Studies show that approximately 60% of the population consider themselves side sleepers. Being a side sleeper myself, I’d like to share some quick tips on how to find the best mattress for your side sleeping position. First, it’s worth noting the biggest mistake side sleepers make when shopping for a new mattress is choosing a ... Read moreHow To Find The Best Mattress For Side Sleepers
A natural latex mattress is the ultimate choice if you are thinking of making a strategic investment in the quality of your sleep. Maybe it’s not perfect for everyone, but it’s certainly the best nature can give us to sleep on. We are very confident, right? We have reasons to be. It’s because natural latex ... Read moreTop 8 Reasons To Buy A Natural Latex Mattress
Has it been a long time since you’ve had a good-night’s sleep? Perhaps you are longing for that soothing embrace of your bed all day long, but come bedtime, something’s amiss, and that might just be your mattress. Over the years, it’s become home to minuscule critters that you do not want anywhere near you ... Read moreLatex Mattress vs. Topper
Do you wake up feeling fresh or do you sometimes feel more exhausted than when you went to bed? If it’s the latter, then maybe your shoddy old mattress is the culprit. Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, young or old, the quality of your mattress and, by extension, your sleep, can ... Read moreWhat Latex Mattress Should You Buy
The feeling of a good night’s sleep is incomparable. You get to wake up feeling revitalized, energized and ready to take on the day. Did you know that up until now you have probably spent over 25% of your life sleeping? This makes your bed one of the most important pieces of furniture in your ... Read moreDoes Your Latex Hybrid Mattress Affect Your Sleep and Health
In the sunny Golden State, we’re probably all hot sleepers. What’s out there that can help you stay cool as a cucumber and get your Zzzzs as you should? Well, the first thing to check is your pillow. Does it ease your problem or exacerbate it? Considering that your favorite custom mattress manufacturer San Diego ... Read moreHelp for Hot Sleepers – Get the Right Pillow
You often need a good environment to get a good night’s sleep. If you find yourself getting up watery-eyed or if you have irregular sleep, your body could be signaling you to get a new pillow (and a mattress maybe, but that’s a different story). There are no better sleeping accessories than a good pillow ... Read moreWhat Types of Pillows Are There in Mattress Stores in San Diego?
There are mixed signals whether or not you should get your Z’s with your dog in the bed. It’s a case-to-case thing, with arguments for both sides really. Even though it doesn’t sound like something San Diego mattress stores could shed some light on, Mattress Makers do have some information to share on the matter, ... Read moreShould You Share Your Bed With Your Pooch?
Have you already been on a tour around San Diego mattress stores? Whether you are scrounging information up to make a good shopping decision or whether you are simply interested to know the difference for some future consideration, read on. Here are the most important points. The basics First off, you should be aware that ... Read moreLatex Mattresses vs. Spring Coil Mattresses
Some statistics says that there are 78 million dogs in the USA and that around 44% of all American households have a pooch. We’re a dog-loving nation! It’s no wonder then that we also spend a good deal of our family budget on our furry friends. The same statistics source also cites that average dog ... Read moreWhat Your Dog Sleeps On Counts!
On March 12th the USA changed its clocks one hour forwards. Instead of 2 AM, it was changed to 3 AM, essentially robbing us of one hour of quality sleep. So what is daylight saving and why does it exist? More importantly, does it affect our sleep and how? We can all agree that sleep ... Read moreHow Does Daylight Saving Time Affect Our Sleep?
We can all agree that getting enough quality night sleep is important. However, some of us are not getting enough of it for a variety of reasons. The standard 8 hours per night may not be as accurate as you think it is. In fact, each person has different needs when it comes to sleep. ... Read moreHere’s How Much Sleep You Should Get According to Your Age
We have all been there, trying unsuccessfully to fall asleep, ending up wide awake and still tired in the morning. Insomnia can be acute, and fortunately, this is the most common type. However, for some people, insomnia is a chronic state and more often than not they do not get enough sleep. There are several ... Read moreThe Most Common Causes of Insomnia
We are constantly told that sleep is important for normal functioning of our organisms. And it is true; we need around 8 hours of (most commonly) nocturnal sleep when our bodies and minds can rest and reset for the next day. Finding the proper mattress to sleep on is probably one of the most important ... Read moreHow sleep works in the animal world
This topic is somewhat unsavory, since we are naturally repulsed by the idea of various insects and similar animals crawling in our beds, especially while we are sleeping in them. Luckily, all of these pest problems are easily solvable, and with a good mattress, you really have nothing to worry about. And if you believe ... Read moreParasites: The Unwelcome Guests in Our Beds
Do you have some special design in mind for your bed, but are afraid that you won’t be able to find a suitable mattress for it? Well, fear no more. There are specialized companies which design custom made mattresses to fit your needs. And if you have always wanted to do something a bit different ... Read moreCustom mattresses
We have recently posted a list of unusual beds you may find yourself sleeping on. However, the list was so long that we simply had to split it in two parts. This is the continuation of the list, with even stranger (and less feasible) bed options. You won’t find these beds in mattress stores in ... Read moreUnusual Beds – Part 2
The best part of a long day is definitely the moment when you can finally slip into your bed and rest. Whether it is a state-of-the-art natural response mattress, or a good old coil-springs one, it feels like a cloud. Most of us have a solid idea what a bed should look like. However, there ... Read moreUnusual beds
If you are looking for a mattress in San Diego, or any other big city in the USA, you can say you are spoilt for choice. There are not only numerous stores, but the stores themselves have an abundance of options, depending on your price range, comfort requirements and sizes. In order to choose a ... Read moreWhat You Eat Affects the Quality of Your Sleep
In the modern world, we tend to brush off dreams as irrelevant, as fanciful stories our minds weave for themselves while we sleep and nothing more. But in the olden days, people paid much more attention to their dreams and considered them hugely important for everyday life. In fact, medical practice in Ancient Greece relied ... Read moreCan Dreams Tell You Something about Your Health?
We all want to sleep easy at night. That’s why we invest in a top quality mattress. Still, some of us suffer from sleeping disorders. Some are quite mild and can be shrugged off as a slight nuisance. Others can be quite troublesome, and even downright dangerous. Some of them need to be treated by a ... Read moreCommon Sleeping Disorders and What to Do About Them
It’s no secret that mattress shopping in San Diego isn’t the most fun and easy thing to do. It also doesn’t help when you have mattress companies capitalizing on customers lack of knowledge when it comes to mattresses and mattress shopping. This has led to many unhappy customers throughout the industry, and the mattress industry ... Read moreThe 9 Most Common Mattress Shopping Mistakes… And How To Avoid Them
Have you ever had one of those nights when you slept for at least 8 or 9 hours, yet you woke up as tired as you went to bed? Or even more, so have you ever had a night when you only slept 4-6 hours and you woke up feeling recharged and energized? Not all ... Read moreThe Sleep Cycle Explained
We have all been witness to the shift in the perspective towards the eco-friendly and sustainable technologies. It is not surprising that we also have natural hybrid mattresses that fall into this category. After all, we spend a large portion of our lives sleeping. Therefore, being surrounded by safe eco-friendly materials during the most important ... Read moreHere Is Why the Latex Hybrid Mattress Is So Popular
There are so many kinds of mattresses that you might be overwhelmed when it comes to shopping for one. Do you want a firm one, or a soft one? Do you need springs or not? Is memory foam the best choice for you, or is latex better? Rest easy, for here is a short list ... Read moreYou Won’t Find the Right Mattress in San Diego Unless You Consider These
It’s that time again. Your mattress has worn down and you need to buy a new one. It has been so long since you went mattress shopping (or it’s the first time you’re doing it alone). Do you even know where to start? How do you pick the right mattress store in San Diego? San ... Read moreHow To Choose A Mattress According to Your Sleeping Position
Buying a mattress for your child is an even bigger challenge than buying one for yourself. First of all, there’s the fact that they are growing and their bodies are constantly changing. Secondly, you want only the best for them, which adds some pressure to make just the right choice. Let’s have a look at ... Read moreHow To Choose A Mattress For Your Kid?
Mattresses haven’t always been with us, at least not as we know them today. The concepts of health and comfort went through many transformations throughout the ages as we can see from the history of mattresses. Ancient Egypt Commoners used to sleep on piles of palm leaves stuffed in the corner, whereas pharaoh Tutankhamun ... Read moreWhat Did People Use To Sleep On?
Sleep… we all know it’s important and it’s something we all wish we can have more of but have you ever wondered why is it important and why do we want more of it? Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist. In this video he answers the question “Why do we sleep?” 3 key points he ... Read moreWhy Do We Sleep?
A twin mattress is single, while couples who sleep on a full or double mattress each have a crib’s-width space to themselves! Mattress sizes may have been confusing, but here is a quick guide to put an end to the confusion. Twin mattress Twin mattresses are intended for a single sleeper and this is the ... Read moreA Quick Mattress Size Guide
Ensuring restorative sleep and proper support in a mattress costs quite a lot these days, especially in terms of nerves and time. Every year literally millions of shoppers get bogged down in an attempt to find the right mattress. What overwhelms them is that every mattress retail shop is a hive buzzing with unique models ... Read moreHow Mattress Retailers Get Rich off Customers
Doesn’t sound like something you’d expect, does it? Sleeping accessories? No, it’s not about fashion or jewelry (in a way…). These are unbelievable items and gadgets that can improve your sleeping experience in different ways depending on your needs and preferences. For the curious Are you interested in finding out more about how you sleep ... Read moreSleep Accessories to Enhance Your Sleeping Experience
Have you started hunting for a new mattress or are you still thinking about it? Did you know that buying a new mattress is said to be more stressful than buying a new car? It’s not something you buy on very often and the retailers are bent on confusing you. But, if you collect some ... Read moreInnerspring Mattresses Have Their Merits
Be careful what you go to bed with. If you have a mattress you haven’t changed in years and you don’t wash your bedding every week in hot water, chances are high your bed is home to dust mites. In that case, you might be providing these microscopic creatures with everything they need –a soft, ... Read moreAre You Sleeping With Dust Mites?
Have your grandparents always nagged to you about going to bed late? Did they reiterate: An hour before midnight is worth two after? Well, maybe you’ll be pleased to know that they’re not quite right. Dr. Matt Walker, who teaches at the University of California, says that there is no magic sleep that goes away ... Read moreThe Perfect Bedtime?
Counting sheep, hot cocoa and a warm bath don’t do the trick for many of us who find it difficult to fall asleep. Here is a list of some tried and tested hacks that are very likely to get you to your Z’s. Breathe through the left nostril This breathing exercise comes from yoga and ... Read moreTricks to Fall Asleep Faster
I know silly question right? How can my mattress possibly be gassy since it can’t eat beans or cabbage? Obviously that is not the gas I am referring to. The “gas” released from your mattress which I am referring to should be cause for concern. Not the type of concern that makes you paranoid and ... Read moreIs Your Bed Gassy?
Choosing the right mattress is important. However, it is not all that easy to do. The team at Consumer Reports created some tips on how to choose the right mattress. It’s not about falling for the fancy terms used by mattress retailers. It’s about trying and testing them out for yourself. They explain it here in this ... Read moreConsumer Reports Take On Choosing The Right Mattress
We have talked before how hard it is to go mattress shopping and how it can be such a daunting task. In previous articles we focused more on the buying process of the consumer such as choosing the right firmness and the importance of the quality of materials in a mattress. This one is ... Read moreMattress Sales Gimmicks
Mattress shopping can be one of the most daunting tasks we each face at some point in our life. Whether the reason be because you have no idea if the mattress you try in the store is going to feel the same as when you buy it, or you are simply overwhelmed by the sea ... Read more6 Quick Tips For Choosing The Right Mattress
Sleep is wonderful. I have never met a person who did not like sleep. Wait a minute, I take that back, my 1.5 year old and 3 year old daughters don’t like sleep but I think it’s just a phase they are going through. And now that I have kids I have much more respect for ... Read more13 Things About Sleep You May Not Have Known
Ever Wonder what is happening when you’re sleeping? The Huffington Post recently posted this infographic helping us understand what goes on. A lot more is going on than just looking like a dead fish when you’re sleeping. When we sleep we go through what is called a sleep cycle, and within those sleep cycles 4 stages ... Read moreWhat's Happening When You're Asleep
It’s 6am Monday morning and you wake up to one of the most awful sounds ever known to mankind, the dreaded alarm clock. You roll over and hit the snooze button telling yourself an extra 9 minutes of sleep is going to make getting out of bed so much easier. Then comes that horrible sound ... Read moreYou Snooze, You Lose…How Your Snooze Button Is Killing Your Sleep And Productivity
We have become a people consumed with media. Whether it be our TV, our smart phone, or our tablet, we are like the Depeche Mode we just can’t get enough. The problem with this is it has started to affect our quality of sleep. In order for us to get the most out of our ... Read moreWhat To Remove From Your Room Right Now For Better Sleep
Yaaawn… You finally begin to wake up after hitting the snooze button one too many times and all you can think of is you need coffee NOW! So, you stumble to the kitchen and pick out your favorite coffee and begin brewing. Just the smell of your favorite coffee beans gives you a nice kickstart ... Read moreCoffee and Sleep… It’s A Love Hate Relationship
The group of people who have the toughest time shopping for a mattress is couples. They not only have to get the comfort level right for each partner but there are two other big factors they must consider in order to have a great night sleep. I am going to go over the two issues ... Read moreFinding The Best Mattress For Couples
Hey! It’s the New Year, which means a new you. You have written new goals and on the top of the list, if you’re like most Americans is to get healthy! I’m sure you’ve signed up for that gym pass promising yourself you’ll be good this time and will workout every day. No longer will ... Read moreThe 3rd Pillar Of Health
Sleep is probably one of the most glorious acts we do each day. It is amazing how sleep helps us feel refreshed, restores our body, and relaxes our muscles. However, approximately 30% of the population complains about sleep disruption. To help you sleep better, I have listed three activities you must avoid doing before going ... Read more3 Activities To Avoid Before Going To Bed
A common question we get here at San Diego Mattress Makers, is what type of mattress should I get, a latex mattress or memory foam? Usually the person who asks that question is tired of their innerspring mattress and wants to try something different. A simple answer to that question is it depends… There are many variables ... Read moreLatex Mattresses vs Memory Foam
So you’re shopping for an innerspring mattress but don’t know the difference? This article is all about the different types of innerspring mattresses on the market. The goal of this article is not to tell you which is better, rather it is so that you know the type of innerspring mattress you are purchasing. ... Read moreDifferent Types Of Innersprings
If you are in the market for a latex mattress the biggest question you probably want to know is what’s the difference between Talalay and Dunlop. I am sure you have already went over to the google machine and started some research of your own. If you have, you may be getting conflicting information about ... Read moreTalalay Latex VS Dunlop
So you want to learn about latex? Latex is one of the older and also newer types of mattresses. Latex has been used in mattresses since the 1920’s but within the last decade have made a huge resurgence. Latex has the reputation of being one of the most durable and supportive mattress types around. Long ... Read moreLatex Mattress Overview
When I am asked about latex mattresses often times people are curious on the feel and the process on how a latex mattress is manufactured. It is funny to think you can you sleep on the same thing that is worn on the hands of doctors? A latex mattress in an all-natural rubber that ... Read moreWhat Is A Latex Mattress?
We all love perfect. We all want the perfect job, the perfect house, the perfect spouse, or even perfect kids. But like most things very few things can be perfect. What about the perfect mattress? Is there such thing as the perfect mattress? Well, it depends, there are several factors to look for when looking ... Read moreHow To Find the Perfect Mattress
Is the Pope Catholic? No just kidding… it all depends. If your mattress looks anything like the picture listed in this article then the answer is a definite yes. If it doesn’t then what you will want to do is evaluate how your body feels after a night’s rest. Are you waking up with aches ... Read moreDo I Need A New Mattress?