Like most dads, I keep a close eye on our thermostat – much to my family’s

Like most dads, I keep a close eye on our thermostat – much to my family’s chagrin. If you are willing to give up a few degrees here and there, you can save big on utility bills during the cold months while helping the environment. Of course, there are sure to be members of any household who are chronically cold. For them, there are electric blankets. Just about every electric blanket these days features an auto shut-off function, which automatically turns your blanket off after a set amount of time to save on power. Most throws shut off after three hours. The blankets that are large enough to use in bed generally have a 10-hour shut-off. Also, queen- and king-sized blankets usually have two controllers to allow for individual temperature settings. For the most part, electric blankets are safe, but even the best models can potentially overheat. Manufacturers do a pretty good job of addressing this issue, as is the case with each of the blankets we chose as our top picks. To determine which electric blankets made the cut, we combed through hundreds of ratings and reviews from experts and average customers. The main criteria we focused on were comfort, warmth, and long-term, cons...

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