In the hunt to find one of the best sheets for adjustable beds, otherwise known as split kings, you'll have a lot of choices. But, as you already know, any old king-sized sheets won't work on an adjustable bed. You'll need sheets designed to fit each side of your mattress separately, giving you the flexibility to adjust the bed to suit your needs.
What To Consider When Choosing Sheets For An Adjustable Bed
Consider first if you need a split king or a split California king. While most sheets for adjustable beds come in split king, there are fewer options if you need ones for a California-style bed. Then the name of the game with sheets is fabric and how it's constructed. You can learn a lot about a set of sheets simply by looking at the fabric. And, as I combed through sheets available in split king sizes, I found that most options are made of one of three fabric styles. Here's your guide.
Microfiber vs. Cotton vs. Bamboo
- Microfiber: Due to their lightweight feel and affordable price, microfiber sheets are great if you like thinner sheets or if you are shopping on a budget. They are also wrinkle resistant and hypoallergenic, if allergies or wrinkly sheets tend to bug you.
- Cotton: If you're prone to tearing sheets, either in your sleep or when doing laundry, cotton sheets are a great buy. They fall squarely in between microfiber and bamboo in terms of breathability, so they're good for all climates. Cotton sheets also retain color better than other types of sheets.
- Bamboo: If you have allergies or are a hot sleeper, bamboo is a smart pick. Bamboo sheets are naturally antimicrobial, moisture-wicking, and hypoallergenic. They're also even more breathable than cotton or microfiber sheets.
Don't worry — I've hand-picked the best sheets for adjustable beds, with microfiber, cotton, and bamboo options. Keep scrolling, your new favorite sheets are waiting.
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