Category: Advice

What Is Sleep Apnoea?

Sleep apnoea is a condition in which breathing stops and starts during sleep. People with sleep apnoea have repeated pauses in breath, and each pause can last from a few seconds to minutes. As well as being disruptive to our sleep cycle, these breathing lapses can lead to low blood oxygen and ultimately stress on the […]

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How To Dry A Mattress?

Before we tackle the ‘how to dry a mattress,’ let’s first be clear on 'why we need to dry a mattress'. Essentially, damp mattresses can be the ideal habitat for various organisms that don’t make ideal sleeping partners. Bacteria, fungi, scabies, and dust mites thrive in damp or humid environments and whilst some may not […]

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How To Get Blood Out Of A Mattress?

As much as we would all rather not think about it, we all know bloodstains on a mattress can happen and most likely have happened. There is, however, no need to panic as bloodstains can be removed with the correct treatment. Before we get into the most effective techniques to get blood out of a […]

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What Does A Mattress Topper Do?

A mattress topper is an additional layer of bedding that sits on top of your mattress and can in some way alter the sleep surface. For example, they can add a layer of comfort, adjust the firmness, and provide extra protection to your existing mattress. Mattress toppers generally range in thickness from 2.5-10.5cm and are […]

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What Is An Orthopedic Mattress?

Orthopaedic mattresses have existed for decades and are popular amongst those who are seeking extra support or prefer a firmer feel. This article will explore the definition of an orthopaedic mattress and how beneficial they can be for those who suffer from bodily aches and pains. What Is An Orthopedic Mattress?  An orthopaedic mattress is […]

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How To Get Urine Out Of A Mattress

Whether you have children, pets or a weak bladder, accidents can happen. Knowing how to deal with urine stains can take some unpleasantness from the cleaning up process. Approximately 15% of children wet the bed at age 5, with boys twice as likely to urinate the bed than girls. For this reason, amongst others, it's […]

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How To Remove Sweat Stains From A Mattress

Why We Sweat Sweating is the natural way in which the body cools itself down✓. When the bodies core temperature starts to rise, our brain (a structure called the hypothalamus) tells our sweat glands to produce sweat. Sweat then needs to evaporate off the body - and this requires energy. This energy is heat, and […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Mattress?

Replacing our mattress is not often top of our priority list - most likely due to the expense involved, or perhaps just something we never think about. It is, however, or should be, something we think about more often than many of us tend to. How to choose a mattress will depend on your specific needs […]

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How Long Can Scabies Live In A Mattress?

Scabies Explained Scabies✓  is an itchy skin condition caused by an infestation of tiny mites burrowing and laying eggs under the outer layers of human skin. This infestation leads to itching and a rash. Scabies infestations can be difficult to diagnose, and it may take 4 to 6 weeks for sensitization to develop and the skin […]

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Mattress Firmness Scale UK

Finding the right mattress firmness can be essential in getting a comfortable and well-rested nights sleep. However, as online shopping increases in popularity, it can be challenging to determine which firmness is the most comfortable for your body and preferences. To help you make the right decision, here is a complete guide to the mattress […]

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