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Top 5 Benefits of Owning a Waterproof Blanket

by Franck Jehanne

Welcome to the world of practicality and convenience where the humble blanket gets a modern twist. Meet the waterproof blanket – your new go-to for a multitude of activities and environments. Gone are the days when blankets were just for keeping warm. Today's waterproof blankets combine comfort with innovative technology, making them a versatile addition to any household or adventure kit. 

In this post, we’ll dive into the top five benefits of owning a waterproof blanket, showcasing how this seemingly simple item can be a game-changer in your daily life. Whether you’re an avid camper, a pet owner, a parent, or simply someone who loves enjoying the outdoors without the dampness, you’ll find that a waterproof blanket is more than just a protective layer – it’s an essential lifestyle upgrade. Let's unravel the layers of benefits that make waterproof blankets a must-have in every home.

waterproof purple picnic blanket

1. Unmatched Versatility

The beauty of a waterproof blanket, especially one crafted from wool, lies in its incredible versatility. Here's how our wool waterproof blankets stand out in both outdoor adventures and home use:

  • Outdoor Adventures: Imagine a blanket that not only provides the cosy warmth of wool but also shields you from damp grass, sand, or even a wet bench. Our wool waterproof blankets are perfect for camping, attending outdoor concerts, picnicking in the park, or just lounging on the beach. The wool top layer offers comfort and warmth, while the waterproof bottom layer keeps moisture away. It's the ideal companion for any outdoor enthusiast who doesn't want to let a little unpredictable weather spoil their fun.
  • Home Use: At home, these blankets are just as versatile. Use them to protect your furniture from unexpected spills – ideal for those with young children or pets. They're also perfect for adding an extra layer of protection to bedding for those dealing with bed-wetting issues. The natural properties of wool add a layer of warmth and comfort that is unmatched, making these blankets not just functional but also a stylish addition to your home décor.

In both settings, the wool waterproof blanket proves to be an indispensable item. Its ability to adapt to different environments and needs makes it a standout choice for anyone looking for a blanket that can do more than just keep you warm.

2. Easy Maintenance and Durability

One of the most appealing aspects of our wool waterproof blankets is the ease of maintenance coupled with their durability. Here’s why they are a practical choice for long-term use:

  • Ease of Cleaning: Wool is naturally dirt and stain resistant, which means less frequent washing is required. When it does need a clean, the waterproof aspect of these blankets simplifies the process. For most spills, a quick wipe is enough. And when a deeper clean is necessary, you can wash them according to the care instructions without worrying about damaging the waterproof layer. This hassle-free maintenance makes our blankets ideal for busy households and outdoor activities alike.
  • Long-lasting Material: Durability is a key factor in the design of our wool waterproof blankets. Wool is known for its resilience and ability to retain its shape and texture over time, even with regular use. The waterproof backing is equally robust, designed to withstand various surfaces and weather conditions. This combination ensures that your blanket remains a faithful companion for years, whether it’s used for cosy movie nights at home, as a protective layer for your furniture, or as a reliable accessory for your outdoor adventures.

The combination of easy maintenance and enduring quality means that investing in one of our wool waterproof blankets is not just a purchase, but a long-term addition to your lifestyle. They are built to last, designed to be loved, and ready to accompany you through countless memorable moments.

3. All-Weather Protection

The unique combination of wool and waterproofing in our blankets offers unparalleled protection against all types of weather, making them a year-round essential:

  • Protection Against Elements: Whether you're facing a light drizzle or sitting on damp ground, the waterproof layer of our blankets ensures that moisture doesn’t seep through. This makes them perfect for outdoor events, camping trips, or even just relaxing in your garden. The woollen top layer adds an extra benefit - it provides warmth and insulation, making the blanket ideal for cooler weather, while its breathable nature keeps it comfortable during warmer months.
  • Year-Round Utility: Our wool waterproof blankets are not seasonal items; they're designed for use throughout the year. In the summer, they can serve as a comfortable, moisture-resistant ground cover for picnics or beach outings. During the rainy seasons, they offer a dry and cosy barrier against the dampness. In the chill of winter, the wool’s natural warmth comes into play, providing a snug layer whether you're outdoors enjoying a starry night or inside curled up by the fireplace.

This all-weather adaptability highlights the blankets’ versatility and underscores their value as a multi-season, multi-use investment. Whether the skies are clear or the forecast is gloomy, our wool waterproof blankets are ready to enhance your comfort and convenience in any setting.

waterproof picnic blanket saves the day

4. Pet and Child-Friendly

Our wool waterproof blankets are designed with the entire family in mind, making them an ideal choice for households with pets and children:

  • Pet Use: Pets can enjoy the comfort and protection of these blankets just as much as humans. The wool provides a soft, warm surface for them to rest on, while the waterproof layer protects your floors and furniture from accidents or wet, muddy paws. These blankets are also sturdy enough to withstand the wear and tear from pets, and their ease of cleaning means you can quickly take care of any pet-related messes.
  • Child Safety: For families with young children, the natural properties of wool are particularly beneficial. Wool is known for being hypoallergenic and resistant to bacteria, mould, and mildew, which makes it a safe and healthy choice for kids. The waterproof feature adds an extra layer of protection, keeping any spills or accidents contained and easy to clean. This combination makes our blankets a practical addition to children's rooms, play areas, or for family outings.

The pet and child-friendly nature of these blankets not only makes them a practical addition to your home but also ensures that they can be used and enjoyed by every member of the family. Their durability and easy maintenance mean that they can withstand the playful and sometimes messy moments that come with pets and children, all while providing comfort and convenience.

5. Portability for Travel and Storage

The design of our wool waterproof blankets caters not only to comfort and functionality but also to ease of portability and storage, making them perfect companions for travel and easy to store when not in use:

  • Lightweight and Compact: Despite their durability and multi-layered construction, our blankets are surprisingly lightweight and can be easily folded or rolled up. This makes them an ideal choice for travel, whether it’s a family picnic, a camping trip, or a day at the beach. Their compact nature allows them to fit snugly in a backpack, car trunk, or picnic basket, ensuring that they don’t take up much space and are always ready for your next adventure.
  • Storage Solutions: When not in use, the blanket’s compact form allows for convenient storage without taking up much space. They can be neatly tucked away in a closet, drawer, or storage chest. The wool material ensures that the blanket remains fresh even when stored for extended periods, and the waterproof layer prevents any potential damage from moisture or pests.

This portability and ease of storage underline the blanket's versatility, making it a practical addition for various lifestyles and needs. Whether you’re an avid traveller, a frequent camper, or someone who enjoys occasional outdoor gatherings, our wool waterproof blankets are designed to seamlessly fit into your life, ready to be unfolded and used whenever you need them.


In summary, our wool waterproof blankets offer unmatched versatility, easy maintenance and durability, all-weather protection, pet and child-friendliness, and exceptional portability and storage convenience. These features make them much more than just a blanket – they are a versatile, practical, and indispensable part of your daily life, ready to provide comfort and protection in a multitude of situations. With their combination of natural comfort, innovative waterproofing, and user-friendly design, these blankets are sure to become your go-to for both indoor and outdoor activities.


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About the Author

Franck Jehanne is the co-founder of British lifestyle brand, Heating & Plumbing London. After 10 years working for Cartier and other luxury brands from the Richemont group, he started his entrepreneurial journey in 2011, leading to the creation of the brand in 2017.

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