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Best electric blanket

Best electric blanket
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Electric blankets will keep you warm if you are in a cold environment or are feeling a little poorly. The ideal is to make sure your blanket keeps you warm, while also keeping you safe. We reviewed several products to look for that balance between coziness and reliability. Our pick is the Silentnight Comfort Control Electric Blanket thanks to its warmth and ease of use.

Best overall

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Silentnight Comfort Control Electric Blanket (opens in new tab)

Keeps you warm, while being easy to clean

The Silentnight Comfort Control Electric Blanket includes extra fluffy fleece material for extra comfort and cosiness. You can also use three heat settings to keep you in control, whether you need a little warmth or a lot. A smart plug will automatically power your electric blanket on and off for a low price, at less than 1 pence a night.

You can safely machine-wash the blanket as it is made of polyester and durable against tumble drying. You'll love its generous dimensions and its extra room around the edges to keep the blanket flat.

Best automation

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Cosi Premium Comfort Electric Blanket (opens in new tab)

Heating up is as simple as pressing a remote control

The Cosi Premium Comfort Electric Blanket not only has three heat settings but a remote control so you can adjust the temperature from anywhere nearby. It is fully machine washable, with a detachable cord to maximize your safety. Integrated corner ties will keep the blanket securely on your bed, even when you move around.

Best flexibility

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Homefront Electric Blanket (opens in new tab)

Includes many heat settings and timer settings for your comfort

The Homefront Electric Blanket has an amazing range of control, including nine heat settings, 10 timer settings and an ultra-fast heat-up time to get you cosy quickly. The controllers also have body and feet heat technology to help those people with arthritis and chronic conditions with blood circulation. The design is elegant, durable and has an elastic skirt to fit your mattress.

Best design

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MaxKare Electric Heated Blanket (opens in new tab)

The reversible throw comes in a gorgeous blue sheen

The MaxKare Electric Heated Blanket not only looks good, but it is highly functional with six heat settings to meet your heating needs. The blue and pearl white decor will fit into many living room or bedroom schemes. For your convenience, the throw size is ample and it is machine washable, making it easy to keep warm and clean.

Bottom line

Our top pick is the Silentnight Comfort Control Electric Blanket (opens in new tab) thanks to its cosy, extra fluffy fleece material that will keep you warm. You'll find lots of flexibility with heat settings, with three options for your comfort. If you use a smart plug, you can power on and off the blanket at your convenience and keep electricity costs low.

Machine washing the blanket is easy as it is made of polyester and can hold up well against tumble drying. The ample size and fringes of the blanket will ensure there is enough fabric to keep you warm.

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