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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

Spotlight of the Month: Tempur-Pedic

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  November 7, 2012

Category: Mattresses
Chances are you’ve heard of Tempur-Pedic mattresses. But why is there so much hype? From mattresses that highly conform to your body for better pressure relief to unmatched pillowy softness, read on to find out why everyone is talking about Tempur-Pedic mattresses: You won’t disturb your partner You’ve seen the commercials.  Someone jumps up and down on a mattress with a glass of red wine standing on the other side, and the glass doesn’t even move. That’s no gimmick. With Tempur-Pedic mattresses, the memory foam material absorbs energy and displaces weight. There’s no reason why you would want to jump

Three Top Benefits of an Adjustable Mattress

Posted by Sit n' Sleep on  October 31, 2012

Category: Sleep Tips
Getting a good night’s rest means more than just waking up alert and ready for the day. It means taking care of your body, staving off health problems, and healing the body through the natural restorative process that takes place during sleep. But why sit in unnatural positions and scrunch up pillows just to get comfortable on your bed? Adjustable mattress technology has grown in popularity recently which allows for a more personalized sleep experience. Read on to find out about three great benefits of adjustable mattresses:  1.      You Won’t Disturb Your Partner Reading, working, or watching television in bed is easier

Three Reasons to Replace Your Old Mattress

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  October 23, 2012

Category: Sleep Tips
If you are suffering anything from sleeplessness to back pain to allergies, the cause might be your mattress. Did you know it’s recommended that you replace your mattress every eight years? Why? Your mattress ages over time, and this leads to some serious issues.  Here are three reasons why you’ll want to retire your old mattress now: 1. Mattresses Get Dirty One of the first things to happen to a new mattress is that it simply gets dirty. Over time, oils and sweat from our sleeping bodies will get into the mattress and sometimes even make it start to smell.

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