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The Original Mattress Factory Blog

How we evaluate new products and materials in our mattress test center
At our factory in Cleveland, Ohio, we have a test center where we perform extensive testing on our own products, evaluate new materials, and compare products from other mattress brands. These tests can help us determine a
Box spring vs. foundation: What you need to know
When you’re purchasing a new mattress, you’ll have a variety of box springs or foundations to choose from based on the mattress brand from which you choose to purchase. (Not sure whether or not you even need a box spring? Click
What you need to know about mattress construction
There are a variety of ways to build a mattress. A mattress’ construction is one of the factors that will impact its unique feel. (The other factors include the support system and the types and amounts of upholstery materials.)
Which Original Mattress Factory line is right for you?
At The Original Mattress Factory, we pride ourselves on offering products to fit nearly every need or want. Mattress shopping can be overwhelming, but we do our best to make our sales floors easy to navigate so you can find the
What is the durability scale?
If you’ve spent some time on our website, you may have noticed our durability scale feature on each of our mattress products. The durability scale gives you an idea of how durable a mattress or set will be. How long a mattress or
How to flip and rotate your mattress
Flipping and rotating your mattress regularly can help improve its long-term comfort and durability. We recommend flipping and/or rotating your mattress every three months (or seasonally). (Register for our free flip reminder
Busting 4 mattress myths
The mattress industry is full of misinformation. Many mattress retailers don’t want to make it easy for customers to do research or properly comparison shop.
Our top tips for caring for your mattress
A new mattress is an investment. When cared for properly, it can provide you with restful, restorative sleep for years to come. Check out our top tips for caring for your mattress:
Why it’s important to flip and rotate your mattress
When we opened in 1990, pretty much all mattresses were two sided so that you could flip and rotate them regularly. But if you’re shopping for a mattress now, you’ll find that most major mattress manufacturers and retailers are
Mattress shopping 101: A mattress shopping guide from OMF
At The Original Mattress Factory, our mission is to make sure you find the right mattress for you. That’s why we always encourage mattress shoppers to start their journey here. Whether you purchase from us or not, we’ll make sure