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May 13, 2013
A grove of would-be bamboo mattress covers?
Bamboo fabric in my mattress?
In order to be seen as eco-friendly, many mattresses now contain bamboo fabric. These products, be they mattresses or mattress covers, are inevitably framed by lush groves of bamboo in the promotional imagery. The bamboo fabric is heralded as being breathable, wicking, soft, and cooling. And those groves look so green! It must be ecological! Well, no.
First: it’s not a bamboo mattress, it’s a mattress … Continue Reading
May 01, 2013
Not long ago, buying a mattress online might have seemed absurd. But not long ago, buying books or shoes online also seemed absurd. Here are the top eight reasons why you should skip the showroom and buy a mattress online.
1. Mattress showrooms are stressful
Some manufacturers will insist that the only way to tell whether a mattress will work for you is to visit a mattress showroom in your comfy clothes and slip-on shoes. There, you spend several hours with your spouse laying in the same beds where myriad others have … Continue Reading
April 23, 2013
Haute mattress recycling by artist Jad Melki.
Mattress Recycling 101
We’re taught that we should never accept a used mattress, fearing bed bugs
and dust mites
. Even the thriftiest of the thrifty sound the sirens
when it comes to reusing mattresses. To make matters worse, since many people recommend replacing our mattresses … Continue Reading
April 18, 2013
Mattress moving plans gone awry.
Memory foam mattresses are undeniably the bedding of choice for a superior night’s sleep. But on moving day, they can be the proverbial elephant in the room. Here are some tips and tricks to make moving day go as smoothly as possible.
1. With great comfort comes great responsibility…
Because they’re compressed, memory foam mattresses are small and easy to move when they are delivered. This is done on purpose: compressed memory … Continue Reading
If you’re in the market for a new bed and you’re leaning toward a memory foam mattress, let us help you with that decision. We are so confident in our products that we have provided a list of ten reasons why you will want a NovosBed for your next sleep experience.
Quality Product: As a result of ongoing research and design, our mattresses set the industry standard in quality and craftsmanship. With high density, high quality memory foam and NovosFlow Airflow Technology, our mattresses provide unequaled support and … Continue Reading
While attempting to keep up with the various demands of day-to-day living, so many people are struggling to meet their necessary sleep requirements. Research has indicated that on average adults sleep between 6 and 7 hours a night. This is not enough! Studies have shown that most adults function best after 7.5 to 9 hours of sleep, every night.
You might be sleep deprived if:
- You are a shift worker.
- You are the taxi, the cook, the maid, the employee, and the husband/wife.
- You wake extra early to … Continue Reading
November 02, 2012
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May 25, 2012
When shopping around online, it’s tough to judge a product based on pictures and specifications. Sure it looks and sounds great, but how do you know it’s the right product for you without seeing it first hand?
One of the most popular (and resourceful) online shopping techniques is to search for reviews that other consumers have made and published. Websites like Epinions and Consumer Reports provide detailed customer reviews on a huge range of different products available for online purchase. They are honest, open, and varied, which can be very helpful when it comes to making your own decision about whether … Continue Reading
March 22, 2012
No apartment or condo is complete without your personal touch. Depending on where you live, there can be strict landlord or condo board rules, but there’s always a little wiggle room in making a space your own. Here are some suggestions for decorating your bedroom in your new home.
Fix Those Fixtures
Temporarily replace apartment light dish fixtures with your own, trying not to forget to hold on to the originals and avoid breaking them. Add some life with fabric: fasten a scarf or square of interesting fabric to … Continue Reading
March 15, 2012
When considering a bedroom design, you should be knowledgeable of the bedroom basics. These basics are commonly used by the more serious interior decorators. Most, if not all designers use bedroom basics to create a place that you look forward to; somewhere you can stay all day if you like. Interior designers have the task of decorating prestigious hotel rooms using only the basics of bedroom design. Here are the bedroom basics:
Make It Your Space
Try not to go overboard with this one. You do not want to … Continue Reading