Category Archives: Bedding

Benefits of Spruce Heat-Treated Wood

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The PlushBeds Orthopedic Foundation is made of sturdy, heat-treated spruce wood. The decision to go with spruce wood as well as choosing heat-treated wood as part of our latex mattress materials was a conscious effort on the part of PlushBeds in keeping with our commitment to green manufacturing processes and green mattresses to provide families with healthy choices in bedding.

Untangling the Weave of Thread Counts

Most people are unaware that the term thread count when selecting sheets is more than just a pretty phrase (and corresponding number) to attach to bed linens. In fact, it’s a scientific term with strict standards as to exactly how the threads that comprise thread count are counted.

The Best Summer Sheets

Summer is coming fast. Did you know that sheets can make a world of difference in how well you sleep? Many people are in the market for sheets this time of year. The right sheets can make new and innovative ways to keep your cool at night without breaking the bank by turning the air conditioning way down.

Is it Time for a New Pillow?

People will try many remedies and changes in order to get a better night’s sleep. However, few people think to look at their pillows when making sleep-related changes. Unfortunately, sometimes the simple solutions, such as replacing pillows, deliver the most immediate, not to mention beneficial results.

What is Organic Cotton?

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In an effort to live greener lives, people around the world are turning to options such as organic foods, building materials, and even fibers, such as cotton. How fast is the organic fiber market growing? According to the Organic Trade Association, fiber sales grew 10.4 percent in 2009 to reach an impressive $521 million.

How Performance Bedding Works

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Research consistently indicates that temperature is closely tied to sleep quality. Cotton and flannel sheets are infamous for trapping heat close to the skin, making it difficult to fall and remain asleep. Even if you do manage to fall asleep, overheating during the night can cause countless disruptions to your sleep, greatly reducing its quality. Performance bedding doesn’t hold the heat close to your skin. Instead, it breathes in a manner that allows body heat to escape keeping you cooler throughout the night for better sleeping conditions, much like the temperature-regulating properties of a natural latex mattress. But, how does this impressive bedding work?

Neck Pain After Sleeping

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Sleep is such a rare commodity these days that no one wants to deal with a painful neck after getting those oh-so-precious z’s. However, if you wake with neck pain, you’re not alone.

“Sleeping wrong” is one of the most common causes of neck pain upon waking in the morning, according to the National Institutes of Health. Thankfully, in many cases, there are simple fixes to the problem. Some of them are easier to implement than others. If you’re experiencing neck pain after sleeping, these are some of the things you’ll want to try to eliminate your personal pain in the neck.

This Thanksgiving, Be Thankful for An All Natural Latex Mattress

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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s hard not to think of everything we have in our lives to be thankful for. While the first things we should all be thankful for are our health, happiness, family, friends, safety and freedom, there are of course many other things you’d be hard pressed to living without. One thing that comes to my mind is my nice warm bed. Once you live life with an all natural latex mattress, it’s hard to imagine going to bed on anything but. Let’s find out the secret behind these great mattresses and why this Thanksgiving when people go around the table to say what they’re thankful for, latex mattresses will be at the top of the list.

Inside Celebrity Bedrooms: What Celeb Has the Best Bed Style?

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We’ve all wondered what the inside of our favorite celebrities’ houses look like, and today we have a chance to check out some celebrity bedrooms. We’ve gone over the sleep habits of celebrities and even how they put their children to bed at night, so let’s cover something new. The style and decoration of these bedrooms may surprise you and who knows, you might find some helpful tips when spicing up your own bedroom. Most styles of celebrities, especially styles for the home, can be found at affordable prices all over the world. Let’s see what comforters and duvet covers are on top of the botanical latex mattresses of Hollywood’s favorites.

Organize the Bedroom Without Destroying Your Sanity

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In today’s world, it seems we have steps and “how tos” for almost all areas of life. How to get a foot in the door to a new job, how to talk to your kids about touchy issues, but one area where we can sometimes be left in the dark is when it comes to the bedroom. Learning how to organize the bedroom may seem trivial, but this task can help you live a much more calm and focused life. By eliminating the stress of a messy room, you could eliminate a lot more problems than you think.