Heated Electric Blanket Ratings
Ranked by Features

 The Electric Blanket Institute says "CHOOSE THE BEDDING THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU!"

Our Side by Side Comparison of the Major Brands of Electric Blankets
Compare Sunbeam to Biddeford to SoftHeat by Feature

Click on a feature below to read more information about it or click on a manufacturer to the right to see a list of retailers carrying it this season. 


Biddeford includes their brands Sealy, Cannon and Delightful Nights1

Perfect Fit includes their brands SoftHeat Low Voltage and Serta2

Sunbeam includes their brands Imperial, Slumber Rest, Therapedic, and Royal Nights3

Safest Electric Blanket      
Safest Blanket Sleeping with Pets      
Softest Electric Blanket      
Thinnest Heating Wires      
Most Even Heating Blanket      
EASE OF USE        
Easiest to Care For Blanket      
Easiest to Understand/Use   Some Models All Models  
Saves Most Energy  
Cheapest Electric Blanket   Some Models   Some Models
Best Low Cost Electric Blanket      
Most Durable Blanket      
Hottest Electric Blanket      
Fastest Heat-up (Pre-Heat)      
Best Blanket with Inverter Use      

Yes, you are reading correctly -- there are only three major manufacturers of heated blankets for the American market. Within each producer's brands, the outer fabrics and the controllers may be different between its brands or models but each producer's heating technology within its brands will be identical.

1 The Cannon, Sealy and Delightful Nights brands are made by Biddeford Blankets (See Review).

2 The SoftHeat Low Voltage and Serta brands are made by Perfect Fit Industries (See Review).

3 The Slumber Rest, Therapedic, Royal Nights and Imperial Brands are made by Sunbeam Products (See Review).

You can also see our Reviews of Heated Mattress Pads and read our Comparison of Electric Blankets to Electric Mattress Pads.

Choosing the Best Electric Bedding For YOU

1. Before You Buy – A MUST Review: the Lead Page of the Buyer's Guide offering:

  1. Major considerations before your purchase; and,
  2. Links to all of our Reviews and Ratings sections

2. Ready to Buy? If you want to see a list of retailers carrying each of the major brands of Heated MATTRESS PADS this year, click Heated Mattress Pad Retailers OR for Heated BLANKETS, click Stores Selling Electric Blankets.

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