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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
What makes OMF unique
We’re proud to say that we’re different than other mattress manufacturers and retailers. From the very beginning, we’ve strived to provide not only a better mattress, but also a better mattress shopping experience for our
How mattress stores make it difficult to price comparison shop
When you’re shopping for a mattress, it’s important to take your time to make sure you’re getting the best value. But mainstream mattress brands and retailers use certain tactics to make that a lot more difficult.
What you should know about bed bugs
Over the last 15 years, you may have noticed an explosion in the number of stories about bed bug infestations hitting the news.
How to ensure your mattress has enough support
In order to properly care for your new mattress, you’ll want to make sure it has plenty of proper support. Without proper support, your mattress may age faster, exacerbating body impressions or sagging in the middle.