why do beds squeak
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Why do beds squeak?

We often get asked "why do beds squeak?" If your mattress sounds like it has an angy donkey stuck inside, there are a few reasons why this could be happening. Why do beds squeak? Most times the squeak you are hearing is from the base of the bed.  This is often due to wood rubbing on wood. This is why it is advisable to buy a set and not just a new mattress.  You could damage a new mattress if you place it in a broken or compromised base. If you have...

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queen size bed in cm
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How big is a queen size bed in cm?

How big is a queen size bed in cm? We are often asked this question so here is a handy guide on the dimensions. Queen size bed in cm A queen size is 152cm wide.  It is ideal for two people as it provides enough room for each to sleep comfortably. You can also get mattresses that minimise the transference of partner movement to ensure undisturbed sleep.  Cloud Nine beds have zero transference as they are made of speciality foam with no moving parts. The average size main bedroom should be big enough...

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brands of beds
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Brands of Beds at Bedworld

Bedworld is proud to supply leading brands of beds from well known manufacturers.  We sell quality products made to high standards and all of them carry factory warrantees. Brands of Beds at Bedworld Here are some of the brands of beds we supply, in alphabetical order. Cloud Nine The Cloud Nine range of products are all multi-layered Viscous Elastic and Polyurethane foam products. In other words they are speciality foam beds. The highest quality standards are used in the manufacture of Cloud Nine products. Various quality control tests ensure that all Cloud Nine...

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best beds for runners
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Best beds for runners?

I thought it's a good time to talk about the best beds for runners as today is the 94th Comrades Marathon.  As we speak 25 000 runners are making their way from Durban to Pietermaritzburg in one of the world's most epic races. One of the most important things for a runner is getting a good night's sleep.  Sleep is when the body restores and repairs itself.  Without proper sleep the body becomes fatigued and doesn't function as it should. You don't have to be an ultra-marathon competitor though.  Even if...

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memory foam mattress
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Memory Foam Mattress – For A Luxury Touch

A memory foam mattress will give you a luxurious sleeping surface and a great night's sleep. To begin, what is memory foam? This material has come a long way since it was first developed in the 1970s under contract to NASA.  The brief was to create a substance that would improve the cushioning of seats as well as provide protection for airline pilots and passengers in the event of a crash. Memory Foam is made from a polyurethane material sensitive to heat and temperature.  When something is pressed into memory foam, it takes...

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beds for the elderly
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Beds for the Elderly

When thinking about beds for the elderly, there are a few things to consider: the support it provides, the height of the bed, and its type of comfort. What do we mean by support? This refers to the manner in which the mattress supports the proper alignment of the body. For example a Restonic bed is the "mattress with the marvellous middle".  This patented design gives extra support to the centre of the bed where your body is at its heaviest.  Another example is the the Cloud Nine mattress which has a...

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how hotel beds are so comfortable
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Ever wondered how hotel beds are so comfortable?

Have you ever wondered how hotel beds are so comfortable? One of the contributing reasons is that most often they are Medium-Firm comfort.  This is the most popular comfort preference- not too hard and not too soft. The comfort of a mattress is provided by the top layer of foam.  This layer can be made from all types of foam, with various forms of memory foam often being used in more expensive mattresses. The support the bed provides comes from its inner core - either a spring system or a speciality...

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Who accepts beds as donations
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Who accepts beds as donations? We Can Help.

We are often asked who accepts beds as donations, and the easy answer is "We do!" When you buy a new bed you are faced with the problem of how to remove your old bed.  If the bed is still in great condition you may move it to a guest room or another bedroom in the house. If you have nowhere for it to go, you can ask us to remove it for you. What happens to your old bed? When our delivery team brings your new bed, they will gladly remove the...

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Queen beds for sale
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Queen Beds For Sale

If you are looking for queen beds for sale Bedworld has a wide selection to suit all preferences and budgets. Firstly, what size is a Queen? The dimensions of a queen size is 152cm wide and 188cm long.  This bed is also available in extra length (XL) which is 200cm. The queen bed is a popular size, especially for a main bedroom.  It has enough space for two people to be comfortable, and fits well into the average size master bedroom.  Linen is widely available in this popular size. Brands at Bedworld We are...

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beds for kids
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Beds for Kids

Customers often ask what are the best beds for kids. It doesn't always make sense to get an expensive mattress for a child.  Children are lighter than adults and do not require as much support.  It is also common for children to wet their beds, especially when they are learning to sleep without a nappy. In the early years a cheaper mattress is sufficient and, as they grow older and need more support, you can invest in a better bed. Best Beds for Kids Bedworld has a number of mattresses that we recommend...

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