Customization is a growing trend in the mattress industry. As demand for a more comfortable rises, mattress companies are offering consumers a customization option that allows them to pick out a mattress that really suits their needs. Naturepedic is one such company that offers this new and exciting trend, with the release of its EOS Customizable Organic Mattress Sleep System.
New England mattress manufacturer Therapedic has issued a recall of its twin and full size mattresses, as it has not been able to meet the flammability standards. Because of this, the mattresses are considered potential fire hazards that could harm its users. Consumers are advised to dispose of this, if they own one, and seek a solution from the company.
For the past 25 years, teenagers have apparently lost some 50 minutes of sleep on average. Bearing other factors that may affect this, such as the propensity for using gadgets, and the teen’s attachment to social media, researchers said that one way to remedy this is to introduce a newer, better and bigger mattress.
It’s interesting how creative designers’ mind work, especially when they redesign and repurpose a familiar piece and come up with something truly exceptional.
Take this case of the Roulade Armrest from a company called KiBiSi. Instantly, you know that you’ve seen this before. The chair will automatically remind you of a mattress, only it’s rolled up to form a suitable seating area. The chair, however, isn’t an actual mattress. But the designer has taken the idea from it.
Tempur-Pedic, now called Tempur-Sealy, has been around for 20 years and in line with its celebration, the brand has updated its line of mattresses with the help of the design firm IDEO. According to the company’s Senior VP for Marketing, Patrice Varni, the collaboration with the IDEO is a way for bringing forth and improving form and function to its line. The reinvented collection, “brings even more famous Tempur comfort, body-adaptive support, and cool and convenient features that consumers really love.”
Mattresses from the 60’s through the 70’s and 80’s were built with bulky springs that are no longer useful today. Because technology has advanced, mattress springs work differently now. Disposing of these outdated mattresses, however has become a problem in landfills because mattresses designed from those decades have parts do not easily degrade.
It seems the problem with bed bugs on mattresses will not go away any time sooner. But there are several ways to manage this or avoid it before the problem escalates. Over the years, there have been reports that state how much bed bugs infestation are at hotels. If you’re travelling some place soon, it would be prudent to heed to this advice, which comes from someone working in the hotel industry.
A third of your life is spent in bed. With children, they spend more time on it because they need more sleep during their formative years. Unknown to a lot of people, however, especially those who haven’t changed mattress in the past decade, they could be sleeping on toxic beds that contribute to a myriad of health problems.
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. Caring for the mattress comes with common sense, but sometimes, these little reminders may be necessary: