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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 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
How can you tell if a mattress is supportive?
Firm support is vital to healthy sleep. Proper support helps ensure you’re not waking up each morning with aches and pains. But how can you tell if a mattress is supportive?
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 support scale?
If you’ve spent some time on our website, you may have noticed our support scale feature on each of our mattress products. The support scale gives you an idea of how supportive a mattress or set will be.
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.
What to do if your new mattress initially feels different than it did in the showroom
While uncommon, people who recently bought a mattress occasionally have concerns that their new mattress feels different than the model they tested on the showroom floor. Some people mistakenly believe that the mattresses on a
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