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How to "Un-Make" Your Bed

It was drilled into as a kid; "Make your bed!" But did you ever stop to think why we were supposed to make our bed? Making your bed is great for aesthetics, but not necessarily the healthiest thing to do all the time. Always making your bed can actually be a bad thing!

Made In America Movement

"The Made in America Movement" movie is a sobering reminder as we debate this election season on the economy that most of what we consume in this country originated in another country. Simply put, we are consuming ourselves into oblivion. July 20th, 2012, I was asked to leave the company I was working for, and I was really at a crossroads about what I wanted to do. There were a few job offers on the table, and as I went through the interview process, I realized I did not want to put my ability to make a living in someone else's hands again. 

Search for the Best Price Mattress in San Francisco

Shopping for the Best Priced Mattress in San Francisco, or any town, can be a bit of a daunting task, as there is no uniform pricing for mattresses...

Why Another Mattress Store in San Francisco?

A recent visitor to the store asked,  "Dude, why another mattress store in the city of San Francisco?" Don't we have enough already? Great question...

Did You Just Search The Term "My Mattress Sucks"?

Some of the best selling mattresses are also the poorest quality mattresses available on the market, and the more prevalent in most stores you find mattresses for sale. If you doubt that statement, go to and look at the overall owner's satisfaction chart. The bottom of the chart are occupied by the biggest names available. These companies make beds to wear out quickly so they are their retail partners can get you back in the store after just a few years. 

Choosing The Correct Type Of Mattress

Choosing a correct bed mattress is an important part in your life.  The average person spends one third of his or her life in bed. A bad bed mattre...

Affordable Mattress

Buying an affordable mattress is like buying a tank of gas; no one gets excited about buying a tank of gas but you need it. And if you buy the chea...

Is There A Better Mattress For Sex?

This is a question I often get asked, and have addressed in the past, but I want to revisit it and discuss it in a bit more detail since it seems t...

Why Your Last Brand Name Mattress Didn't Last

If I had a nickel for every customer who walked through the door of my stores with the story of their name brand coil mattress developing a body im...

How to Prevent a Backache from Becoming Your Wake-up Call During Trips

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a survey concerning neck pain, back pain and migraines—their findings were some...

Is A Firm Mattress The Best Mattress?

I have people in the store all the time tell me their doctor or chiropractor told them to get the firmest bed they can find. A lot of people also site their parents or grandparents as well, echoing the same advice. Despite cowboys sleeping on the prairie and cavemen sleeping on pelts, is this firm advice the best advice?

The One Big Mistake People Make With Their Mattress

Most major brand mattresses, such as Sealy, Serta and Simmons, have some of the lowest consumer ratings and a quick read of online reviews will show that these traditional mattresses are not rated highly. The reason is most of these big name brands use very low quality, cheap fill materials inside their mattresses. These materials begin to break down very soon after you begin sleeping on the mattress, leading to body impressions.


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