Category Archives: FAQs

Clean Mattress

How do I clean my mattress?

March 7, 2014

Mattresses absorb odors and accumulate dust mites over time. I’m asked all the time if there is a way to clean a mattress. Below are some suggestions that I have used to clean the mattresses in my own home. Remove any linens and mattress protector Sprinkle the entire sleep surface with an ample amount of […]

Can I still find a two-sided, flippable mattress?

January 31, 2014

Years ago, all mattress models were two-sided. People today are still not aware that 75% of mattresses made are only one-sided. No more flipping. This comes as a relief to some, but to others, they have started to doubt the comfort and durability that a one-sided mattress design provides. Many people marked their calendars and religiously flipped, […]

How do I choose the right mattress for my child?

January 10, 2014

This is a question that I am asked frequently. Parents want the very best for their children and are often concerned when choosing a mattress if it will be comfortable as well as durable to grow with their child. A comfortable mattress that will give good support is just as important for a child as […]

What is the Size of a Twin, Full, Queen, etc. Mattress / Boxspring?

December 9, 2013

The Bedding Industry Uses the Following Standardized Sizes: Twin: 39″ W x 75″ L Twin XL: 39″ W x 80″ L Full: 54″ W x 75″ L Full XL: 54″ W x 80″ L 3/4: 48″ W x 75″ L Short 3/4: 48″ W x 70″ L Queen: 60″ W x 80″ L King: 76″ […]

How Long Does a Mattress and Boxspring Set Typically Last?

December 8, 2013

Alot of Factors are Involved Concerning the Wear of Your Mattress and Boxspring Set. Average life for Bedding is 8 – 12 Years Depending on the Quality. The “National Average” for Bedding for Average Adults is 11.3 Years.

Hard vs. Soft… Which is Best for ME?

December 6, 2013

The General Rule of Thumb is: “Back Sleepers” Prefer a Hard / Firm Mattress “Side or Stomach Sleepers” Prefer Soft / Medium Mattresses People Who Sleep Flat on Their Backs Have No Pressure Points – Side / Stomach Sleepers Do!!! Shoulders, Hips, Elbows, Ankles, Wrists and Knees are All Pressure Points Which Need Padding to […]

Should I Replace My Entire Set? Or Should I Just Replace My Mattress?

December 5, 2013

For Maximum Longevity and Best Performance, Bedding Should be Replaced in Sets. Boxsprings Wear out Just like Your Mattress. Putting a New Mattress on an old Worn Out Possibly Defective / Non-Supportive Boxspring Could Lead to Poor Mattress and Warranty Issues. Mattresses Purchased Seperately are Usually Not Warranted.

What is “Memory Foam”? and is it Good for Me?

December 4, 2013

“Memory Foam” is a Visco Encapsulated, Temperature Sensitive, Pressure Point Relieving Foam Developed by Nasa. People With Sensitivity and Pressure Point Problems Typically Respond Positively to Memory Foam Because it Softens with Heat. On the other Hand Latex and Polyurethane Foam Do Not. What You Will Get With a Memory Foam Bed: Superior Comfort Less […]

How Much Should I Expect to Pay for a Twin, Full, Queen or King Size Set?

December 3, 2013

For Small Children, Teenagers and Guest Rooms / Occasional Use: Twin: $199 – 399~ Full: $299 – 599~ Queen: $349 – 699~ King: $499 – 899~ For Full Grown Adults / Every Night Use (8 – 12 Years of Expected Wear): Twin: $399~ and up Full: $599~ and up Queen: $699~ and up King: $899~ […]

My “Queen Size” Boxspring Won’t Fit Up My Stairway, What Should I Do?!

December 1, 2013

Actually, Queen AND Full Size Boxsprings Are Available in “Splits”, Meaning Two Pieces. The Quality, Durability, and Performance of Your Mattress Will Not be Adversely Affected by Having “Split Boxes.” However, You Will Get Extra Support in the Center of Your Mattress and a Noticeable Decrease in Side to Side / Person to Person Motion […]

My Mattress Set is TOO High, I Have Difficulty Getting In and Out, What do I do?

November 23, 2013

After Market Bedframes and Bedrails are Available to Lower Your Existing Set. Also, All Mattress Manufacturers Produce “Low – Profile” Boxsprings. Regular Height Boxsprings are Typically 8½” – 9″ High “Low – Profile” Boxsprings are Available in 4″ and 5½” Heights in Every Size (Twin, Full, ¾, Queen, King, etc.). “Split” Boxsprings are Also Available […]