Author: Lilian

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How To Keep Your Mattress In Great Condition

Just like your car, your mattress is a big investment purchase. You’ll benefit a lot from it for many years of use only if you take care of it and avoid doing things that will contribute to its deterioration.┬áCaring for the mattress comes with common sense, but sometimes, these little reminders may be necessary:

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Creating the Illusion of a Bigger Bed

Home improvement and D.I.Y. projects are so on trend in social media around this time. Because it’s the start of a brand new year, many are so eager to get with tasks and projects that they could accomplish for 2014 to make their year better. Of the many home ideas we’ve come across for tackling this year, this trick in the bedroom was what caught our interest.

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Bedsheet Problems: A Funny Mattress Video

Found this gem of a video on Facebook, featuring a woman who is encountering problems with changing sheets on a mattress. While this video is hilarious, it’s a very common situation among many households.

One would think that it is actually easy to just pick off a sheet from the rack at bedding or mattress store. But there are many people who still make the mistake of buying bed sheets that are either too big or too small for the mattress, especially with fitted sheets. And the end result? You’ve got to watch this video to see what we mean (and perhaps many of you can relate to this!):

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Should You Get An Adjustable Mattress?

As with many other things, choosing whether to get an adjustable mattress is really a matter of personal requirement. Just because you can score a good deal from this, or a neighbor has had a great experience with it, you might not be able to maximize use of this kind of mattress if it’s not really something you need.

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Mattress Trend for 2014

What can be expected from the mattress industry this 2014?

According to the experts, growth for specialty mattresses that will feature hybrid styles and innovations will continue to become the primary focus for many of the players. We’ve seen how much cooling gels have risen in demand in the past years, and it’s most likely going to escalate this year. In particular, manufacturers will be developing and coming up with mattress products that help with making the sleep environment cooler or warmer, depending on the climate, especially since the weather, of late, continues to become so unpredictable.

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Reusing Baby Mattress Into Daybed

Do you have a baby that’s all grown up and is sleeping in her own single bed now? Is her baby mattress still around and is it still in great condition? Don’t give or throw this away just yet. You can repurpose the baby mattress into a sitter or a daybed to add to your living room or the outdoor patio. Or perhaps place in your own bedroom, if there is still some space.

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The Hippo Sleeper

We’re guessing that your kid who is now residing in the college dorm will be thrilled to have this chair mattress as an addition in his humble dorm room.

The Hippo Sleeper chair is made up of thick padding that feels ultra comfortable as a bed. For daytime use, this puffy chair is great for resting and relaxation as the padded arms and backrest provide good support for when he wants to read his notes and books, or watch television.

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Managing the Kids’ Sleep Routine During Holidays

Because the holidays are filled with so many activities, the children are also most likely to stay up later than usual. With school on a break, there’s nothing else to give them that rigid routine for sleep, and things can get messed up. Should you indulge and let kids enjoy this, or should you make sure that they don’t forget their routine? In some households, routines are still upheld because it makes for a very stress-free holiday vacation. When everyone, including the kids are getting good sleep, no one wakes up sore and cranky!