Author: April Reeves

November 17, 2015

Is ‘SOY LATEX’ Natural?

As a reminder, there are 2 general types of latex foam: natural and polyurethane. NATURAL LATEX: Made of sap derived from the Hevea Brasiliensis (rubber) tree 100% natural latex is incredibly durable and mold/mildew/dust mite resistant Can be manufactured in 2 different ways to create different firmness levels/support: Talalay and Dunlop. Talalay involves a freezing…

May 16, 2013

The Best Mattress for Back Sleepers

The very best mattress for back sleepers will be the mattress that supports the body in a neutral position. What do we mean by that? Well, the best mattress will be able to not only support your body weight, but also simultaneously provide the proper contour necessary to maintain that neutral position. Your neutral position…

April 25, 2013

The Best Mattress for Side Sleepers

We decided to break things down in shorter  (but still informative) essays more focused on main sleeping position. Go look in the mirror at yourself in a relaxed, standing position. Note the position of your shoulders in relation to both your hips and waist region. This is your neutral position. This is what the best…

March 7, 2013

What’s the Best Pillow?

We have so many customers who are desperate to find a good pillow, it seems logical to discuss how to do so. In our previous post  “Is a Firm Mattress Better? “ we sought to educate the customer as to how his/her weight, build, and sleeping positions determine, to a very large degree, what firmness…

January 10, 2013

Is a Firm Mattress Better?

In the interest of continuing education, I was reading an online article about this subject. The author, who’d worked in the mattress industry for over 20 years, gave some pretty insightful information. In the comments section, however, a reader felt the need to dispute all that good information.  He was adamant that the perfect bed had to…