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The Original Mattress Factory Blog

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.
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 we believe in American-made products
At The Original Mattress Factory, we believe in American-made products. Our local approach has been key to our business model from the very beginning. All of our retail locations are satellites around our 12 factory locations.
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
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 to tour our mattress factories
We have 12 factories around the U.S., and all of them are open to the public for tours. (You can see a full list of our factories and stores here.) Each of our factories has a showroom attached so that our customers can easily