My Experience In Providing Mattress Recommendations

Mattress Recommendation Track Record

I’ve reviewed a lot of mattresses in my day (see my list here) and have certainly slept on a lot of different mattresses.  Most of my recommendations turn out very well, but I don’t always have a 100% hit rate.  I’ve noticed over the years that it just isn’t possible to nail down what the perfect mattress would be for ...

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Sleeping Pads – Types and Uses

Sleeping pads rolled

Sleeping Pad Sleeping pads help make your camping trip more comfortable, placing a layer between you and the hard — and sometimes rocky — ground. Though the comfort is nice, it’s also an additional item to pack in the car and carry to the site. Prices can range from just $20 to several hundred depending on the style and quality ...

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The Downside Of A Mattress That’s Really Comfortable

We all love the feeling of having an amazingly comfortable mattress.  I know that after having an especially tough work day, it’s really nice to know that I’m going to jump into a really comfortable bed that will put me to sleep and keep me asleep through the night.  The positive effects of having a great, comfortable mattress are plentiful ...

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My Recent Experience Going Into A Mattress Store

just a mattress retail store

I thought it would be really interesting to walk into a mattress store and see what the experience would be like.  I wanted to see how the salespeople would interact with me and see whether they would try to push certain mattresses on me versus others.  Maybe I have too much time on my hands.  I’m not really sure, but ...

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Taking A Look Ahead At What’s In Store For 2015

mattress industry predictions

2014 was a very exciting year for the mattress industry.  We saw the explosion of online-only companies and a number of further innovations in the industry.  Casper really brought a lot of attention to the industry and made people take a fresh look at how they buy mattresses (see our review here).  They weren’t alone though, as Tuft and Needle ...

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