Archive | October, 2012
Sleep City comfort layer foam

Bed Basics: Compare mattress upholstery (part 1 of 2)

As we mentioned in a previous post, when you compare innerspring mattresses, you’re really looking at three basic components: coils, upholstery, and foundation. Upholstery refers to both the fabric covering the mattress and the layers of foam and cushioning inside the mattress. We’ll start by taking a look at the inside layers, which include insulator, more »

guest bedroom

How to create an unforgettable guest bedroom

If you’re going to be known for anything, being a great host can’t be beat. And a sure-fire way to get that reputation is by giving your guests an amazing guest bedroom. There are so many things you can do to create a drool-worthy guest bedroom, too, from adding calming décor to giving your guest more »

top five guest bedroom mattresses

Top 5 Guest Bedroom Mattresses

Are you hosting guests in the near future? How’s the bed in your guest room these days? If it’s time to upgrade your guest bed, but you’re not sure where to start, take a look at our top five guest bedroom mattresses. While there are a lot of factors to take into account (the space more »

mattress shopping

Bed Basics: Compare mattress coils

So you’re shopping for a new mattress, and you need an easy way to compare models. In our last post, we talked about the three basic elements of a mattress: coils, upholstery layers, and foundation. Today, we’ll look more closely at the types of coils, or springs, you’ll see in different mattress styles and what more »

innerspring mattress layers

Bed Basics: How to compare mattresses

Before you head out shopping for a new bed, make sure you know how to effectively compare mattresses. With all the terminology surrounding mattress marketing (coil counts and torsion grid foundations and a million kinds of foam), it’s hard to know what makes a quality mattress. Well, here’s your guide to comparing apples to apples more »