How often should you change your mattress? Most people cannot answer that question correctly. Some believe their mattress should be changed once it gets lumpy or the springs have gone. Others believe it to be when it is too dirty to clean. Whatever your belief, here are some tips on how you should decide when to replace a mattress. Like the average person, you will … [Read more...] about How Often Should You Change Your Mattress?
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Gel Foam Mattress Vs. Memory Foam: Do they Really Differ?
Our purpose here is to carry out a gel foam mattress vs. memory foam comparison. I shall first explain the benefits of memory foam and explain why gel foam was developed to resolve some issues that people have found with standard memory foam. I will then go on to tabulate the differences between gel foam and memory foam. Here is a summary of I shall be … [Read more...] about Gel Foam Mattress Vs. Memory Foam: Do they Really Differ?
Mattress Lifespan: How Long Do Mattresses Last?
The term ‘mattress lifespan’ refers to the length of time that a mattress retains acceptable support and comfort. They can be expensive to replace, so most people tend to use theirs for as long as possible. This is often way beyond their useful life. So how long do mattresses last and what difference is there between the various types of the mattress? Here is … [Read more...] about Mattress Lifespan: How Long Do Mattresses Last?
10 Tips on How to Make a Mattress Firmer
When considering how to make a mattress firmer, it is also important to consider the type of mattress you are using. For example, an air mattress can be made firmer simply by pumping in more air, while a memory foam mattress might be soft because it is too warm. It helps to understand the factors involved in your mattress becoming too soft. We are not discussing age … [Read more...] about 10 Tips on How to Make a Mattress Firmer
Bed Sizes and Mattress Sizes Chart US, UK, and Australia
Bed sizes and mattress sizes vary from country to country. Unfortunately, there is no international standard, so take care when ordering and make sure you are purchasing your mattress based on dimensions that are suitable for your bed and not just by the name given to them. That is why we have compiled our mattress sizes chart US consumers will find useful. It should also … [Read more...] about Bed Sizes and Mattress Sizes Chart US, UK, and Australia
How to Cut a Mattress in Half
Why should you need to know how to cut a mattress in half? The answer is simple: a mattress can be a costly item, and it seems a shame just to dispose of it once you have decided you need a new one. Most people would simply dispose of an old mattress, but sometimes that is not so easy to do. It doesn’t take much to utilize your old mattress in imaginative ways, such as … [Read more...] about How to Cut a Mattress in Half
Where to Donate a Mattress in 2023: Who Accepts Mattress Donations?
If you need to know where to donate a mattress in 2023, then we have some suggestions for you. There are ways to recycle an old mattress, but if you are set on donating it then there are certain organizations and charities that will accept it. There are potential uses for old mattresses, so who accepts mattress donations? Much depends on the condition of the mattress. … [Read more...] about Where to Donate a Mattress in 2023: Who Accepts Mattress Donations?