Sit n’ Sleep Blog

How to Choose the Best Guest Mattress

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  February 20, 2013

Category: Mattresses
Guest mattresses are an important addition to a home, yet they often go overlooked. It’s important to remember that the guest bed is not just a cheap formality, but should be a quality mattress. This doesn’t mean you have to spend big bucks on an expensive mattress, but you should invest in a well made product. Here are tips to remember when choosing the best guest mattress: ‘Tis the Season The time when most people have guests is around the holidays. With so many holidays in such a short span of time, many family members will consolidate travel time and

Why sleep on a Hybrid?

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  February 13, 2013

Category: Mattresses
Hybrid mattresses come in a variety of different combinations of materials. These mattresses can have memory foam, latex, innerspring composition, or other alternative materials. Here are a few reasons why you should be sleeping on a hybrid mattress: Extra Comfort The great thing about hybrid mattresses is that they provide supreme comfort. The latex or memory foam topper gives sleepers excellent comfort because the material conforms to your body to provide the most comfortable sleeping experience possible. Memory foam has been more sought after than ever lately because of its reputation for providing a weightlessly comfortable sleeping experience. The memory

Spotlight of the Month: Beautyrest

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  February 7, 2013

Category: Mattresses
From AirCool design to Independent Support Technology, Beautyrest Mattresses have been revolutionizing the way we sleep since 1925. Beautyrest has been the leading choice for sleepers everywhere thanks to breakthrough technology and superior quality. Sit ‘n Sleep has listed a few reasons why Beautyrest is a leading brand:                                                                                                Less Motion Transfer Do you

Why Do You Toss and Turn in the Night?

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  January 30, 2013

Category: Mattresses
Sleep should be restful, right? So why do you spend the majority of your night tossing and turning, trying to get comfortable, and watching the hours tick by on the clock? There are a few things that could be causing your discomfort and lack of sleep, the main one being your mattress! We have a few tips on how to create the best night’s sleep:  Have Support As a mattress ages, it loses its shape. Have you ever slept in a bed that has a dent in the middle? That’s a clear sign that the mattress should have been replaced

Does Size Really Matter? The Pros to Sleeping on a Queen Mattress

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  January 23, 2013

Category: Mattresses
It’s an age old question and when it comes to your mattress, size really does matter. From Twins to California Kings, there are many different size options for mattresses. We have 3 top reasons why you should be sleeping on a queen mattress: Size Does Matter The size of the mattress matters, but so does the size of the sleeper! If you’re over 5’5”, you should be looking for a queen or larger. For the average American man, a full size bed is simply too short, and his feet will hang off the edge. Full size and twin beds are

How to Choose the Best Mattress for You

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  January 9, 2013

Category: Mattresses
Choosing a mattress can seem daunting. What size do I need? What does pillow top mean? Are firm mattresses really better for you? With Sit n’ Sleep we can help you find the perfect mattress: Know your size. Did you know that your height determines which bed size you should have? The general rule of thumb is if you are taller than 5’5”, you need a queen or larger. A full mattress and smaller are made for people shorter than 5’5”. You will also want to consider if you have a sleeping partner or whether you plan to have one

Spotlight of the Month: Serta

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  December 12, 2012

Category: Mattresses
For more than 75 years Serta has been producing excellent quality mattresses that can provide you with a better night’s sleep.  From innerspring to latex foam, Serta has a variety of mattress types that are sure to fit what you need. Innerspring Mattresses Serta Spencer Plush (innerspring) These mattresses have a spring and a comfort layer.  The innerspring is what supports you while you sleep.  There are 4 main types of innerspring mattresses: Open (or Bonnell) Coil Mattress: This mattress has hourglass-shaped coils that are attached to surrounding coils with a small wire helical.  Though these open coils wear quicker

Why is Memory Foam so Popular?

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  December 5, 2012

Category: Mattresses
What exactly is memory foam? We’ve all seen the commercials with someone jumping on a mattress with a glass of red wine that never tips over, but what is it made of? What is memory foam? Technically, memory foam is a high density visco-elastic polyurethane material. Translation? It’s a super dense material that molds either to pressure or heat. This means that it’s denser than traditional mattresses, making it more supportive.  But just because it’s denser, doesn’t mean it’s firmer. The material used to make memory foam is sensitive to heat, so a mattress made of memory foam will conform

Three Questions to Ask Yourself about Mattress Comfort Levels

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  November 20, 2012

Category: Mattresses
From Firm to Ultra Plush, mattress comfort levels are designed to accommodate certain sleep habits and sleep health.  With so many levels of comfort, it can be overwhelming to find the one that’s right for you.  We have found three questions that your sleeping style is sure to fit into: 1.      Do you experience back pain? Firm and Cushion Firm comfort levels are great for those who experience back pain. Three Questions to Ask Yourself about Mattress Comfort Levels A Firm mattress is ideal for larger individuals, as more body mass requires more support. A Cushion Firm offers superior support

Sit n’ Sleep Partners with Habitat for Humanity

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  November 14, 2012

Category: Mattresses
Sit n’ Sleep has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help families in the Los Angeles area. The families will receive new mattresses, box springs, and frames, courtesy of Sit n’ Sleep.  Sit n’ Sleep’s efforts will make sure that more than 80 families will have a good place to sleep with a roof over their heads.  Both companies are very proud and happy to be helping the families of Los Angeles. Sit n’ Sleep will be “adopting” every home Habitat for Humanity has built in the LA area. “We are so grateful and touched by this generous donation of

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