FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Flame retardant prison bedding is a type of bedding that is treated with chemicals to reduce its flammability. It is necessary in prisons and other correction facilities to ensure the safety of the residents and to comply with fire safety regulations. Direct Fabrics offers a range of flame retardant prison bedding, including sheets, duvet covers, and pillowcases, that meet British Standards for flame retardancy.
Direct Fabrics offers a range of flame retardant care home bedding, including sheets, duvet covers, and pillowcases, in a variety of sizes and colours to suit the needs of prison and correction facilities. The bedding is made from high-quality, durable materials that are easy to care for and maintain, and meet British Standards for flame retardancy.
All of Direct Fabrics' flame retardant care home bedding products are tested and certified to meet British Standards for flame retardancy. The products are labeled with the appropriate certification and information to help you ensure that you are purchasing bedding that meets the necessary standards. Direct Fabrics is committed to providing high-quality, safe, and compliant products to its customers.
As a family business, we at Direct Fabrics aim to provide a uniquely professional and personalised service for all our customers, however big or small. We work within contract furnishings sectors and have over 60 years of experience, ensuring we provide unparalleled quality in all projects we assist in. We are only too aware that each customer will have individual requirements, whether it’s a metre of fabric or a contract for a hotel, school or nursing home, we’ll be able to tailor our service for you.
All members of our customer service team pride themselves on giving every customer clear concise advice and informing you, whatever stage your order’s at, from quick quotations to receiving free samples, and then post-order. When you pick up the phone, you’re able to speak to the team between 9am-5pm from Monday to Friday. You may even speak to the Director himself as he plays a keen role in the day-to-day operations of the company.
Our humble story started with Joe Simon commenced trading in 1947, his market stall was the place to buy velvet in the North East. The chances are that if you are from the North East, a member of family will remember the ‘curtain men’, Joe and son Martin, from the early days. Nowadays Direct Fabrics is a third-generation family business; for over 60 years we have expanded our business with loyal and dedicated staff.
ECS Enterprises Ltd’s trading entity, Direct Fabrics, still prides itself on the same ethics that Joe and Martin Simon stood by. We share our passion for textiles with all our clients to make your projects run smoothly and ensure the quality of soft furnishings you expect from a British manufacturer. We continue to provide you with a comprehensive range of quality fabrics including bedding, towels and restaurant linens, all at competitive prices. We’re preferred by some of the most prestigious hotels including the Marriot, Sheraton, Hilton and many more.
We look forward to doing business with you and we look forward to receiving any questions or comments you may have.
Edward C. Simon
ECS Enterprises t/a Direct Fabrics
Company Registration - 08543363
VAT Number 181905107
Our fabrics that feature sound absorption coefficients and an acoustic rating have these scores as a result of extensive laboratory testing alongside SRL Acoustics.
Contract curtains are required by law to be flame retardant, they must meet the BS5867 Part 2 Type B/C standards. We at Direct Fabrics offer a large range of fabrics that BSI have accredited with these standards.
Some other accreditations held by our several flame retardant fabrics include:
- NFPA 701 Part 1 & 2
- European EN 13773
- Italian Classe Uno
- IMO FTP Code 2010 Part 7
The fabric we use to make our plain bedding is made out of inherently flame retardant polyester, as this means that the fabric makes very good quality bedding that is British Certified. You can use our bedding in your care homes, guest houses, and youth hostels.
All ranges of sheets are located inside the products above. Pillow Cases, Fitted Sheets, Duvet Covers, and More, Priced from £6.50 Pillow Cases, £12.00 Duvet Covers
Plain Bedding Fire Resistant
The range of bedding we run is made in the UK and made to BS7175 standard so that when used in your business your are reducing your fire risk. This plain-coloured bedding is perfect for your business and will offer you a full array of colours so that you can keep your rooms in the colours that you like. We supply schools, nursing homes and other businesses with our bedding.
Care Home, Nursing Home Bedding
Our bedding is perfect for care homes and nursing homes, it has all been certified to British Standards and this means you can rest assured your soft furnishings are at the necessary level for insurance and compliance with risk assessments.
With a choice of colours your residents staying at your nursing homes will be happy that they can have the colours that they wish for their rooms. You can also pick to have different colours for your pillow covers and duvet covers. They are all flame retardant so you can mix and match them for the best finish possible to your care home rooms.
School, Boarding School Bedding
Offering a superior range of boarding school duvet covers and bedding we can offer you the very best in flame-resistant bedding for your schools and boarding schools. You can get duvets, pillowcases, fitted sheets and more at our web store. Get your dormitory bedding supplied by a UK supplier that has the very best quality for what you require.
Shipping and Boat Bedding – Custom Bedding
We can make our bedding to the size of mattress or bed that you require so that you get exactly what you want. Our bedding has been used on various ships and boats and is all Certifed to British Standards.
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