FAQ: Reviv | The Affordable & Eco-Friendly Weighted Blanket
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What's the difference between the Reviv Blanket and Reviv Plus?

The Reviv Blanket is our original design, measuring 60"x80" which is equivalent to a standard Queen size blanket.

Many of our early supporters were interested in a King size... so we designed one! Reviv Plus is the answer to this need, measuring 76"x80" which is equivalent to a standard King size blanket.

Last updated: October 30, 2018 07:15

How do I choose the right weight for me?

Reviv Blanket is recommended to be about 10% of your bodyweight. For example, if your weight is 150 lbs, the 15 lb blanket will be a good choice for you.

Last updated: October 30, 2018 07:34

I don't see the option to see weight & color. When can I choose my weight & color preference?

At the end of the campaign, we will send out a survey directly to all backers' emails. In the survey, you can fill out your shipping address, contact information and you can choose the weight and color of your choice.

Last updated: December 05, 2018 15:15

Are both Reviv Blanket & Bamboo Cover made from 100% Lyocell Bamboo?

Yes. Both Reviv Blanket & Bamboo Cover is made from 100% Lyocell Bamboo.

Last updated: October 30, 2018 07:34

Can the Reviv Blanket be used by both adults & children?

Yep. Reviv Blanket (Queen Size) comes in 5 different weights: 8lbs, 12lbs, 15lbs, 20lbs and 25lbs. It’s recommended to be about 10% of your bodyweight, so the 8lb option would be best for most children.

Last updated: October 30, 2018 07:34

Where is Reviv Blanket made?

Reviv Blanket is designed in California, USA and sourced abroad. We worked with a trusted manufacturing partner that abide by strict rules and regulation.

Last updated: October 30, 2018 07:34

What’s the difference between Lyocell Bamboo & Bamboo Viscose?

There is a MAJOR difference between Bamboo Viscose and Lyocell Bamboo.

Bamboo Viscose contains about 13 different toxic chemical solvent processes, and Lyocell Bamboo contains just one solvent which the FTC has recognized as a non-toxic.

Lyocell Bamboo is also uniquely recyclable and reusable.

Last updated: October 30, 2018 07:34

Where can I find the studies to prove the benefits of weighted blanket?

The majority of studies on weighted blanket are paid by the makers themselves. We had to search deeper to make sure the information we give you is as close to fair and un-biased as we can find, and we hope what we found may help you:

1. https://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/news/20180402/seeking-better-sleep-under-a-weighted-blanket

2. https://www.jscimedcentral.com/SleepMedicine/sleepmedicine-2-1022.pdf

3. https://www.nasmhpd.org/sites/default/files/V_2_B_ChampaignWeightedBlanket.pdf

Last updated: October 30, 2018 07:34

Why is shipping expensive for different/certain countries?

When shipping is involved each countries have different laws, tax regulations, and custom fees. These fees might included custom fees, VAT(for Europe), warehousing, and fulfillment before your product reaches your door steps. Our goal is to make sure all these fees are taken cared so you do not have to worry about paying any extra fees, and you will only pay for pay for your Pledge.

Last updated: October 30, 2018 10:59

If you and your behalf have a big weight difference what weight should you get?

This might be a bit tricky when your weight difference is far part. It falls down to which between you like it a bit lighter or which person likes it heavier. But for the sake of an example if your wife is 115 lbs and likes the blanket a bit heavier and you are 185 lbs and prefer the lighter blanket. You might meet in the middle at 15 lbs Reviv Blanket and we suggest the King size.

Last updated: October 30, 2018 20:28

What is the size good for a children?

As for parents we do consider the facts that many parents tend to see their kids out grow many of their clothes and other accessories. With that said we suggest the 8 lbs Queen size where you can use it as it is or with the cover where the blanket will have a lighter weight per square foot distribution. But the best part is when you fold the queen size Reviv Blanket to a 40in x 60in which increases the weight per square foot would be perfect when they get older and heavier. You can stretch out the life of their Blanket as they get older and heavier. With the bigger size you can also use the Reviv Blanket of your kids for yourself.

Last updated: October 30, 2018 20:28

What does the limited warranty cover?

We are in the process of finalizing the warranty policy as following: Reviv Blanket is warranted to cover any manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. This warranty does not cover damage caused by accident, improper care, negligence, normal wear and tear, or the natural breakdown of colors and materials over extended time and use.

Last updated: November 03, 2018 08:43

How can you ensure equal weight distribution of your internal micro beads? Will each "square" on the blanket be filled, and if so, won't the beads all move to one corner?

The solution to this is to use high quality, thicker thread for our quilting and use a better stitching style. And, to really make sure the glass beads are equally distributed, we added a layer of poly to hold in each square that will balance all the movement of the beads.

Last updated: November 05, 2018 12:28

I don't want the 2-sided cover. Can I still get my Lyocell Bamboo Cover?

Yes, absolutely! The 2-sided cover was introduced because of the the overwhelming request from our subscribers and the stretch goal is the upgrade option for backers who prefer the velvet cover. However, if you don't prefer it, you will still receive the Lyocell Bamboo Cover.

Last updated: November 07, 2018 15:15

I want 3 blanket sets. How do I do that?

If you want 3 blanket sets, you can simple choose the 2-Pack reward tier. After that it depends on the size you want for the 3rd one, you can add extra $139 (queen) or $159 (King) on top of the pledge.

Last updated: November 08, 2018 13:15

Why is weighted blanket dimension the same as the mattress?

The reason why the weighted blanket dimension is smaller is to maintain the therapeutic benefits. The full pressure must remain over the body of the user and not spread over the entire bed.

If the bulk of your blanket is drooping over the sides of your bed, there won’t be enough mass on top of you and you may as well be using any regular old blanket, duvet or quilt.

For example, if you place a weighted blanket of 20 pounds with these queen-size measurements over your entire bed and hanging over the edges, gravity will naturally pull at least 30% of the overall mass of the blanket down to the ends, taking the necessary force off your body.

This will result in reduced pressure effects from your weighted blanket, and it could even be quite uncomfortable too.

Last updated: November 11, 2018 11:43

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