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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.
How to safely clean your mattress — and keep it clean
Keeping your mattress clean is an important step to ensuring its long-term durability. But accidents and spills happen, especially if you have kids or pets in the home. Cleaning your mattress can be a delicate process because you
Why we don’t make mattress recommendations based on sleep position
Customers often ask us for specific mattress recommendations based on their preferred sleep position. Such recommendations are common in the mattress industry. There are plenty of mattress companies that claim to be able to
Why free returns end up costing you more
Free returns for 30, 90, even 365 days are now common thanks to online mattress companies. Since you can’t test these products out before you buy them, these policies help provide a bit of reassurance in case the mattress isn’t
The ultimate guide to custom-size mattresses
Standard-size mattresses (i.e. twin, twin XL, full, full XL, queen, king, and California king) are easy to find, but if you need a mattress in a non-standard size or shape for your antique bed, boat, or RV, your options may be a
Mattress size guide: Which size is right for you?
When you’re shopping for a new mattress, choosing the right size is vital to ensuring you will be comfortable at night. You need to make sure you and anyone with whom you share a bed can stretch out comfortably.
Why we offer our best price to everyone every day
The mattress industry is known for its big holiday weekend sales, but if you pay attention, you’ll start to notice that the mainstream mattress retailers always seem to be having a big sale. If there’s always a big sale, is it
What does a mattress law tag mean?
Have you ever noticed the big tag on your mattress (or other upholstered products) with the big, scary warning about not removing it “under penalty of law”? What’s that all about? Is it really illegal to remove it?
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