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How to clean a mattress protector without damaging it

Just like pillowcases, sheets, and blankets should be washed, so should your mattress protector. Even though our skin doesn’t come in direct contact with mattress protectors, it can still collect oil and sebum, sweat, dead skin, dust, and dust mites. This build-up can begin to grow bacteria making your bed less clean, and even potentially …

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What is in a mattress?

We’ve come a long way from the straw-filled mattresses of yesteryear: today, the surfaces we sleep on are highly-engineered and personalized to provide people with the best rest possible. In this article, we’re going to dive into the various types of mattresses out there, exploring their various fillings and the ways they provide comfort for …

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8 Different Types of Mattresses (Ultimate Buying Guide)

Is it time to replace your mattress for your bed? Depending on how much you use it and the type you have, you could be due for an upgrade if it’s ten years or more old. You may also find that you’re waking up with aches and pains, or you’re not sleeping well at all. …

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41 Best Online Mattress Stores (Epic List)

Mattresses were among the last consumer products to jump in the e-commerce but already the online competition is heating up. According to Forbes, online mattress stores made a cut of 10 percent from the $15 billion mattress industry in 2017, a double jump from 5 percent in 2016. While 85 percent of consumers still get …

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Our Epic IKEA Mattress Reviews Guide (Yes, We Tested them All)

The quickest way to the IKEA returns line is buying a mattress without trying it first. You need to bounce, lay, plop, toss, and turn to check to see how comfortable it is. Purchasing the wrong mattress can make a serious impact on your health, and since you spend a third of your life in …

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Best Type of Mattress for Back Pain (According to Chiropractor)

This article was contributed by Dr. Brent Wells, D.C. If you struggle with back pain, finding a comfortable, supportive mattress can be very challenging. In fact, a mattress that doesn’t provide enough support can actually be a big cause of chronic back pain. Investing in a top quality mattress can do wonders for improving your …

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12 Mattresses Under $500 and $1000

The phrase “sleep tight” came about because people used to support their mattresses with ropes stretched across wooden frames. The oldest existing mattress, however, showed real concerns with bedbugs. It dated 77,000 years old and consisted of a top sheet of insect-repelling reeds and rushes. The elite of ancient times, on the other hand, were …

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6 Great Alternatives to Mattresses

Need a bed but don’t want to spring for a mattress? There are several decent alternatives to mattresses. We set them out below with image examples, product options and detailed lists setting out the pros and cons. These mattress alternatives are options for guest rooms, sleeping arrangements for a guest in pinch or outdoor sleeping …

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Parts of a Bed, Headboard and Mattress (Diagrams)

Parts of a Bed, Headboard and Bed Frame (List): Headboard slat: Vertical grid or screen attached to the back of the bed frame. Headboard top rail: The horizontal piece set on top of the headboard slat. Headboard cross rail: The horizontal piece set below the headboard slat that supports the bed base. Bed side rail: Also …

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Air Mattress for Your Money

You can’t throw the proverbial rock on the web these days without “hitting” a list of tips on choosing a mattress. Memory foam, latex, springs…you name it, it’s there. On the other hand, if you need a quick solution for guests and sleepovers or you need to plan a small bedroom by including an inflatable …

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