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Box Spring Replacement: When To Do It, What To Replace With

Box Spring Replacement: having a solid support is so important for your sleep. If you’ve got an old, tired box spring, it could be interfering with your slumber, no matter what mattress you are using. Saggy box spring = saggy mattress. 

You’ve got lots of box spring replacement options, I’ll take you through all of them along with some recommendations that are popular with my readers. 

Do You Need To Replace Box Springs When Buying A New Mattress?

Do You Need To Replace Box Springs When Buying A New Mattress? MAYBE. Let’s Figure It Out Together.

You’ve done your research, you’ve found your perfect new mattress to give you years of comfortable sleep. Awesome! But hang on: do you need to replace box springs when buying new mattress too??

Luckily for you, the short answer is that you don’t necessarily need to replace one when you replace the other, but there are times when it’s a good idea. Read on and I’ll tell you exactly when you need to replace your box spring. And you don’t even need to replace your box spring with another box spring: a platform base or another bed type could actually be a better choice.

Read on for more info on how to best support that new mattress you’re buying.

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Do I Need A Box Spring? NO. Here’s Why.

I’m so glad you’re asking yourself, “do I need a box spring?”. They’ve been a part of our bedroom setups for our entire lives, it’s something that isn’t questioned much. You might even find it difficult to picture sleeping without one. BUT, box springs are becoming outdated. Their springs are notorious for wearing out, leading to bad sleep no matter what your mattress. They don’t have a nice modern look either.

That leaves you with some questions:

If I don’t need a box spring, why have I been using one for so long?

Is a box spring still useful?

What could I use instead of a box spring?

U.S. Box Spring Overview: No Frills No Hype

U.S. Box Spring – A Simple Product That Does What It Says The name kind of sums itself up neatly, don’t you think? U.S. Box Spring, is, as you should expect, a company that makes box springs direct from their factory in the U.S (Phoenix, Arizona to be precise). They’ve

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Box Spring Vs Platform Bed Frames: Choose Right

Box spring vs platform bed. This is a decision many people ponder over when choosing the right base for their mattress. Box springs are the traditional base we know very well and are quite used to. Platform beds go nicely with many modern mattress types. So which one is the right choice for you?
Is one better than the other?
Is one going to last longer?
There is some critical information you need to know to help you decide which mattress support system is right for you.

Mattress In A Box

The Best Mattress in a Box Options in NZ for 2023

You’ve been meaning to buy a new mattress for ages (who’s reading this with a mattress they’ve had for 10+ years?!). You’ve heard that buying online could be a great idea… you see the names Ecosa, Emma, Winkl (and others) popping up all over your internet. They look cheap, they

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What Is A Mattress In A Box – Canada Perspective

If you’re in the market for a new mattress, you may have heard of a “mattress in a box”. But what is a mattress in a box, and why should Canadians consider buying one? A mattress in a box is a type of mattress that is compressed, vacuum-sealed, and shipped

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Best Pocket Spring Mattress Australia – Recommendation Based On Personal Experience

Best Pocket Spring Mattress Australia – pocket spring mattresses are perfect for Australians. As well as offering great support (and springs that don’t squeak) they’re perfect for the hot climate because air can circulate through the springs to keep you cool and your mattress healthy. Mattresses are big business these

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Best Mattress In A Box Singapore: Top 3 (And The Rest)

Mattress In A Box Singapore: competition is HOT, and I’m here to help you make a great buying decision. It’s no surprise with 100 night sleep trials and the ease of getting a boxed mattress into your apartment that mattresses in boxes are the bed of choice in Singapore, that’s

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Innerspring Mattress Vs Pocket Coil

Innerspring Mattress Vs Pocket Coil: Which Is Best? If you want a mattress with spring support, you’ve got to choose between innerspring and pocket coil mattresses. Despite both mattress types containing springs, they’re actually quite different to each other. In this innerspring mattress vs pocket coil mattress explainer, I’ll tell

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Mattress In A Box NZ – 2023 Update

Mattress In A Box NZ – you’ve got quite a few options, and the list is constantly expanding! I’m a Kiwi, and run this mattress website out of my house in Christchurch. So this article is just for you: my fellow New Zealanders who are looking for mattress in a

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Peacelily Mattress Unboxing + First Impressions

It’s No Secret That I Think Peacelily Is The Best Latex Mattress In The Australia and New Zealand Market. Watch My Peacelily Mattress Unboxing To See If It Lives Up To My Very High Expectations.

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Bed In A Box Pros And Cons

Let’s break down all the pros and all the cons of buying a bed in a box. I’ve got the details, experiences, and research to give you all the info you need.

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Napp Mattress Unboxing And First Impressions

Napp Mattress Unboxing And First Impressions I convinced my parents to buy a Napp mattress. If you want to see it being set up, if you want to take a look at the foam layers inside, and if you want to hear how two people with different sleep preferences are

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What Does Mattress In A Box Mean

What does mattress in a box mean? Well, it means exactly what it sounds like. It’s a mattress that has been packed down into a box. This means easier delivery and lower prices, but you probably have a lot of questions. Is a mattress in a box any good? How does it get into that box? How the heck would you return it if you needed to? I’ve got the answers to all these questions (and more) in this detailed mattress in a box FAQ.

Now that you know that a mattress in a box is exactly what it sounds like, here’s what else I’ll cover in this “What Does Mattress In A Box Mean” explainer:

Is A Mattress In A Box Any Good?
What Types Of Mattress Can You Buy In A Box? (+ My Favorite Type)

How Does The Mattress Get In The Box?
How Long Will A Mattress In A Box Last?
How Much Do They Cost?
What Are The Pros And Cons Of Buying A Mattress In A Box?
Can You Sleep On A Mattress In A Box Straight Away?
Does A Mattress In A Box Need A Box Spring?
Any Tips For Buying A Mattress Online?
How Do I Return A Mattress In A Box? I Can’t Get That Back In The Packaging!

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Best Bed In A Box Reviews: Who Can You Trust?

Buying a mattress online can be an absolute minefield. Not only is there a confusing plethora of options, there are tons of mattress review sites too. These sites (including mine, which you’re reading right now) are all writing what they think are the best or most helpful bed in a box reviews.You’re probably looking for a mattress online because you’re sick of spending time with sleazy salesmen in stores, and just want to make a great decision based on solid information you can trust, right?

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What Is A Bed In A Box? All Your Questions Answered

What is a bed in a box? It sounds strange doesn’t it! The short answer is, it’s a mattress that comes rolled up in a box, which you then open, let expand, and sleep on!I think it’s name is a play on that classic children’s’ toy: the Jack in a Box, which springs out of its box to give giggly children a surprise. Mattresses in a box tend to pop out of their boxes and start expanding quickly, so that’s why it draws the comparison. Further down the post, you’ll see a fun action video of a mattress expanding.

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Buying A Mattress In A Box: Everything You Wanted To Ask

While I’ve been writing my mattress reviews, I notice the same questions coming up over and over again. I thought a handy FAQ post was needed, so you can find all the answers to your burning questions about buying a mattress in a box in the one post.

Wood Platform Bed Frame with Headboard

A Wood Platform Bed Frame with Headboard is a stylish and functional piece of bedroom furniture that not only offers a comfortable sleeping surface but also adds a touch of elegance to your bedroom decor. This bed frame is designed with a combination of aesthetics, durability, and practicality, making it an excellent choice for your bedroom.

Typically crafted from high-quality wood, this platform bed frame features a solid and sturdy construction that provides reliable support for your mattress. It often includes a built-in headboard, adding a focal point to your bedroom while also offering a comfortable backrest for reading or watching TV in bed.

The platform design eliminates the need for a box spring, offering a low-profile and modern look to your bedroom. This design also provides ample under-bed storage space, allowing you to keep your bedroom neat and organized.

A Wood Platform Bed Frame with Headboard is available in various sizes to accommodate different mattress sizes and room configurations. Whether you prefer a classic or contemporary style, this bed frame is a versatile and attractive choice that can enhance the overall aesthetics of your bedroom while providing a comfortable and supportive sleeping surface.

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Can You Put A Mattress On The Floor?

Have you ever wondered if sleeping on a mattress without the comfort of a bed frame is okay? You may be glad to know the answer is a resounding yes!  However, it’s not a hard and fast rule. As with many things, there are numerous factors you need to consider

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The Best Extra Firm Latex Mattress Topper Is PlushBeds

Best Extra Firm Latex Mattress Topper – these are harder to find than you might think, because most toppers are designed to soften a bed. Mattress toppers to make a bed feel firm are a rare thing, and to find the firmest of the firm is even harder. I’ve been

Best Tempurpedic Mattress For Back Pain Is The TempurPedic Adapt

Best TempurPedic Mattress For Back Pain – TempurPedic is a well-established brand in the market with good user satisfaction. The company has developed its own proprietary technology that gives the mattresses more contouring qualities while adapting to every point of contact in the body. It’s no wonder then that the

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Helix Bed Frame – Best Value Frame With A Sleep Trial You Can Buy

Helix Bed Frame – When it comes to wood bed frames, the first two words you want are durability and support. In that respect, the Helix Natural Wood Bed Frame fits the bill and checks all the boxes. It’s sturdy, eco-friendly, chic, and blends in any setting and design in

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SleepOvation Mattress Review – What’s With The “700 Tiny Mattresses Claim?”

SleepOvation Mattress Review – The SleepOvation Mattress is more than just a mattress that gives you comfort and keeps you cool at night. Applying the “tiny mattress” technology, it is literally hundreds of individual mattresses put together inside the same cover to isolate motion, adapt to the pressure points in

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ErgoFlex Mattress Review Australia 2022

ErgoFlex Mattress Review 2022 – if you’re looking for a mattress with generous amounts of memory foam, thoughtful cooling layers, and a price that won’t hurt your pocket, ErgoFlex might just be the perfect mattress for you. I’ve been researching/testing/writing about mattresses for 3 years now, and when a brand

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Hot Mattress Solutions

Hot Mattress Solutions: 6 Easy Ways To Escape The Heat If you’re sleeping hot, it could be ruining your sleep. Luckily, there are things you can do to regulate your mattress temperature so help you sleep cooler. I’ve got 6 hot mattress solutions you can start trying tonight. You want

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What Is An Adjustable Bed Base?

No longer just for hospitals and care settings, adjustable bed bases are exploding in popularity around the world as people look for ways to improve their sleep. Find out how an adjustable base could help YOU,

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Eve Hybrid Mattress Review UK

Eve Hybrid Mattress Review UK 2021- What Real Customers Are Saying Eve Hybrid Mattress Review UK – with prices from £519 and an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 from real customers, the Eve Hybrid Mattress is an attractive mattress in a box option. Let’s take a look at

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Extra Firm Mattress Toppers: Top 3 To Firm Your Bed Up Straight Away

Looking for extra firm mattress toppers to transform your current mattress? I’ve got three of the absolute best options on the market to share with you. SPOILER ALERT: all are made from natural (or organic) latex, because I think it’s the most resilient and durable material you can put on your bed. I’ve got an ultra luxe option, a mid way option, and a budget option so there’s an extra firm mattress topper here to suit anyone. 

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Sagging Mattress Solution

Sagging Mattress Solution – have you got a bad case of mattress sagging? I’m here to help! In this mattress sagging solution article, I’ll run you through the common causes of mattress sag and how to fix them. Some of the fixes you can do right now! I’ve also answered some of the most common mattress sagging questions at the end. Let’s banish that mattress sag and get you sleeping comfortably again!

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Best Memory Foam Mattress For Heavy People

Best Memory Foam Mattress For Heavy People – is there one out there? Yes! You’ve got specific requirements to make sure you are well supported and comfortable as you sleep, so it’s important you choose a mattress that’s up to the job. I’ve found five memory foam mattresses that I think will be incredibly comfortable and supportive for you. 

I’ll show you each mattress and explain why it’s made this list, then take you through a detailed buyer’s guide at the end (this covers extra details about mattress specifics and what sort of mattress will work best for you personally). I’ll also show you my pick of the bunch at the end of the article. 

Mattress Topper Info

Mattress Topper Info

Mattress Toppers can be a great addition to your bed. Whether you’re looking to soften your mattress, firm up your mattress, change the pressure relieving properties, or add a cooling layer; a mattress topper can do it all. There are so many different types of mattress toppers out there that it can be difficult to pin point the one that fits your needs best. In this mattress topper info explainer I answer all your mattress topper FAQs and give you my best mattress topper recommendations. 

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Avocado Mattress Showroom

Want to visit an Avocado Mattress Showroom? You’ve got two options:

Santa Monica, California
Hoboken, New Jersey

These are more than just showrooms. They both offer an experience beyond that of simply testing out a mattress. Read on to find out exactly where they are, what to expect when you get there, and what your options are if you can’t make it to the store in person (Avocado have more options for you than any other online mattress retailer).

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Helix Mattress Reviews

Many online mattress companies offer you one mattress that they claim will suit everyone, but not Helix. Helix has a range of six different mattresses, each with a different feel. If you want to find out more about how they’re made, how to choose the right Helix model, an analysis of Helix Mattress Reviews from all over the internet and answers to common Helix Mattress questions, and if Helix is worth buying, keep reading. 

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Silentnight Mattress UK

You’re looking for a new mattress and you want to buy one from a trusted brand since you’re buying online. You’ve probably already heard of Silentnight, and you may even be considering buying one of their mattresses. It can feel really risky buying a mattress online, so I’m here to help you out by answering questions like whether the quality lives up to the Silentnight brand name, where to buy your Silentnight mattress, and taking you through two of their best. This will all help you decide whether Silentnight is the best mattress for you. I’ll cover a whole lot more (including a mattress you can try for a whole year – info is at the end of the article) in this Silentnight Mattress UK review.

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Relaxing Bedroom Ideas

If your bedroom is not a relaxing space, you’re probably finding it hard to fall asleep when you go to bed. We all like the idea of having a relaxing bedroom sanctuary, but the reality is often far from that. In this list of five relaxing bedroom ideas, I’ll share my top tips to make your bedroom that relaxing space you can fall asleep in. Some you can get started on straight away!

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The Best Rated Organic Latex Mattress Is….Avocado Green

Latex is known as an extremely durable mattress material that many people sleep comfortably on. It’s cooling, responsive to pressure, and has a bit more bounce than other foam types. But not all latex is created equal. Organic latex is the highest grade of latex you will find in a

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What To Do With An Old Mattress: 5 Best Solutions

Is wondering what to do with your old mattress holding you back from making your new mattress purchase? I know that the thought of having such a cumbersome item of junk was a big concern for us when we decided to upgrade our own mattress. It’s not like you can just put a mattress out with the trash, they are huge and heavy. I’ve come up with 5 great solutions for what you can do with your old mattress, including the details of what we did with our own old mattress.

How To Choose A Good Mattress (Quiz Included)

How to choose a good mattress? This can be a tricky thing because there are so many options out there and what is good for one person will not be good for another. It’s totally subjective!

To help you figure out exactly what you need and to make your mattress search easier, I’ve created a list of questions you should know the answers to. If you can answer these questions, you’ll have built a really solid criteria set for exactly what the best mattress for you is. At the end of the article I’ve got a handy quiz where you can choose all your answers easily.

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Choosing A Mattress For Large People: Ten Tips To Get It Right

So, you need to buy a new mattress. You want to make sure you get it right the first time, which can be hard and overwhelming if you’re looking at all your online options. We all have different requirements when it comes to what we need from a sleep surface, and choosing a mattress for large people is a task that needs some special attention to get right.If you weigh about 230lb or over, this article outlines exactly what you should be looking for in a mattress that is best going to support YOU.

How To Tell If A Mattress Is Worn Out: Two Examples From Personal Experience

This article is a bit of a story of personal experiences along the way of a recent trip my family had to take recently. Always on the look out for articles to write that are helpful for you, I decided I’d pay special attention to the beds I slept in on my trip.I have to say, the beds have been pretty terrible, which is not good for me, but it’s great for you because it means I can give you two really obvious ways of how to tell if a mattress is worn out and exactly what that felt like, based on the two mattresses I have had to sleep on this trip.

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Five Ways To Extend The Life Of Your Mattress

Caring for your mattress might not be something you have given a lot of thought to. We often set them up then kind of forget about them. But did you know that if you follow some very simple steps, you could dramatically extend the life of your mattress? That means more comfortable nights of sleep! Here are five very simple ways you can care for your mattress to get the best from it in the years to come.

Three Ways To Fix Mattress Sag Now

You Can Fix Mattress Sag With These Three Ideas Are you sleeping in a rut? Feel like you’re going to roll down a hill every time you get into bed? You’ve got a saggy mattress! There are some simple things you can try to fix mattress sag, including something you

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How Often Should You Rotate Your Mattress?

You have a new bed, you love it! It’s so comfy! Or perhaps you have an older bed which feels fine just as it is. You don’t need to do anything then….. right? Wrong! Part of getting the most from your mattress is rotating it regularly. And when I say regularly, I don’t mean when it crosses your mind every couple of years. This leads us to the golden question: how often should you rotate your mattress?

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How To Make a Mattress More Comfortable: 6 Fixes

Ahh good sleep. We all want it. It’s SUPER frustrating if we can’t get it because we’ve spent the night tossing and turning on an uncomfortable sleep surface. There are several options available for you to try: they range in price from a few hundred dollars to free. What you need to do depends on if the mattress is too hard or too soft. I’ll walk you through the options for both scenarios.

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PlushBeds Latex Mattress Review – Detailed Analysis and Expert Opinion

Have you been searching for a new mattress that’s going to last a really long time AND is organic? If the answer is yes, you’ve probably been looking at latex mattresses for their durability and natural fibers. But PlushBeds just might be the only company out there that can offer you an organic mattress.

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Helix Kids Mattress Review 2024: Choosing the Best?

Children need a lot from their mattress. They are growing, their brains are developing, and good sleep is crucial. Having a good mattress to support your child’s sleep is going to feel like a good investment in your child. Surely then, a mattress that’s been designed in consultation with paediatric

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DreamCloud vs DreamCloud Premier: Which is Best?

Let me be straight with you. I don’t like this brand and I wouldn’t buy from them. But if you’ve got your heart set on Dreamcloud, I’m here to explain the differences between their two mattress options.

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Are Casper Mattresses Toxic? – In-depth Look and Safety Analysis

Are you shopping for a new mattress, but worried that mattresses may be riddled with dangerous chemicals?  Despite this, you may not be sure exactly what chemicals these are or how to look out for them.  In this article, we will review Casper Mattresses and discuss what substances you should

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Mattress With Next Day Delivery – Mattress Firm Is Your Best Choice

Need a new mattress RIGHT NOW? Mattress Firm is the best place to look for a mattress with next day delivery: because they’re a nation wide chain, they’ve got stock in every state, meaning a higher chance of your top mattress choice getting to you ASAP.

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Is Ecosa Or Koala Better? Here’s Why I Prefer Ecosa

Is Ecosa or Koala better? In this head-to-head comparison, I’ll take you through two of the biggest names in Australian mattresses so you can make the best choice for your needs. I’ve been reviewing and testing beds for 5 years and have slept on the Ecosa original mattress for a

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Is Emma Or Koala Better? I’ll Guide You To Your Best Choice

Is Emma or Koala better? In this head-to-head comparison, I’ll take you through two of the biggest names in Australian mattresses so you can make the best choice for your needs. I’ve been reviewing and testing beds for 5 years now and have slept on several Emma mattresses myself so

Best Beds Australia – I Make Buying A Bed Online Easy For You

Want the most comfortable sleep of your life without splashing tons of cash? The best beds in Australia aren’t found in stores, they’re found online. How do I know? I’ve tested some of them. I sleep on one. You can try for yourself, risk free, for at least 100 nights

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Best Memory Foam Mattress Canada – Who’s The Winner? Who Else Is Good?

To narrow down the best memory foam mattress in Canada, I’ve researched all the brands so you don’t have to. I’ve been analyzing beds for more than 4 years now, so I’ve got a pretty good eye for what’s good and what’s just marketing. You’ve got a big range of

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Natural Latex Mattress Canada: Top 3 For The Best Sleep

Natural Latex Mattress Canada – I have a natural latex mattress in my own house, and it’s right up there with my favorites. It’s naturally cooling, supportive, just the right firmness. For people in the know about how great latex is for mattresses, it’s hard to choose anything else! I’ve

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Emma Bed Bundles – Here’s What The Complete Emma Sleep Experience Is Like

Emma bed bundles – Emma offers some really amazing deals if you buy their products in bundles (hello free pillows and bigger discounts)! I own every Emma product I think, from putting together the bed frame to testing the pillow, so this article is all about what it’s like to

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Emma Diamond Mattress Review – I Own It

Emma Diamond Mattress Review – I have this mattress in my house so I’m well placed to show you how I unbox it, give you a close up look at the mattress itself, and describe how it feels after sleeping on it (and having my inlaws test it out when

Emma Bed Frame NZ – I Put One Together And Slept On It

Emma Bed Frame NZ – this is an important read, because unlike mattresses in boxes, bed frames in boxes aren’t necessarily that much cheaper or better than your shop options, so I want to take you through whether this bed frame is worth your money. The BIG advantage though, is

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Koala Mattress Topper – They Don’t Make One So Buy This Instead

Koala mattress topper: I see so many of you searching for this query I just HAD to write this article to help you out. Koala don’t make mattress toppers unfortunately, so I’ll share a great alternative with you instead. If you’re looking for a Koala mattress topper, that tells me

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OkiOki Mattress Review – Easy Slumber With OkiEasy

OkiOki Mattress Review – With so many mattresses vying for our money, each brand goes out of its way to either target certain niche markets or introduce new features to make their mattress stand out. OkiOki as a brand is no different, so since you’re here reading about OkiOki let’s


Logan And Cove Mattress Review – Canada’s Favorite Luxury Bed

Logan And Cove Mattress Review – This stand out mattress is truly unique in the cut-throat “bed in a box” market. Logan and Cove Mattress is a premium quality mattress that was handcrafted and hand-finished to introduce a luxurious sleeping experience to the Canadian market. And when we say luxurious

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BedStory Mattress Review Canada- The ONLY Lavender Infused Mattress

BedStory Mattress Review Canada- For all intents and purposes, the BedStory mattress could literally come out of a fairytale. Between the lavender scent and the dreamy softness, the mattress tickles all your senses and lets you drift into a deep sleep as your body relaxes. Lavender is a well known

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Mattress Disposal Near Me – 4 Easy Options

Mattress Disposal Near Me – dumping your old mattress can result in hefty fines of around $500, but it’s not always clear how to best dispose of your mattress in a way that’s easy for you and also kind to the planet. That’s where I’m here to help: I’ve got

Best Hybrid Mattress Amazon 2022 – Top Ten

I’ve Done The Research And Sorted Through The Thousands Of Mattress Options. These Are The Best Budget Hybid Mattresses Amazon Has To Offer In 2021.

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Memory Foam Mattress Guide 2023: Definitive Walkthrough

Memory foam mattresses are an increasingly popular mattress type for people to buy online. On of the most common “mattress in a box” types, there are a plethora of companies offering you a massive range of memory foam mattresses to buy. It can seem overwhelming knowing where to start with choosing a memory foam mattress. I’ve put together this Memory Foam Mattress Guide to help you understand the most important things about memory foam mattresses to help you make your decision.

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Dream Cloud Mattress Review 2022: What’s Everyone Raving About?

DreamCloud is an exciting new mattress to enter the booming online mattress market. A luxe feel hybrid mattress (it has an unprecedented eight layers of support and comfort materials) that is massively growing in popularity, DreamCloud describe their mattress as “truly sleeping on a cloud”. It is the talk of the mattress world, with consumers on various forums and mattress reviewers alike all raving about this mattress. How could I possibly ignore it and not do my own research to bring you my own Dream Cloud Mattress Review?

Adjustable Bed With Latex Mattress – 3 Epic Options For 2022

Adjustable Bed With Latex Mattress – Okay, I’m pretty excited to share this article with you because this is my all-time favorite bed combo. What could be better than an adjustable base that you can have in any position you want, with a natural, durable, breathable comfortable latex mattress on

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How Much Does a Purple Mattress Weigh? Detailed Breakdown

You’re thinking of buying a mattress online, and you’re absolutely correct to be researching its weight. You’re probably going to have to heft that mattress into your house by yourself, which could be no easy feat if you’ve got steps (or a walk-up apartment). You’ll also be setting it up,

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Noa Mattress Singapore Review – Comfort, Quality, and Value Examined

Noa mattresses are some of the most popular in Singapore. You need to know if a Noa mattress is right for you, and if the hype around them is real. There are 3 mattresses in their range and you’re feeling unsure about which one is right for you. I’m here

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Helix Plus Mattress Review – Made For Plus Size Sleepers

Helix Plus Mattress Review – If you’re big and tall, it’s not always easy to find the right mattress for you. I’m talking about a mattress that provides firm support while staying comfortable and not forcing your body into unusual sleeping positions. Such a mattress should provide the right amount

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Dreamcloud Premier Rest Mattress Review – It’s Not My Favorite…

DreamCloud Premier Rest Mattress Review – let me take you through all the details of the newest (and most luxurious) mattress from popular brand Dreamcloud. This is the third mattress DreamCloud have added to their store. You can check out the other DreamCloud mattresses you can do that HERE. With its

Simba Mattress Review UK – I Think It’s Good For The Money

Simba Mattress Product Details Simba Mattress Review UK – with prices from £649 and more than half a million mattresses sold at the time of writing, there’s no doubt that the Simba Hybrid mattress is a popular choice for Britons. But is it a good choice? I’ve been reviewing mattresses

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What’s The Best Hybrid Memory Foam Mattress?

Best Hybrid Memory Foam Mattress – Top 5 Best Of The Best What’s The Best Hybrid Memory Foam Mattress? I have an opinion about the one, but we’re all different! You might be looking for the hybrid memory foam mattress that’s best at cooling, or the one that’s the best budget pick.

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Best Budget Mattress Australia: Top 3 Under $1000

Best budget mattress Australia: thanks to the booming mattress in a box industry, you can now get exceptional quality mattresses delivered to your door to try at home for at least 100 nights, for less than $1000! This is pretty amazing, and means that even if your budget is the

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What’s A Memory Foam Mattress?

Are you thinking about getting a new mattress and finding it confusing to figure out the difference between all the different types? There are innersprings, hybrids, memory foam, latex, and more! It can all get a bit overwhelming! Especially if you’ve never tried anything apart from a traditional innerspring mattress before. One of the most common mattress in a box mattresses is a memory foam mattress. What’s a memory foam mattress?

DreamCloud Vs Saatva

DreamCloud Vs Saatva – I Like One Better, Will You Agree? DreamCloud Vs Saatva: in this head-to-head comparison post we’ll analyze two of the most loved luxury hybrid mattresses on the market today. Are they similar? Are they different? Which one is better? As we go through the details, one will

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Sleeping Duck Vs Koala: Here’s My Pick

This post is due for an update, as Sleeping Duck has undergone a major facelift since it was written. I recommend you check out my other top 3 Australian mattress options in the meantime. You might find a better mattress.

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Best Mattresses For Heavy People

So you’re on the look out for a new mattress. As a bigger person, not just any old mattress in a box is going to give you the support you need to get the rest you deserve. I’m glad you’ve found this post. First, I’ll guide you through what you need to look for when choosing your mattress. Second, I’ll give you a thorough breakdown of what I consider to be the absolute best mattresses for heavy people available in 2019.

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Best Mattress To Buy Online:10 Options For Different Needs

What’s the best mattress to buy online? Are you struggling to choose a great mattress, with so many options out there? Is everything mattress starting to look the same to you? Maybe you’re looking for one particular feature, like advanced cooling, and you just can’t tell which one is going to work well. I’m here to help you! While I don’t believe there is one best mattress to buy online (we are all different, so there can’t be a one size fits all) I do believe there is a best mattress for different scenarios.

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The Best Luxury Mattress: Top 5 Options

The best luxury mattress: is there just one? No! You have a choice of the best foam luxury mattress, the best hybrid luxury mattress, and if you want one that is firm or soft. You can choose one that’s delivered to you in a box, or one that comes with white glove delivery. You might want latex foam, you might want memory foam! With so many options, I’m here to help. 

I’ve narrowed down the definition of a luxury mattress and share my five picks for the best. Read through them all, or skip right to the end to find the one that I think is the best luxury mattress of them all. 

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Bed Base NZ – My Personal Experiences With The Top 3

Best Bed Bases NZ: I’ve got you covered with a range of options that are high quality, stylish, AND have free delivery. You can see my top three above, all of which I have either seen in real life or tested (I use a Peacelily adjustable base for my own

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Noa Mattress Review 2023: In-Depth Analysis and Verdict

Featuring a hand-tufted tencel cover, generous layers of memory foam and latex, all on top of a pocket coil base, it’s no wonder the Noa mattress is so popular. Get all the details and compare it to the other mattresses in the Noa range.

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Which Purple Mattress Should I Buy?

So you like the idea of buying a Purple mattress, but you’re unsure of which one is the best choice. Fear not, I’ve analyzed and compared them all and there’s a clear winner I’m happy to recommend to you.

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Best Mattress Toppers: Amazon Top 5

There Are Hundreds Of Mattress Topper Choices On Amazon. I’ve Done All The Research To Bring You A Selection Of The Best Mattress Toppers Amazon Can Offer.

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Best Beds NZ – The Surprising Trend And The Win For Your Sleep

What if I told you some of the best beds here in NZ aren’t in stores, but are actually online? Buying a bed online may sound strange, but when you’ve got at least 100 days to actually sleep on them risk free (much better than 5 minutes in a shop) it starts to sound more interesting.

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Vibe Mattress Review

Vibe is extremely popular on Amazon. Find out if it’s going to be a good choice for you.

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Groundd Weighted Blanket Review NZ

I own a Groundd weighted blanket. Spoiler alert: I love it. Get all the info, find out what it actually feels like to me, and watch a video.


Helix Sunset Luxe Review – A Great Soft Mattress For Side Sleepers

If you’re looking for a soft mattress built from memory foam and pocket coils, pay attention: this is a mattress you need to know about. In this Helix Sunset Luxe review, I’ll take you through everything you need to know about this affordable luxury mattress from the popular brand Helix, and help you decide if this is the best mattress for you.

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Winkl Vs Emma – Which Of These Popular Brands Is Best For You?

Winkl Vs Emma – here we have two very different mattresses. One is firm and bouncy, the other is soft like a marshmallow. One is NZ owned, one is brand new to the NZ market from Germany. In this Winkl Vs Emma comparison, I’ll take you through the differences of each, their construction, and help you decide which one would be best for you. 

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Ecosa Vs Emma: I’ve Tried Them, I Can Help You Choose

Ecosa Vs Emma – NZ Mattress in a box comparisons. In this Ecosa Vs Emma showdown, I compare the biggest international brand in our New Zealand market (Ecosa) with the newest mattress in a box to hit our shores (Emma – a hugely popular brand in the UK and Australia). Both are mattresses in a box with a firm feel, but that’s about where the similarities end: these mattresses are quite different to each other, and they feel very different to lie on. If you’re looking for a firm mattress in a box, you’ll want to read this comparison to make the right choice for your needs.

Emma Mattress Review NZ – Based On Real Experience

If you’ve been researching mattresses online, you’ve probably been blasted with Emma ads. They have some good deals, but you’re feeling skeptical about whether it’s worth your money and if the mattress is actually going to feel comfortable. I’ve got my 5-year-old sleeping on the Emma Original mattress, a friend

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Brooklyn Bedding Signature Hybrid Review

Brooklyn Bedding Signature Hybrid Review – marketed as “the original best mattress ever”, find out what makes this top selling mattress from industry experts Brooklyn Bedding so popular. Priced from an accessible $599 and made from the usual high quality we expect from Brooklyn Bedding, perhaps it’s no surprise it’s such a hit. Read on to get all the details, including who it’s great for (and who should look elsewhere).

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What Is A Pocket Coil Mattress?

What Is A Pocket Coil Mattress? Your Questions Answered What Is A Pocket Coil Mattress?  A pocket coil mattress is a mattress that has a layer of individually wrapped springs (or coils) inside it. The coils are wrapped in a thin layer of fabric to separate them from each other.

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What Is A Memory Foam Mattress?

What Is A Memory Foam Mattress?  A memory foam mattress is a mattress that has at least one layer of memory foam inside it. The memory foam is used in the comfort layer of the mattress, which will have a base of another foam type, or pocket coils (a mattress with coils and foams is known as a hybrid). Memory foam is a popular mattress material for its pressure relieving and motion isolating properties. 

Here’s what we’ll cover in this memory foam mattress explainer:

What Is Memory Foam Mattress? A Look Inside
How Is Memory Foam Made?
What Does Memory Foam Feel Like?
Memory Foam Mattress Pros And Cons
Top 3 Memory Foam Mattress Recommendations

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Is Tempur Memory Foam? Yes – Here Are All The Details.

Tempur is widely known as the “original memory foam mattress”. If you’ve read any of their marketing material, you’ll see them calling the foams they use in the comfort layers of their mattresses “Tempur Material”. Huh? Is Tempur memory foam? The answer is yes. Tempur is indeed memory foam, and the name Tempur Material is a way to distinguish themselves from all the other memory foam mattresses exploding onto the market. 

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The Saatva Mattress Review

The Saatva Mattress Review – a detailed analysis of the mattress and whether it’s a good choice for you. The Saatva mattress is the flagship mattress of the Saatva brand, which makes other popular mattresses like Zenhaven and Loom and Leaf. Saatva constantly features in lists for “best hybrid”, “best luxury”, and various other mattress accolades. Featuring a coil on coil design, it’s different in many ways to other mattresses sold online so it’s easy to see why it gets so much attention. But is it any good, and more importantly, is it right for you?  

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Plank Mattress Review

Plank Mattress Review: This name says it all, really. This is the firmest memory foam mattress you can find. The Plank by Brooklyn Bedding is a unique mattress that’s not going to suit everyone, and is designed specifically for those seeking out or needing a very firm mattress. Plank isn’t here to sell you on a “most comfortable mattress you’ve ever tried” marketing line, it’s here with a strong mission to be the best firm mattress there is. 

So, what makes Plank so firm? What does it feel like to lie on? Who will love it and who will hate it? Find all the answers to these questions (and more) in this Plank mattress review. 

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Sleeping Duck Mattress

This review is due for an update, as Sleeping Duck has undergone a major facelift since it was written. I recommend you check out my other top 3 Australian mattress options in the meantime.

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Hybrid Memory Foam Mattresses

Hybrid Memory Foam Mattresses are extremely popular mattresses in boxes. You have so many options the choice can be overwhelming. Do you buy a cheap one from Amazon? Or buy that one touting itself as “luxury”? Perhaps you’re wondering if they’re even any good to start with. In this hybrid memory foam mattresses FAQ, I’ll answer all the questions you may have, and you’ll know if this mattress type is right for you. I’ve also got mattress recommendations to suit a range of budgets at the end of the article. 

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Brooklyn Aurora Mattress Review

Why should you consider the Brooklyn Aurora mattress? How’s it different to the other Brooklyn Bedding mattresses? Is it going to be the right mattress for you? In this detailed Brooklyn Aurora Mattress review, I’ll take you through all the specs and give my analysis at every step.

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Titan Mattress Review

Titan Mattress Review: This is a mattress tailor-made for plus size people. If you’re looking for an affordable mattress that’s designed with you in mind, Titan is the cheapest of the bunch. But is it good quality? What does it feel like to lie on? All your questions and more will be answered as we go through the article.

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Memory Foam Mattress UK

Memory foam mattresses are really popular right now. Not only that, memory foam mattresses that you order online, in boxes, are even more popular. Everyone’s making them, from brands you know and love like Sealy and Silentnight, through to American disruptors breaking into the UK market like Nectar. With so many memory foam mattress UK options now available, how do you begin to choose one?

The choice can be overwhelming. How can you ever get it right? Read more to find out everything you need to know about memory foam mattresses, where you can buy them from reliable companies in the UK, and even find out about a memory foam mattress you can try at home for a whole year before you have to decide if you’re going to keep it.

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Brentwood Oceano Mattress

The Brentwood Oceano Mattress is the top seller of the Brentwood Home range. Why is it so popular? Is there really anything that special about it? And is it the right mattress for you? Find out everything you need to know and the unique feature that makes this mattress different from other mattresses in boxes.

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Molecule: The Tom Brady Mattress

To perform at the top of his sport for such a long time, Tom Brady needs to make sure he gets the best sleep possible. That’s why he chooses to sleep on a Molecule mattress.

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Latex For Less Mattress Review: Bargain Or Bust?

Latex For Less Mattress: Is The Saving Worth It? Latex mattresses are known to be the highest quality and most durable of all mattress types, but they can have a high price ticket. What if there was a latex mattress that cost a little less, but came with all the

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Five Compelling Reasons To Buy A Latex Mattress

On the hunt for a new mattress? There are more reasons to buy a latex mattress than any other mattress type. You might have only thought about latex being used for gloves and such, but it has been used in high quality bedding (mainly mattresses and pillows) for many years.

There is a general shift towards buying more natural products, and also we are demanding higher quality products that last. A natural latex mattress will tick these boxes and more. In this article, I’ll run you through five compelling reasons why your next mattress should be latex. I’ve also got detailed articles for you to read about my favorite latex mattresses at the end. Enjoy!

Ecosa Memory Foam Mattress: Eight Month Update

If you’ve read the blog here at in the past, you will be aware that my husband and I made our very own online mattress purchase at the start of January: we bought an Ecosa Memory Foam Mattress.
You may have read my previous posts about our journey so far with our Ecosa:
– Our Unboxing And First Impressions
-My Update After Sleeping On Ecosa For Two Months
-My Full Review Of The Ecosa Memory Foam Mattress
So now I figure it’s a good time to give you an update on how we are going with our Ecosa Memory Foam Mattress, which we have now owned and slept on every night for eight months. 

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Layla Foam Mattress Review: It’s Not For Everyone, But Is It Perfect For You?

Of the hundreds or thousands of online mattresses available, the Layla mattress has a few cool features that should make you sit up and take notice.These include a soft side AND a firm side, a lifelong warranty, and copper infused gel memory foam gel. Sounds great, right? The answer is a little bit complicated. This mattress could either be your absolute dream mattress or a total nightmare. In this Layla foam mattress review, I’ve done all the technical research and read all the reviews from real people to get you the low down on exactly who this mattress is suited to, and who should avoid it.

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Nectar Vs DreamCloud Mattress Review – Which Is Best For You?

Welcome to my first mattress square off: Nectar vs DreamCloud! They may seem like a slightly odd pair to compare on the surface: one is a memory foam mattress and one is a hybrid mattress. But you’re about to find out that they may just have a bit more in common than you think, which is why I’ve chosen to compare them in this mattress review.

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Ecosa Mattress Update: Two Months In

Ecosa Mattress Update: Here Is Our Progress Report After Spending Two Months On This Mattress? Do We Like It, Or Will We Take Advantage Of The 100 Night Return?

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Nectar Sleep Mattress Review 2019: Will It Fulfill Their “Best Sleep” Guarantee?

I don’t usually review mattresses that have a star rating lower than four on Amazon, but here I am, reviewing the Nectar memory foam mattress. The Nectar mattress has a rating of 3.9 stars from 638 Amazon reviewers…. Why am I going against my usual policy of a minimum 4 star rating to bring you this Nectar Sleep Mattress Review 2019 edition?

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Online Mattress Buying Guide 2022

There are so many factors to consider when you choose a new mattress for yourself these days. There are so many different materials to choose from, you can buy mattresses online that come in a box. It can be a bit overwhelming knowing quite where to start! The prices and quality of mattresses can vary wildly, and the most expensive one isn’t necessarily the best and most comfortable. I’ve created this handy Mattress Buying Guide (2019) to bring you up to date information on: choosing the type of mattress, where to buy your mattress, and what you need to know before you purchase your mattress.