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Why we love working at The Original Mattress Factory
While our customers are the focus of everything we do, we also strive to provide a great experience for our employees. We’re grateful to say that many of our employees have been with us for decades, and each and every one has
Common RV and camper mattress sizes
If you own a camper or RV, you don’t have to settle for a low-quality, uncomfortable mattress just because you’re limited on space. RV or camper mattresses often come in unique sizes or require modifications to fit in the
What gives a mattress its unique feel?
Comfort is a key consideration when selecting a new mattress. But there are endless mattress choices when it comes to feel. There are two main factors that will impact how a mattress feels: the support system and the upholstery
What to look for in a supportive innerspring mattress
When shopping for a mattress, many people will focus only on comfort. But comfort is nothing without support.
The pros and cons of a two-sided, flippable mattress
The Original Mattress Factory is one of very few mattress manufacturers left who still make two-sided, flippable mattresses. Two-sided mattresses can be flipped and rotated, and this process can provide a lot of valuable benefits.
Mattress shopping 101: Price vs. value
When it comes to mattress shopping, you have tons of options when it comes to price. You can find mattresses at rock-bottom prices and many for thousands — even tens of thousands — of dollars. But the price tag isn’t always a
How we hand build our mattresses and box springs
At The Original Mattress Factory, we hand build all of our mattresses and box springs at our 12 factories around the U.S. We strive for transparency in every part of our business, so we wanted to share exactly how we build our
Do “cooling” mattresses actually work?
One of the biggest trends in mattress and sleep products over the last few years has been “cooling” features that claim to help address the issue of overheating during sleep. These trends come and go in the mattress industry and
Tips for buying a mattress online
Online shopping provides a convenient alternative to get clothes, home goods, personal care items, and more. But not everything is best bought online — especially before you’ve had a chance to test it out in person. A mattress is
Why we offer no-pressure mattress shopping
Mattress shopping isn’t always the easiest task. If you’re lucky, you’re only in the market once or twice per decade. From brands to retailers to features, the options seem endless and overwhelming. Mainstream mattress brands