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4 Top Tips to Remember When Looking for a New Bed Frame

October 14, 2021 11:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Looking for a new bed frame? With so many options on the market, it can be challenging to pick the right one. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind when shopping for a bed frame. 1. Use your current mattress size as your guide The most important consideration to remember when choosing the ideal bed frame is that it needs to fit your current mattress—unless you’re in the market to buy a new one. Mattress sizes come in several standard variations, and there are some sizes like Twin XL, Olympic Queen and California King that require a specialty... View Article

Waterbeds Used to Be Cool – What Happened?

September 28, 2021 11:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As waterbeds gained popularity in the 1970s and 1980s, people soon discovered that sleeping on mattresses filled with water may have been trendy… but not entirely practical. Read on to discover some of the reasons waterbeds are not ideal, as well as why waterbeds were discontinued in mainstream. Early origins The first waterbed was developed as part of a Master’s thesis project at San Francisco State University. Charles Hall, the inventor of the waterbed, made a prototype mattress filled with starch and Jell-O, eventually refining it into a mattress made of vinyl and filled with water. It was an invention... View Article

Did You Know There Are Fire-Resistant Mattresses Available That Could Save Your Life?

September 13, 2021 3:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most shoppers looking for a new mattress focus on how firm or soft it is—but what they might not think about is whether the mattress contains fire-retardant chemicals and how fire-resistant mattresses can save lives. Per 2007 safety regulations by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), all mattresses must contain flame retardants that can withstand exposure to an open flame for extended periods. These chemicals help ensure folks have time to get out of their beds if a fire should break out while they’re asleep. The CPSC estimates that the fire-retardant chemicals found in a mattress save 270 lives... View Article

After 30 Nights of Sleep, We Have Reviews on Your Top Mattress Options

August 30, 2021 3:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You can’t overestimate the importance of a good night’s sleep. But just because you slept for eight hours doesn’t necessarily mean you slept well. Your old, outdated mattress may not provide the amount of sleep you need to feel your best. The problem is that there are so many different mattress styles and brands that choosing a new mattress can be tough. To help make it easier, we’ve tested a ton of different mattresses. Here are the best mattresses of 2021: Saatva Classic Luxury Firm: This hybrid mattress (a mattress made of foam and spring) offers the perfect blend of... View Article

Fact or Fiction: Can a Good Mattress Lead to Better Sleep?

August 13, 2021 1:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There are many factors that go into helping you get a better night’s sleep. From reducing stress in your everyday life to watching what you eat or drink, many of these things are related to your lifestyle choices. But if you’re having trouble sleeping, it might be your mattress. There are many types of mattresses available on the market today, and not every mattress will be a good fit for every type of sleeper. Some mattresses are better for side sleepers, while some are better for back sleepers. The quality of a mattress also matters. Here’s what to consider when... View Article

The Top Six Mattresses to Purchase for Side Sleepers

July 30, 2021 1:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Do you sleep on your side? If so, you’re not alone—in fact, you’re in the majority. It has been shown that most people sleep on their sides. But not all mattresses are designed to accommodate this. No matter how expensive a mattress may be or how high quality it claims to be, if a mattress is not a good fit for you, you’re going to experience poor sleep and maybe even health problems like pain in your joints or back. Fortunately, there are mattress options available that work better for side sleepers. Here are some of the best side sleeper... View Article

How to Properly Dispose of Your Old Mattress

July 27, 2021 1:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Getting a new mattress can do wonders for your sleep, but you might not know what to do with your old mattress when you replace it. A lot of people are unsure about what to do with old mattresses, let alone how to dispose of a mattress in a way that’s both convenient and affordable. Keep reading to learn about different options for mattress disposal so you can get rid of the old and make room for the new. Mattress disposal options If you’re unsure about what to do with your old mattress, it’s helpful to consider some of the... View Article

How to Prepare and Store a Mattress if You’re Moving

July 13, 2021 1:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you’re moving across the street or across the country, there are a lot of things to do to prepare for the process. One of the most difficult parts of moving into a new home is getting your furniture transported. Not only is moving furniture difficult and time consuming, it’s also common for furniture pieces to become damaged during a move. With that in mind, it’s worth it to consider some tips to help you make sure your furniture stays in the best shape possible during your upcoming moving process. Mattress protection tips Mattresses are large and cumbersome, and it... View Article

Do I Really Need to Have a Box Spring?

June 8, 2021 11:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A good mattress in Manhattan, KS is an investment—so most people wonder if they really have to have a box spring, too. Depending on your mattress and bed type, you might be able to get away with skipping the box spring. On the other hand, some mattresses require a box spring for warranty purposes. Here’s what you need to know about mattresses, box springs and when you need extra support. The role of the box spring There are two main reasons why you might need a box spring: a supportive foundation, and increased height. Box springs provide plenty of support... View Article

Why Can’t You Just Flip Your Mattress Like in the Old Days?

May 25, 2021 11:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re of a certain age (or just grew up with old mattresses), you probably remember the days where flipping mattresses was a quarterly event. For years, fiber-filled spring mattresses were all that were available. As pillow tops and memory foam have come into fashion, however, there’s less of a need to flip your mattress. Before you walk into your local mattress store in Manhattan, KS, it’s a good idea to understand what kind of care the new mattresses require. What kind of mattresses need to be flipped? Mattresses with fiber fill—cotton, wool and polyester—need to be flipped every so... View Article