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Whats The Best Bed Size For Kids?

Is Twin Size Or Full Size Better For Kids? Buying that first bed for your child is an exciting day and there are so many things to consider when making that decision. Room size,design, spacial elements, and comfort are are few to say the least. Twins are the “traditional” size bed for a child but it is really the right choice for you? Bed Sizes and Dimensions The most important difference between twin beds and full beds is width. Twin beds and full beds measure 75 inches long. Full size beds are 54 inches wide. Twin beds are 39 inches wide. Think about if you want more space to walk about and play in the room, or more space to...

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Should I Buy A California King or King Size Mattress?

King Size vs. California King Size One of the most common questions and misnomers I hear when discussing mattresses with my readers is regarding the sizing of California King vs. King sized mattresses. Most people tend to think that California King mattresses are larger than King. However, this is not true. While a California King is slightly longer than a standard king mattress (also known as an “Eastern King”) it has less total surface area. A California King is 72″ wide and 84″ long. It has a total surface area of 6,048 square inches. A standard King sized mattress is 76″ wide and 80″ long. It has a total surface area of 6,080 square inches. Standard King vs. California King California...

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5 Warning Signs It’s Time To Change Your Mattress

5 Warning Signs It’s Time To Change Your Mattress If your mornings look like this, it may be time for a new mattress You knew it was going to happen eventually. All those long nights (and even all those short ones) together had to come to an end at some point. But the trouble with endings is always telling when the time is right. When has the spring finally gone out? When are you sick of all the lumps and sagging? Have things just gone too soft? Is it time to replace your mattress? We’ve talked before about how to know when it’s time to break up with your mattress, but it’s such an important topic, it bears repeating. Even...

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The Difference Between Plush Top and Pillow Top

The Difference Between Plush Top and Pillow Top Plush and pillow top spring mattresses are similar; both typically have structural firmness and stability. They also have a soft outer fabric surface intended to make sleep more comfortable. When deciding between a plush and pillow top mattress, take into account your sleeping preferences, support needs and softness requirements, as well as the structural elements you need in a mattress.   Plush It Up A plush top mattress has quilting under its surface fabric and is softer than firm and extra-firm alternatives. For many, plush is a happy medium between a firm and a pillow top mattress. Those who frequently sleep on their sides and back might prefer the extra cushioning that...

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Are Foam Mattresses Better than Innerspring Mattresses?

Are Foam Mattresses Better than Innerspring Mattresses? Is Chocolate Better than Vanilla? Mattress preferences change from person to person based on a variety of factors, so no mattress is objectively better than any other. Different mattress types have overarching pros and cons, but ultimately it is up to each individual to decide which mattress they like best.The table below shows some very broad differences between the two main mattress types. For example, innerspring mattresses tend to cost the least, while memory foam mattresses tend to cost the more. / Innerspring Foam $ $$ artificial artificial more motion transfer less motion transfer better support better contouring back sleepers side sleepers When comparing memory foam vs. innerspring mattresses, you should focus on...

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