The Original Mattress Factory Blog http://blog.originalmattress.com Everything you need to know to start your mattress shopping journey. en Mon, 12 Sep 2022 12:00:00 GMT 2022-09-12T12:00:00Z en Do you need a mattress topper? http://blog.originalmattress.com/do-you-need-a-mattress-topper <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/do-you-need-a-mattress-topper" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_323143006.jpeg" alt="mattress topper" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Everyone’s comfort and support preferences are unique, and the bedding and mattress industries offer endless possibilities and combinations of mattresses, pillows, and other products to help make you as comfortable as possible. One of those products is a mattress topper, which you can add to the surface of your mattress to make it feel softer.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/do-you-need-a-mattress-topper" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_323143006.jpeg" alt="mattress topper" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Everyone’s comfort and support preferences are unique, and the bedding and mattress industries offer endless possibilities and combinations of mattresses, pillows, and other products to help make you as comfortable as possible. One of those products is a mattress topper, which you can add to the surface of your mattress to make it feel softer.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2Fdo-you-need-a-mattress-topper&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Mattress shopping 101 Comfort Sleep tips Mon, 12 Sep 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/do-you-need-a-mattress-topper 2022-09-12T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory Mattress shopping 101: Mattress height http://blog.originalmattress.com/mattress-shopping-101-mattress-height <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/mattress-shopping-101-mattress-height" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/Orthopedic_SPT_King_LowProfile%20v%20Standard%20Box11253%20%282%29.jpg" alt="mattress height" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>When you’re shopping for a new mattress, there’s one factor that you may not have considered that will have a big impact on your comfort: your mattress’ height. You want to make sure that the finished height — which can include your mattress, box spring, frame and/or bed — allows you to get in and out of bed comfortably. This can be especially important for those that have mobility issues as well as people who are significantly above or below average height.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/mattress-shopping-101-mattress-height" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/Orthopedic_SPT_King_LowProfile%20v%20Standard%20Box11253%20%282%29.jpg" alt="mattress height" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>When you’re shopping for a new mattress, there’s one factor that you may not have considered that will have a big impact on your comfort: your mattress’ height. You want to make sure that the finished height — which can include your mattress, box spring, frame and/or bed — allows you to get in and out of bed comfortably. This can be especially important for those that have mobility issues as well as people who are significantly above or below average height.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2Fmattress-shopping-101-mattress-height&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Mattress shopping 101 Comfort Mon, 05 Sep 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/mattress-shopping-101-mattress-height 2022-09-05T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory What you should know about motion transfer in mattresses http://blog.originalmattress.com/what-you-should-know-about-motion-transfer-in-mattresses <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/what-you-should-know-about-motion-transfer-in-mattresses" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/Motion%20transfer%20mattresses.jpg" alt="motion transfer" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>When you’re sleeping, you don’t want to get woken up every time your partner rolls over — especially if you’re a light sleeper. If it’s a problem you’ve experienced in the past, a mattress’ motion separation capabilities may be something you consider the next time you shop for a mattress.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/what-you-should-know-about-motion-transfer-in-mattresses" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/Motion%20transfer%20mattresses.jpg" alt="motion transfer" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>When you’re sleeping, you don’t want to get woken up every time your partner rolls over — especially if you’re a light sleeper. If it’s a problem you’ve experienced in the past, a mattress’ motion separation capabilities may be something you consider the next time you shop for a mattress.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2Fwhat-you-should-know-about-motion-transfer-in-mattresses&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Mattress shopping 101 Mon, 29 Aug 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/what-you-should-know-about-motion-transfer-in-mattresses 2022-08-29T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory How to make getting your child’s first big kid bed feel special http://blog.originalmattress.com/how-to-make-getting-your-childs-first-big-kid-bed-feel-special <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/how-to-make-getting-your-childs-first-big-kid-bed-feel-special" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/IMG_OZ-OMF-61_TB.jpg" alt="big kid bed" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>When your child is ready for their first “big kid" bed, you may be a bit nervous about how they’ll handle the transition. But there are a few things that you can do to help make that transition as smooth as possible, and The Original Mattress Factory is here to help!</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/how-to-make-getting-your-childs-first-big-kid-bed-feel-special" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/IMG_OZ-OMF-61_TB.jpg" alt="big kid bed" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>When your child is ready for their first “big kid" bed, you may be a bit nervous about how they’ll handle the transition. But there are a few things that you can do to help make that transition as smooth as possible, and The Original Mattress Factory is here to help!</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2Fhow-to-make-getting-your-childs-first-big-kid-bed-feel-special&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> The OMF Difference Mattress shopping 101 Value Mon, 22 Aug 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/how-to-make-getting-your-childs-first-big-kid-bed-feel-special 2022-08-22T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory Comparing the OMF innerspring vs. standard encased coils http://blog.originalmattress.com/comparing-the-original-mattress-factory-innerspring-vs.-standard-encased-coils <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/comparing-the-original-mattress-factory-innerspring-vs.-standard-encased-coils" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/banner%20copy.png" alt="Comparing the OMF innerspring vs. standard encased coils" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Proper support is vital to healthy sleep, and support comes from the core of your mattress — typically either an innerspring or foam core.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/comparing-the-original-mattress-factory-innerspring-vs.-standard-encased-coils" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/banner%20copy.png" alt="Comparing the OMF innerspring vs. standard encased coils" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Proper support is vital to healthy sleep, and support comes from the core of your mattress — typically either an innerspring or foam core.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2Fcomparing-the-original-mattress-factory-innerspring-vs.-standard-encased-coils&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> The OMF Difference Mattress shopping 101 Comfort Durability Support Mon, 25 Jul 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/comparing-the-original-mattress-factory-innerspring-vs.-standard-encased-coils 2022-07-25T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory The best mattresses for back pain http://blog.originalmattress.com/the-best-mattresses-for-back-pain <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/the-best-mattresses-for-back-pain" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/June_blog_back_thumb.jpg" alt="mattresses for back pain " class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span></span></p> <p><span><span style="color: black; text-decoration: none;">Customers often ask us for our recommendations for the best mattresses for back pain. At The Original Mattress Factory, <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/why-we-dont-make-mattress-recommendations-based-on-sleep-position">we don’t make specific product recommendations</a> because everyone’s comfort and support needs are unique. But we are happy to help provide guidance about what might work for you. </span></span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/the-best-mattresses-for-back-pain" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/June_blog_back_thumb.jpg" alt="mattresses for back pain " class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span></span></p> <p><span><span style="color: black; text-decoration: none;">Customers often ask us for our recommendations for the best mattresses for back pain. At The Original Mattress Factory, <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/why-we-dont-make-mattress-recommendations-based-on-sleep-position">we don’t make specific product recommendations</a> because everyone’s comfort and support needs are unique. But we are happy to help provide guidance about what might work for you. </span></span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2Fthe-best-mattresses-for-back-pain&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Mattress shopping 101 Comfort Support Mon, 27 Jun 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/the-best-mattresses-for-back-pain 2022-06-27T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory Bed frames vs. platform beds: Which one is right for you? http://blog.originalmattress.com/bed-frames-vs.-platform-beds-which-one-is-right-for-you <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/bed-frames-vs.-platform-beds-which-one-is-right-for-you" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/June_blog_platform_thumb.jpg" alt="bed frame vs platform bed" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>A mattress is an investment, so it’s important to take care of it to ensure it will give you a good night’s sleep for years to come. That means using a mattress protector to keep it clean and flipping and/or rotating it regularly to help it wear evenly. It also means giving your mattress the proper support so it can give <em>you </em>proper support.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/bed-frames-vs.-platform-beds-which-one-is-right-for-you" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/June_blog_platform_thumb.jpg" alt="bed frame vs platform bed" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>A mattress is an investment, so it’s important to take care of it to ensure it will give you a good night’s sleep for years to come. That means using a mattress protector to keep it clean and flipping and/or rotating it regularly to help it wear evenly. It also means giving your mattress the proper support so it can give <em>you </em>proper support.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2Fbed-frames-vs.-platform-beds-which-one-is-right-for-you&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Mattress shopping 101 Durability Support Mon, 20 Jun 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/bed-frames-vs.-platform-beds-which-one-is-right-for-you 2022-06-20T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory What is a hybrid mattress? http://blog.originalmattress.com/what-is-a-hybrid-mattress <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/what-is-a-hybrid-mattress" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/OMF%20hybrid%20mattress.jpg" alt="OMF hybrid mattress" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Hybrids are an increasingly popular mattress style. Instead of choosing between an innerspring mattress and a foam mattress, hybrid mattresses allow you to get the best of both worlds.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/what-is-a-hybrid-mattress" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/OMF%20hybrid%20mattress.jpg" alt="OMF hybrid mattress" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Hybrids are an increasingly popular mattress style. Instead of choosing between an innerspring mattress and a foam mattress, hybrid mattresses allow you to get the best of both worlds.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2Fwhat-is-a-hybrid-mattress&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> The OMF Difference Mattress shopping 101 Comfort Durability Support Mon, 13 Jun 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/what-is-a-hybrid-mattress 2022-06-13T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory 4 accessories that can help you sleep better http://blog.originalmattress.com/4-accessories-that-can-help-you-sleep-better <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/4-accessories-that-can-help-you-sleep-better" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/sleep%20accessories-1.jpg" alt="4 accessories that can help you sleep better" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span></span></p> <p><span><span style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">A comfortable, supportive, and high-quality mattress can make a huge difference in how well you sleep each night. But there are also some other accessories that may help you sleep better, longer, and more comfortably each night. While we don’t sell these particular items, you can find them online and at major big box retailers. </span></span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/4-accessories-that-can-help-you-sleep-better" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/sleep%20accessories-1.jpg" alt="4 accessories that can help you sleep better" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span></span></p> <p><span><span style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">A comfortable, supportive, and high-quality mattress can make a huge difference in how well you sleep each night. But there are also some other accessories that may help you sleep better, longer, and more comfortably each night. While we don’t sell these particular items, you can find them online and at major big box retailers. </span></span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2F4-accessories-that-can-help-you-sleep-better&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Sleep tips Mon, 02 May 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/4-accessories-that-can-help-you-sleep-better 2022-05-02T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory How to select a mattress for your adjustable base http://blog.originalmattress.com/how-to-select-a-mattress-for-your-adjustable-base <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/how-to-select-a-mattress-for-your-adjustable-base" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/choosing%20a%20mattress%20for%20your%20adjustable%20base.jpg" alt="How to select a mattress for your adjustable base" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span></span></p> <p><span><span style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">An adjustable base allows you to raise the head and foot of your bed to the perfect height for reading, watching TV, and of course, sleeping. We’ve already talked about </span><a href="https://blog.originalmattress.com/what-you-should-look-for-in-an-adjustable-bed">what you should look for in the perfect adjustable base</a></span><span><span style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">, but what about the mattress? </span></span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="http://blog.originalmattress.com/how-to-select-a-mattress-for-your-adjustable-base" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://blog.originalmattress.com/hubfs/choosing%20a%20mattress%20for%20your%20adjustable%20base.jpg" alt="How to select a mattress for your adjustable base" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span></span></p> <p><span><span style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">An adjustable base allows you to raise the head and foot of your bed to the perfect height for reading, watching TV, and of course, sleeping. We’ve already talked about </span><a href="https://blog.originalmattress.com/what-you-should-look-for-in-an-adjustable-bed">what you should look for in the perfect adjustable base</a></span><span><span style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">, but what about the mattress? </span></span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=6058680&amp;k=14&amp;r=http%3A%2F%2Fblog.originalmattress.com%2Fhow-to-select-a-mattress-for-your-adjustable-base&amp;bu=http%253A%252F%252Fblog.originalmattress.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> The OMF Difference Mattress shopping 101 Mon, 25 Apr 2022 12:00:00 GMT http://blog.originalmattress.com/how-to-select-a-mattress-for-your-adjustable-base 2022-04-25T12:00:00Z The Original Mattress Factory