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Three Improvements You can Make to a Bed for Better Sleep

June 30, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re struggling to get a good night’s worth of sleep, then the bed could be your problem. You first need to make sure your sleeping in the proper environment:

  • Lower temperature at night and use warmer blankets if you get cold.
  • Humidifiers can help, especially with those who have bad sinuses. Good humidifiers have built in white noise machines.
  • Block out sunlight, street lights and anything else keeping the room lit. The space should be completely dark.

Once you’ve gotten through these basics, move on to the bed.

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Buy Natural Latex

A natural latex mattress from Canada isn’t just cost effective. Natural latex will last longer over time than the standard spring mattress, and it isn’t doused in chemicals that can harm your breathing while you sleep. Natural latex won’t get lumpy, and it will last longer without ripping or tearing.

Upgrading your mattress is the best way to ensure you’re getting a comfortable night of sleep, and a natural latex mattress can be ordered based on comfort too. Higher density foam mattresses will compress when weight is placed on them. Memory foam also reacts to heat, which is how it contours to the body. Using these parameters for comfort, you should be able to find a mattress that will give you the support you need.

Add a Topper

A natural latex mattress topper can help improve the comfort level of the average spring mattress, and it’s usually a fraction of the cost of a full mattress. The one downside is that it might add significant height to the bed. For some people, that means a new set of fitted sheets.

A topper is a good idea if you or your spouse isn’t sleeping comfortably. It’s also a great idea for children who want to leave for college. A mattress topper can provide some comfort beyond whatever the dorm room bed can do, and it can be stored easily for moving purposes.

Get a Solid Box Spring

A solid box spring won’t creak as you enter or exit the bed, and will provide a firm surface for the mattress to rest upon. If you don’t want to use a box spring, you can opt for a frame that has a wood base installed. You need that firm surface, because it provides added support to the back. Without it, your bed would sag. That feels comfortable at first, but it will put undue stress on the spine.
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The Foam Factory, Inc. Is a manufacturer of foam products, including natural latex foam used for bedding or packaging.

Three types of outdoor cushioning explained

June 20, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

4Written by Wicker Paradise

An outdoor space can really help you and your family enjoy the fresh air and create a private space that can relax you after a long day. Outdoor areas are made even more comfortable with the right furniture. For outdoor spaces, the most comfortable furniture includes outdoor chair cushions. Cushioning will provide padding when lounging and be an affordable option when refreshing your space without replacing your furniture. Here are 3 types of outdoor cushioning explained;

Replacement cushions for patio furniture – There are many different designs of patio chairs. For example wrought iron chairs will have a designed back, that is meant to be left bare. Some other outdoor chairs will have a place for a cushion on the chair’s back and seat. Before buying your cushions, you will need to take the measurements for both the chair back and the seat.

Lounge Chair Cushions – These are another popular piece of outdoor furniture, which have extended seat for lounging, napping and sunning. These cushions will be larger and thicker than your usual cushions. Some of these cushions come as a single piece with a crease at the back, while others come in two separate pieces.

Bench Cushions – Adding cushioning to a bench can make for more comfortable seating. You can also add bench cushions to porch swings or other bench style seating.

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Wicker Paradise is a provider of high quality wicker furniture. You can even find wicker replacement cushions there.