What is the difference between a double sided and a no turn mattress?
When you buy a mattress you are faced with many choices. One of these is whether to buy one that is designed to be turned, and one that has a no-turn design. Let's explain the difference between them.
Double Sided Mattress
A double sided mattress is designed to be turned. It will have an inner support core, the "engine" of the mattress. The "engine" could be specialty foam, springs or pocket springs. It will then have comfort layers on...
Have you wondered what is meant by a pressure point mattress? Here is what you need to know about pressure points and the role your mattress plays.
What are the pressure points?
Pressure points are the places where your body exerts the most pressure on the surface you are lying on. Different sleeping positions have different pressure points.
When sleeping on your back
The pressure points are the back of your head, shoulder, elbows, buttocks and heels.
When sleeping on your side
The pressure points are ear, shoulder, elbow, hip, thigh, calf and heel.
At Bedworld we have a great feature on our website to decide which is the best mattress to buy and this is our Compare functionality.
How does it work?
Using the Compare feature is easy. Every product on the site has a text link called "Compare". You will find it under the "Add to Cart" button.
When deciding which is the best mattress to buy, click on the text "Compare". The wording will change to "Compare Products" and will now be displayed in Bedworld red.
Once you have selected all of the products...
Do you think you need a firm mattress for back pain? A commonly held belief is that a harder mattress is better for your back.
This is not actually true. Read more about this here.
Why not a firm mattress for back pain?
A too firm bed could be putting pressure on key points of your body thereby actually creating pain. The curves of your body require some give so that they spine can rest naturally. When the mattress presses against key points of the body it puts your body out of...
Bedworld has put together a list of fun facts about sleep in our "Did You Know?" Facebook series.
Sleep is something we all have in common and it is something we all need. So here is a list of some truths, debunked myths, and interesting facts about sleep.
Fun Facts About Sleep
1. Knockers where once a thing
Before alarm clocks "knockers" were employed to rattle your windows to wake you. Apparently factories would employ people to do this so their workforce would be at work on time. I wonder if they served...
It's a commonly held belief that you should never wake a sleepwalker. People hold it as generally true when in fact it is not so.
Why do people believe you should never wake a sleepwalker?
The reason why people think you should never wake a sleep walker is they believe the shock of being woken mid-ramble could cause the sleeper to have a heart attack.
In reality being woken as you sleep walk is no more shocking or frightening than being woken by a loud noise when asleep in bed. Of course you...
Have you ever considered how much your bed and your underwear have in common?
We’ve been thinking about it and these are our top three ways:
You don’t show off your new purchase
Picture the scene. You have just bought lovely matching underwear in coral pink. Your friends come over for dinner. Immediately you whip off your clothes and model your underwear around the living room.
Or maybe it’s those body fit boxers you just received in the post. Fancy standing around the braai showing them off?
That’s just like your new bed....