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BBB GUIDE: When to Replace Your Mattress Instead of Cleaning

When to Replace Your Mattress Instead of Cleaning For stains, spot cleaning, odors, and even bed bugs and dust mites, it’s usually best to simply clean your mattress rather than replace it. After all, mattresses can be expensive to replace, and there are so many ways to clean them effectively. But [...]

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BBB GUIDE: When to Clean a Mattress

When to Clean a Mattress Cleaning your mattress is an important but often overlooked task for keeping your sleeping area fresh and healthy. Regularly cleaning your mattress can remove allergens, dust, bacteria, and stop serious mattress problems including mold and odors. To keep your mattress safe, healthy, and clean, you’ll need [...]

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BBB GUIDE: What You Need to Know About Bed Bugs

Introduction Bed bugs are one of the most prevalent pests in the world. Bed bug cases have been reported in virtually every region on earth, including all 50 U.S. states. Although their numbers fell into decline during the mid-20th century, a resurgence of bed bug infestations began in the 1980s and [...]

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BBB GUIDE: What to Watch out for when Buying a Mattress Online

What to Avoid/Watch out for Next, let’s look at some red flags to look for when buying a mattress online ― and what to do if you come across one. Be wary of mattress review sites. Some mattress review sites can be quite helpful. They feature authentic customer reviews, and product [...]

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BBB GUIDE: What Is and is not Covered in a Mattress Warranty

What Is and is not Covered in a Mattress Warranty What Is Covered in a Mattress Warranty? Next, let’s look at problems that are protected ― and are not protected ― under most mattress warranties. Although specific warranty conditions vary between brands and sellers, most mattress warranties include certain conditions. Sagging, [...]

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BBB GUIDE: Understanding Mattress Support Cores

Understanding Mattress Support Cores Every mattress features an internal support system designed to improve spinal alignment and relieve pressure points throughout the body. This is known as the support core, and it works in tandem with the comfort layer to provide a suitable sleep surface. Like the comfort layer, the support [...]

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BBB GUIDE: Understand Mattress Comfort Layers

Understand Mattress Comfort Layers The comfort layers of a mattress provide cushioning, aid in pain and pressure relief, and serve as protective buffers between you and the internal support core, or mattress core. Innerspring mattresses usually have basic top and bottom comfort layers surrounding the internal spring core, while foam and [...]

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BBB GUIDE: Types of Mattress Warranties

Types of Mattress Warranties Warranty Length and Mattress Lifespan Let’s take a closer look at warranty length and mattress lifespan expectations. For the purposes of this guide, the ‘lifespan’ of a mattress is the length of time it is considered useful and comfortable for sleeping. Many buyers assume that a warranty [...]

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BBB GUIDE: Sleep Resources for College Students

Sleep Resources for College Students A great mattress and bedding is the foundation of good sleep, but there’s more to it than what you’re sleeping on. These sleep resources explain good sleep habits, how to create a routine, can help you identify sleep disorders, and more.   Sleep Hygiene Centers for [...]

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BBB GUIDE: Should You Shop Online or In-Store?

Should You Shop Online or In-Store? One of the first big decisions you’ll make when buying a mattress is deciding where to shop. Online mattress sales are booming, but abundant options remain for buying in a brick-and-mortar store. The shopping experience is distinct depending on whether you decide to buy online [...]

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