Archive | October, 2012
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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 »

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Top 5 Guest Bedroom Mattresses

Are you hosting guests in the near future? Whether its family during the holidays or friends stopping by, having a comfortable mattress in your guest bedroom is sure to impress and make your guests feel happy and well-rested. When setting up a guest bedroom the mattress is often overlooked. Ever stay at someone’s home and more »

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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 »

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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 »