You just purchased a new memory foam mattress or organic mattress, and that is the first step to getting a great night's sleep. But how do you properly care for your new mattress? A very good quality memory foam or organic and natural latex mattress can last upwards of 12-15 years if properly maintained. How do you maintain it you ask? Let's first look at some of the enemies of a mattress:
Mattresses are one of the most wasteful items we manufacture as a society. They are usually comprised of memory foam, which is a petroleum and chemical based material. They are usually wrapped in a plastic fabric like microfiber or polyester, with some fancy name so it doesn't sound like plastic. These mattresses, marketed under fancy and recognizable names, are made to last 5-7 years and when they wear out, are not good for anything. They end up going into landfills where they sit and do not decompose.
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Do you have a problem with snoring? You might be surprised to find out that it is coming from a problem with allergies. Even if you do not typically have allergic reactions, they can show up during the night whenever we are breathing more deeply. Here are the four most common allergies that cause snoring problems for us. Getting rid of the source of the problem is typically the best way for you to overcome your snoring problem, once and for all.