Changing your duvet cover is one of those household tasks that seems like it should be simple but ends up being a super-frustrating endeavor. After a few tries, you may be tempted to give up. It’s enough to leave your cover on for way longer than you should.
It needs to be washed at some point, so instead of swearing off duvet covers altogether, try this simple hack that will help you change your duvet cover easily, and without wrestling with it. After you watch this video, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it sooner. It’s known as the burrito method, and it involves rolling it up just like a tortilla wraps around your favorite burrito fillings, then flipping the duvet corners around the comforter and unrolling it.
Check it out in action in this YouTube video from Inhabitat:
Wow! Talk about life-changing. And it gets better: In order to remove the cover when it’s time to throw it in the wash again, you can simply reverse the steps to remove it.
Once you have the duvet situation under control, you may be inspired to properly make your bed, so it looks as neat and tidy as one in a hotel. Although you may think that making your bed perfectly is a lot of work, you can pull it off with little effort. Check out this tutorial from YouTuber Clean My Space to learn how to easily make your bed in no time:
If, on the other hand, you can’t be bothered to make your bed on a daily basis, that’s actually not a bad thing. In fact, according to research, it may be better for your health to leave your bed unmade. That’s because when you make your bed, you’re trapping in the dust mites that can aggravate asthma and allergies. By leaving your bed unmade, you’re giving it a chance to air out. Score one for the lazy people!