PlushBeds Green Sleep Blog | Best Latex Mattress & Natural Sleeping Source - Part 2

Mattress Safety – Natural Fire Barriers vs. Chemical Fire Barriers

nontoxic mattress

Waking up to the smell of smoke and feeling the burning hot flames from your bed on fire is something you may never want to think about. Unfortunately, mattress fires happen. According to CBS News, there were an estimated 17,800 bedding and mattress fires in the U.S. in just 2001 alone. Of these, 8,500 fires involved pillows or mattresses.

Mattress Certifications – What Do They Mean? GOLS, GOTS, OEKO-TEX, GreenGuard Gold

certification seals

Are you worried about your mattress containing harmful chemicals? There are so many different certifications which make different claims. This can make it difficult to determine if the mattress you’re about to purchase is partially or completely free of chemicals.

10 Natural Herbs for Sleep

In today’s modern world our pace of life is faster and more stressful than that of our ancestors. This is why the sleep aid industry has experienced a huge upsurge in business. As many of us turn to more natural ways of getting our bodies back in sync, we wish to avoid many of the downsides of these man-made drugs and preparations.

Is it Time to Replace Your Toxic Mattress With a Natural Latex Mattress?

You spend approximately one third of your life in bed. With that in mind, it’s a good idea to invest in a mattress that will promote good health and comfort rather than going for the one that has the lowest possible price tag.

How to Create an Eco-Friendly Nursery

baby nursery

Leading an eco-friendly lifestyle is something that used to be somewhat of a challenge. However, with so much of an emphasis on being more environmentally aware nowadays, being green in the nursery is far easier than you might have thought.

If you’re looking for some natural and chemical-free ways of decorating your little one’s nursery, there are so many ways you can make their room both appealing and safe. Take a look at these awesome ideas to get you started.

What is the Harvesting Process for Latex Mattresses?

rubber trees

When you’re looking at making your home more sustainable, there are a variety of changes you can make. Your mattress is a very good place to start. All-natural latex mattresses are made from the protective fluid underneath the bark of the Hevea Brasiliensis rubber tree. You may be wondering how that can make a sturdy mattress. Below, we find that out, as well as look at the harvesting process for latex mattresses.

Benefits of an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Service

green cleaners

Eco-friendly cleaning might be considered to be a trend or a fad; however, for many of us, green cleaning is an extension of how we live our lives. All too often we’re living fast-paced and busy lifestyles that are stressful and incredibly busy. Because of this, when we’re cleaning our homes, we might feel tempted to choose quick fix chemical-laden products from the store. However, these instant cleaning products are filled with harmful toxins that in turn create a very unhealthy environment.

Tips for Sleeping Good When Away from Your Latex Mattress  

luxury hotel bedroom

Whether you’re on vacation staying in a hotel or staying with friends, it takes a little time to get used to sleeping in an unfamiliar bed. The first couple nights can be rough, but you’ll manage. However, trying to sleep on the uncomfortable hotel mattress with too-tight sheets or too-soft pillows can make for an uncomfortable night’s sleep.

Frequently Asked Questions about Latex Mattress Toppers

natural latex mattress topper

You may have heard about the many benefits latex mattress toppers have to offer for a better night’s sleep. They can help you wake up rested and absent much of the stiffness and soreness related to sleeping on a bed that may not provide the right combination of softness and support to meet your body’s unique needs.

These are a few questions people commonly ask about latex mattress toppers that may help you make your final decision about whether this is the right choice for you.

How is a Latex Mattress Made?

rubber tree tapping

Latex mattresses are growing in popularity as people discover the many wonderful, back-saving, environmental, and other benefits they deliver – not to mention their exceptionally long lifespans when compared to other mattresses. But, as awareness is raised about the many benefits of sleeping on a natural latex mattress, there is a corresponding increase in questions about how latex mattresses are made.