean Wattage – reformulated to run to the high side tolerance

How the Product Works

Sensing Wire

The exclusive wiring system senses and adjusts heat throughout the blanket for the highest peace of mind. Its increase on mean wattage reformulates to run to the highest side tolerance. The enhanced wire design has an internal construction that is optimized for exceptional performance.

Throws

Wrap yourself in the extra warmth and softness of a Holmes™ Heated Throw to shake off those winter chills while relaxing on the couch.

Blankets

Customize the temperature of your bed so you can fall asleep more comfortably with a Holmes™ Heated Blanket.

Types of Products

Holmes offers the following products in a variety of fabrics and finished.

  • Heated Blankets
  • Heated Throws
  • Heated Mattress Pads

Care and Cleaning

Your Holmes™ Heated Blanket is an electrical device that requires a certain amount of safe handling to ensure its safety. As with all electrical products, misuse or failure to properly follow instructions may cause overheating, fire or personal injury. Please read the product label and all of the instructions before using your warming product.

  • Never use your heated blanket with an infant, a child, an incapacitated person, a paraplegic, a quadriplegic, a diabetic, some one insensitive to heat such as a person with poor blood circulation, or anyone who cannot clearly understand the instructions and/or operate the controls.
  • Never use your heated blanket if the cords are damaged. Damaged cords can lead to fire. Never trap, fold, cross, or pinch cords between bed slats, mattress, or springs, or against walls, footboards, or bed frame.
  • Never dry clean your heated blanket. Cleaning liquid may damage the insulation of the heating element. Improper laundering may cause problems with the heating wire that can lead to fire.
  • Never pinch, flex, or expose the heating wire to rubbing. A damaged heating wire may result in possible overheating or fire.
  • Always turn off your heated blanket when you are not using it.
  • Keep your control away from open windows.
  • Never use pins; they may damage the electric wiring.
  • Be sure your heated blanket is used only with AC supply current circuit of 110-120 volts. Never use it with an extension cord.
  • You may experience increased heat in areas where your heated blanket is bunched or folded while in use.
  • Keep all dogs, cats and other pets away from your heated blanket. This is an electrical appliance that they can damage or be injured by.
  • Never use your heated blanket on a waterbed, sofa, bunk bed or mechanically adjustable bed. Never use your heated throw on a waterbed, bunk bed or mechanically adjustable bed.
  • Never use another electronic heating device in conjunction with your heated blanket.
  • Use the proper size heated blanket for your bed. For example, use a twin-size heated blanket on a twin-size bed.
 

If these important instructions are not followed, your heated blanket will not operate properly. If you see your warming product is operating improperly, unplug it immediately and contact us.

 

Cleaning

 

Care for all of Holmes™ Heated Blanket’s is simple. We recommend that you wash the product before using it for the first time. Before you wash your heated blanket it is important to:

  • Disconnect the power cord. Then detach the control. Note: controls may not be washed.
  • Always disconnect the power cord from the connection module.
  • Carefully follow all washing instructions.

Machine Washing 

  • Pre-soak your heated blanket for 15 minutes in mild soap and lukewarm water.
  • Wash your heated blanket with mild soap and lukewarm water on the delicate or gentle cycle in the washer for two minutes. Never use bleach.
  • Rinse your heated blanket in fresh, lukewarm water.
  • Spin-dry in the washing machine.
  • Remove your heated blanket from the washer and gently stretch it so that it reaches its original size.

Machine Drying

  • Preheat the dryer for 2 minutes. Use the low temperature setting.
  • Place your heated blanket in the dryer and tumble dry for 10 minutes. Keep the dryer on the low temperature setting.
  • Remove your heated blanket while it is still damp and gently stretch it so that it reaches its original size.
  • Continue to air dry it on a clothesline or over a shower rod. Never use clothespins.
  • Make sure your heated blanket is completely dry before you use it. Never use it while it is still damp or wet.

Caution: Never use commercial dryers or the dryers at your local laundromat. They get too hot and can damage the wiring of your warming product.

Hand Washing

  • Presoak your heated blanket for 15 minutes in mild soap and lukewarm water.
  • Gently squeeze your heated blanket so that the soap wrings through it several times.
  • Rinse your heated blanket thoroughly in fresh, lukewarm water.

Air Drying

  • Gently stretch your heated blanket while it is still damp so that it reaches its original size.
  • Air-dry your heated blanket on a clothesline or over a shower rod. Never use clothespins.
  • Make sure your heated blanket is completely dry before you use it. Never use it while it is still damp or wet.

Machine and hand washing and drying are the only ways you should clean your Holmes™ Heated Blanket’s. Please:

  • Never dry clean your heated blanket. Dry cleaning solvents can damage the warming element.
  • Never use bleach or cleaning fluids.
  • Never use a wringer.
  • Never iron your heated blanket.
  • Never use mothballs or sprays of any kind.
  • Never turn your heated blanket on until it is completely dry.
 

For additional information, please refer to the User Manual for your product.