Articles on Better Sleep and Quality Products

Memory Foam or Latex Mattress?

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The other day I read the results of a poll posted by sleepbythedead.com and it claimed that memory foam and airbeds had slightly better durability than a latex bed. Having carried all these products in my store I was very disturbed with their finding and could not disagree their poll results more.

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Dunlop vs. Talalay Latex

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Mattresses play a large role in our health and wellness and even influence our moods. The recommended daily amount of sleep is about 7 to 8 hours per day and at that rate, we spend about a third of our lives sleeping. An old, worn out mattress can wreak havoc on your back and joints, not to mention decreasing how well-rested you feel when you wake up in the morning. Don’t spend a third of your life on a decrepit mattress that hurts your back and leaves you waking up on the wrong side of the bed. Instead, you may want to consider a new organic latex mattress.

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Indoor Air Quality

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The quality of the air you breathe indoors while you sleep is a critical factor to your health and energy levels. As we sleep, our bodies repair themselves and what we inhale either improves or inhibits our bodies’ ability to heal. Surprisingly enough, our mattresses play a leading role in the air quality and help influence what substances enter our lungs, and eventually our bloodstreams. Some beds even release substantial amounts of toxic chemicals! It is pretty concerning to think that even with an air purification product, you are still exposed to the toxins and pollutants because your head is resting on the culprit that releases the chemicals directly into your lungs.

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Different Latex, Different Feel

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Many people don’t understand what a strong impact their mattress has on their lives. As humans, our bodies spend roughly a third of our lives resting. If you live to be 100 years old, you will have spent about 33 years of your life on a mattress. It is crucial to your health and well-being to spend those 33 years on a superior latex mattress as opposed to an inferior mattress made from low quality materials. Wouldn’t you rather start each day feeling refreshed and energetic? Consider making an incredible change in your life by switching to an organic latex mattress. You won’t regret it.

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Waterbeds Are Making a Huge Comeback!

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Don’t cut that pony tail or throw away your tie-dyed shirt and bell bottomed jeans just yet. As many already know, the old wood framed waterbeds are an endangered species but their sister – the softside waterbed – is the modern day big brother that is sticking up for  his sibling and saving the old 1970’s fad.

The waterbed is revived, new and refreshing and is as easy to own as a regular mattress and box spring. Owners who previously got rid of the old hippie fad wood frame waterbeds years ago, are finding their way back with the modern styling of a softsided waterbed mattress and here is why.

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What Defines Eco-Friendly Bedding and Beds?

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A good healthy lifestyle requires proper nutrition, exercise and most importantly a good night’s sleep. When you’re in good health you’re better equipped to handle stresses of life while thinking more clearly and physically up to what ever challenge the day throws at you. For people who are concerned about what chemicals are put into their body and the toxins they expose their body too eco-friendly beds and bedding may be the easiest part of a healthy lifestyle change available.

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How to Choose the Right Paint Color for Your Bedroom

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Before the bed and before the bedroom furniture you need paint

Looking for a paint color for your bedroom can be a frustrating and confusing endeavor, because you never know what will look best.  A person needs a vivid imagination to be able to think of what a small one inch paint swatch will look like on a larger scale covering the walls of a master bedroom.  You do not want a color that is too dark or too light or you might regret spending the time and money to paint the bedroom a new color.  However, there are suggestions a person can follow when seeking to brighten up a bedroom using a tasteful, warm and inviting color palette which will be pleasing to the eyes and senses and make the room inviting and welcoming.

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Wool: The Safe, Natural, Fire Retardant in Mattresses

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Organic Mattress Benefits

No matter what you believe or stand for politically or environmentally, organically produced mattresses may be one of the smartest well thought out products since the invention of the wheel. They are not chemical free since everything is made up from chemicals, but they are virtually free of toxic chemicals we can inhale throughout the night which make them a smart alternative choice. Add to that the inclusion of durable natural rubber, many are modular and customization, you not only have yourself a durable mattress but possibly  one of the most well rounded mattress choices on the bedding market today.

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