Frequently Asked Questions
What weight should my Weighted Blanket be?
The suggested formula for a Weighted Blanket by Occupational Therapist is 10% of the body weight plus 1 pound. (Example: 150lb Individual needs a 16lb Weighted Blanket)
What size Weighted Blanket should I get?
The size of Sensory Goods’ Weighted Blankets varies based on the weight required for the individual because the sizes change based on the weight. The Small Weighted Blanket measures 30” x 48” and is available in 3lbs – 7lbs. The Medium Weighted Blanket measures 42” x 58” and is available in 9lbs – 13lbs. The Large Weighted Blanket measures 43” x 72” and is available in 14lbs – 20lbs. The Extra Large Weighted Blanket measures 60” x 80” and is available in 21lbs – 25lbs.
What is used to fill Weighted Blankets?
We give all of our customers the option between 2 different filling options; glass beads and plastic pellets. The glass beads are highly recommended because they it is a fine sand like material they lays softly on the body. The plastic pellets are the traditional filling option for a Weighted Blanket and they are a bulkier hard plastic material.
How do I wash and/or dry my Weighted Blanket?
All of Sensory Goods’ Weighted Blankets can be machine washed on cold and machine dried on air fluff. Please refer to our Washing Instructions, which are included in every order.
What kind of material are Weighted Blankets made with?
The standard Weighted Blanket is made with a fleece material on one side and flannel material on the opposing side. However, if the material you choose indicates that it is cotton, and then the Weighted Blanket is made with cotton on one side and flannel on the opposing side.
What service is used to ship my order?
U.S. Postal Mail or FedEx ships all of our orders.
What are the shipping costs?
Shipping cost varies based on the weight of your order and the location it is being delivered. You can estimate shipping cost by putting your desired items in the shopping cart and entering your postal code then clicking estimate shipping in the shopping cart area.
Do you accept PO #’s?
Yes, we accept Purchase Orders.
Mail check payments and PO's to: Sensory Goods, 15508 W. Bell Rd. 101-245, Surprise, Arizona 85374.
PO's can be faxed to: Fax: (623) 322-2463
To get the shipping amount for a PO, add your products to a shopping cart. Then view the shopping cart and use the shipping estimator.
Can weight be added or removed from Weighted Blankets?
No, the weight is evenly quilted into a material that is sewn between your fabric choices. It cannot be adjusted once the Weighted Blanket is finished being made at our facilities.
When will my order be shipped?
All of our Therapy Products are custom ordered and handmade on the next business days as well as shipped on the next business days.
Is a Weighted Blanket safe to use?
Please view the Weighted Blanket Warnings before purchasing a Weighted Blanket, click here.
To view our Primary Pattern Options, click here!