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5 benefits of buying adjustable slats

So with the mountain of information available about buying mattresses, the other support system is largely forgotten.  The slats, ensemble base or bed base of any kind (including the floor if that's your thing) plays a huge roll in supplying your sleep support.  Luckily, I think the bed base is a much easier decision.  Slats have come a long way from...
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2 years with a Triocell mattress & Super slats

We asked staff member Lana their thoughts on the Triocell mattress & Super slats two years down the track So we know Lana was thrilled with her mattress after a few months.  The combination of Triocell medium mattress, super slats and triocell softcare pillows were comfortable, eased aches and pains and eliminated the pins and needles she was getting in her arm...
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Find the Perfect Sleep Position

‘Find the Perfect Sleep Position – Comfortable sleeping with common conditions’ an article by The Wall Street Journal Stomach, Back or Side? How You Slumber Can Aggravate Pain, Prevent the Body From Bouncing Back Article by SUMATHI REDDY for the Wall Street Journal (link: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595704578241642030220064.html) A version of this article appeared January 15, 2013, on page D1 in the U.S....
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How are memory foam mattresses useful in reducing back pain?

Our Grand Soleil foam mattresses provide excellent anatomical support in combination with perfectly aligned body weight distribution across the surface of the mattress. The Etoile and Zefiro models have both received medical grades in Italy which guarantee their suitability for alleviating back pain and are certifiably recommended by A.F.I (The Italian Physiotherapists Association). The mattress’ visco elastic top...
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The Reasons Mattress Prices Vary So Much

Why is there such variance in the price of foam mattresses?  For example, foam mattresses are available from $200 or so, and run right through into the thousands, what differences do these mattresses have to reflect the price variations? The reason different foams are at different prices is technology.  The may look similar on the outside, but what goes into...
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Your Haven at Home: 3 Inexpensive Tips for a Healthier Bedroom

Your bedroom should feel like a healthy sanctuary. Bring a new sense of comfort and grounding to your sleep haven with these simple tips — no hefty cost required!   1. Take out tons of tech: The number one — and easiest— way to make your bedroom healthier tonight? Stop hanging out with your computer and phone in bed. If you can't...
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Quality Indicators in Foam Mattresses

There are many foam mattresses on the market at the moment but the increased popularity of this type of mattress has meant the production of many cheap and inferior products. There are several key factors you should look for when researching, which include: •    Foam density.  Foam density does not relate to comfort (i.e. soft, medium or firm) it is an...
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What is foam density and why is it important?

Foam density is not just weight. It’s actually a measurement of mass per unit volume. The density of a mattress refers to the quantity of raw ingredients in the finished product, the more ingredient used, the higher the density, the less ingredient used, the lower the density (and the more air there is in the foam).  Density is a...
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Natural Mattress Vs Spring Mattress

Inner-spring mattresses may be the most common type of mattress used, but that doesn't mean that they are the best for you. We have put together 5 simple reasons why you should choose a Natural Mattress over an Inner-spring:   1. SAGGING Inner-spring mattresses need to be flipped or rotated approximately once every three months in order for the mattress to wear...
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Mattress Support and Back Pain

Choosing the right mattress is a very personal matter, especially if you suffer from back pain. Your mattress of choice holds the potential to help, hinder or create back aches and pains and this means a decision on the correct mattress for you is not one to be taken lightly.   Back aches and pains can be linked to a number...
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How to Choose a Mattress for a Poor Sleeper

This article was contributed by Christopher Fitch, the Site Editor for www.qmattresses.com, a leading mattress review and ratings and sleep-information website.   Poor quality sleep can generally be characterized by several measurable symptoms. The three most obvious -  not getting the recommended 8 hours of sleep per night, waking periodically throughout the night and waking the next morning and still feeling...
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What does good mattress support look like?

Sleeping on an unsupportive mattress can cause or worsen back aches and pains. Lack of support from a mattress encourages poor posture, strains muscles and does not help keep the spine in alignment, all of which contribute to back pain. But what does correct support look and feel like?   STRAIGHT SPINE A good mattress is designed to enhance your sleep by...
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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Mattress

This article was contributed by Christopher Fitch, the Site Editor for QMattresses, a leading Mattress Reviews, ratings and sleep-information website.   When people decide to purchase a new mattress, they often undervalue the importance of their decision and end up with a product that not only leaves them dissatisfied, but potentially in pain for several years. When you consider...
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The Importance of a Good Bed Base

Having the perfect mattress isn’t entirely up to the mattress itself. When investing in a quality mattress, it is important to team it with a quality base in order to get the most out of it. Choosing the right bed base will make all the difference. Now, which one to choose? Here is a guide to help you navigate...
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How to Tell if you Need A New Mattress

When you have a piece of furniture that needs replacing, it’s because it is old, out of style, broken or no longer suits your needs. With a mattress, it’s not always so easy to tell that you need a new one. Here are a few pointers to help recognise if it’s time for a new mattress. UNCOMFORTABLE If your...
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Tips For Mattress Shopping

Article written by Eliza Williams (Beyond Furniture)   We have noticed that many people have an anxiety about mattress shopping and selection, more so than with other furniture purchases.  This is understandable though, as there does seem like extra pressure to make the right decision about a mattress, given it will be where you sleep for the next few years,...
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Q & A with a customer who purchased a natural mattress and bed

Christine, 32 lives in Sydney with her partner Luke, 34.   1. What were you sleeping on before you got your new sleep system? Before I received my sleep system from Beyond Furniture, I was sleeping on an inner-spring mattress on a flat base that I bought with my bed about 9 or 10 years ago. It wasn’t a particularly good quality mattress and...
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Memory Foam Pillows Improve Sleeping Comfort

If you already have a memory foam mattress, you should give some serious thought to purchasing a memory foam pillow as well. Upgrading your pillow will help complete your luxury sleep experience and help ensure you get the most restful, comfortable sleep possible.   Beyond Furniture's natural foam pillows come in a variety of types, including Zefiro pillow, Therapeutic memory foam contour...
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Adjustable Beds…Modern Lifestyle

When people think of adjustable beds they sometimes associate them with the stereotypical hospital bed. If you have ever been in the hospital you probably don’t have very fond memories of the beds (or anything else). But time has changed, these days people like to use their laptop computer on bed or even watch TV in bed, an adjustable...
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