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People have trouble falling and staying asleep for many reasons. Sometimes it's due to chronic worrying, sometimes impossibly loud snoring, and sometimes the cause has a simpler explanation — feeling too hot or cold to sink into peaceful slumber. Whether you need extra warmth or a nice breeze to cool you down, the BedJet V2 may be the solution you're looking for. In this BedJet review, you'll discover the standout features of this best selling product as well as its faults.
Ease of Use
Summary: Unlike most climate-controlled bed systems, the BedJet V2 offers both heating and cooling for year-round use. Its customizable profile – a feature exclusive to BedJet – allows you to select temperature settings for each hour of the night to complement your personal sleep cycle and promote deep, restful sleep. These benefits, plus more, make the BedJet V2 worth serious consideration.
Did you know there's a strong correlation between body temperature and the onset of sleep? It's hard to fall into and remain in deep slumber when you're too hot or cold — a fact that's long been backed up by science. Indeed, it's now generally agreed upon that the best sleep temperature is between 60 and 67 degrees Fahrenheit (source).
Sure, you can easily maintain this temperature by adjusting your thermostat, but for some people, the correct room temperature doesn't always translate into the best bed temperature and so you're still left with the same problem. Ordinary fans and electric blankets can help but they don't accommodate fluctuations in body temperature during the night. Here's where the BedJet can help...
In a nutshell, the BedJet V2 can eliminate cold feet and legs via its warming feature, and reduce heat brought on by hot flashes and night sweats via its cooling feature, through its hour-by-hour biorhythm temperature technology system.
Now in its second iteration, the BedJet V2 consists of a small, sleek canister that easily fits under most beds and attaches to a hose that clamps to the bedside. The canister contains a relatively quiet motor and fan, heating and cooling element, and Bluetooth controls to access the device from your smartphone or tablet via a proprietary app.
Perhaps the most important feature of the BedJet V2 is its customizable heating and cooling profile that adjusts hourly throughout the night to match your individual needs. Not only do other climate control systems lack a customizable profile, most only offer a cooling system, such as a fan-based device, or a heating system, such as an electric blanket.
But systems with only cooling mechanisms are only useful during warm weather, thus providing no relief for those with cold feet and legs. And systems that only offer warming do nothing to reduce night sweats, hot flashes, or body heat often retained by memory foam mattresses.
By providing both heating and cooling in a matter of seconds, not to mention individual customizable profiles for each side of the bed, the BedJet V2 sets itself apart from the competition.
Unlike many devices, the BedJet V2 isn't made with cheap parts that's turned around and sold at a hefty price. Rather, it's a well-constructed product that's been thoroughly tested by a third party to comply with appliance standards.
Just the fact that the company gets very few customer service calls speaks to the product's premium quality and even when they do handle questions and concerns, customers tend to leave satisfied. No doubt, it's clear that the BedJet V2 has enhanced the quality of sleep for many people.
If there's any drawback worth pointing out, it would have to be the operating noise, which may run a bit loud for some people. But if you're accustomed to the background noise of the average air conditioning unit, the BedJet's motor and fan shouldn't pose a problem.
The BedJet V2 is easy to setup and simple to use. All you have to do is attach the hose to the under-bed canister, clamp it to the side of your bed and turn on the unit.
To take full advantage of the BedJet's customizable options, you simply install the Bluetooth app on an iOS or Android smartphone or tablet and set the controls from the app itself.
As far as maintenance, you only have to check the lifetime washable filter once every three months but more often if you sleep with pets lying near the canister. Cleaning the filter is as straightforward as using the device by removing the filter from the grill, washing it in your sink, and replacing it for further use.
First, the BedJet V2 can heat or cool your bed without using electric wires in the bed itself, which is a safer alternative to devices like electric blankets. The BedJet V2 also doesn't use tubes to run cool or warm water through them — a feeling some people dislike, not to mention the possibility of leaks that can leave your bed wet and soggy. In contrast, the BedJet hose blows cool or warmed air between your sheets while the operating electrical parts stay confined to the canister sitting under your bed.
But the BedJet V2 is much more than a heating and cooling unit (which in and of itself is unique since most sleep temperature control devices usually do either one or the other). With this device, you can also choose different temperature settings for each hour of the night matched to your sleep cycle. This helps to maintain each level of sleep in the course of the night as you pass from lighter sleep to deeper sleep and back again.
With the Bluetooth app, you don't have to get out of bed in the middle of the night to change the temperature if it's too hot or cold. Instead, you simply grab your smartphone or tablet from your nightstand to adjust the temperature and feel the results within seconds.
The BedJet V2 can also freshen your sheets with soothing aromatherapy fragrances to ease you into sleep. And you can set a wake-up temperature to rouse you from sleep gently and naturally in the mornings, instead of awakening to the raucous sounds of an alarm clock.
Last, the BedJet V2 saves you on energy costs by offering year-round climate-controlled comfort for your bed. Since you no longer have to keep your entire home at a comfortable sleeping temperature, you can set your household thermostat higher to maximize energy savings.
No question, the BedJet V2 is an expensive purchase to make. But finally having a sleeping fan that enables you to fall asleep and stay asleep throughout the entire night may be priceless depending on the severity of your situation.
That said, BedJet also strongly recommends pairing the unit with their AirComforter sheet as it's designed to distribute air over your entire bed, something which regular sheets don't do nearly as well. So that's an extra expense you'd also have to account for.
But even with the steep price, the BedJet V2 may still actually save you money in the long run by reducing household heating and cooling costs as mentioned earlier.
And if things don't work out for whatever reason, you can always return the item for a full refund so long as you buy the BedJet V2 directly from Amazon and return it within 30 days of the purchase date.
Unlike bed fans, the ChiliPad cools and heats your bed by circulating water through silicone tubing built into a mattress pad. The temperature is easily controlled from the unit itself or by using a wireless remote control.
Some people have a hard time getting used to the tubes, which can feel a bit hard whenever water runs through them. But so long as you can get past that, the ChiliPad may be a good – albeit expensive – option. Compared to other items on this list, the ChiliPad comes closest to the BedJet V2 in terms of effectiveness.
While not a bed fan nor bed cooling system, the Lasko 2511 is a whole room fan that may keep your bedroom cool enough to sleep comfortably if you're not one to get easily hot while sleeping.
A basic tower fan with an ionizer included, this Lasko model includes three operating speeds, a wireless remote, and an electronic timer, which shuts the fan off automatically.
The Holmes HANF76BLZ07-UC Blizzard Speed Fan is a compact fan made to fit into a small space on a desk or table or mounted to a wall.
Aside from cooling your bedroom, the whooshing sound of this small fan can mask intrusive sounds and serve as a white noise generator to make the task of falling asleep easier. The head tilts to direct the air in any direction that best suits you.
Like the Lasko 2511, the Honeywell HY-280 is a tower fan, not a bed cooling system. So, if dispersing body heat isn't your main concern and you just want to cool your bedroom, this fan will most likely do the job.
Apart from eight different speeds and the choice of an oscillation or breeze setting, the fan also includes more advanced features like a programmable digital thermostat, automatic shut off timer, and a convenient remote.
The biggest question to ask yourself is how much of an issue is your temperature problem in bed? If feeling too hot to sleep is only an occasional annoyance, an ordinary fan may be all you need. In this case, we'd recommend a simple desk fan like the Holmes. The Lasko and Honeywell tower fans are also good options if you prefer a room fan instead.
But if you're looking for greater temperature control to achieve more comfortable sleep, you'll likely want something more heavy-duty like the ChiliPad or BedJet V2. Of these two, the ChiliPad may be the better choice if you want to set exact cooling and heating temperatures. In most other cases, we'd recommend the BedJet V2.
While on the pricier side, the BedJet V2 is a great solution if trapped body heat, night sweats or cold feet and legs prevent you from gaining restful sleep. BedJet's design, construction, and function are all top notch and should serve you well for years to come.
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